Struggling To Be Healthy

Man, I was doing so well with my new healthy living lifestyle but now I’m in bed, eating a Hershey bar. This is basically exactly what I promised myself I wouldn't do. But, as we all know, it is hard. So hard to stay the course. Especially when life works against you (and when chocolate … Continue reading Struggling To Be Healthy

Five Essentials For A Healthier Lifestyle

Image Credit  As you know, I’m on a health kick. While my motivation may have come from a “silly” reason, I’m very aware that it’s just really important to pay more attention to my health and wellness. Since changing my life-style, I’m happier and healthier. It definitely gives me hope for the future. Here are … Continue reading Five Essentials For A Healthier Lifestyle

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

There’s more to do in Jacksonville than some realize. It’s me, I’m the some. Because last weekend, I discovered the Arboretum! Apparently, I was the last one to discover it because everyone who I mentioned it to had either been there or was aware of its existence. But, just in case...hey, you should check out … Continue reading The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Giving Up My Lazy Life For An Active One.

I'm famous for my lackluster and inconsistent efforts to get in shape. Or really just to live a healthier lifestyle, in general. Ok, famous may be an exaggeration. I don't think people are paying that close attention. My daughter pays attention, though, so she can lecture me about drinking too much Cherry Coke. But, even … Continue reading Giving Up My Lazy Life For An Active One.

Resolving To Be Better!

It's a new year and I definitely am one to succumb to the allure of new year's resolutions.  And I have several.  I want to declutter, spend more time with friends, save money, and as is traditional, I want to lose weight!  Or as I like to call it, I want to adopt a healthier lifestyle. I want … Continue reading Resolving To Be Better!

Mommy, Our Hair Is Different.

Being the Mom of children of a different race than my own means the random conversations that I have with my kids can be a little different.  This morning was no exception.I was doing Lizzie's hair and she said "My hair is different from yours, Mommy."I said, "Yes, your hair and my hair are a little different.  But, both are pretty."She … Continue reading Mommy, Our Hair Is Different.