Death, Taxes & Your Destiny + 7 Life Reminders to Help You Get Back to the Basics

Here are some easy reminders of how to fulfill your destiny and live the life you were created to live!

The Secret Method to Melting Fat + 5 Tips to Find the Best Diet for You

Grownup Gripe:  The older we get the harder it is to lose weight or is it? What if I said it’s not? I found the secret bullet to getting the weight off while still eating most of the foods you love! Counting Macros Why I fell in love with tracking Macronutrients (Macros for short) isContinue reading “The Secret Method to Melting Fat + 5 Tips to Find the Best Diet for You”

JUICED: I did a 10-Day Juice Cleanse, Here’s the Results

Grownup Gripe: You mean to tell me I have to drink that in order to lose weight, I’d rather stay fat. (This page contains affiliate links, read my full disclosure.) After a relapse on the diet I started in January, in search of desperate measures I found a 10-day green juice cleanse that looked promising.Continue reading “JUICED: I did a 10-Day Juice Cleanse, Here’s the Results”

Take off the holiday pounds you packed on: 25 basic exercises to lose that belly in WEEKS

Grownup Gripes: Why has everyone my age turned into Todd and Margot from ‘National Lampoons Christmas Vacation’ when working out, what about good old fashioned push-ups? Hey, I’m not here to judge, whatever floats your boat is fine with me!!! That’s what this blog is all about. To each their own. I’m just cheap andContinue reading “Take off the holiday pounds you packed on: 25 basic exercises to lose that belly in WEEKS”

Yeah for YOGA! See if it’s for YOU with these 15 minute seshes to try today

If you’ve never tried yoga, these 5 beginner 10 minute YouTube Free beginning yoga sessions Will introduce you to the possibilities and there unless from there as anyone whether young or old flexible or not can do this amazingly easy relaxing work out

Meet your MATCHA: This Marvelous Green Tea is Magical and the MOST nutritious green juice in nature

Thousands more antioxidants than just green tea alone, not only is this delicious drink one of the most powerful anti-agers known to man it taste like dessert and this recipe only has 40 calories.

Whoops I did it again! 6 Tricks to Rebound after Blowing off yet another Goal or Resolution

If you veered off track no matter what you’re trying to accomplish, check out these easy techniques to implement to easily make it happen once and for all

Mini Makeovers: Simple Room Changers You Can Do in Less than an Hour

Grownup Gripe: I’ll look at a mess for months and think about cleaning it than actually really doing it. (This page contains affiliate links, read my full disclosure.) Has an innocent pile of mail turned into a mountain? See my weakness is delivery boxes. What’s yours?!? A Hoardersesque pile overtook my Dining Room and afterContinue reading “Mini Makeovers: Simple Room Changers You Can Do in Less than an Hour”

Don’t put all your eggs in 1 basket + 8 new ways to add spice to your life and get some variety

How to get out of a rut when things are down or if bored and need variety in life here are some easy tips to get out there again and live your best life!

Why Keeping your Cool IS Cool during Coronavirus: if this pandemic stressed you out just remember this too shall pass

Grownup Gripe: Fighting with your spouse during lockdown is inevitable; how do you keep the peace? If this Caronavirus hasn’t tested your patience at some point, I want what you’re having 😂😭😂 I’ve actually really enjoyed hanging with the fam 24/7 but I ain’t going to lie, sometimes it’s hard. This weekend things got real.Continue reading “Why Keeping your Cool IS Cool during Coronavirus: if this pandemic stressed you out just remember this too shall pass”

Mask Makeover: Get Amazing Results with Ingredients you have in your Fridge

Grownup Gripe: If I look tired, it’s because I am and I don’t think a neon face mask is really going to help. (This page contains affiliate links, please see full disclosure.) The world we we live in has us all stressed out! As if it isn’t enough that we can’t put our minds atContinue reading “Mask Makeover: Get Amazing Results with Ingredients you have in your Fridge”

7 Tips to Combat the Winter Blues during COVID

Grownup Gripe: By the time February rolls around, it’s hard not to be California Dreamin’ when you’ve been shoveling snow for months. Unless you’re fortunate enough to enjoy year round nice weather, shout out to you lucky dogs out in San Diego 🙂 for many of us this time of year brings the winter blues.Continue reading “7 Tips to Combat the Winter Blues during COVID”

It’s Hell Getting Old or Is It? 8 Pros and 8 Cons of Aging with Tips for a Full Future

Grownup Gripe: I used to think 40 sounded ancient and this year I turn 40, time seriously does fly by. How do you feel about aging? Do you wear it like a badge of honor or do you keep it under wraps? Age is just a number…right? It’s how you feel blah blah blah. AsContinue reading “It’s Hell Getting Old or Is It? 8 Pros and 8 Cons of Aging with Tips for a Full Future”

Get out of a Rut with these 9 Tricks to Make You HAPPIER Starting TODAY

Grownup Gripe: If you think the grass is always greener, you really need to go get your eyes checked. Want to know the secret to happiness?  Right out of the gate I’m going to tell you: IT’S GRATEFULNESS. Be thankful for what you’ve got! BEING HAPPY IS A CHOICE Either you make it or don’tContinue reading “Get out of a Rut with these 9 Tricks to Make You HAPPIER Starting TODAY”

