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Falling in love flourless chocolate cake recipe!

posted by amcdaniel

  Areyou ready to “FALL” in love with this decadent gluten-free flourless cake?? It also happens to be vegetarian and will a few simple subsitutions can be vegan! A  good friend of mine had her bridal shower this summer.  We put […]

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Joel Osteen: You can be happier than you are!

posted by amcdaniel

More related features: Whole Living Discoveries of a Wanderer The Inspiration Report

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Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos ( adorable )!

posted by amcdaniel

Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos. I love this idea! The photographer takes a dog in a shelter and uses simple costumes and decoration to promote adoption. The logic behind this is that by photographing the dogs in a more serene/family […]

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The little things count!

posted by amcdaniel

  The little things we do for happiness count!  I think we live in a world that always promises better things, when what we truly need is often right in front of us!  Do you agree?   You are lucky if….. […]

Joel Osteen: Everyday is a new day and quotes on happiness!

posted by amcdaniel

Quotes for happiness: What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful. [Peace] is the highest and most strenuous act of the soul, but an entirely harmonious act, in which all our powers and affections are blending in […]

Cute video alert! 3 Dachshund Dogs on a Treadmill…..

posted by amcdaniel

Here is your cute and inspiring video for the day! I hope you enjoy it!   “Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.”   More related features: Whole Living Discoveries of a Wanderer The […]

A Dolphin Tale…. (VIDEO)

posted by amcdaniel

Dolphin Tale” is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She […]

Quotes and pictures for the compassionate heart

posted by amcdaniel

 I hope you enjoy these quotes and pictures for the compassionate heart! “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”   “Compassion is no substitute for justice.”   “I came upon […]

More ways to make a difference!

posted by amcdaniel

    There are simple ways you can  make a difference in the lives of others and your own. All it requires is a little optimism, faith, and a dash of courage. Read on….       I have been posting […]

My three good things…everything you need is already within you!!!

posted by amcdaniel

  I hope your having a wonderful day filled with positivity and sunshine. If your not that’s ok too,  just take a deep breath, stay positive, and wait for the storms to pass. They always do! Since I posted about my […]

Say three good things.

posted by amcdaniel

Good afternoon! Do you remember the inspiration book I mentioned in an earlier post? I can’t quite recall the title, but the morning and evening rituals mentioned in the book are crystal clear to me. It’s funny how things work. […]

World’s cutest dog Boo releases first book!!!

posted by amcdaniel

Discoveries of a Wanderer The Inspiration Report Easy ways to be healthy part 1 Beyond Blue

You are lovely!

posted by amcdaniel

You are lovely! Say it to yourself! Now believe it! Now that we’ve started the day with positivity, let’s talk weekends! Did you do anything out of the ordinary? Did you have time to take part in the “one nice […]

Falling Towers Rising Hope

posted by amcdaniel

          Today marks the 10 year anniversary since the devastating attacks on 9/11. How do you think America has changed since then? Will you do anything special to commemorate the victims/survivors? Were you directly involved? I started […]

9/11 Remembrance Interview ( VIDEO )

posted by amcdaniel

Beliefnet TV Interviews Tim Brown; of the Office of Emergency Management. More related features: Cute animal photo Discoveries of a Wanderer The Inspiration Report

Comfort others, comfort yourself.

posted by amcdaniel

Come on everybody, let’s work together… That sounds like a cheesy line from a song, but isn’t it true? How often have you been stressed out, wiped out, or just plain out, and then something miraculous happens. A friend drops […]

The Rules of Life…

posted by amcdaniel

  What are the rules of your life?  Do you think there are any? My rules are to practice kindness, compassion, and respect for others and myself.  I could think up many “rules”, but I think the below list does […]

Blind during 9/11: One man’s amazing story (Video)

posted by amcdaniel

“I was working in the North Tower on the 78th floor when suddenly, everything changed,” says blind-since-birth Michael Hingston. But being open to unexpected guidance changed the odds… <strong>More related features:</strong> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/wholeliving/2011/08/baby-pig-photo.html” target=”_blank”>Cute animal photo</a> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/discoveriesofawanderer/” target=”_blank”>Discoveries of […]

Do not fear!

posted by amcdaniel

  What would you do if you had no fear? Ride a motorcycle? Speak in public? Trust yourself? I’ve always heard you should do one thing a day that scares you. I do this most days. I developed a fear […]

