Summer Vacation Tips for you Family

Author, Ellie Talley for Growing Up Maury Magazine    To me, summertime is all the things. I’m a mama and a teacher, so this two-month break gives me much-needed time to make stronger connections with my family and invest in things that matter the most.   Growing up, my parents planned summer vacations for us…

6 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

See the full post at- https://www.billcollinsfitness.com/blog-1/manage-your-blog-from-your-live-site So, what is all this talk about Metabolism and why is it important to me?  First, let’s define the word “metabolism.” Metabolism according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary : the sum of the processes in the buildup and destruction of protoplasm; specifically : the chemical changes in living cells by which energy is…

Mule Day 2018

So. Another Mule Day has come and gone. Two years ago today I was thinking about moving to Columbia.  I got in my car and drove there to go view a house on the market downtown, not knowing that it was Mule Day.  I found myself battling traffic and weaving through back streets to try…

Chickasaw Trace Park

It was late morning, the air was still fresh and cool and I decided to take a walk through nature. Where? Closer than you may think… Chickasaw Trace In addition to being historically significant to the Trail of Tears, the park is now a regular destination for mountain bike and fishing enthusiasts. The area is…