On The Move Again

Poor girl is not feeling good at all!

Good Morning and Happy Hump Day already! Man O man, I just cannot believe that it is Wednesday…I feel like I just got home from vacation yesterday and almost a week has gone by.  This morning I got up bright and early and had my breakfast..hearty refrigerator oatmeal and piping hot coffee and got my day started because Zoe and Harpua have not been feeling good at all. Ever since we have got back, they have not been themselves.  Originally, {Read More}

Home from Tulsa

long layover in Washington DC allows for wine tasting!

Hi Friends! Jim and I got back from visiting my family in Tulsa late Friday evening and our life has been a busy whirlwind ever since.  Vacation is always fun, but it is always work getting ready and coming home.  Since we have dogs, we have to worry about the health and welfare of them while we are gone and it is a constant state of worry and concern .  We are very fortunate to have a wonderful kennel that {Read More}

It’s good to be back!

Local whole milk yogurt..

Good Morning Friends!  I got up this morning bright and early.  I started my day with a long walk with my pups before the sprinkles of rain came. Then I returned home to breakfast.. I had boundless energy because I WENT BACK TO CROSSFIT last night after an almost 6 week absence!  It’s good to be back!! I took it easy with weight, but I did everything that everyone else did except running (I used the airdyne bike instead).  That {Read More}

The beginning of my Summer and beginning again with fitness!

at the end

Hi Friends! My summer has officially begun!  Thursday was my last day of school and I am officially off of work for the summer.  Friday was filled with running around with errands and getting things done because we will be leaving to go visit my family later on this week on Sunday.  Woo Hoo!!  I miss them and can’t wait to spend some time in Tulsa, OK with them!  Well first off I want to catch up on the #30dayphotochallenge! {Read More}

my daily photos

Mexican Chicken and "rice" from the night before..leftovers.  my favorite

Hi There! Today is Thursday and as promised, the winner of the 2 Parade of Homes Tickets is Tina Duffy!  Thank You Tina, for reading and I hope you enjoy the Parade of beauty as much as I did!  You will come home with lots of decorating ideas for sure! So keeping up with my June 30 day photo challenge, I thought I would show you all of the photos from the last few days to catch you up.  It is {Read More}

Giveaway-Tickets to 2014 Parade of Homes


Do you want to tour this years 12 beautiful homes in the Home Builders & Remodelers of CNY Parade of Homes?  Well I can get you there! I have 2  tickets to give away to one ready who wants to go! The Parade of Homes is located at The Farmstead in Clay, NY (check the website for directions) from June 7th-June 22nd. All of the homes are beautifully decorated and landscaped with a wealth of opportunities and ideas for you {Read More}

2014 Parade of Homes Review


  Happy Sunday!  What a beautiful weekend here in Syracuse!  It doesn’t get much nicer than it is right now!  Today Jim and I had the pleasure of touring 12 beautiful homes in this years Home Builders & Remodlers Parade of Homes.  So beautiful! Disclosure:  I was provided with our tickets for free admission to the show to review, however all of the opinions are mine!  I was also provided with 2 tickets to give to one lucky reader to {Read More}

Catalyst Games 2014


Hi There!  It is late for a post, I know, but we were up and out of the house at 6AM this morning to cheer on our fellow CROSFIT 315ers at The Catalyst Games 2014 in Pittsford, NY..which is about an hour and 15 minutes from our house.  It was such a sunny  beautiful day to be outside watching GREAT athletes compete in such an awesome sport!  I was just in awe of the sheer power these athletes can lift {Read More}

Someone who INSPIRES me

My brother Randy

I am loving the #30dayphotochallenge !  Something to look forward to every day.  I think about it and I’m constantly looking at my list of things and contemplating what I am going to post and what picture I am going to take.  Some days themes are better than others, but it’s fun! Today’s task was to post a picture of someone who inspires me..hmm. There are so many people who inspire me..really.  Jim, for example, he is a great husband {Read More}

My favorite mug and Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie with mashed garlic Cauliflower

Today’s photo in the #30dayphotochallenge is kinda boring..no fun story to tell with it at all, other than I LOVE mugs and Jim bought my favorite mug for me for my birthday a few years ago at a local coffee shop that I really liked but has since closed.  Our neighbors owned the shop and I was bummed when they had to close it Anyhow,  Jim and I have been eating gluten free for quite some time now and I {Read More}