Happy Fall

Happy Fall Happy Fall!!  My idea of the perfect fall day is enjoying the cooler weather and the beautiful changing of the leaves while sipping something warm to drink as I breathe in the crisp air!  Fall seems to be a time for rejuvenation in my personal opinion.  Trees and plants go into a rest mode to prepare for winter and everything seems to slow down and reserve energy.  I am going through the same kind of rejuvenation in my own life right now with Continue reading →

Lose Weight, Feel Great? Not exactly!

Lose Weight, Feel Great? Not exactly! Photo Now you too can lose weight and feel great! courtesy of Vincent Diamante CC 2.0 Lose Weight, Feel Great? Not exactly!  The woman in the photo looks and feels fabulous and I am happy for her!  I am patiently waiting as I continue to work hard for the day that I can do that with my pants!  I will be taking before and after photos, but I will wait until I reach my goal weight before I reveal those hard to Continue reading →

My Accidental Gluten Free Diet

My Accidental Gluten Free Diet My Accidental Gluten Free Diet happened when I decided to go back to my roots and eat nothing but Korean Cuisine from here on out!  Note that I wrote gluten free not glutton free!!  Haha!!  I also have a few free apps and resources to share with you that I am currently using and loving for fitness, nutrition and good health! I never intended to go gluten free I’ve always wanted to be physically fit with a flat belly but Continue reading →

Mental Road Blocks

Mental Road Blocks Mental road blocks can be difficult to navigate when you are not expecting an obstacle to slow you down.  I hate to admit that sometimes the solution to the problem is simple and obvious but it may not seem so simple or obvious to the person experiencing the mental road block.  The solution to this problem seems pretty simple and straight forward – simply step onto the grass and go around the gate.  But there are many people who don’t know or Continue reading →

Is Ignorance Really Bliss?

Is Ignorance Really Bliss? Is Ignorance Really Bliss?  In this particular instance the answer is YES!  I had no idea I was walking a total of 2 miles a day by walking my kids to and from school and if I had known this information before committing to do it then I probably would not have ever done it!  That’s just proof that stinking thinking really can stop us from reaching our goals long before we ever make an attempt! Excuses, BS and the blame Continue reading →

In the Famous Words of RuPaul…My Favorite Drag Queen

In the Famous Words of RuPaul…My Favorite Drag Queen In the Famous Words of RuPaul…My Favorite Drag Queen – “If you can’t love yourself then how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?  Can I get an Amen?”  The lyrics of her fabulous song Can I Get An Amen featuring Martha Washington sums it all up for me!  I must take care of me, love me and nourish me before I can do it for anyone else. “Success is nothing more than moving from Continue reading →

Transparency – See me now?

Transparency – See me now? Transparency – See me now?  According to Wikipedia – Transparency, as used in science, engineering, business, the humanities and in other social contexts, implies openness, communication, and accountability. Transparency is operating in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. It has been defined simply as “the perceived quality of intentionally shared information from a sender”.[1] For example, a cashier making change after a point of sale transaction by offering a record of the Continue reading →

On Break – Be Back Soon

On Break – Be Back Soon  Electric explosion George Alexander Ishida Newman CC 2.0 I am officially going on break – be back soon!  I have just realized that I have not yet taken a vacation since launching my blog last June and it’s starting to take its toll on me.  I just need a quick little break away from working to get some rest, mostly a mental rest, and to break away from the computer and social media for a bit.  Blogging can sort of take Continue reading →

Calling in Sick Meme

I am using this calling in sick meme to let everyone know that I am out of commission for a day or two.  We caught a nasty stomach bug and everyone is drained and dog tired.  I hope you all find awesome coupon deals, fantastic money makers, whip your budgets into shape and have fun gathering your coupon deals and hauls.  See you all again soon!  Happy Couponing!   photo credit: Temptation via photopin (license) See you all very soon with more money saving recipes Continue reading →

I miss wearing high heels!!

  I miss wearing high heels!!  They always made me feel so sexy and look so much taller than my short little 5 feet 3 inches!  I have decided that once I get back down to my ideal weight of 135lbs, I only have 58 more pounds to go by the way, then I can start to attempt to wear high heels again.  You receive 20% off your first order when you click this link.  They had some awesomely cute ballet flats that I would Continue reading →