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How to Destress in this Time of Conflict

It is a time of conflict in our nation, and world, right now. And so many of us have become stressed, angry, fearfull and just plain sad. To the point in fact of feeling actual physical pain. Man, I get that. I truly do as I have felt the same thing. Being stressed, being angry […]

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Ponytail Hats to Keep Your Ears Warm

Yep those ponytail hats are my new best friends. It certainly appears that winter is fast approaching. Which means around here super cold, biting winds that just about freeze my ears off! You see I walk and hike quite a bit and when I do I pull my hair back into a pony tail. Why? […]

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recycle those bras

The best thing about coming home is…

Taking off that damn bra…is the best thing about coming home after work! At least it is for me. And I have a feeling that many of you women out there…young and old…are right now saying YES!!! Granted you may not necessarily have to be living solo to love this one but personally I think […]

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why you need to stop wearing shoes inside

Why you need to stop wearing shoes inside

Seriously are you still wearing your shoes once you get home and inside the house? Why? There are some great reasons why you should not do so. For instance the number of bacteria on the bottom of our shoes is really super gross. Did you know that an average of 421,000 bacteria is not uncommon […]

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I am free

When did you celebrate your personal independence?

We are coming up on a holiday weekend… at least here in the US as our country celebrates Independence Day! July 4th is generally a day in which families and friends get together for barbeques and to watch fireworks. So many people though look at this day as a holiday from work. Which of course […]

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5 reasons why you should buy flowers for yourself

Because everyone needs a little sunshine and beauty in their lives. Seriously though, it’s important for you to take care of you and sometimes that means doing the simplest things for yourself such as buying flowers…or any other thing of beauty you choose. It truly is all about taking care of you and caring for […]

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This is a wonderful day

  Well actually every day can be a wonderful day. No matter what happens in life…and yes some pretty crappy things can and do happen…there is always at least one little tidbit of goodness in each and every day. Unfortunately we tend to focus our thoughts on the crappy parts of our lives instead of […]

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7 ways to get out and enjoy nature

When nature Calls You must listen. Why? Because being out in nature truly helps get the joy back in your life. Yep there are tons of studies abounding about how being outside in nature can help you feel happier and can actually help your health. And we know of course that being happier and healthier […]

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Gift giving is for any time of the year

I mean really…why keep gift giving to just one or two certain times of the year? Sure Mother’s Day is just right around the corner as in May 8th. But hey so are birthdays, anniversaries, dolphin day (April 14), or Mother Goose Day (May 1st) and oh so many other great reasons to give gifts… […]

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Do you have a safety buddy?

Well do you? Have a safety buddy that is? A safety buddy is someone that all those living solo – especially if retired or not working a regular schedule – should absolutely have. The nice thing about that is that a safety buddy is absolutely free! My kind of pricing. First of all who the […]

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