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The following guest blog I wrote for CancerCare Parcel, a resource that offers comfort, support and inspiration to those dealing with or affected by cancer. MUM, CANCER AND ME:  HOW I HELPED MY MUM FIGHT BACK FROM ACROSS THE MILES It’s Probably One Of The Worst Things For Someone To Be Told: “You Have Cancer,” It can be devastating for a spouse or family member to hear it as well. I admit… Read More

The excitement of moving to a new community can be both overwhelming and exciting! However, there are also other emotions that accompany a big move, especially when its to an area that is hurricane prone or an active weather place. Which leads me to where I begin to share with you how I survived 4 hurricanes in a 5 year span. The Move Making a local move is one thing, but packing… Read More

Hawaii is more than just beaches, palm trees, and amazing sunsets. You will also find an abundance of adventure! Koko Crater Head Trail, AKA Koko Head Stairs is an impressive hike that can be seen as you drive on Kalanianaole Hwy:  The spectacular views will not be the only thing that gets your heart racing as you are hiking Koko Head stairs in Hawaii. View at the top of Koko Head, Hawaii… Read More

Summer is one of my favorite times of year, so I wanted to compile a recap of some of the most spectacular #sunsets in places I have had the privilege of visiting. In the last 10 months, I have had the opportunity to go exploring and travel a little more than previous years. We seen places that we’ve only talked about and had a desire to visit, and now finally we have… Read More

Weekends are very special to people, it is considered very valuable time for some. It’s also great for going outdoors and exploring the local area hiking trails, especially in San Diego. I love hiking new trails and also learning about the area. Which is why I am hiking 2 for 1 Archeological Trails|Santa Fe Valley and Del Dios Gorge. How To Get There If you have the desire to make the most… Read More

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Florida has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches! As much as I love the mountains and trails, I also love to kick back on the beach. The beach, however, is not only for relaxing, it is also a great place to have fun! There are several activities that accompany the typical day at the beach. Some of these activities can be done anytime of the year in a place like Florida…. Read More

Road trips can be so exciting and unpredictable. They do require a lot of planning and coordinating depending on the hours you want to drive. This is our epic coastal road trip pt 2 and the goal is to take a break from driving, and enjoy the surroundings. Our adventurous journey continues, on this gorgeous sunny day in June. This part of the trip is perfect for hiking, exploring the Redwoods, and… Read More

Alligator Pear Did you know that the avocado is a fruit? Otherwise known as ‘alligator pear’, the avocado is grown on a tree and is loaded with nutrients that provide tremendous benefits to your body.  The nutrients are only part of the experience of consuming avocados; shopping for them and preparing them to eat is another story. Choosing Ripeness Those who don’t normally eat avocados find it difficult choosing the proper ripeness… Read More

UPDATED: Since we are all rediscovering home at this time due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, I think you may find this article interesting and you may remind yourself that home may actually be where your heart is. Do you find yourself unhappy and continually complaining about everything at this point in your life? Have you ever considered your surroundings or where you live might be affecting your attitude? Occasionally, I find… Read More