Posts tagged Gratitude
Good Eats & Gratitude - Recipe Lust List

I have spent a ton of time in the kitchen since completing Whole Living's cleanse last month. I am trying to find the space between maintaining my focus and making smart choices while living this busy, social and (sometimes) stressful life. It's a process. My latest obsession is finding new recipes. Here are a few gems on my Recipe Lust list...

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Good Eats & Gratitude – #WLActionPlan Week 4

It can be awkward or downright scary to break free from comfort zones, but it can also be energizing to try something new. Making sweeping changes or small alterations to our lives lifts us out of ruts. New experiences have the potential to reveal pieces of ourselves that would otherwise go unnoticed. This how I feel about my experience with Whole Living's 2012 Action Plan...

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Shimmering Possibility

I recently attended a goal setting session at my local lululemon. I went with my friend and an open mind, hoping to learn something new. The event began with introductions, then a brief visualization of where we hope to find ourselves 10 years from now. I'm trying not to judge myself too harshly, but it kinda seems like I want it all...

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Good Eats & Gratitude – #WLActionPlan Week 2

Since starting the Whole Living Action Plan last week, I've noticed how seldom I acknowledge daily victories. Small, quiet steps go ignored while I look towards the finish line and hold off on uncorking the metaphoric bubbly. Do you struggle with the same? Tiny triumphs are critical building blocks—each one a glittering, golden brick worth celebrating...

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Good Eats & Gratitude - #WLActionPlan Week 1

The new year is a perfect time to implement new eating habits. There's momentum from New Year's resolutions, plus the inevitable post-holiday hangover. When parties, festivities and visits with family are in full-swing, we eat more holiday comfort food than any other time. Have enough peppermint martinis, pieces of pie and Christmas cookies...

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Sparkle Swapped

Hello friends, happy Wednesday to you! I hosted a Sparkle Swap in September, with the hopes of bringing cheer to fellow bloggers. 25 participants signed up to send 4 unique gifts — a bit of sparkle, a treat that soothes, something sweet, and a surprise. After delays, international shipping issues and general pre-holiday mayhem, I am finally getting around to sharing a recap post...

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Bonus Hour

Sunshine is pouring in through the window, brightly colored trees paint the forest behind our home. There's a candle burning, new music playing in the background and a mug of delicious tea nearby. My Mister's working intently on his homework while I type away on future blog posts. Our laundry machine hums upstairs. Cozy socks keep our feet warm...

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Happy Father's Day

My dad is one of the most important people in my life. He's been there for me through thick and thin—and as I've grown up, our relationship has evolved. He taught me that incredible things would come if I believed in myself and worked really, really hard. We are closer now than we've ever been. I know I can call him when I need advice or a shoulder to cry on...

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Packing Up

Through chaos and challenge, something exciting has been brewing. The Mister and I are on the edge of a major milestone. If you're in the mood for a mushy love-letter of sorts, you're in luck. Through chaos and challenge, something exciting has been brewing. The Mister and I are on the edge of a major milestone...

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Celebrating 26 with a Pinterest Party!

Today is my 26th birthday! To celebrate, I have curated some sparkly inspiration on Pinterest. I'm certain you will enjoy taking a peek. Since today is a Tuesday, I have work and the usual routine on my to-do list. Since it's my birthday, I have a fun sushi lunch date scheduled and a celebratory dinner with a few favorite people later tonight. After some well-earned birthday indulgence...

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Live with Intention

More than two decades ago, the remarkable author and artist Mary Anne Radmacher wrote the famous poem, Live with Intention. This week Mary Anne is on a blog tour to help spread the word about her new book that expands on those words. I'm excited and honored to share my interview with her. Also, two lucky readers will win a copy of Mary Anne's new book! For your chance...

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