Mountain Climbers in my Fancy Tights!


Last week, my niece Katie came for a visit. She took me shopping at Old Navy.  “Aunt Mary, you need a change from black tights.” I wasn’t sure when I bought them. I wore them to OutdoorFit and I love them! They are fancy compression tights. I feel energized, able to run faster, jump higher, Super Woman and so much fun! Thanks Kate!

Here is a 4  minute HIIT workout for you. HIIT is great, work hard, recover and go again. It is a very effective workout to boost your metabolism. It can be done anytime, anywhere and no equipment necessary! Give it a try!

I love mountain climbers. Mountain Climbers are a fabulous full body workout and easy on your back.

Come try OutdoorFit! Click here for new schedule.




I have been making Nut Fudge for a quick go to snack. I have been increasing the Fat and reducing the grains and sugar. It is my new healthy sustainable lifestyle!

Here is the Basic Recipe. (Add you own pet touches.)

1 Stick organic grass fed butter

1/2 cup coconut oil

8 drops stevia

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup chopped raw nuts

2 scoops of protein powder (I use soy or whey protein.)

Melt the butter and coconut oil in sauce pan. Add the rest of the ingredients. I spread the fudge into a 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate.  Cut into small squares.

The Nut Fudge is high in calories. It won’t cause a spike in your blood sugar. Enjoy a small piece.

Recipe based on Dr. Mercola’s Recipe.


I love creative people. They are inspiring to me. I look up creative people on you tube and Ted talk. I am interested in what they have to say. I have tried different things in my life. I took a pottery class and and made a few beautiful heavy lopsided bowls. A few fortunate love ones got them as a Christmas gift. One year, everyone received a handmade scarf or cap for Christmas. Stunning.  I had my own business Khaki & Moss where I made cute bags and also bought other people’s products and put my label on it. It was creative but not exactly 100% my own artwork.

I have friends like Wendy Cettina who create their own beautiful clothing. Alyssa Truckenbrod can make a bar of soap.  Elizabeth (I call her Beth) Harbaugh can walk into a room, rearrange, simplify and make it a work of art. Veronique of OceanRock Design can create a beautiful bag out of vintage World War 2 material.

All very inspiring, I am not sure where this is going but I know creativity is linked to my happiness. I have decided that I can clean, shine my kitchen sink and put out a bar of handmade soap right next to a lopsided bowl. That is CREATIVITY for me. Simple, Easy and Beautiful!



Health Coach Tip of the DAY!

Do something that inspires you. Plant a pot of red geraniums, clean out your sock drawer or rearrange a book shelf. Tell me what works for you! How does it make you feel?