May 20, 2019

Intentions for the Week:

Looking to get your head in the game? Tracy from Shutterbean makes a weekly TO DO LIST called her Intentions for the Week. Here's what this week looks like:

Intentions for the Week:

  • drink water
  • pick up supplies for class
  • take amazing photos
  • meet new friends
  • have a good time TEACHING in Santa Fe
  • work on a blog post with students
  • edit photos
  • meditate
  • make good food choices
  • get exercise
  • track food in my food journal
  • track my steps with my Fitbit
  • find a way to recharge my introverted brain
  • Santa Fe farmer’s market adventure
  • send out invoices
  • spend time working in Currently notebook
  • delete photos from phone
  • get some sleep
  • continue 100 day challenge project on my Instagram 
  • unpack suitcase from trip when I get home
  • go grocery shopping
  • meal prep
  • paint fingernails


Last Week’s Intentions:

  • laundry
  • drink more water
  • get some exercise
  • track food in my food journal
  • track my steps with my Fitbit
  • conference call with E
  • conference call with T
  • volunteer at school
  • baseball games/practice
  • prep for Santa Fe class/print out the syllabus
  • email students
  • pick up book at library
  • go to post office
  • package/ship food journals
  • make a new recipe
  • edit photos
  • pack for Santa Fe trip
  • look at plane flights
  • get some meal prep done for the boys while I’m gone
  • work in my Currently notebook
  • delete photos off phone
  • clean up kitchen desk
  • continue 100 day challenge project on my Instagram 
  • passport appointment for Cooper
  • pull cards and work in sketchbook
  • keep organized with my bullet journal


Pump Jam for the Week:

Meal Inspo this Week:

Spicy Chicken with Chickpeas is an easy dinner to pull together on a weeknight. Find this healthy recipe on Shutterbean.com

Spicy Chicken with Chickpeas

Quick Tomato Basil Pasta

Lemon Garlic Roasted Shrimp makes weeknight dinner making EASY. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com!

Roasted Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Chicken Piccata

Roasted Broccolini with Lemon Tahini

Philly Cheesesteak Fries


Mantra for the Week:

Intentions for the Week/ Shutterbean.com

TAKE YOUR TIME. Don’t RUSH. Rushing is when mistakes happen.

Don’t forget to write down your Intentions for the Week! It’s a great way to get yourself UNSTUCK.

Have a great week, wish me luck and I’M ROOTING FOR YOU!

Sending sparkles, 



May 19, 2019

My Everyday Life: Week 20

Here’s what this past week looked like: My Everyday Life Week 20

Mother’s Day flowers from my Dad.  My boys got me some too!  It’s nice to be treated to flowers.

My Everyday Life: Week 20 on Shutterbean.com

We went to Barrel House Tavern in Sausalito for Brunch. Can’t beat that view.

My Everyday Life: Week 20 on Shutterbean.com

It’s fun to play tourist as a local.

My Everyday Life: Week 20 on Shutterbean.com

It’s also fun getting surprising my son by getting out of my comfort zone.

My Everyday Life: Week 20 on Shutterbean.com


May 17, 2019


 I LOVE LISTS // a collection of links from the 'net on Shutterbean.com


  1. I want to make my hair this curly sometime
  2. Cute fabric makes me ridiculously happy
  3. A bowl of health!
  4. The US birthrate is at an all-time low. 
  5. These old photos of Soviet control panels are oddly satisfying.
  6. Maybe you should just watch a movie at home in bed? 
  7. I love looking at travel hacks.
  8. Some food servers share their psychological tricks! 
  9. I never knew why we have rivets in our jeans. 
  10. Frozen pizzas, ranked.
  11. How to pet a kitty.
  12. Mantras have a powerful impact!
  13. Vintage cat photos from the library of congress.
  14. Currently reading:  Dinner Just for Two / Wild at Home
  15. Goals- to have a kitchen garden plan!
  16. This is the kind of dog Cooper wants some day.
  17. It’s hard to delay satisfaction. Just ask the Cookie Monster.
  18. When will Hollywood’s obsession with guns end?
  19. These moms are unapologetic geniuses.   lol #8
  20. Cute summer dresses: one / two / three / four
  21. What cows look like with a blowout! AHH! SO FLUFFY.