Fundraising Raffle Recap

TeamUpTinyIf you had the opportunity to read my previous blog, London Marathon 2016, you may already know that I have been selected to run for Team Up with Autism Speaks on their elite London Marathon Team.  The marathon will take place on April 24, 2016 and I have pledged to raise $10,000 for this great cause.  In an effort to raise some of the money I held my very first Tricky Tray Raffle.  It took months of planning and hard work, but it was well worth it in the end!  The raffle took place last Sunday and I could not have been happier with how things turned out.  

IMG_6075Read on to learn more about why hosting a fundraiser is so much fun and get some great tips on hosting you very own Tricky Tray Raffle!! Continue reading Fundraising Raffle Recap



happy heartImagine if everyone could be happy all the time and we could spread happiness around like confetti. Imagine what kind of world we would live in. Wouldn’t the world be a better and brighter place?

I do believe that happiness can be attainable. While it may be unlikely to be happy 100% of the time, I think it is possible to find it in even in the worst situations. Choosing to be happy and to stay positive can make even the most challenging situations, easier to bear.   Why spend energy being angry or sad when you can spend it thinking about the good things in your life. Continue reading COME ON GET HAPPY…..


Love and Marriage

5292_115930410492_573320492_2803623_6312333_nIn honor of Valentine’s Day, Dan and I have decided to co-write this week’s blog about our strategies for a great relationship.  It seems like  everywhere you look there’s an article or news segment about high divorce rates, cheating spouses and generally unhappy couples.  We are here to tell you that building a successful relationship is not impossible! Even in today’s fast paced world, we find that through honest communication and a few other strategies, it can be easy to maintain a happy home life.  Remember that your spouse or significant other should be your partner, you’re in this together and you need to work together to make your marriage last.  Read on to discover a few of the things we feel has made our relationship one of the success stories. Continue reading Love and Marriage


5 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence

beyouSelf-confident people can often be admired by others as well as inspire confidence in them. People who have self confidence are more apt to be risk takers and the sort of people who like to face challenges head-on. They know that no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the ability to get passed them. Self-confident people will often see their lives in a positive light even when things aren’t going so well.

Wouldn’t it be great to have this kind of self-confidence, every day ? Guess what? You can!!

“Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered–just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” –Barrie Davenport

Continue reading 5 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence