My Spring Garden Wishlist

Spring has sprung and you know that with all the work we have to do here, browsing for garden options to make our yard beautiful is one of the first things I’m doing! If you are anything like me, I know that you are looking at all the beautiful ideas coming out this year and…

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Quirky Quotes 22.04.2018

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up Β to the time he killed himself.” -Johnny Carson *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the planet

I am SO HAPPY to share with you that Chape Fitness has been listed as one of the Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the Planet! How cool is this?! I feel so fortunate to have David training me πŸ™‚ He has made wonderful things happen, always. 1001 CONGRATULATIONS, David!!!! Source: Top 100 Fitness…

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Avoiding Impulse Buys: Why You Should Practice Shopping

Sound weird, right? It is. But, it WORKS! Please, just hear me out. The reason I am suggesting that you expose yourself to the environment you are trying to control is simply that of experience and numbness. Please, allow me to explain. You see, I’ve been doing a somewhat twisted version of the minimalist challenge….

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Quirky Quotes 07.04.2018

“In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.” -Woody Allen *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie

Loved, Loved, LOVED this book! Agatha Christie is known for her excellent writing and descriptive mysteries. This book, was no different. One of the things I really like about Agatha Christie’s books is the language. English has so many variations. It seems the the older books are written in a clear and easy to decipher…

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Doors of Ireland

These are some of the doors I was able to capture during our trip! Have a nice day πŸ™‚ -Mliae

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Quirky Quotes 22.03.2018

“I stare past her at the inspirational kitten posters. There’s one of a soaking-wet kitten climbing out of a toilet with the caption ‘It could be worse!’ ‘Just tell me whatever it is you’re thinking,’ Mrs. Paulsen says. ‘Whatever is going through your mind right now.’ ‘I hope they didn’t actually drop a cat in…

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The 2 Types of Shoes Women Should Never Buy

Hi there πŸ™‚ Today, I’m on a mission to save your money and your ankles. I’m sure that this will most likely result in a loss of any possible affiliate connections with fashionable shoe companies for the foreseeable future. But, to be quite honest with you, having a bit of dignity and a good reputation…

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Introducing Hiperion Brand!

Hello everyone πŸ™‚ I love design. I’m also a business nerd and I have a soft spot in my heart for start-ups. This created a deadly combination for me when I stumbled upon Hiperion. This new label appeals to both hemispheres of my brain and so I kind of HAD to learn more and do…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous With Chape! 2M 2W Update

Hello there, everyone πŸ™‚ A very HAPPY Saint Patrick’s Day! I’m not sure how everyone celebrates this around the world, but I do hope that if you are celebrating, that you are careful and have a fantastic time! Today, I wanted to give an update on how my weight loss journey is going. I’ve been…

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Getting to know you 15.03.2018: Weaknesses

What would you consider to be your 3 biggest weaknesses? My answer: Stubbornness, an affliction for ‘retail therapy’ and…. a penchant for forgettfulness -Mliae

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OCD or Just Particular?

Do you ever find yourself doing something in a very specific way and silently wonder if you might have a touch of OCD? Well, I do that – more and more often now. I’ve always been particular. When I was younger, it was the way in which I was particular in my chaos. I guess…

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One of my Lucky Readers is Getting Some Awesome Results With Chape!

Hello there πŸ™‚ I pose this question to my fellow bloggers: Do you ever get the feeling that people aren’t really reading or participating in your posts?? I had this feeling EXACTLY! And then, I heard some fun news: One of my readers enrolled in the contest at Chape and won 3 months of free…

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Quirky Quotes 07.03.2018

“Andy Warhol is the only genius I’ve ever known with an I.Q. of 60.” -Gore Vidal *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Monday Laughs

Mondays suck. To make them a bit more bearable, I’ve compiled some giggle-worthy material to start your Monday off with a smile! πŸ˜€ Is this you on Monday? Fear not, we’ve got you covered with some laughs to start your day!   Hope you got a smile today! -Mliae

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Significant Sunday – A New Theme?

Hello everyone πŸ™‚ Happy Sunday! Well, maybe not for everyone…you know what ‘they’ say: Going to sleep on Sunday, results in Monday. Anywhoo… I read a great post by Ali at the Mindful Gardener. In the post, the possibility of starting a new theme on WP is discussed. That theme being ‘Soulful Sunday’. Now, don’t…

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Random Factoids 28.02.2018

‘Since ancient Greece, the apple has been a symbol of love. The celts believed that the apple represented love because it lasted so long after being picked.’ *Source Hmmm…interesting πŸ™‚ I love apples! Anyone else heard this one? -Mliae

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape! 1M 3W Update

Hi there πŸ™‚ I’m giving an update today re my last 2 weeks progress (and a MAJOR ooopsie) on my Personal Training endeavor with Chape Fitness. Today, I am SO HAPPY to report that I am under 69 Kgs! Just under, at 68,9…but when I tell you what I’ve done to myself, you won’t believe…

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Quirky Quotes 22.02.2018

“I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” -Rita Rudner *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Getting to know you 15.02.2018: Cheating on tests?

When you were in school, did you ever cheat on a test? Oh please, share your methods…I can’t wait to hear these stories! My answer: Tried and failed. Those were the days when your only option was an arm full of ink written information. Oh how stupid we were to think nobody noticed! -Mliae

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Happy Valentine’s Day, all :)

Valentine’s day, Friend’s day….What do you call it where you are? It’s a celebration today. Wherever in the world you are, and whatever it’s called – it’s a day for appreciating those around you. I hope you have a happy day! -Mliae

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Monday Laughs

Happy Monday, all! πŸ™‚ I know, I know…everyone hates Mondays. Here’s a few memes to get your Monday started off with a smile πŸ˜€ Hope you got a giggle! -Mliae        

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: 1M 1W Update

Hello there πŸ™‚ I just wanted to share a little update with you on how my first week of month 2 is going. So far, so good! As you know, I’ve been working with David from Chape Fitness to get me back into shape. A much smaller shape, and hopefully I won’t be resembling fruit…

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Quirky Quotes 07.02.2018

“Ever Tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” -Samuel Beckett *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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I Respectfully Disagree.

I was reading up on chemicals in clothing and I found this article by Who What Wear. Now, I know that Who What Wear has like a zillion readers and an enormous fan base. I am aware that I will most likely be lynched on the internet for disagreeing – respectfully or not. But there…

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MINT CORIANDER CHUTNEY

Originally posted on Ruchi's Veg Kitchen:
This minty Spicy tangy chutney is super deliciousΒ  and one can use this chutney in Pani puri(For making spicy pani) , Kababs, Bhel, Raj Kachori, Papadi Chaat, Rajma, Chhole, Samosa, Kachori etc.. You name the dish and you can use this as an ingredient or side dish.. This…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: Month One in Review

The first 31 days have passed. I wanted to review the entire month because it’s easier to see the ‘big picture’ that way. Let me begin by saying that this first month has been a rocky one. While my body was getting used to the new diet, eating schedule, amount of liquids and the exercise…

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Re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge!

Hello πŸ™‚ How is everyone today? Today, I’m re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge! I originally launched this challenge 2 years ago, and I was amazed at the results. The challenge originally ran for 1 year, but it kept going strong for at least a good 15 months! After a while, challenge posts began to…

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Random Factoids 28.01.2018

‘For every human on earth, there are 1.6 million ants.’ *Source I hate those bastards. Looks like we’re outnumbered. Damn… -Mliae

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