April 10, 2017 theadventuresofdd 5Comment

It’s been a relatively heavy week in our community – the suicide of a local weatherman has devastated a lot of people. Happiness and relative happiness is something I think about often – and how other people treat you and how you treat yourself can have impact that cuts so deep. I recently started watching 13 Reasons Why on Netflix – it’s a beautiful, haunting piece of art that tells the story of a teenage girl’s suicide and the experiences that lead her down this path. If you have known me for a while, you’re aware that my life has…

April 3, 2017 theadventuresofdd 6Comment

So – it’s April. in Maine, spring has sprung, and that means 3 months ish till summer. Fortunately, 3 months is JUST enough time to start burning off all of your winter indiscretions. I’m back on the no drinking during the week bandwagon, and I’ve finally bit the bullet and joined a CrossFit gym, because I cannot be trusted. (Side note – this motivates me – just do what motivates you! but whatever you do – just do something 🙂  For the record – I’ve participated + enjoyed ALL of these trainers/gyms and  I recommend them highly – Union Street…

March 24, 2017 theadventuresofdd

YO YO YO! I’ve kind of been slacking on the deep thoughts the past few weeks, but trust me – I’ve had LOTS of deep thoughts. Get ready, because they are coming your way soon. In the meantime,  I came across this article today, and I thought it was worth sharing. Here are 10 habits to improve your life. Life is precious and fleeting, and the problem is, we always think we have time. This year has been kind of an existential crisis for me, and I am slowly realizing that time, and my body, will not afford me the…

March 18, 2017 theadventuresofdd

OK – I’ve been eating this all week and it’s DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! I found it on  this site – the realfoodrds.com – and with the few ingredients and the prep time I was totally sold. Here’s your grocery list – and if you’re like me, you may already have this stuff 🙂 see Meal Prep – a Life Hack for more. 2 lbs – ish chicken breast – organic if you can. 12-ounces of Salsa Verde – get the purest you can find. I used this, it was the purest I could find on the shelf.  If there are chemicals you can’t pronounce  -…

February 18, 2017 theadventuresofdd 2Comment

This has been a brutal week for our house and home! First off we had a record breaking snow storm on Monday -record snowfall in a 24 hour period! Literally – our snowbanks outside our house are as tall as me and I’m 5’2″. Link to more info regarding snowfall  

Then – on Tuesday – I could NOT go to sleep – I felt super funky. I watched the Santa Clarita Diet with my girl Drew Barrymore – (a very unique and hilarious show) and I of course thought I had what she has (you’ll have…

February 14, 2017 theadventuresofdd 2Comment

Hey hey! so – today is Valentines Day, or Galentines Day, or Tuesday. Potato, potatoe. AMIRIGHT? Love is a very liberal term. Being in love, falling in love, feeling love, feeling lust, feeling power – it’s all relative. You can have romantic love, friendship love, pet love – it all fills your soul and that’s what love is supposed to do for us. Full disclosure – I am watching the Bachelor while writing this. It’s the most ridiculous show ever. It’s a nice reminder of all of the craziness one must go through when finding a life partner. I think…

February 10, 2017 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

In case you were wondering how my thought process works and why I am (mostly) so dang happy all of the time – Check out this list of quotes from the Dalai Lama. I read this list and was in agreement with ALL of them – so I couldn’t keep them to myself. I hope you enjoy – please share with me the one(s) that spoke to you <3 Link to Elephant Journal Article “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need…

January 25, 2017 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

Gooooddddd morning/afternoon/night – whatever time you’re reading this 🙂 It’s been a rough couple of weeks, with a lot of negative vibes roaming around, it’s easy to feel depressed or hopeless. I think it’s time to divert energy into something that will generate positive vibes – Self Love and Self Care! It’s important o love yourself. As most of you know, I have a lot going on. I am always going in a bajillion different directions, and being the optimist I am,  I tend to overestimate the amount of time it takes to do things. I often take on many deadline driven projects…

January 16, 2017 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and it’s an important day in the history of our nation. It’s important that we remember the legacy of Dr. King and his hard work in uniting the people. I typically post a quote as my status on facebook, but I recently came across a page which has a large library of quotes attributed to Dr. King that I enjoyed reading. I decided to pull some that resonated with me, as I, like many of you, need some positive inspiration in this time where lots of things are unknown. “In a real sense, all…