Walk with me?

I want to hold onto the shirt tales of summer and beg it not to leave. So I am squeezing in some visits and day trips with friends and family. We will be back to routine in no time! Enjoy this last week of summer my friends.  Talk much, laugh often, summer is on it’s […]

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September routines – make a great start for the New Year !

Happy New Year! I know it’s not January. But September is a time of new beginnings. I guess it’s because school starts and lots of programs start in my Church and community. It’s the time of year that I make decisions about the upcoming year. I have also learned that the routines that I start […]

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10 tips to sneak exercise into everyday!

Want to lose 20 pounds in a year? How? Instead of sitting during commercials get up and move. Walk on the spot, go up and down some stairs, anything that gets your heart rate up and causes you to breath quickly. If you move during every commercial break while watching 2 hours of TV you […]

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Summer smart eating tips!

Do you find the summer a hard time to stay focused on your healthy eating journey? Here are 20 tried and true tips to use this summer. Tips that really work!   I find summer difficult because there is less routine, more bbqs and summer vacations. A big part of my summer vacation with my […]

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Life still crazy? Take the summer challenge!

How’s your crazy life? It’s June and most schools are getting out soon. Church programs are winding down. The weather is warm, the days are longer and the summer is just around the corner! Do you still feel stressed, grumpy and like life is too busy? Me too! I recently read a great blog post […]

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Happy 2nd Anniversary!

My life is crazy! But crazy in a good way! This last weekend we celebrated my daughter Katie’s graduation from University with family and friends. Don and I also celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary! How time really does fly! We spent the whole weekend at the Elliott Lake House! I reviewed the stats. from last […]

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Every little step matters!

Keep taking those little steps! They all make a difference!     TODAY’S little STEP:  Take one more little step! They all make a difference!  

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Authentic love: the priceless gift!

  This Valentine’s Day will be different! Yes, we’ll have a candle light dinner, with chocolate cake for dessert, like always. But the expressions of love this year are intensified because of the recent loss of a well-loved brother. Oh, the people I love are so precious!   When you experience this kind of shocking […]

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Make a simple change to be healthy!

Did you blow it? Do you feel like a failure? Is getting healthy too hard with your crazy lifestyle? There’s hope! Start right now! Take one little step to be healthy.        Yes, just one little step. One step seems too easy. But, when we create a really easy goal we set ourselves […]

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I HATE RESOLUTIONS THEY SET ME UP TO FAIL

January is the month when we are supposed to make resolutions and set big goals for the year. How are you doing with that? They never seem to work for me. Resolutions usually require strict discipline and require lots of change too fast. I can only do it for a few months and then I […]

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6 Simple coping strategies when life is crazy!

  Is your life crazy busy? Are you moving from one task to another and meeting the emotional needs of your family at the same time? Are you carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? Feeling depleted? Our tendency is to keep running on empty. How do we get recharged and refocused? When […]

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Bye-bye Summer. Hello Fall

It’s the last holiday weekend of the summer! Can you believe it? I can’t remember when I enjoyed the summer weather more. We ate dinner on the deck almost every evening and went for late night walks. God blessed us with some beautiful summer weather!   Here’s a little bit of encouragement for you today. […]

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