I am: Passionate. Energetic. Life Changer. A Proud Mother of 3. Dog Trainer. Fast Talker. Motivator. Forgiving. Opinionated. Eternal Optimist. Intuitive. Loving. Competitive. Loud Laugher. Blessed to be Part of an Awesome Blended Family with 1 Husband, 8 Parents, 10 Siblings, 5 Nieces & 2 Nephews. Creative. Strong. Enthusiastic. Wannabe Rebel. Trusting. Connecter. Curious.
Sharing. Adventures. Family Dinners. Not Following Recipes. Card Games. Vacations. Handmade Things. Getting Dirty. Eating Off the Land/Ocean. Imagination. Being on Time. Orcas. Unplugging. Laughing Until I Cry. Sweating. Toasts. Being Cozy. Making Photo Books. Antiques. Gummy Candies. Imperfection. Tennis. Charcuterie. Lists. Being Involved. Cooking. Breaking the Rules. Dogs. TED Talks. Dancing. Camp Fires. Eye Contact.
Feeds my Soul:
Giving Old Things New Life. Freedom. Family Time. Hiking. Being Seen. Challenging the Status Quo. Live Music. Planning & Being Spontaneous. Sunshine. Making the Most of a Bad Situation. Being Valued. The Beauty in Everyday Moments. Connection. Inclusion. Watching My children Grow. Experiencing New Cultures. Contributing. Self Discovery. Organizing. Being the Spark. Doing Anything Creative.
Can’t Stand: Unloading the Dishwasher. Instructions. Going Slowly. Being Cold. Mediocrity. Line Ups. Violence. Vague Answers.
The Time I Spent Living in a Small Philippine Village. The Winter I Spent Alone on a Ranch. Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro. Giving Birth to My 3rd Baby at Home in the Tub.
Could Work On:
Over Sharing. Relaxing. Being More Openly Vulnerable. Instant Gratification. Patience. Saying No. Closing the cabinets/drawers. Not using my “mad voice” with the kids.
In Awe of:
Survivors. Handy People. Musicians. The Human Body, Mind & Spirit. People who don’t apologize for being who they are. Philanthropy. Innovation. Nature. Tradespeople. People who Sacrifice Their Own Happiness For the Sake of Others. Writers. People Who Can Laugh at Themselves. Singers.