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Week 5- Balance

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Balance is such a hard thing to get just right. How do you relax a little, without losing all your motivation and momentum? How do you push through tough stages without getting burnout? The reality is, there is no generic formula. It is something you have to figure out for your self. But, I can [...]

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Breath, Be Still

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My tendency is to be doing, not being. But, that way of life is draining, exhausting and overwhelming.  Being type A, it’s hard to admit this. But it’s true. It took me a long time, and many books to realize that my over analysis of everything, my urge to be busy and productive ALL the [...]

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BooksRUs!!!

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I love to read. I have had my nose stuck in a book since I was 5 years old! I have a ton of them at my house and probably 1000’s have gone through my hands. I am going to list some of my favorite books of all time in no particular order. Integrative Nutrition [...]

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Valentine’s Day Meatloaf Love

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  Happy Love Day!!! As far back as I can remember I have celebrated Valentine’s Day as a family. The smell of meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans filled the air in my mother’s kitchen. Sitting on the table, lit with candles, a card for every member of the family and a small Valentine’s treat. [...]

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The dogs of 6&6

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The girls and I at 6&6 are all animal lovers. Between us we have 5 dogs, 2 cats and a few fish thrown in! In addition, Lindsay was a canine handler while serving at Oceanside PD. Dogs are a big part of our lives, so I wanted to write about them and about how wonderful [...]

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The Bruce’s Christmas 2012

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  I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas, and are ending 2012 with a bang!!! My husband and I are so blessed the “in-laws” all get along, and come together to celebrate Christmas. For the past few years we have spent Christmas at my parent’s house, it has the feel of a B&B and my [...]

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St. Stephen’s Day

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I hope everyone had a very relaxing and rewarding day celebrating Christmas with their family, friends, and God! Christmas in Ireland is at least a 2 day event; Christmas Day and Dec 26th, or St. Stephen’s day as we call it. Both days are national holidays and celebrating St. Stephen’s Day gives us a second [...]

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Christmas Time!

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Christmas time is such a wonderful season…. right??…. no stress, lots of love and joy, no pressures, and most of all full of peace! Sigh, if only- right? What is wrong with us that we have turned a celebration of Jesus’s birthday and season of goodwill into mayhem!?? But the good news, is that we [...]

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In the mood for warm, hearty meals??

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It’s finally feeling like Autumn here in California. The temperature has dropped from 100 F to about 80 F (for this week anyhow!), so we are all madly excited to whip out the crock pots for hearty meals and soups!! Being Irish, a staple in our house over the cold California Autumn and Winter is [...]

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