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55 Fun Quotes about Spring

I’d rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck. Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ ~ Robin Williams Never yet was a springtime,...

The Day I met a New York Times Bestselling Author

A coincidence ignites a spark that one hopes will lead to something more meaningful.   Last Saturday, I attended the Travel & Adventure Show in San Diego for the first time. It was also the first...

The Non-Resolution Resolution

2017 is going to be one of my best years… scratch that… 2017 is going to be THE best year ever! I started the year off with an abundance of hope. I started the year off...

A Helpless Romantic’s Valentine Binge Watch List

These movies are made for valentine's day because of its happily ever after endings. I’m a sucker for chick flicks. What’s not to love? Girl looking for love, girl finds love in unexpected place...

Stuck On Appearances

For the past week I have been driving myself crazy trying to create the perfect blog layout. I went through 5 designs before I finally created one that I am extremely satisfied with. It...

This Is What Happens When You Choose Happiness

Last month was a great way to start the new year. I have set off to do what I promised myself I would-- to live more and to do it adventurously. Now, I’m a...

When To Slow Down And Still Achieve More

I made a promise to myself this year: No holding back! I’m on a mission to make my dreams come true! And boy do I have a lot of them! I want to grow my blog...

65 Inspiring Quotes About Life

  Your life is your message to the world. Make sure it’s inspiring.  Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. ~Dr. seuss Destiny...

Life Lessons and 38th Birthdays

12:15 AM on January 17. I’m sitting in my patio with a blanket on and quote-unquote LAST cigarette in my hand. Today is a special day because this is the day the world said...

25 Inspiring Quotes About Travel

  1. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson 2. “Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.” ~Susan Sontag 3. “Two roads...

Monthly Fun Goals | How To Make Chores Fun

“If you’re wasting time having fun, you’re not wasting time.” First order of business: To make business more unbusinesslike! My business goal this month (which is really my household goal in disguise) is to create...

5 Simple Tips To Begin A Life Of Adventure

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” If you were to sit down and make a list to compare all the things you’ve done to all the things you wish you could do,...

35 Inspiring Quotes To Jumpstart Real Change

  Change your thoughts and you change your world.     1. "You cannot change what you are, only what you do." ~Philip Pullman 2. "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other...

7 Ideas To Start Living Adventurously

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” Are you one of those people who sit in their cubicles at work and daydream of sailing...
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10 Fun Habits of Happy People

"Happiness is not out there, it's in you." We all the know the saying, “The best things in life are free.” Well, it’s only half true. The best things are free with respect to monetary...

How To Make Your Travel Dreams Come True

I love to travel. I’d be a nomad under different circumstances. As in I-have-two-young-kids-who-would-possibly-resent-me-if-I were-a-nomad type circumstance. That’s not the only factor hindering me from traveling as much as I would want.  Other people...

When I Pursued Happiness

What exactly is the pursuit of happiness? Is it pursuing a potential lover to fill a void? Is it the pursuit of earning more money to live comfortably and do all the things you...

When I Found My Song

I am a true believer that those who seek will always find.  This applies to everything in life-- the perfect little black dress to wear to the party of a lifetime, the right words to...