Too Yummy To Share

Sometimes you are given the task of coming up with amazing food to serve to your amazing friends for the first time as a married couple.  That was us on New Year’s Eve.  We wanted to make it a special evening as this was the beginning of a new chapter of our lives. I immediately […]

A Sense of Entitlement….Even on Christmas Day? Really?

We all know now stressful the holiday season can be. Did you get the right present? Will the recipient love it? Is the menu going to satisfy the taste buds of everyone involved ? Even with that and more, most people are grateful for their families and their friends. It’s wonderful to be sharing this […]

Soaring Further: Radio Interview

Back in May I was Interviewed by Elizabeth Mccormick. Her radio show Soaring Further is designed to be a “Daily dose of inspiration” and I couldn’t agree more! To see the full interview, click here to listen! To read more about Elizabeth, see below! Elizabeth McCormick has travelled the country as an inspirational speaker, relating the challenges […]

The Olympics -The Best In The World???

I love the olympics. I cry when our National Anthem is played and hold my breath as someone’s dream is shattered by a hundredth of a tenth of a  second. The summer olympics show the speed of the runners, the agility of the gymnasts and the synchronization of the swimmers. The winter olympics gives you […]


According to, commitment is defined as: a pledge or promise; obligation.  We all have made commitments and try our best to keep them. The other day I was watching a form of commitment that gave new meaning to the word.  I wanted to share this with you. From my back door you can see trees, flowers, my pool and lots […]

So What’s Next?

As we get into the craziness of the holidays, we seem to let things go and blame it on the craziness of the holidays…there is a pattern here. For me, I have been lax on my blog posts because after all, isn’t everyone too busy to read what I have to say? I decided this […]

Are You In Transition?

According to, transition is “movement, passage, or change from one position, state,stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change: the transition from adolescence to adulthood.” It seems there is an awful lot of people in transition these days. The most common form seem to be those in a career transition. Either they have been promoted right out of […]

The Balancing Act

How many times have you said to yourself…”I need to have balance in my life”?  I believe it is a mantra that we all own, but the question is, can you have it?  Is there really such a thing as balance?   What would it look like? And most importantly, would you be happier if […]

It Was Down To The Wire, And We Made It

How many of you have an idea in your head that you just know should be a book? I bet everyone reading this is nodding their head. I love to write and have always written in a journal or back then it was a diary. It was someplace to share your thoughts and dreams and it was for […]

A Promise Is A Promise

One of the many things on my ToDo list was to get my blog up to date…by my birthday…which is today. So let me give the Reader’s Digest condensed version of the missing weeks so we will be up to date as of October 12, 2010. I believe I am about 4 weeks behind so […]

One of the MOST Meaningful Days in a Long Time

When the meeting was over, we all headed out for the tailgate party. The rain had stopped but the wind was whipping. It was a lot of fun and I got to talk to everyone and they all wished me well in my new endeavor and said so many wonderful things to me. I was […]