Monthly Archives: December 2014

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#fitfashion Friday: Tory Burch Meets Fitbit

My parents gave me a Fitbit Charge for Christmas.  It's sleek and black.  Not quite fashion forward, but as I logged onto the Fitbit website to activate it, I came across this beautiful Tory Burch bracelet that works with the Fitbit Flex.  While this bracelet would be the perfect accessory to my everyday outfits, the [...]

Skin in the Game ~ Life Lessons from Warren Buffett

It’s amazing how our perspective changes when we have, as Warren Buffett coined, “skin in the game.”  Without it, there is no value or commitment and without value and commitment there is no sense of urgency. To make decisions and get results, you need to have skin in the game and that sense of urgency [...]

#fitfashion Friday: Make it Happen Tote

This week for #fitfashion Friday we are loving this Lorna Jane Make it Happen Tote!  It's "tote-a-lly" cute!

A Strong Girl Is…

A Strong Girl believes anything is possible. She is passionate, fun-spirited, a go-getter and a positivity-magnet. She lives life to the fullest with a zest for life that is not only an inspiration, but also contagious. She radiates confidence in the most genuine and authentic way. She has an energetic enthusiasm and believes you can [...]

RECIPE: Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pancakes

After a few kitchen fails with buckwheat pancakes, I’ve finally come to create a recipe I can stand behind!  Top with 2 tbs of maple syrup and enjoy! INGREDIENTS…Makes 1 serving: 6 tbs buckwheat flour 2 tbs coconut flour ½ scoop vanilla protein powder 3 tbs yogurt or cottage cheese 3 tablespoons milk or water [...]

Drew Brees’ Winning Mentality

Drew Brees knows what he’s talking about.  This week, he's led the Saints to the top of the NFC South.  And if there is anyone in football that can comment on adversity and success, it's Drew Brees.  He's the guy to go to for some inspiration.  This quote comes from his book that I’m definitely [...]

Water Your Seeds

I woke up this morning to pouring rain, lightning and thunder.  Two hours later, blue skies starting peeking through the big white cumulus and dark rain clouds for a beautiful view of nature in my backyard.  I started thinking about how green and vibrant all the trees and hills here in Southern California will look [...]

Motivation Monday – 3 Simple Rules in Life

Going after your dreams and what you want can be very scary.  It’s a world of unknown.  But, it’s also the a world of opportunity.  It’s amazing what doors open up to you when you just ask.  A good friend reminded me yesterday that “Closed mouths don’t get fed,”  which is so true.  When you [...]

Sugaring 101 ~ 3 Benefits of this All-Natural Ancient Hair Removal Alternative

When it comes to grooming and getting rid of hair down under, the very thought of it can evoke a variety of different emotions.  After all, we do remember Kourtney’s attempt at giving Khloe a bikini wax on national television.  Not only did we learn not to entrust our siblings with this intimate and important [...]

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Charlie Day Commencement Speech

Someone very close to me sent me this video, a few months ago, during graduation season.  It came up in conversation yesterday and I watched it again and thought I'd share.  For me, it had a profound impact.   While I'm not pursuing an acting career, as a host, I'm many times grouped into the same [...]