What does “local” mean to a gypsy like me?

July 30, 2014
How do you define "local"? IF:Gathering

I met my husband Jeff in college a few weeks before he signed a professional baseball contract. He spent seven years working his way up the minor league ladder with a few cups of coffee in the big leagues, and I was right there by his side. We moved around. A lot. Five moves in […]

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Quick Pickled Carrots with Garlic and Dill

July 28, 2014
Quick Pickled Carrots with Garlic and Dill #glutenfree

This week I bought the GIANT bag of carrots at Costco and brought them home only to remember that we didn’t bring our BlendTec to Montana. Hmm, what to do with all the carrots? Then I remembered making garlicky pickled carrots a few years ago and instantly had a craving for them. I whipped these […]

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5 Ways to Add Peace to Your Day

July 22, 2014
5 Ways to Add Peace to Your Day from InspiredRD.com

When I think about finding peace, I tend to jump to the big ideas like spending a few days in the mountains, getting a massage, or drowning myself in spiritual music.  But I don’t often have time or money for that.  So how do I weave peace into my day-to-day life? Here are 5 (free) […]

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Meet the Robinsons

July 20, 2014
Alysa Bajenaru Photography

On a hot and windy day in May, I watched two friends renew their vows after 20 years of marriage. They hardly have any photos of their original wedding day, so I was honored to be able to capture this celebration. Click on the photo collage below to see more…

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Reality Check

July 16, 2014
Reality Check

I love photography and sharing pretty pictures and inspiring others…and sometimes my highlight reel becomes just a little too rosy, and people ask me how I do it all. Well friends, I don’t. Not even close. Some days I struggle to get out of bed, and the kids yell at each other too much, and […]

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Join me at MuTuVation (and a MuTu System giveaway!)

July 15, 2014
MuTu System Giveaway #diastasis #moms #abs #fitness

Who wants to win their choice of MuTu DVDs? I’m choosing 3 lucky winners to get their choice of the MuTu Focus Program (2012 version) or the MuTu System 12 Week Program (2013 version) (click here to see which program is right for you). What is the MuTu System? It’s a healing solutions for the […]

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Thankfulness Lately

July 12, 2014
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Lately I’ve been thankful for… Fresh air and the heavenly aroma of pine trees. Warm weather and cool pools. Rivers and streams to romp and stomp in. Time on the field after the crowd goes home. Exploring a new city. A cool place to wait for Jeff after the game. Living an adventurous life that […]

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3 Things I’m Loving Right Now

July 10, 2014
Essie mademoiselle nail polish

I’ve never been one to pay much attention to my nails. I don’t own a curling iron either. I know, I’m barely a female. Anyways, I wanted to make some kind of an effort with my nails, but I don’t want to pay for manicures, I hate wearing fake nails, and I can’t stand to […]

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Happy 4th!

July 4, 2014
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It’s my birthday, and I’ll do what I want

July 2, 2014
Alysa Bajenaru InspiredRD.com

For my last two birthdays I have posted a fact about myself for each year I’ve been alive. (33 Things About Me & 34 Things About Me) I was going to do it again this year, but I’m in Montana with limited internet. And I just don’t want to. So this is my birthday present […]

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