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Posts Tagged ‘food bank’

Upcoming first official yoga class

In EIGHT days I will be a certified yoga teacher. This has been a long journey at Piedmont Yoga Studio’s Deep Yoga teacher training: 10 months of school, homework, yoga classes, observing and assisting, weekends, Thursday nights … Days after I graduate I am heading to my hometown of Tucson to have some R&R, visit […]


Meditating, lunch breaks & doing nothing are winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in this month’s Comment Contest Tuesday. There were just a few responses. But they were all great and I appreciated every single one of them. It is so important for us to take care of ourselves while we are taking care of others. This Comment Contest Tuesday¬†was part of […]


Comment Contest Tuesday: 5 for 5

This Comment Contest Tuesday stems from Go Fit Girl’s December Monthly Challenge: Free(ish) for 5. In the spirit of the holiday season we are usually thinking about others, which makes us amazing people. But we also have to make sure we take care of ourselves. In the spirit of 5 for 5, over the next […]


Helping the GreaterGood

The other day in the mail I received a gorgeous scarf from my brother. Either an early Christmas present or late birthday present. There was a pamphlet included with the scarf about greatergood.org (in partnership with greatergood.com). Greatergood.org website simply states: GreaterGood works to protect people, pets and the planet. My scarf came from the […]


Helping Brighter Beginnings

Curt and I support a variety of charities and different programs. Whether it be our alma maters, food banks, Planned Parenthood, Humane Society, organizations focused on children, etc. One of the organizations we are passionate about is Brighter Beginnings, which works to support healthy births and successful development of children by partnering with¬†parents and helping […]


June Monthly Challenge: Greek yogurt, exercise routine & giving

All right, it’s time for Go Fit Girl’s June Monthly Challenge. I want to say thank you to everyone who participated in Go Fit Girl’s Comment Contest Tuesday. There were lots of great ideas for future Monthly Challenges. And I promise to use them in the upcoming months. But I did have some ideas already […]


Basic necessities=Christmas spirit

Merry Christmas! Or happy whatever you celebrate or don’t. Enjoy your time off with your family or friends or if you choose to spend it alone. And for all those who have to work today, thank you. I feel lucky for all the family I got to see over the past few days: parents, my […]