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The Journey Begins…again

Thanks for joining me!  I am Kass. I am the baby of 5 kids originally from northern California and then we moved to Utah when I was 8. Have you been to Utah? It is just gorgeous. In traveling the globe for my job…I have seen many marvelous locations and  would still pick the gorgeous […]

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My little soap box

I had such an interesting experience last week with FaceBook. I love FB just as much as the next person but…and this is a BIG BUT…I don’t check my newsfeed (maybe the first few on there) and I don’t check many pages. I get on facebook, make announcements and try and get back to those […]

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Cool places and Faces

One of my first trips out of the USA was to Holland. Amsterdam. Want to know where I am heading this weekend??? Amsterdam/Netherlands. I am having this de javu feel from the first time I left the country, to Amsterdam. So much has happened since then. Many countries worked in and visited since this first […]

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Highlights, lowlights, and bright lights of Zumba Instructor Convention

Convention seems like a faint memory now and before it’s muddled with laundry, carpool and other nonsense I want to write my favorite things down. Even my not so favorite things as they are always here to help me grow and become stronger. Highlights:Family:Working with my sister Emily and cousin Heather is always the favorite […]

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My go to, must haves for my life on the road.

Having a job that is sweaty 90% of the time has made finding the perfect products for freshness a must. Here are the things I have come to love along the way, my “never leave home without”, my “go to” products, my “fixer uppers”, my “must haves” to help me look and feel and smell […]

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How Zumba has changed my life.

I had a great conversation with a friend the last night and we were discussing friendship and how Zumba has brought some of the most amazing people and experiences into my life. For those not in the culture or lifestyle of Zumba it looks like a sweaty party, that’s fun, but not for them. They […]

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Dinner talk

Often times when I am just arriving home from a long trip (LA Zumba Instructor Conference and ZES meeting) my kids will want to go out and “celebrate” me being home. I love this tradition.  As a child we never went out to dinner. I remember a few times going out to a restaurant with […]

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Surprises you learn only when vacation with people

We just returned home from a great trip to Las Vegas and California with our friends the Bates family. This was the first time vacationing with another family that wasn’t our own relatives and it was AWESOME!!! The Bates family is much like mine. Mom, Dad, son and daughter. Son is older, daughters younger. Our […]

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Health changes for Mrs Martin

Whelp the time has come for me to give up a few of my favorite things. Yes, you have probably heard me say this before and yes I usually do this every Monday aka rededication day, but this time it’s different…It’s doctors orders. You see, I am a forever foodie. I remember as a kid […]

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Feeding ducks

I was driving home from the airport yesterday from my trip to Montana for a Zumba training and master class. I usually would have been on the phone with my dad. He was the one who I called when I was driving for a long time and we would “shoot the breeze” as he would […]

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