Monthly Archives: July 2011

Word (Less) Wednesday Passion

Photo Credit: Dimitry B Chase down your passion like it’s the last bus of the night.  ~Terri Guillemets Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading

One of My Favorite Authors

Photo Credit: Zitona “I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself.” — Karen Marie Moning (Darkfever)        Karen Marie Moning is a brilliant author.  In her Fever series she created a world where limits where pushed… Continue Reading

Messages to the Future

Photo Credit: Melbow Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.  ~Neil Postman      In the August/September issue of Taste of Home there is a small article on childhood obesity.  According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years.  About 17% of children… Continue Reading

Ally’s Spicy Red Beans and Rice

Photo Credit: D’Arcy Norman The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.John F. Kennedy      Have you ever noticed that life just doesn’t go exactly as planned?  That events, that are not in… Continue Reading

Word (less) Wednesday a Smile and a Thought

Photo Credit: Davichi We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.  ~Sydney J. Harris  Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading

Where You Can Find My Progress

Photo Credit: LaserGuided   Live every day as if it were your last and then some day you’ll be right.   ~H.H. “Breaker” Morant      There have been lots of changes this past week.  It is so exciting being a Mamavation Mom.  Thank you again to everyone who voted.  Your support means the world to… Continue Reading

Share the Love

Photo Credit: 3oheme It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  ~E.E. Cummings      Welcoming Weight Loss has a very inspirational post about post it notes.  She is even offering to send a post it note to everyone who emails her asking for one.  How cool is that?      She inspired… Continue Reading

Thanks To All of You, I Did It!!!

Photo Credit: Jule_Berlin Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. -Ashley Smith         Thank you to everyone who voted.  We did it, I… Continue Reading

10 Things I Love About Me

Photo Credit: Seyed Mostafa Zamani  We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.  ~Roderick Thorp      Learning to love yourself, and think positively is not an easy task.  We are usually our worst critic.  CiaMom issued a challenge, for… Continue Reading

Today the Adventure Officially Begins

Photo Credit: Kelsey_lovefusionphoto Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.  ~Plato          Today is an exciting day.  The next Mamavation Moms will be announced tonight at the twitter party.  I really appreciate all of the love, support, and votes.  No… Continue Reading