I love me some cute, little squirrels!
I love me some cute, little squirrels!
I love me some cute, little squirrels!
Nothing ends a good Chinese food meal like a good fortune cookie. It's the happy ending you always dreamed of, right before they hand over that big bill you need to pay. What a nice gesture to end your meal with a good fortune and wise knowledge, so you can bring that knowledge to your … Continue reading Our Special Fortune Cookie Quotes | Leverage Ambition
My dreams have finally come true! Google FINALLY brings something EXTRA COOL to my day when I get to play Doodle Champion Island Games right before I start searching for new room sprays (I went with this Pier 1 brand in case you were wondering here). Google's homepage currently looks like this: Then, you have … Continue reading OMG, OMG! Have You Played The Doodle Champion Island Games Today on Google’s Homepage? | Leverage Ambition
Staying in the moment is tough. I always find myself future tripping or looking towards the past, which takes me out of the more desirable present moment. Here are 20 little biddy's to embrace when I am feeling low. Don't force, fight, fix, or figure it out, instead give it to the universe to help … Continue reading 20 Little Biddy’s to Embrace When I Am Feeling Low | Leverage Ambition
Welcome to zebra season! Zebras, like horses, love to run free in the wild! And like the zebra, consider this season a time to run free and make time for you. Like zebras, we have many characteristics that are positive and negative that help us create abundance and less than depending on our actions. This … Continue reading How to Be A Zany Zebra & Spark Productivity This Summer Season | Leverage Ambition
What a great weekend I had recently! Let me tell you about it. First off, I have to say it has been a while since I have gotten out of my house before this past weekend. I would have to say it's been a solid 3 months since we have left the house fully and … Continue reading 5 Things I Did to Enjoy My Weekend (Without Netflix) – Leverage Ambition
Oh how I love cookie dough! Being on the paleo diet has really transformed my body. Although I really love sweets, I have discovered sweets that are naturally sweetened and really delicious that still hit the spot when my craving kick in. Cookie dough always gives me great memories of growing up and baking with … Continue reading Perfect Paleo Cookie Dough | Leverage Ambition
Easter is here! We are excited to see the spring flowers and enjoy celebrating Easter as we roll into a new season. Here is some Easter trivia for you to test out today. Photo by Jill Wellington on Pexels.com In which country did Easter Bunny originate?Which celebration immediately is after Easter?What is an Australian alternative … Continue reading 15 Easter Trivia Questions + Answers | Leverage Ambition
I absolutely love random interesting facts. I enjoy trivia although I am not that great at it. I really loved this recent article I read by Best Life Online about many random fun facts. Here are some of the highlight from that article below: Goosebumps are meant to ward off predators.Pineapple works as a natural … Continue reading 50 Interesting Facts to Blow Your Mind | Leverage Ambition
It is late winter and the season is dragging on. We are all getting pretty bored and with boredom comes a time to change things up and try new things. I love taking walks outside now because as the weather warms up, the birds are singing, and new flowers start to bloom. With the weather … Continue reading 30 Late Winter Activities to Help You Twist & Shout | Leverage Ambition
Saint Patrick's Day is upon us! I love dressing up in green and eating corned beef and cabbage. There are many recipes that were handed down in my family, and I am happy to share them with you. Since we have kids we do like to keep it healthy, so we've come up with some … Continue reading 5 Healthy + Fun Saint Patrick’s Day Activities | Leverage Ambition
I always thought that the generations before us had it good. Women were expected to take care of the house and kids, and maybe they enjoyed it? Lol! Looks like from these sarcastic memes that I may have been mistaken. I always enjoy these retro photos, but when you mix moms and memes along with … Continue reading 15 Retro Women + Hilarious Housewife Memes for a Good Laugh | Leverage Ambition
I loved the toys of the 80's! They had a lot of toys that were great learning tools that made learning a lot of fun. Speak & Spell - this toy was so much fun as it made spelling and speaking so easy! There were many games and if you got it wrong they would … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Dorky 80’s Toys | Leverage Ambition
