Hike #1 at Thomas Creek Trail

What a wonderful way to start the day! Bill and I hit the Thomas Creek trail in South Reno recently. It was chilly so there were very few other adventurous souls out with us. The trail was calm, quiet and …

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10 Easy Ways to Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

1. Use a monochromatic color scheme 2. Downsize your furniture (with the exception of, at most, one statement piece) 3. Incorporate multi-purpose furniture items that can be used for storage 4. Declutter, then color code your shelves or spaces to …

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Working Out With Our Kids!

Our kids have watched Bill and I work out early in the mornings before work for years. When the kids were little, we took turns. Now Bill and I are able to go together or at least at the same …

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I Love Kickboxing

I love to try new fitness classes! I think it is good to do for two reasons. The first reason is that it helps to work on different areas of your body by challenging different muscle groups. The second reason …

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Health and Fitness

I have decided to start a new blog section on my website.  I want to create space about something I feel very strongly, something I have struggled with my whole life.  Health and fitness.   I would like to do this …

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50 Ways to Refresh Your Home for the New Year

The holiday season has ended and the New Year is upon us full-force. From family gatherings to vacations and annual meetings to last minute conference calls, the end of the year likely brought many distractions. Somehow the entire month of …

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Design Tip of the Week: Refurbishing Old Furniture

The start of the New Year is a great time to try something new. Along with local sourcing, visiting farmers markets, and “going green”; refurbishing old furniture is a promising trend that is both affordable and environmentally-friendly. If your home …

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