Honoring lives lost on 9/11

posted by amcdaniel

Above a Catskill creek, hundreds of prayer flags fly to honor lives lost. <strong>More related features:</strong> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/wholeliving/2011/08/baby-pig-photo.html” target=”_blank”>Cute animal photo</a> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/discoveriesofawanderer/” target=”_blank”>Discoveries of a Wanderer</a> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/inspirationreport/” target=”_blank”>The Inspiration Report</a>

A prayer for 9/11 survivors (VIDEO)

posted by amcdaniel

For 9/11 survivors, a beautiful and comforting prayer by award winning essayist, Alden Solovy. <strong>More related features:</strong> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/wholeliving/2011/08/baby-pig-photo.html” target=”_blank”>Cute animal photo</a> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/discoveriesofawanderer/” target=”_blank”>Discoveries of a Wanderer</a> <a href=”http://blog.beliefnet.com/inspirationreport/” target=”_blank”>The Inspiration Report</a>

Quotes for keeping the faith and on life…

posted by amcdaniel

You deserve happiness! You really do…. we all do. I thought this was a timely post after the long ( and lovely ) holiday weekend. I haven’t always  had Labor Day off, so I consider myself lucky!   Today  it’s back  to […]

Labor day weekend and a prayer for safe travel

posted by amcdaniel

  Labor day weekend is here, will you be  traveling or having a staycation? I have what I think is an appropriately amount of activity vs. rest planned for this (long) vacation weekend.  If you are traveling this weekend here […]

Video: Rat loves cat. Cat tolerates rat.

posted by amcdaniel

Different species, best friends and animal quotes…

posted by amcdaniel

It seems like we all love a good inter-species friends story.  I think it’s the message of true friendship without judgement and caring that transcends any physical differences.  The world feels like a simpler place if a hippo and a […]

What can you accomplish in 30 seconds?

posted by amcdaniel

What can you accomplish in 30 seconds? Can you change someones day, make someones day, feel inspired, save a life? What’s the most meaningful thing you’ve ever done in 30 seconds? What are some  positive things we do everyday that take […]

Making a difference (in the lives of others and your own)!

posted by amcdaniel

It feels like Monday  today,  that’s not a bad thing…  I attribute it to the hurricane mayhem this past weekend. I feel lucky and blessed that the extent of my water damage. was limited to my mail box and all of it’s […]

Quotes for peace, strength and serenity

posted by amcdaniel

I hope you have a blessed and productive Monday. Let these quotes lift you up and fill your heart with joy.   Quotes for peace, strength and serenity  Go to sleep in peace. God is awake. – Victor Hugo To truly […]

Quotes to embrace change part 2

posted by amcdaniel

This is the second part of my quotes to embrace change posts. It’s been awhile, so here’s the first quotes to embrace change post in case you missed it!   I hope you are having a lovely Sunday morning wherever you […]

Precautions to take BEFORE a hurricane

posted by amcdaniel

A common question right now, especially for coastal residents is “What precautions should be taken BEFORE a hurricane hits.” You can bet the grocery stores will be packed, roads will be filled, and many people will panic. Stay calm and […]

How to prepare for Hurricane Irene

posted by amcdaniel

Are you in an area that will potentially be affected by Hurricane Irene? There is a mandatory evacuation for my area, so I’ll be packing the “fur kids” and heading North. Wherever you are, wherever your going, I pray you […]

Preparing for Hurricane Irene

posted by amcdaniel

  More related content: Discoveries of a Wanderer The Inspiration Report Easy ways to be healthy part 1 Cute animal photo Inspiration for moving forward Inspiration and hope from the dolphin Five ways children inspire us Bolivia Travels

Ashley’s Gluten Free Baked Huevos Rancheros

posted by amcdaniel

This one is a favorite in my house. It’s a staple for game day Sunday or when on a tight budget. Make it your own, and use refried beans, lentils, sliced green pepper, or salmon. I don’t fry my eggs, […]

We are always changing.

posted by amcdaniel

Today I have a simple quote taken from/inspired by Operation Beautiful. “What lies behind you does not define you.” Who are you? How do others see you? Does it really matter? What do you think? If I had to describe myself […]

Weekend inspiration? The dog days of summer…

posted by amcdaniel

The skies are clear, the grass is green, and things are pretty good around here. I love feeling inspired, and in today’s world I feel like I have a precious little corner of positivity and sunshine. I’d like to share it with […]

Christian quotes for comfort: part 2

posted by amcdaniel

  Psalm 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your […]

