March 15, 2018

Single, over forty, and traveling alone

What’s the big deal? I’ve started to share my dream of traveling aboard with others. The desire to travel has been held close to my heart […]
January 16, 2018


I have been doing a lot of rectifying regrets the last year and a bit. Tackling those things that are on that imaginary list of things I […]
January 12, 2018

Dine in Orewa Beach in North Auckland

 I moved to Orewa Beach 12 years ago. I had finished my degree in Hamilton and decided I wanted to live closer to the beach.  I […]
January 26, 2017
New Zealand

Living off the land

The plan is in action now, so no turning back. Once I realised there was no turning back? I was sick—literally sick. Overwhelming thoughts that I […]
January 25, 2017

Adventures of Napier

I fell in love with the drive from Taupo to Napier.  The road was long and straight which made it easy to drive. There are so […]
January 15, 2017

Exploring Taupo

Taupo is one of my favourite destinations. There is plenty to do that doesn’t cost a fortune.  There is a beautiful walk from Spa Park that […]
January 15, 2017
Leaving Auckland

Leaving Auckland

Leaving Auckland – Our adventure is underway. This trip is about having ideas/dreams and making sure they come true. For 15 years i have wanted to […]
January 4, 2017

Do you get scary ideas

I don’t know about you, but I have scary ideas—ideas that stop my flow of breath when I look at them. Ideas are my lifeblood, even […]
December 18, 2016

Life Strategies – Design a plan that works

When I was younger, I lived life day by day. Sometimes it was hour by hour. The trauma of my upbringing meant I didn’t trust anything […]
December 10, 2016
Stop the Regrets

Stop the Regrets – North Island trip

Stop the Regrets I am a big one for having no regrets. Its time to stop the regrets. I don’t want to be 60 years down […]
October 31, 2016

The Flow of Money

Number one stress factor in most people’s’ lives is money or, more specifically, the fact that you just don’t have enough of it.   Why am […]
September 9, 2016

Te Atawhai Retreat

A post on Facebook where I cried out “I need a holiday” was how I got introduced to the launch of Annah Stretton’s newest venture, Te […]
September 7, 2016

Invest in you

Where do you stand? One of the recurring conversations that I have been having recently is around women not standing up for what they want in […]
May 4, 2016

I got REAL

I don’t know what is going on but I think things are getting a little weird. I have been having a lot of ‘woohoo’ moments.  Maybe […]
April 6, 2016

12 weeks

I am so proud of myself. In the last 12 weeks, I have been dedicated to my new “healthy living” lifestyle. I have been working out […]
March 30, 2016

Loss of a legend

The first time I watched “Gold Rush”, I was sucked into the vortex of Parker Schnabel. He was 17 years old and he was helping his […]
February 5, 2016

Break your money chains

It’s late at night and you are sitting worrying as the song “Money Makes the World Go Round” rings in your head. You look at the […]
January 29, 2016

Sidekick horrors

Kickboxing is hard yakka – even harder when you are the fattest in your class! It’s funny, I have always been the biggest one and to […]
January 26, 2016

PS Challenge

We all need to challenge ourselves. I personally love pushing my limits, trying something new, and doing something to keep me moving forward—making my life interesting. Now […]
November 10, 2015

NZ first curvy Fashion Show

I was honoured to be asked to model for The Larger lovely ladies Fashion show that was on Last weekend.  I have never done anything like this […]