As 2013 ends…

by Deena on January 1, 2014

As 2013 ends, Angela and I discussed what each of us would write to kick off the New Year… it was decided that I would write a year in review while she focused on the upcoming year.   I’ve rewritten this article so many times now trying to think about how we collectively would have experienced […]


Over the past few years, I would go into my jewelry box to find a certain piece I wanted to wear… only to notice that the piece was tarnished.  I would tell myself ok, next time I go to the store I need to see if I can find something to clean them with.  Only […]

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In my dreams you are 5 years old, you hair is the color of summer wheat and your eyes sparkle green in the light. You are laughing and running from me… looking over your shoulder waiting for me to catch you. I chase you but not too quickly, I love seeing your smile and how […]


So what does one do when they realize that summer is only a few months away, that their 40th birthday will follow not too soon after that, and that they’ve fallen into a rut with their exercise routine? Well if you’re like me you sign up for the latest fitness craze to hit the infomercial […]


New Year, New You 2013

by Deena on January 3, 2013

It’s a New Year, time for new resolutions… only this year lets be as kind to ourselves as we would be to others.  We want to start off the year right by setting small, manageable changes to our lifestyles.  We can build on those as we get stronger and have some successes behind us.  One […]


So Lessons learned… So I should start by saying no I’m not particularly worried… It could be me being extremely naïve or it could be because I just took one of my son’s Percocet. Why am I taking my son’s medicine? Well, that requires me to go back a bit. Basically, I wasn’t paying attention […]


So did you know that we can now call hanging around in a hammock swinging back and forth a form of exercise? Yes… I promise… really. Let me explain~ I personally had never heard of aerial yoga until my friend Leigh put out a call to friends to see if anyone wanted to go with […]


Happy Halloweenie…

by Deena on October 31, 2012

I don’t know about y’all but I love Halloween right up until I have to try and convince two wild boys hopped up on sugary goods that its time to go to bed. “No more candy, it’s time for bed.” “Just one more piece?”   “No it’s TIME for bed” “What about this one?”  No. Can I […]


Meat Free Monday: Lime & Jalapeno Slaw

by Deena on September 3, 2012

This recipe is one of my “go-to” recipes for cookouts, clam bakes, picnics, etc… In planning my menu for the upcoming holiday weekend – I did a quick search on ERTH to get the ingredients… and to my surprise it wasn’t on there. How had I not shared this one already?? Every time I make […]


No set pace…

by Deena on August 29, 2012

Angela  “I wrote an article and posted it today… it felt good to start blogging again” Me  “I read it, I liked it… the last line made me tear up. I’m sorry all of the writing has fallen to you the last few months. I just don’t have the motivation to talk to people about […]