Red Carpet Premiere of The Star

Sony Pictures' new animated movie The Star premiered at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles this past Sunday, and I was fortunately given the opportunity to attend. Thank you, Sarah! Instead of the typical red carpet, there was a white carpet lined with Christmas trees to make it look like a beautiful winter wonderland.… Continue reading Red Carpet Premiere of The Star


Blogging About Blogging

As a blogging newbie, I've been educating myself on the "business" aspect of blogging. I keep hearing things like "find your niche" or "narrow your focus." For some reason, this has been stressing me out! As a teacher, former dancer, personal trainer, fitness instructor, hypothyroid, gluten-intolerant, mom of 3, I want to write about a… Continue reading Blogging About Blogging

Gluten is in What?

I'm telling you, this gluten-free journey has been quite the eye-opener! Once I stopped eating gluten, I thought my hives and gastrointestinal problems would be over for good. Boy, was I wrong! Gluten is not only in breads, pasta, and crackers. It can also be found in gravy, dressings, and sauces. I slowly figured that… Continue reading Gluten is in What?

I Can’t Eat Gluten?

About a year ago, I started developing random outbreaks of giant, itchy hives on my legs, neck, or arms. I never knew when an outbreak would hit, and it would literally just come out of the blue. At first, I attributed it to an allergic reaction to material I wore or soap I used. The welts… Continue reading I Can’t Eat Gluten?

Gluten-Free Cross Country Adventure Part Two!

So, as we headed out of Sonora, Texas, I noticed that the car I was driving was sputtering somewhat whenever I accelerated past 40mph.  I tried to ignore it, and Eric and I plowed through to El Paso.  Side note - I must say that West Texas is gorgeous! It has rolling hills and mountains… Continue reading Gluten-Free Cross Country Adventure Part Two!

A Gluten-Free Cross Country Adventure! Part One

Our cross country adventure this summer was just that - an adventure!  Let me explain that my husband (Eric) and I drove separately in order to get both of our cars over there. Eric drove our van, with a U-Haul trailer attached, and our son and dog went with him. I, on the other hand,… Continue reading A Gluten-Free Cross Country Adventure! Part One