Christmas Lights + Desk

Christmas Lights (LED) + Desk These lights from Amazon were only $9.99! They are great! The photos below don’t do them justice. They are bright and clear and produce no heat at all. These lights are on my desk at BitWise where I rent a work space. For some reason I am the only one…

The Power Of A Smile

Smile I came across this quote in a book I am reading and really love it. “Whenever you go out-of-doors, draw the chin in, carry the crown of the head high, and fill the lungs to the utmost; drink in the sunshine; greet your friends with a smile, and put soul into every handclasp. Do…

Update a plugin with FTP

Updating or installing a WordPress plugin using FTP 1. What is FTP? 2. Why would I use FTP and not the update plugin button? 3. WooCommerce Extensions What is FTP? FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It’s a way for you to drag and drop files from your desktop to the server hosting your website….

Cheesy Christmas Movies

Cheesy Christmas Movies A few movies I like to watch each year, including a few I added this year. Christmas Town 12 Dates of Christmas Snowglobe The Mistle Tones Christmas Lodge Christmas Angel Additions to the list for 2017 Engaging Father Christmas (Erin Krakow!) The Sweetest Christmas Crown for Christmas Mistletoe Promise A Very Country…

Replacing Sprinkler Valves

Replacing Sprinkler Valves Keeping your yard green is no easy task, especially if you live where it’s very hot. Sprinkler systems need tweaking constantly. Whether it’s a busted sprinkler head, a drip system hose that has been chewed through, or a bad control unit. It’s a lot of work. We live on a few acres…

Halloween 2017

Halloween 2017 This year was pretty laid back. Trunk or treat at the church at the end of the day for a few hours, and that’s about it. Two of my girls volunteered and the younger kids got lots of candy. 🙂

October 2017

It’s Fall! I love fall. October, November and December the the best months of the year. The weather cools down quite a bit, and the smell of both Livermore and Fresno, are very good. I am not sure if it’s the smell of leaves, or the fact that harvest is being wrapped up, but it’s…

Things 3 Alfred Workflow

A Workflow for Alfred and Things 3 Alfred is a must have for all Mac users. It’s a Productivity booster in so many ways. Today I added a workflow that will quickly add items to my Projects in Things 3. All you need to do is head here and download the workflow. The usage is…

Flash Back to 2014: Level 1

CrossFit Level 1 Certification In 2014 I was blessed to attend a 2 day Level 1 course at NorCal CrossFit. It was an even bigger blessing because I was trained by incredible athletes that were there for the CrossFit games in San Francisco the following week. Brooke Ence, Pat Barber, Neal Maddox, The Boz, Jason…

Fossils!

Fossil Discovery Center of Madera Today the kids and I headed to Madera to have some fun at the Fossil Discovery Center. It was so much fun! We were the only ones there! We had the two ladies on staff all to ourselves. We got to see everything and wander around. They have some great…

Under 200

What!! Under 200 pounds!! It’s been at least 15 years since I have seen my weight under 200. Keto and CrossFit for the win!!