Biochemically speaking, being in a romantic love affair cannot be distinguished from having an obsessive compulsive disorder. The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world. Convincing your brain you slept well tricks your brain into thinking you did. Being with positive happy people keeps you happier. The more you … Continue reading 20 Cool Psychological Facts | Leverage Ambition
I figured you may want to know how we typically spend our Sundays, to give you some ideas on how to spend yours too! The weekend is a great time for us to rest and relax. The work slash school week is always a mad dash and rush to knock out projects left and right. … Continue reading How We Spend Our Sunday | Leverage Ambition
My grandma gave me a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) for Christmas in the 80's and I was HOOKED! I also automatically became the coolest kid in my neighborhood, bar none. Granted I didn't beat all my friends at every game, but what a cool way to gather, chill, and play. If you have forgotten what … Continue reading My Top 7 Favorite Nintendo Games of the 80’s | Leverage Ambition
Wowser, it was a tough year but we got through it. Now that 2021 is here I have been looking at my blog more as a business than a hobby. I have made revenue goals, view goals, user and follower goals, along with comments and likes goals. I do this on a monthly basis to … Continue reading Top 10 Articles of 2020 | Leverage Ambition
Nature is full of big surprises and many parts of nature can be used to our benefit! We all seem to have a ton of time on our hands now that the pandemic continues to get worse, so why not get down and dirty with some Do It Yourself or DIY projects and nature crafts … Continue reading Quick Nature Crafts | Leverage Ambition
Time keeps on ticking, ticking, ticking, into the future! We have now been landlocked for over 9 months with COVID numbers running high during the winter season. It is hard to keep busy. We go for walks, take hikes, grab tea and coffee to go, and visit our favorite local restaurants for takeout food (shout … Continue reading 5 Creative Crafts with Egg Cartons For Everyone | Leverage Ambition
Today is Christmas! Santa was very nice to us. We were good boys and girls. We were so good this year, that Santa wants to give us an official Reindeer Name! Find out your Reindeer Name by Finding the First Letter of Your First Name and the First Letter of Your Last Name. Then be … Continue reading What’s Your Christmas Reindeer Name?
Merry Christmas, everyone! We absolutely love Christmas time here at Leverage Ambition. We love to put up our tree right after Thanksgiving, so we have 4 weeks to decorate it. What do you think? We still have so much work to do before seeing family and friends, including getting stamps to send out Christmas packages … Continue reading What’s your Elf Name?
The holidays are finally here! It's been a hell of a year, but so glad we made it. My son was concerned. He said we didn't have enough Christmas decorations for Santa Claus. I decided to improvise and make due with what we had, which was construction paper, white lined paper, crayons, markers, scissors, and … Continue reading Artwork of the Week: Snowflake Art Project
1. Let it go Don't ruin today with yesterday's blues. Forgive and move on. 2. Give it time Time heals all. Sit and wait. It is only urgent if you need it to be. 3. Ignore them You are the only you, and you know what you need. Don't listen to others if it doesn't … Continue reading 7 Rules of Life
Having guests over for the holidays? God bless and good luck to you! Don't forget these 5 extra things to clean before guests come over for the holiday parties. 1. The Heating Vents Air filters can be expensive but they are a good thing to have cleaned prior to having your guests come over for … Continue reading 5 Extra Things to Clean Before Guests Come Over for the Holidays
Wowser this pandemic has been super tough on parents with school aged children! Parents have been forced to play teacher, assistant teacher, art teacher, gym teacher, computer teacher, technology teacher, and of course English teacher. My child told me I was the goodest mom today, so obviously I am lagging behind here. But in all … Continue reading How to Be ‘ THE GOODEST’ Mom During the Pandemic
Let's face it. Not seeing your drunk uncle may be a blessing in disguise this year. But who will you gossip about now during the holidays? You'll have a pick a new target. In the meantime, since we won't be spending that uncomfortable dinner table moments with family and friends, it is a great time … Continue reading Gobble, Gobble – 10 Thanksgiving Gifts for Friends + Family
