How to stay in cycling shape in the winter

Tis the time of year when the mountain trails get very wet and frosty, and my likelihood of wiping out increases exponentially. So what is a mountain biking mama to do when she wants to stay in cycling shape but doesn’t want to end…

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December 13, 2017

How to talk to your kids about bullying

This post was inspired by true life events from the past few weeks that involved bullying… My oldest son started middle school this year which has been a HUGE adjustment for all of us. His new school is about 4x bigger than his old…

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November 30, 2017
home gym must haves

My Home Gym Must Haves

If you are someone like me who wants to make exercise very much a part of daily life, but hates to drag themselves out to a fitness class or local gym you might have decided to build a gym in your home (we did…

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November 16, 2017
Five reasons why you should smile more

Five reasons why you should smile more

Whether you’ve had a falling out with a loved one, had a hard day with the kids, you’ve run out of wine (gasp!) or seen something upsetting on the news, some days it can be pretty hard to find a reason to smile. Despite…

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November 1, 2017
mom jeans

The Best Mom Jeans…Ever!

Mom jeans. Whenever I hear the phrase “mom jeans” it conjures up images of high waisted, acid-washed, unflattering denim circa the 1980’s. Yes, exactly like that right?! I know mom jeans have gotten a bad rap over the years, but the one thing I…

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August 30, 2017

How to convert a vacuum skeptic

Call me a cordless vacuum sceptic. Ever since the days of the fairly useless cordless “dustbuster” that had all the sucking power of a 95 year old toothless grandma and battery life of approx 3 minutes, every time I hear the word “cordless vacuum”…

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August 16, 2017

25 things you might not know about me

So, I was wasting time on social media, I mean working hard this morning when I came across a post from a blogger that was simply “25 things you don’t know about her”. Funny thing is, I have never met her, nor really read…

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August 15, 2017
One Day at a time

Out with the new, and in with the old! #StreamTeam

They say that “everything old is new again”  and I couldn’t agree more. There is something about getting older that makes you feel nostalgic for the past. Sometimes we dig up old photos to reminisce about the good old days, or we visit our…

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May 31, 2017