#livingbeyondtheclothing

Fitness, Health & Wellness

  • When Dreams Come True

    I have spoke often of dream chasing. How it relates to my health and fitness goals, as well as my aspirations to live a creative life. I have mentioned my novel a handful of times. It’s been a labor of love. And when I picked it up again for the first time in eight or […] Read more…

  • Grow. Change. Evolve.

    Grow. Change. Evolve. {Otherwise you’re dead}. It’s a personal mantra I try my best to live by personally and professionally. I’m really not sure where it came from. Maybe I read it somewhere. Maybe I made it up. But it seems to work for me, and has helped guide me to be a better person […] Read more…

Beauty, Home & Style

  • do something to make the world more beautiful

    I recently turned 29. A friend asked me if this is where I thought I’d be at 18. My answer was “sort of…” but it certainly prompted some musing over the last few weeks. 18 sounds so far away, but it wasn’t really. However, so much has changed, and yet so many things have come […] Read more…

  • Sprouts, Dirt, and Watering {a garden update}

    I promised a garden update as the summer gets into full swing. Due to the drought in California, I did scale back a bit this year. One of my boxes is completely empty with plans of filling it with garlic and onions later in the year. For now I’ve really only planted exactly what I […] Read more…

Food, Travel & Leisure

  • Spruce Up Your Father’s Day Menu {A Cooking with Kimberly Guest Post}

    Today, web chef Kimberly Turner joins us to talk about some explosively flavorful, fresh & fun recipe ideas for Father’s Day weekend. She can be found over at CookingWithKimberly.com, where she shares web chef ideas for real life cooks. Episodes of her shows can be found on YouTube, iFood TV & Roku. Father’s Day is […] Read more…

  • to 29 and beyond

    I recently became 29. It is now less than 50 weeks until 30. I’m really not sure how I feel about that. I’m not worried about my age, I’m not worried about being older. To be honest I’ve always thought being old is a privileged and one denied to many good souls. And what’s more […] Read more…