Today I celebrate my 50th birthday! While there are days that I would LOVE to just pretend that this isn't happening, I have come to realize that I must embrace this time of my life. So I have decided to talk about what I have learned in the past 50 years of being alive. Here… Continue reading 50 Years Young!
If you are looking for a fun idea for your Thanksgiving dinner or get-togethers, here is how I put together a fun Turkey Veggie Tray. And it's a healthy way to celebrate Thanksgiving. First, I used Romaine Lettuce for the top layer of feathers. Just lay them on the top arch of your tray. Second,… Continue reading Turkey Veggie Tray
If you are looking for an easy, delicious appetizer... look no further! These stuffed mini sweet pepper poppers are so good! (Bonus: They are KETO Friendly, low carb and gluten-free) Here are the ingredients that you will need: Cream Cheese, Bacon, Sweet Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Chives or Green Onions and Cheese. Cook the bacon in… Continue reading Sweet Pepper Poppers
I had a conversation the other day with a dear friend and she said, "just when I think I am healed, something happens and all of the emotions of the trauma come back up and I am so frustrated because I feel like I'm back at square one again!" This conversation really got me thinking!… Continue reading Healing from Trauma ~ How long does it take?
If you are lucky enough to be in a bunco group with women who are accepting and kind, with little or no drama, thank your lucky stars!! I am lucky enough to have found just that group of women. Here are some fun (zenful) ideas for hosting your own bunco night. Decorations: I used jars… Continue reading Host Your Own Bunco Night
Over a year ago my sister and I started talking about doing a retreat together. Fast forward a year and we just completed the first "Finding Your Zen From Within" retreat! What a dream come true!! We have always wanted to work together and help to inspire others! What an amazing weekend we had with… Continue reading “Finding Your Zen From Within” Retreat ~ April 2019
I recently did my first cruise ever on Carnival Splendor. It was the Mexican Riviera trip out of Long Beach, California with stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. My husband and I went with 2 other couples and we had such a great trip! The cruising vacation is much different than any… Continue reading Finding Zen on the Carnival Splendor
I love caramel apples, but can never eat a whole apple and if you cut them into pieces they always turn brown. Here is a great way to have your cake (caramel apple) and eat it too! Use grapes instead of apples. "But they won't taste like apples", you say! Here's where you are wrong.… Continue reading Drunken Caramel Grapes
I love reading, but rarely have the time to read. Or should I say... rarely take the time to read. So this year I decided that I was going to join a book club so that I would force myself to read more. I absolutely love the ladies in my book club and have really… Continue reading Hosting Book Club