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  • December 13th 2019

    December 13, 2019 by

    “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” — Jack Skellington I thought, maybe The Nightmare Before Christmas would be more in spirit since today is Friday the 13th.

  • December 12th 2019

    December 12, 2019 by

    “Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” Washington Irving

  • December 11th 2019

    December 11, 2019 by

    “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin

  • December 10th 2019

    December 10, 2019 by

    “Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words.” Harlan Miller

  • December 9th 2019

    December 9, 2019 by

    Sixteen more days until Christmas! Hang your stockings, put up your tree, watch Christmas movies and listen to Holiday songs. One of my favorite song since I was a kid and will always be “The Little Drummer Boy” done by The Vienna Boys Choir. There also is the classic stop motion film The Little Drummer… Read more

  • Four Books For A Rainy Day

    December 8, 2019 by

    Some of my Favorite Books for the Rain First off…There will always be a never ending list of books that will be amazing to read in the rain. The list will always change and everyone has their own views on whether or not a book is worth reading or not. Why specifically reading in the… Read more

  • December 8th 2019

    December 8, 2019 by

    “Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” – Oren Arnold

  • December 7th 2019

    December 7, 2019 by

    78 years ago, December 7th 1941 the world would change. The surprise raid on the major U.S. Navy base near Honolulu killed more than 2,400 Americans and, in short, brought the United States into World War II. According to the National Park Service, Congress designated Dec. 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in August 1994. Remembrance events are… Read more

  • December 6th 2019

    December 6, 2019 by

    “Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.”     Henry Ward Beecher

  • December 5th 2019

    December 5, 2019 by

    “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” Alexander Smith

  • Pumpkins Everywhere

    December 4, 2019 by

    Trying my hand at photography again. Finding my passion for it in my life is like, relighting the flame on my creative side. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” Marc Riboud

  • December 3rd 2019

    December 3, 2019 by

    “They who sing through the summer must dance in the winter.” Italian Proverb

  • December 2nd 2019

    December 2, 2019 by

    “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle

  • December 1st 2019

    December 1, 2019 by

    “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens 24 More Days ’til Christmas! Today is the start of the new month, the last month of the year. This is the month where we wrap everything up, and I don’t mean just gifts. So let the… Read more

  • November 30th 2019

    November 30, 2019 by

    I always love Thanksgiving dinner. What I like even better is Panini Thanksgiving Sandwiches! Here you can get creative at making your sandwiches. If you need a little help, I provided a link down below so you can give your taste buds another delicious treat!

  • November 29th 2019

    November 29, 2019 by

    “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2019 by

    Happy Thanksgiving to my family and friends near and far! Especially to our First Responders, those deployed overseas and those who can’t share the holiday together. I am thankful I’m able to spend time with my family. Happy Thanksgiving everyone. ❤🦃❤

  • November 27th 2019

    November 27, 2019 by

    “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

  • Personal Trainer Workout

    November 26, 2019 by

    Another Day At The Gym Every week I work out with my trainer at least once. I try for two times a week but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. I still put all my effort into it though! Afterwards, I feel it is always worth it. Below is one of the “full body” workouts we… Read more

  • November 26th 2019

    November 26, 2019 by

    “Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul.” Emily Logan Decens

  • November 25th 2019

    November 25, 2019 by

    “Inote think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.” Judy Collins

  • November 23rd 2019

    November 23, 2019 by

    Music is the universal language of mankind.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • November 22nd 2019

    November 22, 2019 by

    “I Believe In You, More Than Anyone, Or Anything.” Anna from Frozen Frozen 2 was amazing! Well, at least I thought so. It really hit you in the feels. One minute you’ll be laughing the next minute here comes the water works. Anna is always there for her sister through thick and thin.

