Here’s a recap fo February’s tending list and a look at what I’m focusing on in March: Continue reading
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Before you can even start: On Tuning your Instrument…
OK, you may think this post doesn’t apply to you if you don’t play an instrument… of that this post is a giant CAPTAIN OBVIOUS moment if you have played for years… but just stick with me because there’s a bigger point, ok? Continue reading
Where’s the Mountain? Thankful for how far we’ve come…
Earlier this year, I was hiking with my daughters at our favorite mountain preserve and my middle child told me that she wanted to get to the top of a particular part of the mountain that day. Continue reading
September Recap and October Goals
I love that we are getting into hiking season and cooler weather here in Phoenix! It is also Powersheets launch day!!! This always fills me with a little bit of hope that life goes on and reassures me that I’ll have a nice little personal retreat to reflect on priorities and what I want for the new year. If you want to go through Powersheets with me next year, you can order them HERE.
(The tending lists in the Powerhseets are more or less what shows up here in my monthly goal/recap posts but the magic of this tool is in the prep work and reflecting on what you want your big picture goals to be and why!)
How Mr. Rogers Inspired Me to Revisit Essentialism
Over the last few years, I have been revisiting Mr. Rogers and his wisdom in various forms. Continue reading
August recap and September goals…
Hello September! AKA it is time for this fall flavor holdout to give into the pumpkin spice side of life and to hope for some mild weather so I can start upping my baking game. Here’s a look at how I did with last month’s tending list and what I’m focusing on this month: Continue reading
HOW I Write Blog Posts as a Mom of Three
Mom Life is crazy. I knew that when I started this blog in 2015, a little over half a year into my journey of motherhood. Since then we’ve added too more little ones and while all three are precious, vital members of our family and we love them all so much… my husband and I have experienced a lot more chaos and a lot less free time with each kid we’ve added to our team.
So I thought it might be helpful to write a post about how I continue to write blog posts fairly regularly as a mom of three since I’ve had several readers (moms or not!) ask me about how the heck I manage to do that as well as a few more specific questions about my process. Continue reading
May Recap and June Goals
May was quite the whirlwind of a month. June is sure to be the same- so much so that I didn’t even have the time or brain power to add pictures to this post… but at least I got the writing done! Here’s a look at where my focus is in the chaos… Continue reading
April Recap and May Goals
OK, I know this post is a little later than usual, but I really wanted to put up my birthday post while those thoughts were fresh!
April was packed and FLEW by! we had a wonderful Easter celebration and were able to feel some sense of normalcy thanks to family having completed their vaccines and it felt so special. We also enjoyed every second of nice weather and mostly coped with the hotter spells… Here’s the rest of last month’s recap and a look at this month’s goals. Continue reading
Verso L’alto: Switchbacks and Spirituality
Something I love about my word of the year, Verso L’alto, is that it means upwards, and upwards is a direction but not a specific route. This is something I’ve been meditating on a lot the first part of this year, especially when I get some alone time on the trail. Continue reading