Retirement… Is it really a long way off? Should we worry?

I ran across someone the other day who made me really think about long-term success and financial health.  I’m sharing my thoughts here in the vlog.  Click the photo or click here to listen in.                     … Continue Reading →


This Week’s Lesson: Make It Fun!

As I continue turning my home/online business on its ear and switching to a network marketing system, I’m learning things!  This week’s lesson appeared over and over again — make it fun.  You may be in a related business or you may not, but I think … Continue Reading →


I Found Mine. Have You Found Your Fire?

Hi reader.  I’m back, and it’s been a while.  I hope you are well.  I started my blog about two years ago while working as a teacher part-time and searching for a way to grow my health and wellness business.  Life moves and changes, and … Continue Reading →


Do you have a fall bucket list?

It’s beautiful outside today in the DC area!  I have always loved the fall season.  Occasionally, having to go back to school got a little bit in the way of my seasonal enjoyment, but I have always loved the crisp air, the need to bundle … Continue Reading →


SPRING BREAK! What are you reading?

In my part of the world, spring break starts today.  Students go back to school on Monday April 21st and are thrilled to begin a 10 day relaxation and travel period.  This time tends to represent a slightly more laid back schedule for parents and … Continue Reading →


Thank You Note Challenge: 30 Days of Thanks

Happy April!  Finally spring is here in my part of the country – I hope it is for you as well.  This week, I have a guest post and a challenge for you.  Jennifer Richwine is a blogger at richandwine.blogspot.com/, an integral part of a well-known … Continue Reading →


Spring… Is It Really You? How to Reinvigorate

We’ve passed the 21st of March!  How did you fare through this winter?  Depending on where you are located, this was a winter for the record books.  We had more snow days than I can remember in a long time and record breaking cold temperatures. … Continue Reading →


The Problem is Sugar, Not Fat

Today is Super Bowl Day and in the USA many of us will be chowing down on all kinds of salty and sugary appetizers, snacks, and desserts.  Moderation is key in our day-to-day lives, but there are some small (or big) changes that we can … Continue Reading →


5:30 a.m… What? Starting the Day Right

Happy New Year!  I took a few weeks’ break from blogging and I really did feel it tugging at my mind.  I wanted to come back here and communicate more regularly.  Life, holidays, family, and a rapidly growing business kept me otherwise occupied, however, and … Continue Reading →


A Special Offer from StayAtHand

About a week ago I had the privilege of meeting the creative and marketing team who developed a new hotel booking app, StayAtHand.  Bloggers, small business owners and mompreneurs in the DC metro area tend to have each others’ backs and support each other.  Here … Continue Reading →