Category: Marvalous Life

28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Labs

Day #14! How has it been going? I have been making some changes that if I sustain in my diet, e.g. drinking more water and eating more veggies that will lead to better health.  A good sign that these changes are good will be evident in my lab work when I go see my doctor next. There are 2 very important labs that I … Read More 28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Labs

28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Vital Signs

Day number 8! I hope that you have been reading, researching, and implementing some of the tips shared. I did not realize that when I started this journey, I would also start a major remodel on my home. The timing worked perfectly for these to coincide. I am spring cleaning with my health and with my home.  That will make for an interesting future … Read More 28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Vital Signs

Day 6 of the Spring Clean: Healthy Diet

What will I eat? What we eat is the largest factor in how well our body functions and our overall health. You have probably heard the saying “trash in and trash out.” Well, that is true of our bodies, as well.  Our bodies require fuel to help it function optimally. Nutrition is key. Poor nutrition can deflate even the best workout. So I chose to … Read More Day 6 of the Spring Clean: Healthy Diet

28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Weight

We will start our 28-day Spring Clean with the topic of weight. Many of us judge our personal health by our weight.  However, in order to know if our weight is healthy, we must answer the question, what is a healthy weight? Per the Mayo Clinic, a “healthy weight means that you have the right amount of body fat in relation to your overall … Read More 28-Day Personal Spring Clean: Healthy Weight

Happy 2nd Anniversary Everyday Marvalous

It was 2 years ago today that I first launched Everyday Marvalous.  Despite the joy that I get from working on my blog, a few other things came up this year that kept me from it. Some were of high priority like family and work, and there were some that were just time wasters. Facing 2018, I realize that a few things need to … Read More Happy 2nd Anniversary Everyday Marvalous

This past weekend…

Oh how I miss the past weekend and, yet, long for the coming weekend. I thoroughly enjoy the time spent with my family.  I am working to focus on the really important things in life, like family, good health, and a strong relationship with God. When I consider these things, I realize how blessed I really am. Then all of the inconveniences, disappointments, or … Read More This past weekend…

What I’m Excited About

  The past few weeks have been full of work and a lot of fun. There are some things lately that I am really excited about and have enjoyed tremendously. 5. Stila HUGE Extreme Lash Mascara – It will make you look like you have on false lashes! Copied from: shop.Nordstroms.com     4. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick – It smells delicious … Read More What I’m Excited About

Black History Month

As Black History month comes to a close, I wanted to share a few thoughts that I have on this matter. Black History is American history. Such can be said of all the races and cultures that make up the beautiful fabric called the United States of America.  Shouldn’t it be that the advances of one race and/ or culture raises the standing of … Read More Black History Month

Plans for 2016

It is that time of year again, when we start making resolutions and plans for what we hope to accomplish in the new year. Last year, I had a few goals, which were to go deeper into my bible study, have a great family vacation and improve my running. I accomplished all, but improve my running. Life and a broken toe hindered my running goal.  I … Read More Plans for 2016

Merry Christmas!

  I hope that you all have had a wonderful Christmas Day! Our Christmas celebration began on Christmas Eve, attending the candlelight worship service. I was really inspired to continue to allow God’s light to shine through me and felt thankful for the gift of Christ, His birth, death, and resurrection. We sang traditional Christmas songs of worship. In my heart, I sang an … Read More Merry Christmas!

A Marvalous Weekend

This weekend, I was able to help celebrate my Mom’s 65th birthday. It is such a blessing to have her as a Mom and a friend. We enjoy a lot of the same things, so it was easy to plan a few activities to make her feel special.  Friday night, the boys and I delivered to her a bouquet of flowers and a birthday card. … Read More A Marvalous Weekend

Black & White Part II

Keeping with the black and white theme, here are some of my favorite photos in variations of black and white (or cream). Enjoy!