Day 1 #ginmovechallenge

So it’s time for me to challenge myself again.  Back in April, Dave (my husband) and I did a health challenge to help us loose weight and see who could loose the most body fat (by %).  Dave won and I came in third.  Since then I have lost over 16 lbs and I, Read More

Having never been  runner when I lived in England I wanted to run 5k when I was there visiting my family and friends. I was staying at my aunt’s house which is located in one of the many hilly areas of Bath, not far from where I lived the first year of my life, Read More

Over a year ago I started running regularly with my friend Sherrona and we start training for Pat’s Run and other 5ks that we signed up to do. Never thought about or planned on doing a 10k but we decide to tackle one as we felt after running on such a regular basis that we could, Read More


For a while I have been moving towards using natural make up products. I play Bunco (a fun dice game for those of you who don’t not know what this is) on a monthly basis with a great group of girls and during one of our sessions the topic of makeup came up (during my, Read More

Singleton Superhero 5k

The last of my 4 5k’s arrived in November and this one was the one I was looking forward too the most, as it was for my favorite non-profit Singleton Moms.  I found out about Singleton Moms back in 2008 and has been involved as a volunteer with them since, including organizing 2 of, Read More

Color Dash

So October 18th came along and it was time to run the 5k Color Dash. Having already run a few 5k’s during training and other races it should have been easy but I was not feeling well, that week I had a bad cough.


For my 2nd 5k race my running partner Sherrona & I chose the UMOM Walk for Homeless Families which was held at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday September 27. “UMOM New Day Centers mission is to prevent and end homelessness with innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family, Read More

The Runners

I am a bit late in posting this but on March 26, 2014 I took part in the 10th Annual Pat’s Run in Tempe, AZ.  For those of you who don’t know, Patt Tillman was a NFL Arizona Cardinals football player, who put his NFL career on hold and enlisted in the U.S. Army. , Read More

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Since starting our new healthy lifestyle based on GenoTypes I have been trying out new recipes that include ingredients that are good for us.  This one is one of my favorites, I don’t have a huge sweet tooth but a slice of this after dinner is just perfect!

Arizona Honey

I have been recently getting more pimples and breakouts than I would like, so I have been on the lookout for a natural way to counteract those annoying little spots.