7 characters you'll find in a #Zumba class

I could probably write a whole book about the different characters in a Zumba class, but I’ll just start with this post.As most of my close friends and family know, I’ve become a little bit of a Zumba addict in recent years. Like, I attend a bunch of different ones, at different gyms, and even if I’m traveling, I have to get a temporary membership to a local gym that offers a Zumba class. I do other activities at the gym too, such as kickboxing, but a good Zumba class will take me to my happy place every time....more

A promise is a comfort to a fool. A Civil War Story

Day 2 of NaBloPoMo and today's writing prompt is:...more

The honest differences between my real life vs. my online life

The story broke earlier this week entitled "Our double lives: Dark realities behind ‘perfect’ online profiles," exposing the downside of our obsession with creating a perfect online life....more

Finding a balance between life and blogging

I’m a wife and a mom. I maintain a full time career in a relatively unrelated field.  I love to spend time with my friends and keep up with some sort of work out schedule. And to top it all off, I am a blogger.  Time management for me is not just a concept, it is the ONLY way I keep from crossing that fine line into insanity…and it is a fine line!...more
I have been wanting to start a blog for a while but didn't know how to get it started. Thank you ...more

5 Rules for a Successful Date Night With Your Spouse

I used to be a pretty good “dater”, once upon a time. I mean, I’d show up looking stunning, make good conversation, provide my undivided attention, etc. So how is it that I can completely miss the mark on dates with my hubby?Several years ago, we decided to start a bi-weekly “date night”. It sounded like a great idea and certainly something we could get some excitement out of. However, those first few date nights were anything but exciting; they were really more like business meetings sometimes. Eventually (and unfortunately) those dates became a thing of the past....more
Our date nights are usually at home, but I might have us dress up for the next one and no talk ...more