Christian quotes for comfort: part 1

posted by amcdaniel

I pray these quotes bring peace and joy to your soul. You are not alone. Take comfort in these quotes. Psalm 9:9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my […]

World Humanitarian Day 2011

posted by amcdaniel

Today August 19th, 2011 is World Humanitarian Day.  Do you love helping others in need or have an idea that could change the world? You are a humanitarian. A humanitarian is a person who seeks to promote human welfare, also known as a philanthropist. […]

What leads to true happiness/Quotes on being happy

posted by amcdaniel

What leads to happiness? Is it a positive attitude, a close network of friends, or a close knit family that leads to lasting joy?  Although there may be universal truths for happiness, my hypothesis is that it also  depends on […]

Health benefits of blueberries

posted by amcdaniel

I love all fruits, really there isn’t one I dislike even a tiny bit. My favorite fruit has always been the blueberry, in any form. This includes, blueberry ice cream (delicious), blueberry juice, blueberry pancakes, blueberry gum, blueberry popsicle, and […]

Prayers and quotes for strength

posted by amcdaniel

“For strength to bear is found in duty alone, and he is blest indeed who learns to make the joy of others cure his own heartache.” Drake “Thus all below is strength, and all above is grace.” John Dryden “If […]

Gluten Free/Vegetarian Quinoa Summer Salad Recipe

posted by amcdaniel

I love quinoa. I love it because of the taste, versatility, protein, magnesium, it’s just good stuff. What is quinoa? Quinoa is a nutty flavored grain that can be used in sweet and savory dishes. It is also a complete […]

Marvelous Monday

posted by amcdaniel

Monday marks the start of most work-weeks. Do you look forward to Mondays, dread them, or just take them as they come along? I usually do something special on Mondays, nothing big just something out of the ordinary. Today I […]

Dreams

posted by amcdaniel

Think back to your childhood.  What did you want to be when you “grew up”? A police man, teacher, pastor, or  doctor? Or maybe an astronaut, or senator. I believe the best kind of dreams are the ones you have as […]

Following your intuition

posted by amcdaniel

Following your intuition isn’t always an easy task. It’s that little feeling you get when something is wonderfully right, or horribly wrong. Or sometimes it’s just a feeling, that’s your intuition trying to speak to you. I like to think […]

Let’s be thankful, what are you thankful for?

posted by amcdaniel

Do you consider yourself a thankful person? Do you think it makes a difference? I believe maintaining a thankful/positive attitude, makes all the difference in the world. I have less than perfect days or even weeks,  all the time. I […]

Baby Pig Photo

posted by amcdaniel

I have to share this cute overload link.  A piglet photo? Yes, please. Take a break from your workday and feel your blood pressure lower, your muscles soften. The only thing better would be actually holding this tiny piglet. And now for […]

Easy ways to be healthy part 1

posted by amcdaniel

Easy Ways to be healthy Part 1: 1) Wash your sheets, pillow cases etc… once a week to prevent dust mites and other allergens from multiplying. 2) Take a multi-vitamin. Find a form you can tolerate, pill, gummi, powder etc… […]

Tomato Gazpacho

posted by amcdaniel

  I attempted to make my own salsa because, I eat ALOT of salsa. I didn’t follow a recipe or measure. The ending result was tomato gazpacho, which coincidentally I have always wanted to make, but never knew how! Here […]

Thankful

posted by amcdaniel

There are so many things to be thankful for in our country. What are you thankful for today? My thankful list for today includes:   Family  Friends Health Pets Spirit of Resilience  Love of nature.   Comment your thankful list below! […]

The Pay It Forward Movement

posted by amcdaniel

  Have you heard of the term, “Pay it forward?”  Put simply to pay it forward is to do something nice for someone else, and then they do a favor for someone else, and so on. This is  a wonderful movement […]

Happiness

posted by amcdaniel

I make an effort to wake up happy each morning. Even though I am a naturally optimistic person, for me happiness is a choice I make. Thats not to say that I don’t have less than perfect days, but the […]

What does Whole Living mean?

posted by amcdaniel

  What does Whole Living mean? I’ve been thinking about this for awhile, and I think it’s all about balance. When I started this blog, I intended to  focus on  holistic living and eastern medicine. The thing is I am interested in much more […]

What boosts your mood?

posted by amcdaniel

Question: What’s the one thing (other than your family, friends, or pets) that always boosts your mood, no matter how grumpy you are feeling? The one thing that always makes me feel better is, random acts of kindness. Doing something nice […]

Words for Wednesday!

