The Passionista The Traveler

Just Say YES!

My travel experiences are most enhanced when I open up, let down my guard, step out of my comfort zone and just say YES.  This may seem simple but I know there are people that either struggle with this or have never considered it.…

September 29, 2017
The Mom

My Secret Weapon: Routine

I’ve come to realize that raising children takes alot of effort and consistency.  In order to simplify things, I took cues from my daughters’ classrooms.  Surely, if 2 teachers can manage to have 22 kids on a schedule with smooth transitions (most of the…

September 21, 2016
The Traveler

Peru – A Mystic Journey Into the Andes

Prior to embarking on this journey, I had limited knowledge of Peru, it’s resilient people, it’s lush and vibrant landscape and its impressive history.    I split my time between 3 provinces (Urubamba, Cusco and Lima) to achieve 3 goals: 1) check an item…

April 6, 2016
The Foodie

Gluten-Free Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe

I often create recipes on the fly, based on what I feel like eating or based on ingredients in my kitchen.  This dish was created, as I walked through the grocery store, based on my preferred flavor profiles when making pasta. Ingredients: Box of…

April 6, 2016
The Passionista The Reader

My 2016 Reading List – Dream Big!

2016 is about reinvesting time in my passion for reading.  I plan to read a minimum of 1 book per month; I’ve purchased most of these books already to keep the momentum going, so wish me luck and comment below to let me know…

March 20, 2016