passions

The Next Chapter – A Sharkey Journey

February 17, 2014

I’ve been putting this off. First it was because I wasn’t sure I could trust that it would really happen this time, I mean we started the discussion roughly four years ago. I remember the day. I was still working out of my photography studio in St. Petersburg and were there doing some clean-up around […]

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Road Trip 2012 – Arizona – Part II

September 17, 2013

  This past spring I wrote about the kitschy part of our Road Trip through Arizona, The Mother Road, Route 66. In this post let’s tour the beauty we encountered here. Beginning in Sedona, ending in Lake Havasu on our way into California. Northern Arizona has an abundance of beautiful places to explore. We drove […]

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A Quick Pickle

August 20, 2013

This unassuming jar of what appears to be cucumbers swimming in iced tea is actually thinly sliced cucumbers and red onions in a quick pickling bath.  These are an incredibly yummy, refreshing, slightly sweet pop added to salads or sandwiches.  You probably have the ingredients on-hand and they can be ready to nibble on in […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 4 :: Reducing (Plastic) Part II

October 5, 2012

This issue of REDUCING PLASTIC USAGE is one I’m very passionate about. I don’t believe plastic is something we can completely remove from our lives, nor do I believe we should, but there are ways of drastically reducing it in our everyday lives. Below are ways plastic negatively effects our planet and ourselves. OMGoodness! So […]

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31 Days – Reducing your Carbon Foot Print!

September 28, 2012

I’ve decided to join The Nester in writing about one topic for all 31 Days in October. I chose Reducing your Carbon Foot Print as my topic because it’s something I personally feel very strongly about. I feel it’s a responsibility I have as a steward of this beautiful planet and as a mother of […]

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Tips for Natural Living – Greening your laundry.

May 1, 2012

Thanks so much for following this new segment, Natural Living Tips which you’ll find here on Tuesday’s. My friend Rosemary Nickel (Motivating Other Moms) and I have paired up to bring you these weekly tips on living a more natural life. They will be fun, quirky and informative, just like us, ha. We hope you […]

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Tips for Natural Living – Green Cleaning for Earth Month!

April 3, 2012

Thanks so much for following this new segment, Natural Living Tips which you’ll find here on Tuesday’s. My friend Rosemary Nickel (Motivating Other Moms) and I have paired up to bring you these weekly tips on living a more natural life. They will be fun, quirky and informative, just like us, ha. We hope you […]

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Tips for Natural Living ——————- Coconut tonic & more.

March 20, 2012

Thanks so much for following this new segment, Natural Living Tips which you’ll find here on Tuesday’s. My friend Rosemary Nickel (Motivating Other Moms) and I have paired up to bring you these weekly tips on living a more natural life. They will be fun, quirky and informative, just like us, ha. We hope you […]

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Tips for Natural Living – Coconut Oil Body Scrub: 3-13-2012

March 13, 2012

Thanks so much for following this new segment, Natural Living Tips which you’ll find here on Tuesday’s. My friend Rosemary Nickel (Motivating Other Moms) and I have paired up to bring you these weekly tips on living a more natural life. They will be fun, quirky and informative, just like us, ha. We hope you […]

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It’s never too late! – My Sunday Stream of Consciousness!

March 11, 2012

I’ll start by saying this is not a typical Stream of Consciousness. I’m breaking the rules by adding this video link, and many others, to something I came across yesterday. It’s called the Invisible Children, you may know it as Kony 2012 or you may not know it at all. If you haven’t seen it […]

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