Buck’s First Week Home

On a beautiful Monday morning in September 2016, Adam and I were preparing our house to have our family over to celebrate Labor Day. It was a sunny and breezy day and his family were coming to the house one by one. Suddenly, I noticed Adam was carrying a beautiful chocolate Labrador and I could…

Chester’s First Week Home

It was the first week of September, Labor Day to be exact, when we received a call from a lady Adam was talking to about her litter. She lived in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Adam came across this woman’s information by checking online for Golden Retriever puppies. This decision was made before we came across our fur-baby…

5 Reasons I love warm weather…

Well, I am listing some reasons why I love warm weather. Maybe, you have the same reasons or not. But, if you have other reasons please make sure to share with me in the comments section. The reasons I love warm weather are because… I can simplify my wardrobe. ( I don’t have to use…

Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Dating in itself should be a great experience for all of us. However, some experiences are shattered by their significant other. CDC defines dating violence “as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking”. The most vulnerable when it comes to…

Snowy Sunday

Courtyard at one of the buildings at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York. Can you tell me to which building this courtyard belongs to? Share in the comments. Overlooking the parking lot in front of one of a building at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York. On our way…

My writing goal

In this post, I will like to share what I am expecting this writing adventure will do for my future self. Lately, it seems that many people have started writing as means of getting extra income. Even those without a background in writing. Some people write while fulfilling their dreams such as traveling, obtaining and…

Christmas Day 2017

Every Christmas since 2010, Adam and I found ourselves driving to pick up Super (Krysta) and Duper (Kaila) to visit his mom and grandma in Pennsylvania and my sister and mom in New Jersey. After Christmas 2015, which is also the year we got married, we decided to stay home for the festive days and…

Workshop Facilitation Tips

I have been facilitating different workshops for a little more than a couple years now. Some of the workshops were about basic nutrition topics and cooking, as well as, some self-management building skills. I know that a little more than a couple of years may not be enough time to make me feel I have…

Moving to the States

I was born in Peru and moved to the United States in 2006. When I moved to the States, I left everything I knew behind to start my life all over again. I left my job, friends, and part of my family that still live in Peru, my brothers. I grew up with four brothers…