My Life in Fast Forward. May Days Gone Too Soon.

Since entering motherhood I feel like my life has been whizzing by in fast forward.  I can hardly believe that the month has ended! May is one of my favorite months out of the year.  It is the month that we celebrate Mother's Day, the month that I became engaged, and the month that I celebrate my birth.  The days this month seem to have flown right past me. Our son is growing up so fast and I'm...more

My Life These Days with The Dailey Method 60 Day Challenge

I have been MIA for a little while here on the blog.  I have a great reason for it.  I am taking care of my health and fitness. This is a HUGE deal for me as a now 42 year old mommy.  I have made it my priority to take better care of myself.   I have been participating in the 60 Day Challenge thanks to our friends at The Dailey Method Rancho Bernardo-Poway who have generously allowed me to ...more

Working Mom Blues Made Better with Michael Bublé

Music is a wonderful way to get me through long work days. My current soundtrack: To Be Loved by Michael Bublé.  I received a free copy of To Be Loved for review purposes.  First off, I need to tell you that I was already a Bublé fan to begin with. Naturally, I was thrilled to get my copy! To Be Loved, out now, finds the Grammy winner covering songs by Frank Sinatra, the Bee Gees, Jackson 5, ...more

I'm A Rookie To Blogging And Benefiting From Blog Conferences

Image Source: Blog conferences, both big and small, are a wonderful way to learn valuable information and for finding inspiration.  Last month I received an invitation from The SITS Girls to join an evening of networking and education. The event was held at the Hotel Palomar Los Angeles | Westwood and was sponsored by Invisalign. I said YES immediately. I have been ...more

Fitness In My Forties Is A Challenge

Thanks to our friends at The Dailey Method, I am participating in the 60 Day Challenge To A Lifestyle Change at the Rancho Bernardo-Poway studio. I am one of many determined individuals that have accepted the challenge! A little bit about me:  I am a first time Mom on the verge of turning 42 years old.  I will be celebrating on May 19th!  Being an "older mom" to a nearly 3 year old little boy ...more

Mom's Night Out


Straight Talk: Braces Then, @Invisalign Now #INVStraightTalk #Ad

Thanks to Invisalign and The SITS Girls I had the opportunity to learn about advancements in teeth straightening via Invisalign Teen Straight Talk. A Mini Bloggy Boot Camp sponsored by Invisalign was held in Los Angeles on April 20, 2013 ....more

Nostalgia: Saturday Morning Cartoons & Bickering with My Siblings

Thanks to our friends at MyBlogSpark & General Mills we received a gift pack that brought back nostalgic memories of my childhood.  Our prize pack included a box of Cheerios, a box of Lucky Charms, a vintage Parcheesi board game, and a $10 gift card to Target.  ...more

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Easter 2013 Hello  April.  On this first day in April it was gloomy and drizzled a bit during my drive to work.  I welcome the new month since March was a rough one this year ....more

Good Mourning: Love & Loss

The past few weeks have been rough.  I lost my grandmother a little over a week ago. Our time in Chicago for her funeral service is such a blur. I'm in a funk that I cannot explain.  I Googled how to cope with losing your grandparent ....more