8/24/13 F.I.T. Challenge 5k #7 of #13in2013 – Done! …the morning after.

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“With help from MANY different people the F.I.T. Challenge name was established with the idea that Fortitude, Integrity and Toughness can be challenged in many different…” – Robb McCoy, F.I.T. Challenge Founder. To say I was pumped for this run would be a stretch, I was intrigued {now thankful it was on my run schedule}. […]

2013 Goals in a Graphic.


Here’s wishing you more happiness Than all my words can tell, Not just alone for New Years But for all the year as well.

Giveaway: Pink Lemonade – an inspirational book for girls

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Pink Lemonade launched and is available at www.smilegrampaper.com. An inspirational book for girls built on the idea that contributing positively to oneself and to others is the recipe for a joyous and successful life. Get one today with an introductory price OR enter here for your chance to win a copy ! Pink Lemonade, a new book […]

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your Mood


Some days, it may feel like you’ve woken up on the wrong side of the bed. Then there are times when it may seem like you’re living in another world. Due to life’s demands, people’s expectations and unforeseen mishaps and emergencies, it’s understandable why anyone would have moments when they’re not in the best of […]

First Soup of the Year ! Turkey Chili

First Soup of the Year ! Turkey Chili

My goal for this year is to learn to make soup from scratch – three, easy right?!  Well here is number one, Chili in the crockpot.  I have made plenty of things in this machine but it’s been quite a while. I’ve lost the desire to cook, I stopped enjoying it, I got lazy … […]

How to Increase Your Home Security

How to Increase Your Home Security

A safe home is important for your peace of mind. Just knowing that your family and valuables are protected will make you feel more secure. Even if you live in an area that has good police protection, there is still more you can do to improve your home security. According to an FBI report available […]

How to Prevent a Holiday Meltdown

How to Prevent a Holiday Meltdown

It’s not uncommon for people to become overwhelmed during the holiday season. There is a lot of pressure to purchase gifts (which requires you to run around town and spend money you may not have), entertain friends and family (entailing increased cooking and cleaning duties, as well as decorating), and most of all, be happy […]