Driving in the Rain – Tara Bernardin

A few years ago when I was on my way to a friend’s house I experienced one of the scariest moments of my life. It was late and the roads were dark and wet because of a recent downpour. I don’t like driving in the rain but have done so hundreds of times. I reached […]

Starting a Workout Routine – Tara Bernardin

I have never worked out on a regular basis for more than a week before 5 years ago. It all began because of some personal issues and I needed an outlet. I believe in, GO BIG OR GO HOME so I decided to sign up for a local triathlon.  I talked to my husband about […]

Taking a “TIME-OUT” Trip With My Friends – Tara Bernardin

In 2018, I traveled to Las Vegas with three of my girlfriends, Isabelle, Leanne, and Sophia. It was one of the few time I took a short, time out solely with my friends and left the kiddies behind. When I was young my household constantly mini trips on the weekends. We went to practically each […]

Tara Bernardin – Missing My Mother Every Day

I miss my mother. I miss sharing joys and struggles. I miss hearing her voice and seeing her face when I told her about the accomplishments of my kids or myself. I miss sharing with her the little things that always add up to big things in life. Little things such as me successfully make […]

Travel Brings Me Peace -Tara Bernardin

Exhausted and hungry, my family and I went to the inn for a quick rest before supper. We felt like we’ve been walking for 2 straight weeks. My kids hit their beds and were out almost immediately I think giving them a bath also helped them get to sleep faster. That always seems to help. […]

Why Art is Important – Explained by Tara Bernardin

“Anyone can do that.” That is a saying that rubs me the wrong way when it comes to things that people accomplish with the gifts they have. I have heard that in reference to art. Art is not just painting or drawing. To me, art encompasses painting, drawing, architecture, sports, food, music, etc. Some people […]

Almost Time for Outdoor Dining with Tara Bernardin

If the blanket of pollen coating every car in the lot hasn’t clued you in yet, the torrential rain storms may do the trick. After a sluggish start, spring is in full swing, and summer is on its way. That means you’re running out of weekends to designate to spring cleaning. It also means it’s […]

Harvesting Brings Peace of Mind for Tara Bernardin

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life i.e taking care of the kids, husband, traveling for work, and all unexpected events it is important to take a moment for yourself. I have found my solitude has been going to my backyard garden and taking care of the fruits and vegetables that I have been […]

Making a Feast from Local Farms

This morning to really put a proposal on the an Easter feast and cooking a leg of lamb along with beets, potatoes, onions and other spices going to the local supermarket is not enough. The bed of beets I was thinking of creating with a sprinkle of corn was not enough. With covid restrictions being […]

5 Tips for Self Improvement

Self Improvement

I am a strong believer in challenging oneself to daily self improvement and here I am presenting you the 5 tips to improve yourself personally.