Picacho Peak Run

Off one of the most boring drives along I-10 in between Phoenix & Tucson sits an iconic peak. It sorta marks that halfway point along the drive and rises up 1500′ quite triumphantly in the distance. It’s a popular place for RV’s and campers alike with some great trails for all different levels of abilities… Continue reading Picacho Peak Run

Hemp Hearts: A Delicious Review

So I was asked to try out and review a product called Hemp Hearts from the company Manitoba Harvest.  As soon as I received the bag of hemp hearts, which are shelled hemp seeds and also a raw product, I opened it up to give it a taste!  The flavor is not overbearing and tastes… Continue reading Hemp Hearts: A Delicious Review

Fitness Strategies…

School is back in session in this house!  I’ve got one starting 1st grade, a sophomore in high school and now one in college!  Wow!  They’ve all done so well adjusting back into their routine and seem happy to be reunited with friends and even a schedule!  I couldn’t be happier or more proud of these… Continue reading Fitness Strategies…

Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

What can I say?  I am a Tucson native and have grown up in the Southern Arizona sun!  When I was a child, I played outside all day, everyday and sunscreen was not part of our daily routine at all!  When I started college, I took notice of magazine articles and doctors recommending use of  a… Continue reading Uvida Sportswear UPF50+

Easy Chocolate Protein Bars

Ingredients: One Cup of Enjoy Life Crunchy Flax & Chia Cereal One Cup Almond Butter One Scoop Chocolate Protein Powder 1/2 Cup of pitted dates One Tablespoon of Red Maca Powder (optional) 1/3 Cup or more Chocolate Chips 1/4 Cup of raisins (optional) In a food processor or Vitamix Blender combine cereal, almond butter, protein… Continue reading Easy Chocolate Protein Bars

Where Inspiration Begins…

Dare to Live!!  Creation is like a message written on things, a story told in symbol, a source of conversation for our souls…Loving nature, conversing with nature, is not something extraneous to our love for God;  it is part of it, an essential ingredient…Not to look at nature, not to love it to the full, is… Continue reading Where Inspiration Begins…