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Friday, February 24, 2012

friday feet...

rachel getting her hair done at her favorite salon in sacramento=)
me with the kiddos in anchorage swimming at an indoor pool=)

happy friday

Wednesday, February 22, 2012


the days are getting longer here in alaska!!!!  i love it!!!  i am so ready for spring i can't hardly stand it.  the first morning light arrives just before 8am and the evening dims around 7pm.  i can't wait to wake up with the sun in my eyes!!

have a great day!!!!

Monday, February 20, 2012

monday loves...fearless

fear.less adj.  without fear; brave

i have been reading the word fearless quite a lot lately.  from one of my favorite blogs (thank you, julia) to a good friends new tattoo, it seems to be screaming at me.  screaming at me to make some changes.  i never realized how much my life is trapped by fear.  fear of driving, fear for my family, fear of the creative life i love, fear of flying, fear of saying the wrong thing!!!!  and the list goes on!!!!  

i don't want to get to the end of my life and find that i just lived the length of it.  i want to have lived the width of it as well.  
-diane ackerman

i know this change will not come over night or even within the next year, but i am completely aware that a change needs to be made.  i need to let go a little (or a lot) and do the things i have dreamed of. trust that my family will be safe and my children will make the right decisions in life.  be ok to travel to the places i love most and drive to work in the morning without stress!!!

"being fearless isn't being 100% not fearful, its being terrified but you jump anyway..."
-taylor swift

i will keep you posted on my journey:)

"becoming fearless isn't the point.  thats impossible.  its learning how to control your fear and be free from it."

happy monday loves
-veronica roth

"fearless is getting back up and fighting for what you want over and over again...even though every time you've tried before you've lost."
-taylor swift

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

something to think about

what do we really do??

happy wednesday

photo found on pinterest

Monday, February 13, 2012

monday thoughts

today my mind is all over the place!!  again!!!  i have so many thoughts swirling around in my head.  i don't know where to begin as i sit and stare at the beautiful sunflowers i bought myself at the store today.  it is amazing how much fresh sunflowers can brighten a dreary snowy day.
i know that everything happens for a reason, everyone has a story, and everyone reacts differently to the things going on in life.

i feel
and hopeful that the rest of the week will be filled with joy.


Sunday, February 12, 2012

five days of love with rachel

head over to a crazy beautiful for some beautiful love stories!!!  including mine!!!  love love love

rachel and her husband

Friday, February 10, 2012

friday feet...

here is rachel in her adorable new flats sitting in the california sunshine
 here i am in the middle of nowhere on a snow shoe trek with some friends in the alaskan sunshine

happy friday!!  head on over to rachels blog for an adorable love series she has for valentines day!!  five days of love!!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


have a great day and be bold!!!!!

Monday, February 6, 2012

monday loves...girls weekend

i spent this weekend out in the middle of nowhere with 5 amazing ladies.  we snow shoed across a lake to a forestry cabin for great food and lots of laughs!!!  
so happy the sun came out 
happy monday

Friday, February 3, 2012

friday feet

here is rachel in her favorite minetonka cute!!!!

and me in my favorite a&f socks that i wear with boots

happy friday feet