Natural Tick Repellent

Remember, what we put on our skin ends up INSIDE our body!  Our skin is the largest organ we are walking around with – let’s feed it quality substances.  When it comes to living a healthy and organic lifestyle, what we lather on our bod is just as significant as what we put in our mouths.  Here is aContinue reading “Natural Tick Repellent”

Day 64- zoology

*Ten things you didn’t know about Alpacas at end of blog post!* Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to check out the Charles Paddock Zoo that I happened to see on a map while looking up directions (amazing what neat activities are within a 2Continue reading “Day 64- zoology”

Day 46-early eve by the sea

Today’s first was taking photos down in capitola by the sea.. glorious night out, wish I had been in the water! Next time 😚 Capitola village by the sea is one of the oldest vacation retreats on the Pacific coast. Before the resort was founded, Soquel Indians lived here for more than 2000 years. AfterContinue reading “Day 46-early eve by the sea”

Day 1 of 100 Day Challenge

Coming into 2017 with steady balance on rocky ground!  First challenge this go around is to stand on a stability ball.  My 2017 resolution is to do one new thing a day for 100 days straight. I did this in 2014 and soaked in some of the best experiences (and most amazing smiles with friends!)Continue reading “Day 1 of 100 Day Challenge”


We found that Adho Mukha Svanasana was one of the steadiest poses (though not easy!) to try.  Key points were to start with a wider stance then usually and to maintain a strong contact with the center of your palms on the board.  Engaging our legs more than usual also seemed to steady out theContinue reading “PADDLE BOARD YOGA CANCUN”

Day 99 (already!?)

Wow cannot believe how fast this year is flowing by.  Today’s first found me on two wheels above the fog, riding through what may be heaven..   First: Took bike up to Pantoll Road, hopped on foot for Simmon’s trail to Barth’s Retreat Picnic Area.  The path definitely was more amazing than the destination onContinue reading “Day 99 (already!?)”