A reason to keep moving

Exercise used to be something that just happened for me. A side-effect of joining various sports teams and growing more competitive at each level. I didn’t have to think about going to the gym, I was just part of the team ....more

Are we listening?

This week I haven’t said much on social media because I’ve been too busy reading stories. Too busy listening. Trying to understand ....more

July Ecocentric Mom Box Review

Disclosure: I am a paid expert with Ecocentric Mom. My Ecocentric Mom Box made it all the way to Montana, a little bumped and bruised, but intact and bursting with great stuff! Here’s what we got this month (my personal notes in italics) ....more

Thoughts on depression.

I’ve been coming across some incredible posts on depression and suicide since the tragic death of Robin Williams. I wanted to share some of them with you. Please feel free to leave comments with other links you have found helpful this week ....more

Better Than the Last

One of the best pieces of parenting advice I’ve ever received came from the friend who I turn to often for wisdom and guidance. The friend who cuts through the craziness of mom guilt and bad advice and gets right to the core of what is important. When my babies were babies, and I started to lament that they wouldn’t be babies forever, my friend Angel told me not to worry because every parenting stage is better than the last ....more

What does “local” mean to a gypsy like me?

I met my husband Jeff in college a few weeks before he signed a professional baseball contract. He spent seven years working his way up the minor league ladder with a few cups of coffee in the big leagues, and I was right there by his side. We moved around ....more

Quick Pickled Carrots with Garlic and Dill

This week I bought the GIANT bag of carrots at Costco and brought them home only to remember that we didn’t bring our BlendTec to Montana. Hmm, what to do with all the carrots? Then I remembered making garlicky pickled carrots a few years ago and instantly had a craving for them ....more

Meet the Robinsons

On a hot and windy day in May, I watched two friends renew their vows after 20 years of marriage. They hardly have any photos of their original wedding day, so I was honored to be able to capture this celebration. Click on the photo collage below to see more… ...more

Reality Check

I love photography and sharing pretty pictures and inspiring others…and sometimes my highlight reel becomes just a little too rosy, and people ask me how I do it all. Well friends, I don’t. Not even close ....more

Join me at MuTuVation (and a MuTu System giveaway!)

Who wants to win their choice of MuTu DVDs? I’m choosing 3 lucky winners to get their choice of the MuTu Focus Program or the MuTu System 12 Week Program (click here to see which program is right for you). What is the MuTu System? ...more