  • November 21st 2019

    November 21, 2019 by

    “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice” – Bob Marley

  • November 20th 2019

    November 20, 2019 by

    “There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.” Amy Morin

  • Passing The PRT For The Navy

    November 19, 2019 by

    What To Expect Nothing in life is given to you. However, you can prepare and reach your goal and achieve what you need easier. The Navy PRT (Physical Readiness Test) is basically just that. It is a test to make sure everyone is physically prepared. The PRT happens twice a year, once during spring time… Read more

  • November 19th 2019

    November 19, 2019 by

    “You need to find the power within to make things happen for yourself. When you realize this, you are unstoppable.” – Christina Aguilara This is for everyone out there. Especially those that need to hear this! You can be unstoppable! You just have to realize that you have all this power and courage and strength… Read more

  • November 18th 2019

    November 18, 2019 by

    I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. — Steve Irwin

  • November 17th 2019

    November 17, 2019 by

    “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” —Denis Waitley

  • November 16th 2019

    November 16, 2019 by

    Sometimes in life, your biggest frustrations are also your greatest passions.

  • November 15th 2019

    November 15, 2019 by

    “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” – Stache Deschamps

  • November 14th 2019

    November 14, 2019 by

    “Fire, water, and government know nothing of mercy.” – Proverb

  • November 13th 2019

    November 13, 2019 by

    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

  • November 12th 2019

    November 12, 2019 by

    “Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.” – Eric Hoffer

  • November 11th 2019

    November 11, 2019 by

    “This country has not seen and probably will never know the true level of sacrifice of our veterans. As a civilian, I owe an unpayable debt to all our military. Going forward let’s not send our servicemen and women off to war or conflict zones unless it is overwhelmingly justifiable and on moral high ground.“… Read more

  • Military Appreciation

    November 9, 2019 by

    What It Means To Me The military in all its pride and patriotism sometimes get overlooked or frowned upon. Shocker I know. Over the many years the military have come to be appreciated by Americans and the World. During Veteran’s Day we think about the Veteran’s who have served our country and those continuing to… Read more

  • November 10th 2019

    November 9, 2019 by

    America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. -John Doolittle

  • November 9th 2019

    November 9, 2019 by

    “Even if we disagree on everything we can still be kind to each other.” – Buddha

  • ‘Tis The Season

    November 8, 2019 by

    During the Holiday season many companies love to join in the cheer and celebrate with their customers. This year for Starbuck’s they did a reusable cup called “Merry Coffee.” Of course I HAD to go check it out. Seasonal coffee, that Peppermint White Mocha? I mean yes please! So we went…seeing if we would be… Read more

  • November 8th 2019

    November 8, 2019 by

    “To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.”   – Buddha

  • November 6th 2019

    November 6, 2019 by

    “A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” – Author Unknown

  • November 5th 2019

    November 5, 2019 by

    “Live light, travel light, spread the light, be the light.” -Yogi Tea The wise words from my tea.

  • November 4th 2019

    November 4, 2019 by

    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

  • November 3rd 2019

    November 3, 2019 by

    “The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.”      -Steve Maraboli

  • November 2nd 2019

    November 2, 2019 by

    Dias De Los Muertos Dias De Los Muertas is a celebration of life. The theme yes, is death but it is seen with celebration and togetherness. This celebration goes on for days, between October 31st through November 2nd. Families gather around and share tales, laughter and food with their loved ones in the flesh and… Read more

  • November 1st 2019

    November 1, 2019 by

    All Saint’s Day All Saints’ Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1st. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven. This holiday is celebrated by different countries and people of all faiths. “God pours life into death… Read more

  • 🎃HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🎃

    October 31, 2019 by

     The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Halloween has been one of my long time favorite holidays, the spookiness, the joy of dressing up and of course candy! “I put a spell on you!” – Jay Hawkins

  • October 30th 2019

    October 30, 2019 by

    October 30th is typically known as “Devils Night.” Started as a mischievous night later turned into crime ridden nights starting in the 1970s. ” Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” – The Tempest (William Shakespeare)

  • October 29th 2019

    October 29, 2019 by

    “Dream, struggle, create, prevail. Be daring. Be brave. Be loving. Be compassionate. Be strong. Be brilliant. Be beautiful.” – Caterina Fake

  • October 28th 2019

    October 28, 2019 by

    Sometimes we forget the ones who are there for the chaos in our lives. When things get beyond stressful. Always appreciate our First Responders. Love you guys! A thank you goes a long way. Trust me.

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