Never Underestimate the Power of the Mind

Today was one of those days. I woke up at 5:30 as I always do. No alarm clock, just the natural rhythm of my body. The quiet of the early morning is a moment I relish... But not today. Today I wanted nothing more than to curl up under the comforter, cover my head with a pillow and go back to sleep. Today I had a migraine! I knew the chance of going back to sleep and finding … [Read more...]

A Special Book Signing for the Freshman 15 Survival Guide

Saturday October 18th was a magical day... It was my very first book signing event! On a glorious afternoon I joined forty inspirational women and their daughters for a lovely luncheon hosted by my beautiful friend Taline Saad. Taline is a spectacular woman and a truly scrumptious mom who always blesses those around her with her beautiful smile and generous soul and this event was no … [Read more...]

Share What Inspires You for a Chance to Win a $400 GC

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of UnitedHealthcare.  All opinions are 100% mine. We're back with another special DARE from UnitedHealthcare and I know you are going to LOVE this one! What or Who INSPIRES you? Isn't this a beautiful thing to reflect upon? My girls inspire me to be the best ME that I can be. To take care of myself, mind body and soul and to always be … [Read more...]

They Are Walking All Summer Long in the Name of the Unborn

Last Friday I met an inspirational group of young men and women.  They joined us for the second half of our bi-weekly prayer vigil in front of our local abortion center. As their voices united with ours, a deep peace and profound joy filled my heart. These ten young men and women, most of them college students, were embarking with dozens of other youth from across the United Staes on a twelve … [Read more...]

“Life Inside Out” – What Happens When You Follow Your Dreams!

As the credits began to roll, thunderous applause exploded and we all rose to our feet... We had all witnessed the birth of a beautiful dream... And experienced a magical journey... We had all been a part of "Life Inside Out".   When my friend Maggie Baird (October 2013 Scrumptious Mom)  told me that she was following her heart and making a movie, I was proud of her and excited … [Read more...]

She Went Home Much Too Soon! Celebrating April Stirton

On April 6, 2010 the most beautiful angel spread her wings and flew home to Her Father in Heaven. To everyone who knew her April Stirton was a perpetual ray of sunshine. She lived life with a passion and joy that is rarely seen and infected everyone she encountered with her radiant smile. The world was her playground and she relished each and every day, welcoming challenges with open … [Read more...]