The Best is Yet to Come: Are You Ready When This is Over? 7 Post-Carona Tips

Grownup Gripe: It was doable for a while but now when will this end and what’s the new normal? At this point I think we all feel like a fly in a bottle. We’d do anything to get it back the way it used to be but unfortunately the world we knew is over. HowContinue reading “The Best is Yet to Come: Are You Ready When This is Over? 7 Post-Carona Tips”

Heck NO Techno: How a phone ruins your quality of life and 5 ways to fix it

Grownup Gripe: Put your cellphone down. Your loved ones may wish you looked at them and held them like you do your phone. Have you gone out to dinner lately? Do you see tables-if not restaurants-full of people sitting at the same table wholly engaged with their freakin’ phone and not the PERSON right thereContinue reading “Heck NO Techno: How a phone ruins your quality of life and 5 ways to fix it”

Beat ANY bully: Learn how to get them off your back for good

Grownup Gripe: Haters are going to hate no matter what age we are, it’s a sad fact of life. Don’t be naive. There are bad people out there. These days it seems worse than ever. Now with the advent of the internet a whole new layer of trolls came out of the woodwork and life’sContinue reading “Beat ANY bully: Learn how to get them off your back for good”

SOLD: How to SELL ANYTHING to ANYONE even if you hate sales

Grownup Gripe: If the thought of sales makes you think of Tony at the used car lot, read this. What do you think of selling? Maybe it’s not for you or you think you’re not good at it. Fact of the matter is you’re in sales. You are sold and sell yourself on a dailyContinue reading “SOLD: How to SELL ANYTHING to ANYONE even if you hate sales”

Interviewing: 2 Methods and 10 Secrets that will get you your Dream Job

Grownup Gripe: There are a MILLION things I’d rather do than interview for a new position. Unlike most, I actually live for interviewing. I treat it as sport. As such I’ve worked in two of the most competitive industries out there (TV News and Pharmaceutical Sales) and I swiftly learned how to swim and notContinue reading “Interviewing: 2 Methods and 10 Secrets that will get you your Dream Job”

Completely Makeover a Room in Less than 24 Hours and $250: 8 Helpful Hints Before Starting

Grownup Gripe: Save it for home and garden tv, I’d rather watch those fixer upper shows than do it! This page contains affiliate links, read my full disclosure. There are those who are handy by nature and some of us who try, no matter what we can do it. Have you ever taken on aContinue reading “Completely Makeover a Room in Less than 24 Hours and $250: 8 Helpful Hints Before Starting”

Start a Band: Keep Your Kids Busy for Hours with Homemade Instruments

Grownup Gripe: If I wanted to be an early childhood educator I would have but now we have no choice. We’re a month into this thing and if their homeschool work is getting stagnant, shake it up! The younger ones will love this (though I’m sure they all would at this point) because music isContinue reading “Start a Band: Keep Your Kids Busy for Hours with Homemade Instruments”

Little luxuries of the rich we all can do on the cheap, 8 secrets to feeling pampered today

Grownup Gripe: It’s hard not to want the best of the best thanks to today’s fascination with celebrities so if you can’t be one, act like one! (This page contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure.) Have you ever been to a fancy day spa? Or hoofed around a luxury department store? There’s a FEELContinue reading “Little luxuries of the rich we all can do on the cheap, 8 secrets to feeling pampered today”

Turn your Kitchen into Class: 8 Homeschooling Projects to Easily Create from your Pantry

Grownup Gripe: Let’s face it, schools out for summer so WTF can we do to keep them engaged for months? Head to your kitchen! No this time not to binge eat or cook for the 100th time, to teach your kids. Not only can you do the obvious and give your little ones baking lessonsContinue reading “Turn your Kitchen into Class: 8 Homeschooling Projects to Easily Create from your Pantry”

This is your year for real: 10 ways to make your 2021 New Year’s resolution finally stick

Grownup Gripe: New Year’s resolutions more often than not end up in smoke so why should I even waste my energy making one? Are you ready to make some changes but don’t even know where to start? It’s easier said than done that’s for sure and if you’ve been thinking about it for a longContinue reading “This is your year for real: 10 ways to make your 2021 New Year’s resolution finally stick”

Just do it! 12 Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True

Grownup Gripe: I’ve got enough on my plate, now is not the time for that, I’ll get to it later. As time goes on do you put yourself last? Are you a people pleaser who can’t say NO? Especially as our responsibilities grow it’s easy to put ourselves on the back burner. More often thanContinue reading “Just do it! 12 Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True”

Back to School: 7 things YOU can do to help your kid excel in their class

Grownup Gripe: I thought parents finally got a break when the school year actually started. It’s hard to believe my youngest started Kindergarten this year. Unlike some parents, I couldn’t wait to kick her out the door! Sure I’ll miss her at home but now is the time. Does that make me a bad parent?Continue reading “Back to School: 7 things YOU can do to help your kid excel in their class”

Is your Spouse a Workaholic? 7 Tips to Get them to Get Home ASAP

Grownup Gripe: I work my ass off all day and then I can’t even catch a break at home. First to you single parents, I don’t know how you do it. It’s impossible with two people! This may not pertain to you but if you know someone in Corporate America (or any job) who hasContinue reading “Is your Spouse a Workaholic? 7 Tips to Get them to Get Home ASAP”