In Search Of My 6 Pack

I have a confession to make: I’ve been totally stalking the Instagram accounts of women who train or have trained for a variety of competitions. They are so incredibly disciplined it is fascinating to me and inspiring. They plan their meals, prep their food, post pictures of beautifully prepared grilled chicken and zucchini ribbons. The… Read more »

Stitch Fix…. Your 20 dollar Stylist

I’m excited to tell you about a new online clothes shopping company I heard about from one of my favorite bloggers, hollywoodhousewife.com. StitchFix.com will send you 5 pieces of clothing (your fix) after a stylist reviews your profile which is based on a 10 minute questionnaire you answer. This will help your stylist choose pieces… Read more »

Blessings and Questions

Yesterday I had an overwhelming desire to go to church. I was so grateful for so many blessings I just had to spend time with God and simply say thanks. My heart was also heavy for the parents who at that moment were in indescribable pain after the tragedy in Santa Barbara Friday night, another… Read more »

I’m Going Back to Work!

After 12 years of full-time mommy duties, I headed back to work this week. The job is part-time, but I’m back on TV co-hosting a life style show called Your Life A to Z. (For you Phoenix friends, it airs on Channel 3 at 10 a.m.) I had lots of nervous demons dancing around in… Read more »

2014-One Month At a Time

The first day of 2014 is wrapping up here on the West Coast. We had a great dinner with friends last night who drove up from OC. We rang in the new year talking about what our goals and dreams for the coming year. Each of us is at different place in our lives facing… Read more »

Never Too Old to Play

I am fortunate enough to enjoy an eclectic group of friends. There are my friends I’ve known since my boys were in elementary school. We’ve known each other for 15 years. My work friends I’ve known even longer and though we don’t see each other often, when we do get together,  we pick up right where… Read more »

Off He Goes

Last night my son Dylan and I were up until almost midnight cramming a bike, a fridge, a pottery barn trunk, a toaster and fluffly comforter and pillows into my Toyota defying all rules of physics. Earlier  we had family over for pizza to say goodbye to our newest college student. This is our second son… Read more »

Visiting Lady Liberty and Ms. Eloise

A Reluctant Advocate

There are many political issues I have strong opinions about. I’m for less government spending, I’m against the death penalty. I’m in favor of a strong military. (On Syria John Mccain is right. Obama is wrong.) I’m in favor of decriminalizing marijuana. I’m in favor of securing our border AND a path to legalizing the… Read more »

A Pit Stop in Historic Orange California

  I’m on my way to the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point for the Mom 2 Summit, a conference for Mom Bloggers that I loved, loved, loved last year in Miami. I added a day to my  trip for to help Cole find a new place to live for his senior year at Chapman University in… Read more »