Bullying Beyond the Playground: How To Tell If You’re Being Bullied At Work

What do you think of when you hear the word bully? Most people assume it’s a big kid picking on a smaller child on a playground. In many cases that is true ....more


Week 50 in the 52 Weeks Project *gunnar:...more


First things first……I have been having email troubles - ugh! If you been sending any email communication to my...more

Chicken Fried Quinoa

You may not find this one on your Chinese takeout menu, but this Chicken Fried Quinoa is every bit as delicious as the more traditional fried rice, and as a bonus, it’s healthier! I listed two sets of nutrition information and Weight Watchers points, because I really think you could eat this as either a main course or a side dish. If it’s your main course you could serve some tasty stir fried vegetables on the side, and if it’s your side dish, I have some tasty main course ideas for you right here ....more

Intuitive Eating - Learning to Love Food Again

A few weeks ago, I touched on something important that has been happening around here…no longer focusing on any macronutrient, just eating my 9 servings of freggies and eating intuitively. I realized this was a huge topic and reached out to the very smart Sports Dietitan Kristina LaRue to help define it and give some tips! Intuitive eating is a way of eating that gives your body the power to determine what, when, and how much when it comes to food ....more

Photo Books for Kids (Gift Idea)

I'm guessing that many of you also come across free photobooks from Shutterfly pretty regularly. I've gotten freebie book codes with my Old Navy bill on two occasions in the past year and my mother-in-law also passed a free book deal onto me that she received via JoAnn Fabrics emails. Beyond that, Shutterfly and other photo book retailers regularly have deals through Groupon, Living Social and Zulily (Zulily has one right now that is available through Monday.) I like to use them for my WITL projects to save some money, but what to do with free photo books when you don't have anything in particular that you want to preserve?May I suggest you make your kid(s) or the kids in your life a personalized book? ...more

Day to Night Holiday Makeup- Daytime Gorge

Hey loves, today I'm bringing you a makeup tutorial! Please let me know if you want to see more of these on the blog, I enjoyed creating this step by step tutorial for a basic Holiday eye that is super easy to transition from Day to Night and pairs well with a variety of lippies from red to deep burgundy or nude. I do more makeup tutorials on my YouTube channel HERE so make sure your subscribed so you don't miss any ....more

All I Want

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth (plus a bedside performance by Alvin, Simon & Theodore!) ) I wake up coughing, choking on the something that is scratching the back of my throat. I throw the covers off and the light on and in my hand is blood and a piece of a tooth. I think of the dreams, the countless nightmares I have had about losing my teeth, and how they are all coming true ....more

Things I know- cookie

Cookies are getting to fancy. They are getting so good looking that you don’t want to eat them. Instead they sit on your counter till they are old and stale no longer edible ....more

Deviled Eggs with Beets and Smoked Salmon

These deviled eggs are a different take on the traditional eggs that we all love. Packed with beets filling and topped with fresh cucumber and smoked salmon. Combination of the saltiness of the smoked salmon, freshness of the cucumber and sweetness of the beets can not be a more better combination ....more