March 30 Geocaching

“You can either be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It all depends on how you view your life.” Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes Geocaching is basically treasure hunting. There are people all over the world who hide capsules with¬†goodies inside, then post the latitude and longitude coordinates of the…

March 29 Learning Key Phrases In Indonesian

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Nelson Mandela Today my First was to learn some key phrases in Indonesian. Watch me here: ¬† If you want to learn, here are a…

March 28 Busted!

“Sneaking in the house is not how you want to first meet the parents. Trust me on this…” Catalina Hurtado Today my First was to totally bust my kid having a Spring Break Party at the house. Really, dude? This was actually ingenious on his part, but it didn’t work out. I agreed to the…

March 27 Miracles From Heaven

“Miracles happen quietly every day – in an operating room, on a stormy sea, in the sudden appearance of a roadside stranger. They are rarely tallied. No one keeps score.” I saw a movie today with my mom called “Miracles from Heaven.” It was based on a true story about a little girl in Texas…

March 26 Tye-Dye Easter Eggs

“Easter is the only time of year when it’s safe to put all your eggs in one basket.” In anticipation of Easter, I tye-dyed Easter eggs today. I used neon food coloring and vinegar in a spray bottle with equal parts water. A paper towel wrapped around the egg is what gives it the texture….

March 25 Hot Room, Cold Massage

“I need a drink, a man, or a massage, or a drunken massage by a man.” Greys’ Anatomy In the hot room, I had an iced towel scalp massage and an iced towel foot massage. Very relaxing. Think being hot and cold at the same time wouldn’t be a good thing? It really is. It…

March 23 I Heart Street Art

“Art is not a crime.” I can’t draw, I still finger-paint, I can’t sculpt or glass blow. But make no mistake about it, I AM AN ARTIST. So are you. We all are. We create every day. Every thought is a work of art, every dream, wish or hope. The way you choose to show…

March 22 Vision Board

“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.” Marcus Aurelius My Vision Board is an entire corner in my kitchen. This is where I visualize what I want and am grateful for, then send it out into the Universe through pretty pictures. Every day. At breakfast, at lunch, at dinner. When…

March 21 Hemp Seed Oil

“We strip Mother Nature of all of her resources, but won’t grow hemp.” What haven’t I done in the name of health and beauty? I have eaten all sorts of interesting things, drank green things, slathered things on my face, hair and body…all in the name of creating a better me to create a better…

March 20 Origami

“Origami fed my need to understand things, to solve problems, and to be creative all at the same time.” Joseph Wu, Origami Master Except for my car, I am debt-free. To celebrate I made origami out of all of my old bills.

March 19 Beading

“When you don’t dress like everyone else, you don’t have to think like everyone else.” Iris Apfel I bought this really funky dress on my $ave Dat Money Day. It’s colorful and long and summery. Perfect for a tropical vacation, yes? Well, “tropical vacation” is a state of mind, so I decided to add colorful,…