posted by amcdaniel

  “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.”   Read MORE  inspiring words: How […]

Quotes on happiness

posted by amcdaniel

I will start off with Five things Friday, more specifically five things that made me happy today. Feel free to share your five things below. 1) Getting up early for work this morning, it was nice to have a little […]

5 Ways olive oil can improve your beauty routine

posted by amcdaniel

  I love olive oil. I make salads dressing with it, and drizzle it over almost every meal. But, there are even more uses for olive oil than just at meal time. Olive oil is a inexpensive all natural way […]

5 Ways pets make our lives better

posted by amcdaniel

This past weekend was my ferrets 7th birthday.  In honor of that, here are some ways pets make our lives better.   1) Pets give unconditional love and loyalty. The wonderful thing about animals is that they see beyond any […]

Steps to happiness

posted by amcdaniel

The choices we make daily add up, even the small, seemingly insignificant ones. What makes you happy every single day? For me it’s: Taking care of my pets in the morning Hot Coffee/Tea Walking/Exercise/Yoga Seeing friends/family Being outside Music Reading More […]

10 Relaxing (and free) things to do on the weekend

posted by amcdaniel

You don’t need to spend alot of money to have an enjoyable weekend. One of my favorite weekend activites is a trip to the local library. It’s a ritual I keep up no matter where I live. Below are 10 things […]

Cute Animal Photos

posted by amcdaniel

Need a little inspiration? Remember to rest when you are tired… To always share…. To look beyond differences…. And to enjoy silence.    For more inspiration visit: Ten Keys To Unlock Your Life Lessons From Nature Inspiration For Moving Forward

Relaxation Quotes

posted by amcdaniel

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. Men for the sake of getting a living […]

Tips for time management

posted by amcdaniel

Time management can be a powerful tool both at work and at home.  By taking small steps in the right direction, nothing is impossible!   Tips to boost your productivity: 1. Take a short break. This can be as simple […]

5 ways to smile, RIGHT NOW.

posted by amcdaniel

1 ) Write a hand-written letter to someone you love, using different colored pens. 2 )Look at pictures from your childhood.  Bad hairstyles, florescent fashion, take it all in. 3) Pop in the video/DVD from your child’s last recital—or your […]

10 ways to be happier

posted by amcdaniel

1. Plant something and nurture it. 2. Count your blessings–at least five–at the end of each day. 3. Take time to talk–have an hour-long conversation with a loved one each week. 4. Phone a friend whom you have not spoken […]

Motivational Quotes

posted by amcdaniel

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. […]

July 4th Quotes

posted by amcdaniel

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” “He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he […]

Animals and Inspiration: An unlikely friendship

posted by amcdaniel

  For more on animals and inspiration: Animals Who Make A Difference

Animals and Inspiration: Otters

posted by amcdaniel

 More on animals: Pets and Inspiration

Cute Ferrets On A Bed

posted by amcdaniel

Quotes on Life

posted by amcdaniel

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A Edison “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting” – Elizabeth Bibesco “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is […]

Inspirational Quotes

posted by amcdaniel

“Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.” “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will […]

Stay Positive!

posted by amcdaniel

  A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.   Attitudes are contagious.  Are yours worth catching?      Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, […]

Cute Puppy Whistle!

posted by amcdaniel

Cute Ferret Babies

posted by amcdaniel

A Faithful Companion

posted by amcdaniel

When I speak of my faithful  companion and her lovable antics, the first thing always asked is,  “Is she  a cat or dog?’   ” Neither” is always my response, “It’s a small ferret.”  Over the years this has prompted interesting questions, confusion, and […]

Choose Happiness!

posted by amcdaniel

I am a big fan of Operation Beautiful. Operation Beautiful is a positivity project that seeks to empower girls and women, through self-acceptance and love.  Operation Beautiful is also a book  from the same project, filled with uplifting and happy […]

Each Year Is A Lesson In Self Discovery

posted by amcdaniel

Another year. Another year to live out Gods intentions for my life.  A year to stand out of my own way.  A year to live by strong convictions, faith, courage, perseverance, and truth. Another year wiser, not another year older […]

Be True To Yourself

posted by amcdaniel

“Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it. ” Hardy D. Jackson Being true to yourself is the ultimate path to joy. It’s taken me awhile to figure […]

Always Practice Gratitude

posted by amcdaniel

  I post many inspirational quotes on this blog.  Most are short, to the point, and make you think about your own life. So here are 3 for this Monday afternoon. “Willingness to forgive yourself is a necessary step to being at […]

