When Life Gives You Lemons

…you make lemonade, right? Easier said than done sometimes! We found out earlier this week that one of our good friend’s cancer has returned. He was diagnosed with cancer a little over a year ago, in the spring of 2016. He is a high school band director like my husband, and found out he had…

September Goals

Happy September, friends! It’s so hard to believe that we are four months away from Christmas and New Years. I swear I just sat down to write my 2017 goals! No doubt I sound like a broken record, but time this year is moving so quickly. August was hands down the best month of the…

Ten Things Tuesday

Happy Tuesday, friends! It is so nice to be back and settled at home again. Vacations sure are awesome, but they always remind me how much I love my routines. After a week or so with no routine I started to feel unsettled and anxious, feeling like I should be getting something done. I took…

Let’s Get Real

Good morning and happy weekend!! Gotta love these summer days lately. The only thing keeping me on track with the days of the week right now is my training plan. We are currently situated in a house right on Lake Eerie for the weekend, for my Bachelorette Party before the wedding. It is wonderful to…

Passion in Life

As the school year wraps up and I finish another year teaching, I am finding myself very content with many things in my life. While contentment can often lead to a calm state of being and a general pleasure in life, I’m finding myself questioning whether contentment is always a good thing. I am most…

Ouch!

As this weekend came to a close, my plans for any sort of workouts or physical activity were drastically derailed. (Maybe I’m a little dramatic, but it sure felt drastic to me;). We ordered pizza for dinner on Saturday, and as I was walking back up our steps in the entrance way to our house,…