Reading Pretty: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

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  Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore is the perfect book to add to your summer collection. The book’s premise is about the desire and longing to belong to something appears great on the outside. In the world of social media this can be also true. If you glance at most social media posts (Instagram and Twitter), […]

Reading Pretty: Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth & Meaning of Mantra and Kirtan by Alanna Kaivalya

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The word mantra means many things to many people. If you log on to Instagram you see tons of them every day. They are words used to motivate and inspire. In many yoga classes a particular mantra is OM. Most people don’t know what these words mean so they either embrace them or are uncomfortable with […]

Reading Pretty: Thrive – The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington

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Webster defines thrive as: “to grow or develop successfully : to flourish or succeed.” It does not include anything about being rich, busy, sleep deprived, conniving, and mean. It seems in our society today the only way to thrive is to be the best no matter what the cost. Unhappy? Check. Mean? Check? Sleep Deprived? […]

{4.18.14} Le Weekend

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This weekend I find myself in another hotel, but this one is closer to home. I will be on a quick stay-cation to reset and regroup before heading out again next weekend. It’s all good because I’m bringing a few of my favorite things of the week. Thrive by Arianna Huffington. Arianna is the creator […]

{4.5.14} Le Weekend

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As you read this I will be flying the friendly skies to California. I’m headed there to run a race with my Hawaii girls Amber and Erika. I was planning on running the half-marathon, but because of this crazy cold winter I wasn’t able to run outside as much so I emailed the race committee […]

Reading Pretty: The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson

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The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson is the perfect book for a beach getaway. At times I wanted to yell and scream at Allie the main character. The book’s underlying theme of wanting something you know isn’t really good for you, but you are trying to make it fit. I was recently speaking with […]

{3.28.14} Le Weekend

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I feels like spring. I know I shouldn’t be so happy, but 50 degree temperatures make this girl very happy. Although, the forecast call for rain, I don’t care as long as I don’t have to wear a puffy coat. I looked at the calendar and I’m like where has this year gone. It’s flying […]

Reading Pretty: The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger

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The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger was a fun and enjoyable read. I will say this is a good book to add to your summer reading list. The book is obviously about a couple going through a divorce, but to me it shows what happens when we don’t communicate with the people we love in […]

{3.14.14} Le Weekend

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I hope your week has gone well. I always look forward to Friday. It’s usually my time to drink wine and watch documentaries on Netflix. It’s day two of bathroom renovation craziness. Seriously, this is not my thing. Thank God my husband has more patience in this area and has been dealing with the contractors. […]

{2.21.14} Le Weekend

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Let’s hear it for the weekend! I want to curl up with my new book, paint my nails a happy and summery color, and sip this Coppola Santé wine. It’s supposed to be in the 60s here tomorrow. Hallelujah! Winter has been crazy and I’m hoping we can stay past 50 degrees  for the next […]