Live Forward

Is your life feeling a little too tight? Maybe pinching you here and there in your home arrangement or your wellness meter. Well, then perhaps it is time to wise up and change your lifesize.

Most of us are just doing the best we can do day by day.

Most of us have really good intentions to change our lifestyles for the better.

Most of us really and sincerely want to be and get healthy.     

For most of us then for our wants and needs to actually happen, here it comes, this words that make most of us cringe… we need to have a plan and a realistic one. 

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The Rest of My Story

“I lasted all morning but left midway into the afternoon session demoralized, discouraged, and definitely feeling and believing that no one could be more stupid than I was to dream this goal.”

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What Was I Thinking?

WHAT WAS I THINKING?? My untold journey to become “legit”
If you are interested in my saga of pursing my goal, grab a cup of coffee or “beverage of choice” and read on…

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Needing healthier holiday treats? We’ve got you covered!

One of my principles is healthy living, so why not apply this philosophy to holiday sweet treats? In today’s blog, there’s sure to be a dessert recipe to please anyone in your life, from chocolate lovers to fruit fans. Who says desserts can’t be both healthier and absolutely scrumptious?

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3 Ways to Keep Christmas Decorating Simple

I do not know very many these days that are into very elaborate decorating for the holiday season the way we used to do it. Please do not throw your ornaments at me for this statement!

Of course, there are those that still go all out like Denise McGaha, Pam Kelley, and Courtney Allison do with their over the top, fabulous results! But this post is for the majority of us that have either chosen not to go all out or have given away or trashed a lot of their decorations.

Now I can really hear you roar! Let’s be honest here, how many of us really love getting out all those stored boxes, sorting, arranging, and then taking it all down and storing it again?


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10 Easy + Basic Tips for a Healthy Home

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My Top Tips for Healthier Holidays

SOMEBODY in your family or circle of friends has to make the first attempt at making healthier holiday meals happen. Why not let it be you? Watch this short video for some “secret” ways for you to be the one making the holidays healthier and happier.

 

 

So, my friends, here are some tricks, suggestions and secrets for making a healthier holiday happen. Be sure not to miss #3 for a very special, limited time treat!

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Does your home have any of these neglected spaces?

I wanted to share with you this vlog from our archives that I honestly believe is still so valid today in our housing challenges. Piggy backing on our last post, ”From Garage to Home, The Forgotten Space”, are more photos from different angles of  what Bob and I see entering into our home from the garage.

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Garage to Home – The Forgotten Space

Our Mud Room at Our Cypress Home.

As we prepare to leave our beloved Cypress, this month’s blog series highlights why our home, Cypress, delivers design features that truly elevate the quality of our living in a well designed home. Read on for how our home’s potential can impact WELLNESS in ways frequently overlooked.

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Loved Kathy Ireland’s Take on Wellness In Our Homes

High Point October Market was such an affirmation to me that WELLNESS in our homes is a hot topic, even with the beautiful  Kathy Ireland. In our interview at Nourison Carpet where her many designed area rugs are on display, she shared with me her perspective on WELLNESS in our homes.

In this recap of mine from market, there were many venues connected to WELLNESS. I will highlight only 3 starting with my interview.

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