Friday Inspiration!

posted by amcdaniel

I hope this quote will being peace to you at this very moment. “Empowerment Is The Inner  Joy of Knowing That External Force Isn’t Nessesary To Be At  Harmony With Oneself.” More Inspiration: Read More Quotes Read Heartwarming Stories

Morning Inspiration and Rituals

posted by amcdaniel

” If one of us succeeds, we all do. “ I want to talk today about morning rituals, and the power starting the day off with peace and positivity can have on your life. Morning Rituals often change as we age, […]

Quotes To Embrace Change

posted by amcdaniel

              Change is a certainity of life.  In my experience change is usually hard, or it’s not really a “change”. I’ve put together a few quotes about change to inspire you today. He who rejects change is […]

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

posted by amcdaniel

May is National  CELIAC DISEASE Awareness Month. The auto-immune disease is becoming more mainstream due to celebrities with the condition, fad diets, and the increased prevalence of processed grains in the American diet. Celiac disease is serious auto-immune disease activated by eating […]

Afternoon Inspiration tips and video

posted by amcdaniel

“You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.” (Quote From Everyday Wisdom by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer) How true is this?  Many times, it’s easy to get stuck in routines, the day to day, the mundane, […]

Hidden Health Benefits Of Strawberries!

posted by amcdaniel

Lately I’ve been enjoying nature’s bounty strawberries!  I made a batch simply with metled dark chocolate from the microwave. Nothing fancy, just delicious. They are waiting in the fridge for me. Read on for a little more information about the […]

Life Lessons From Our Dogs

posted by amcdaniel

Around my house, pets are family.  It was that way in my house growing up, it’s that way in my house now. I continue to learn from my pets, and am still amazed by the unconditional love they give. I’ve learned […]

Daily Inspiration!

posted by amcdaniel

I try to read an inspirational quote every morning, on a good day I watch a video also. Todays quote is: ” Our beliefs are the invisible ingredients in all of our activities. “ And todays video is: I hope […]

15 Adorable Baby Animals

posted by amcdaniel

Afternoon Break: 15 Adorable Baby Animals More on animals: Animal Responsibility

Five Signs You May have Undiagnosed Celiac Disease….

posted by amcdaniel

 May is Celiac Awareness Month. What is Celiac Disease? Simply put  Celiac Disease, “Celiac disease is a problem some people have with foods that contain gluten. Gluten is a kind of protein found in foods like bread, crackers, and pasta. […]

Life From A Puppy’s Point Of View

posted by amcdaniel

 This post is a little different from the things I’ve posted before. This  is all about my puppy Roxie. I talk often about the trouble she gets into, things she eats, tears up, and just general  puppy trouble making. Roxie is a miniature dachshund […]

Mother’s Day Quotes

posted by amcdaniel

What does Mother’s Day  mean to you? To me, it’s a day of honor, respect, and love. It’s a chance to spend quality time with family, and appreciate the sacrifices mother’s make! A few of my favorite Mother’s Day Quotes: A mother […]

Graduation Inspiration Speech

posted by amcdaniel

A few years ago I came across a  motivational speech that changed the way I looked at the world.  The words of Baz Luhrmann’s  “Everybody’s Free”, was originally for a high school graduation. The lyrics are about life lessons and enjoying the journey. I wasn’t […]

Quotes for Keeping The Faith During Hard Times

posted by amcdaniel

Let’s talk about faith . Faith in God, faith in yourself, faith in the future. Many people I know are going through hard times right now. Keeping the faith during good times and bad times can change your life for the better. Below […]

Royal Wedding Fever

posted by amcdaniel

It seems like everyone has Royal Wedding fever these days! I was a bit perplexed when I saw previews for the “Royal Wedding Movie” . It hadn’t occurred to me that this was a big deal. Then I went to the Official Wedding […]

Easter Recipe: Gluten Free Strawberry Torte

posted by amcdaniel

Growing up in the south, Easter desserts were lavish, creative, and sugar filled. This recipe is among the many recipes from my mom I use in my own home. Gluten Free Strawberry Torte: Ingredients 11 ounces cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup […]

Easter Traditions

posted by amcdaniel

Spring has always been my favorite season and  Easter my favorite holiday. Something about the green trees and sunny weather makes me optimistic and joyful. Growing up my family had many Easter traditions,  each of them unique. We would wake up around 6am […]