It's Friday, time to head to the beach! To get this party started, we kicked off the weekend with a solid colorful rock rainbow made exclusively by mother nature and my ambitious artistic children. Friday is always a great day as we close out the week and reflect on our progress and accomplishments, we also … Continue reading Art of the Week: Sand Rock Rainbow
Just for today I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle all my problems at once. I can do something for 12 hours that would appall me if I felt that I had to keep it up for a lifetime. Just for today I will be happy. This assumes to be … Continue reading Just For Today
Gaming channels seem to be popping up daily these days. Especially with coronavirus making many stay home to quarantine, everyone is gaming more frequently and having tons of fun! $134.9 billion dollars went spent on video game sales in 2018, and the number continues to grow like wild fire as games continue to chip into … Continue reading 10 Types of Video Game Channels
Another day, another dive. Our family has been going to the beach after homeschool in search of new sea animals and sea plants. It has been mild temperature wise and in the 80s, so we have been frequenting the beach often as the wind makes it feel like the 70 degree weather. Typically the wind … Continue reading Red California Tides + Pirates Treasure Found on the Beach
1. Ring Around the Witch Hat You can use your handy witch hat or a cone, and use the middle less frisbees for rings. If you do not have them, try making rings out of aluminum foil for a fun game for an awesome at-home hermit Halloween! 2. Bob for Apples If you have some … Continue reading 9 Haunted Halloween Activities for Hermits
Times are tough. Many are on a limited budget and living with children, elders, and spouses and wondering what the heck to do this fall with our weird flu issues. Here are some great ideas to get you out and about in order to treat yourself and your senses. 1. Nature Walk Everyone loves nature … Continue reading 10 Inexpensive Ways to Enjoy Fall
It's going to be an amazing month. People love you when you love you and everything follows after that. It's time to stop holding your breath, and meditate and breathe. The people that are supposed to be in your life are in your life. You do not have to convince anyone to love you but … Continue reading Rejection is Redirection
Unity created the Getting Over It game for PC and Mac and I just watched someone beat it in under 2 minutes, thanks to IGN! Check it out: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FSx_z1tmFZo The main character only has the upper half of his body, and his lower half is encompassed in a golden bowl. The object of the game … Continue reading Getting Over It Game is Winning Right Now
We all need to stick to a steady weekly schedule to keep our families in check. Here is our New Work + School Week Schedule for Parents recommendations. You can use it as shown or you can make your own schedule that works better for your goals. 7am to 9am - Wake Up, Brush Teeth, … Continue reading New Work + School Week Sanity Schedule for Parents
Save yourself. Our health and media outlets have been extraordinarily overwhelming for all, so much so that we no longer visit our normal sites for fear of triggers. I started to vet the way I felt after reading articles and browsing the web. And it wasn't pretty. It made me tired, anxious, and overwhlemed. Then … Continue reading Anyone Trying to Save You is Trying to Rule You
Also another friendly reminder that Top Gun will also be releasing in 2020 too! Microsoft Flight Simulator has announced it's newest version of Flight Simulator. Flight Simulator was created in 1982 and dorks globally embraced it with simultaneous fury and glory. Now August 2020, and they are giving away a brand new LogitechG Flight Simulator … Continue reading FREE @LogitechG Flight Simulator Throttle Quadrant on @MSFSOfficial
Happy Friday all, and hope you had a smashing week. This is lifestyles of the nerdy and agoraphobic, ready to keep it real indoors. Here are some fun dorky things we can do in doors together. Nanu nanu. KAROAKE Sing your heart out, dorkmaster! LASER TAG If you have no friends, skip to the next … Continue reading Get Your Geek On
Airify, purify and gorgeousify (is that a word), your home indoors with new indoor plants! It's like having a new pet without all the barking. Dragon Tre Spider plant Crown of Thorns Begonia Peace ily Guiana Chestnut Bromeliad Philodendron Orchid Aloe Asparagus Ferns Fiddle Leaf Fig What plants do you have in your house?
