Ken and Kelly staring off into the sunset

Creating YOUR life….On Purpose.

Many of us go through our days awake, but following patterns we’ve developed over the years. We are going through the motions, doing things at home, online, at work without much forethought. Contrast this with the idea of an Intentional Life: everything you do is done with consciousness, fulfilling one of your core values (compassion, […]

Begin each day with a grateful heart

What are YOU grateful for?

I am so blessed with my life. Every day I get to wake up and share my passion of health with people who are able to come into Kelly’s Bake Shoppe and for those of you that connect with my personal website and blog. For those of you who have had the opportunity to come […]

Kelly Childs meditating on a beach

Are you living your life yet

Each and every day, life offers us countless opportunities for new growth, exciting adventures and the chance to be exactly who we want to be – but we rarely see more than a sliver of the miraculous possibilities around us. You see, most of us are too busy doing what we think we have to […]

Kelly Childs on a couch

This is what 50 looks like!

Awesomeness at 50. Celebrating my half century today! (and being cool in my own skin). My goodness it’s here and I’m okay. I made it! I’m the same person that I was 20, 30, 40 years ago….but I have to say, only a better, more refined and updated model. 🙂 To think of all the […]

Kelly childs writing her daily steps to happiness

The Secrets of Solitude

The Secrets of Solitude – Enjoying Quiet Time Our world is plugged in. Everywhere we turn, people are talking and texting on phones, listening to iPods, scrolling relentlessly on tablets, and deeply engaged on laptops.  We are connected through chargers and WiFi in the airwaves – letting these gadgets rule our lives, our very own […]

Carrots picked out of Kelly Childs' garden

What is Nutrient Density?

Nutrient Density measures the benefits you get from a food compared to the number of calories it contains. Nutrient-dense foods give you the most nutrients possible for the fewest calories. For example, some energy bars provide 15 percent of your daily folate (a B vitamin found naturally in certain foods- especially leafy greens) requirement for […]

Kelly Childs in a beautiful meadow setting

Changes in My Life for 2013

The Universe always works in a dynamic exchange with your body, mind, and environment. In nature, giving and receiving different aspects of the flow of energy in the universe are what permit the continual bounty we enjoy and is what we call life. As Buddha shared, “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single […]