5 Ways To Practice Compassion

posted by amcdaniel

  What if we all  had more compassion toward ourselves and the people we encounter daily?  Would we be happier, less stressed, more zen, or even more productive? The Dalai Lama thinks so.   No matter where you are in life, where […]

Acupuncture benefits

posted by amcdaniel

The mind-body connection is nothing new in Eastern medicine.  Acupuncture, acupressure, meditation, and herbs are slowly making their way into the American lifestyle. I am thankful for the practice of using Western and Eastern medicine to achieve excellent health and balance. Today […]

Water and Disease Prevention

posted by amcdaniel

We all hear about the important of drinking water, but did you know drinking water can help prevent common diseases? I know I get a headache and my skin dries out  if I don’t drink enough water.   Dr. Eliaz discusses Water […]

Trying Acupuncture…

posted by amcdaniel

Today I had acupuncture for the first time. I practice yoga, attempt meditation, acupressure, and various other forms of eastern medicine but sticking needles all down my back never appealed to me. Until now. Desperate for a remedy for my […]

Heartwarming Video

posted by amcdaniel

Take a break today and watch the featurette to Disney’s African Cats. Animal babies are always adorable,  and this is no exception, enjoy! Disneys African Cats

Create a vision board

posted by amcdaniel

It’s Monday, so why not take a little time to do something special for yourself. Something you know you WANT to do but don’t really have time for. I’ve wanted to take up a creative hobby for awhile. Something not […]

5 Foods For Immune Health

posted by amcdaniel

Hippocrates said “Let your food be your medicine, your medicine be your food.” Certain foods and vitamins are said to improve immune health, here are my top five: 1) Keifer/Yogurt with active cultures 2) Spinach 3) Garlic 4) Oranges 5) […]

Inspirational Video: You Can Rise Above

posted by amcdaniel

Finding inspiration can be a very proactive endevor. But then sometimes inspiration won’t take any effort at all. You Can Rise Above

Quotes from the Dalai Lama

posted by amcdaniel

Good Morning!  Today I am sharing my favorite quotes from the Dalai Lama.  Sometimes just reading uplifiting words will make the whole day go smoother. My goal is to read one of these quotes every morning before the bustle of the […]

Yoga DVD Review

posted by amcdaniel

It is time to post my first yoga DVD review. I think you will enjoy this one. AM and PM Yoga with Rodney Yee and Patricia Walden I’ve been practicing with this DVD on and off for about 4 years. […]

What inspires you?

posted by amcdaniel

I came across this quote today and I thought I would share… “Without inspiration our minds remain dormant.” -Anonymous Remaining eternally optimistic and being around positive people inspires me to be the best version of myself. What inspires you today […]

Recipe Spotlight:Gluten Free Pancakes

posted by amcdaniel

The recipe spotlight for this week is on pancakes. More specifically Gluten-Free Banana Almond Pancakes. Weekend or  weekday pancakes can turn an breakfast routine  into a cherished ritual. Maybe you make these pancakes for your  family or maybe just for […]

Welcome!

posted by amcdaniel

Good morning and welcome to my blog, I am  glad you’ve chosen to be here! I thought of making a cute acronym for the information I will provide such as Recipes, Routines, and Reviews, but decided that was much too […]

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Falling in love flourless chocolate cake recipe!
  Areyou ready to "FALL" in love with this decadent gluten-free flourless cake?? It also happens to be vegetarian and will a few simple subsitutions can be vegan! A  good friend of mine had her bridal shower this summer.  We put together a recipe book for the bride-to-be, and here is m

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Joel Osteen: You can be happier than you are!
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Pet photographer's ambitious adoption photos ( adorable )!
Pet photographer's ambitious adoption photos. I love this idea! The photographer takes a dog in a shelter and uses simple costumes and decoration to promote adoption. The logic behind this is that by photographing the dogs in a more serene/family oriented enviornment, potential adoptees can s

posted 10:00:50pm Sep. 20, 2011 | read full post »

The little things count!
  The little things we do for happiness count!  I think we live in a world that always promises better things, when what we truly need is often right in front of us!  Do you agree?   Yo

posted 6:00:19pm Sep. 20, 2011 | read full post »

Joel Osteen: Everyday is a new day and quotes on happiness!
[bcvideo vid="1163365760001" pid="96582452001" height="410" width="480"] Quotes for happiness: What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful. [Peace] is the highest and most strenuous act of the soul, but an entirely harmonious act, in which all our powers and affections are blending

posted 6:00:30am Sep. 20, 2011 | read full post »

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