1. Wake Up 2. Brush Teeth 3. Change clothes 4. Eat breakfast 5. Start thinking about journal topic, and write four sentences 6. Email teacher good morning video and explain your journal 7. Start course work on Schoology 8. Finish course work on Schoology 9. Math Lessons on ST Math or Raz Kids Apps 10. … Continue reading Keep Your Sanity (KPS) HomeSchooling Schedule for All Families
Here are some ways to help you listen to your instincts rather then listen to others, as it could be time to cut the cord. Remember most do what is best for themselves. 1. You make up and break up often, and instinctually you know the other person is not the right person for you … Continue reading Make Up or Break Up?
Writing in our journals is a big part of first grade in elementary school. Here are some good journal prompts to help spur a good story for your children. I get excited when... On my first day of school I... If I could be an animal I would be a... People think I am... I … Continue reading Journal Prompts for Elementary Schoolers
We are all in this together! Here are some tips to transition your children back into school in August/September that will help you keep your cool, AND get ahead of the game! 1. Buy Headphones Like legit ones. Beats by Dre or others may have higher volumes than actual kid headphones, but I would check … Continue reading Back to HomeSchooling Tips for the New Year
Your credit score helps you do great things, like buying a house, buying a car, paying for school, and overall helps you become better at living. We found 6 ways to boost your credit score, here we go: 1. Make minimum payments on time Each credit card has automated payments available. We recommend automating these … Continue reading 6 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score
From our family to yours, Happy National Beach Day!
Fresh watermelon margaritas are the cure for Taco Tuesdays or a day of fun and relaxation. This is a winning recipe that you'll absolutely love! Best part is that if you like your margaritas spicy, you can simply add a little jalapeno juice and sliced jalapenos in it to spice it up. First, the rim … Continue reading Fresh Watermelon Margaritas
1. Beads + String Oh the good ole, The Who song Beads on a String! If you can find a bag of beads and some string, you have a lengthy activity for your kids to enjoy and get creative. 2. Planting Have a plot of land nearby? Wonderful. Dig up some holes and plant some … Continue reading Bored Kids? Activities for the Cure
Lake Arrowhead is the west coasts best kept secret for family vacationing, while keeping a low profile and pleasant ambience. Although the road up the mountain can make you a bit dizzy, the trip is well worth the drive. Below are 15 secret activities you can do while vacationing in Lake Arrowhead. 1. Spa Day … Continue reading 15 Secret Things to do in Lake Arrowhead | Leverage Ambition
Congratulations! You got the job! Amazing stuff. Your interviews were a hit and you were offered the job based on your skill and merit. Every job you have had before has prepped you for this day. Also every manager and overall personality type you have encountered until now has prepped you for this as well! … Continue reading What to do on your First Day at Work
With the Lombardi trophy up for grabs for tomorrow's Super Bowl LII, or 52 for those who forgot the fancy roman numerals, the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will fight for the title tomorrow at 3:30pm PST // 6:30pm PST on NBC, which is channel 4 in NY and CA. None other than … Continue reading 2018 Super Bowl 52 – Fun Facts
Happy 2018 everyone! Beast mode time for all those in sales positions this January! So I thought it would be great to share some of the top Instagram profiles to follow to kick-start your day and help keep you motivated! As a salesperson, doing the same thing day in and day out can become cumbersome, … Continue reading Best Instagram Profiles to Kick-Start your Sales Job in 2018
It is no secret that post parenting, I enjoy binge watching mysteries on Netflix. I have to say I am so impressed with the quality of international shows on it, that I am proud to share the top Netflix mysteries and detective stories I watched last year that I know you will love! Some of … Continue reading Top Netflix Mystery Series in 2017
Happy New Year's Eve, everyone! Congrats on the end of 2017 and a celebration to the new projects and challenges to come! I have recently written a blog about my 2018 goals, if you haven't checked it out yet I would catch it here: 2018 New Year's Goals We are staying in on the home front … Continue reading 2018 New Year’s Eve Party – Whole30 Appetizers & Drinks