i found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay...small acts of kindness and love

Gandalf - the Hobbit

hello hello+giveaway winner

aloha! we have been taking a break — having a some down time.  it’s been much needed and almost all wonderfu–l and if your little one is going to be sick – you may as well have a nice view to enjoy… i have been missing writing but the break from the internet and posting […]

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31 days of small acts: that’s a wrap

i made it! 31 days of writing about small things that help shine the light in the darkness –  little deeds of love and kindness for yourself, those in your home, in your community, and far away.   if you would like to browse + read: you can find them all here i chose this topic […]

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31 days of small acts: surprise package co.

when i was little, and still today, one of my favorite vintage stories to read was about a brother and sister who started “the surprise package company” — they would go around leaving little paper wrapped packages on peoples doorsteps and then run and hide to watch as they were found and opened.  it was […]

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owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.

brene' brown

january: one little word: spunky

(quote image pin found here) hello all — we are back from vacation and finding our rhythm again.  it was good to get away and spend some time playing with my family.  i have such a love/hate relationship with January — it’s one of the hardest months of the year for me mentally – but […]

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hello 2015 + one little word

hello new year.  2015 hello new month.  january hello new day.  thursday. wait…  i feel like it should be sunday?!?  it’s ok.  thursday’s are one of my favorites i love this time of year.  the momentum to move us forward.  the hope of a fresh start.  shiny new goals to strive for… a brand new […]

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you've always been beautiful. now your just deciding to be healthier, fitter, faster and stronger.


monday movement: step up to the barre

wrapping up our monday movement series today — yes, on tuesday — pretend it’s monday?  i’ve been thinking it’s wednesday all day so i’m really going a bit bonkers… today, we are talking barre –  i was introduced to barre3 via — you guessed it – instagram – at the end of december via a […]

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movement monday: simply sadie jane

hola! my word, i woke up to the sun shining in my window and it has continued to shine!  love it. how is the moving going? for myself, i’d say i’m making it– but definitely have set a goal to amp it up this coming week — we have spent a lot of time in the […]

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