NaNoWriMo 2017 | Day 13

NaNoWriMo 2017 | Day 13

This Almost Didn’t Happen Life is so beautiful sometimes my heart can barely contain itself. I’m sitting on a plane looking at my beautiful family and crying. We’ve been up since 3am. We are all blurry-eyed and foggy brained. Heading east, into the sunrise for our annual pilgrimage to my husband’s home town. Peyton is […]

NaNoWriMo 2017 | Day 5

NaNoWriMo 2017 | Day 5

Maybe it’s because I grew up in a small family in a big house with a mom who worked her ass off and a brother who went off to college when I was in 6th grade, but I love being alone. I relish being alone. I need to be alone… even if I’m in a […]

NaNoWriMo | Day 2

NaNoWriMo | Day 2

Alright, here we are at Day 2 or NaNoWriMo 2017.  Check out Day 1 if you missed it. I had my daughter with me all day so that made things interesting, but I was still able to get in about 30 minutes of writing time in between ballet and karate. I’m pretty sure I was smiling […]

NaNoWriMo | Day 1

NaNoWriMo | Day 1

Day 1 of NaNoWriMo 2017 has finally arrived and rather than go for the low hanging fruit I went head first into some pretty heavy stuff.  I’ll be honest, I’m feeling a little bit of a vulnerability hangover coming on, but it feels good to get some of this stuff out of my head and […]

My Run With Fear

My Run With Fear

I’ve been on this quest to develop a daily writing practice and the other day I came across this prompt, “Write a story that involves a countdown.” After I was finished, I was so jazzed up I signed myself up for National Novel Writing Month. This is the piece of writing that I hope will […]

NaNoWriMo | Prep T – Minus 3 Days

NaNoWriMo | Prep T – Minus 3 Days

So I’ve decided to do something a little crazy and sign up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)  Because… you know… I have so much time on my hands. I mean I have two kids that seem to always need me to drive them somewhere, a husband who works his butt off, a dog that […]

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s fall!!!… Maybe Call me a sell-out all you want, this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is delicious! You get all the flavors of fall packed into a superfood-filled meal that will keep you feeling full so you can stay on track with your health and fitness goals. If you live in California, this time of year […]

Healthy Apples Cinnamon Energy Bites

Healthy Apples Cinnamon Energy Bites

Healthy no-bake Apple Cinnamon Energy Bites Balls!!!! I love me some big balls and these ones right here taste absolutely delicious!! Apples, cinnamon, dates. They took about 5 minutes while I made dinner for the family and they will be perfect quick snacks to keep me on track the whole wee. Talk about a snack […]