• April 27, 2015 • Destinations, Life • Views: 1939

    Where To Next?!?

    We have unpacked, done more loads of laundry than we can count, and continue to try settling in…even got a lovely “welcome home” summons to jury duty upon my return. Well, hello USA. Yet…since we walked into our house...

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  • March 16, 2015 • Life • Views: 2745

    4 Steps to the Perfect Surf Lesson

    Maroochydore, Australia turned out to be the perfect spot to get long-awaited surf lessons for the boys. If you find yourself in this neck of the woods, here are 4 things you should do to have the perfect experience. 1) Talk to a...

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  • March 10, 2015 • Couple Connection, Life • Views: 1679

    Best Dad Ever!

    Happy Birthday to my Man. He is the most tender-hearted bad ass I know. He would do absolutely ANYTHING for his family. At a gathering, you may mistake him for the quietest guy in the room until you suddenly realize, he is the funniest. He...

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  • March 9, 2015 • Life • Views: 2109

    Hair Cuts and Horses

    One of my first writing assignments as a freelancer was doing a story about women’s hair salons. Until that point, I’d never given my own hair—or anyone else’s—a second thought. And I certainly didn’t have a go-to...

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  • March 5, 2015 • Destinations, Life • Views: 2120

    Arriving on the Sunshine Coast

    Arrived in Maroochydore, Australia today, our home for the next two weeks. And what a home! Feeling very grateful right now to know amazing people like Colin & Gaynor. Thank you both for being such great supporters and kind friends....

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  • February 26, 2015 • Life • Views: 2176

    Hey Dad, I am visiting Middle Earth!

    When I was a young girl I wanted to follow my dad just about everywhere. In my overalls and baseball cap, I shadowed him camping, hiking, ice fishing, fly fishing, lake fishing, river fishing…sensing a theme here? Yet, the greatest...

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  • February 18, 2015 • Destinations, Free Family Fitness Videos, Life • Views: 3066

    Whangarei Falls New Zealand

    Thank you to my beautiful new friend I made on the North Island of NZ. I met Reana at the Whangarei information site. She was incredibly helpful and loved the idea of Fit Family Robinson. (She has a son about the same age as Blake.) She...

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  • February 17, 2015 • Life • Views: 1396

    If this is 45, Can’t Wait till 50

    Happy birthday to my rockin wife! I don’t know anyone more fearless, full of life and passionate about what she does (which is just about anything she puts her mind to: dance, fitness, photography, etc.) She has electric energy and...

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  • February 14, 2015 • Couple Connection, Life • Views: 2025

    Old New Borrowed Blue

    Brett: Old – A friendship of more than 40 years. New – A commitment to each other and to living our dreams. Borrowed – Four towels from the hotel. (Sorry Sandpiper Lodge.) Blue – The ocean, the sky, and our lips....

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  • February 13, 2015 • Life, Rockstars • Views: 1816

    Did You Guys Win the Lottery?

    A couple days ago we were describing our trip to a guy we met—10 weeks, from Utah to Hawaii to New Zealand to Australia to New Zealand to Tahiti to L.A. and back to Utah—and he said, “Did you win the lottery?” Yes. Last year I won...

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