A few of weeks ago, we were invited to try Centro Bar & Kitchen’s NEW menu! We had just gotten back from a weekend full of no-tech, so I was so excited to pick up my camera to get some shots of the new food and drinks! Let me tell you, it was amazing! Check out the new menu (PS – I realize this is probably hard to fully read, but I really just love the look of the photo and Kit’s wedding band, so you can check out the clearer menu here): Hibiscus Pisco Sour Centro started us off with this Hibiscus Pisco Sour, which was pretty yummy! I am a very slow drinker though, and didn’t love how the flower petals started getting in my straw/in my mouth, but if you are a quick drinker, it is really good! Plus, the little details that Centro takes for the topping of the drink are amazing! Hamachi + Ahi Poke The first dish they brought out was the Hamachi + let me tell you, I do not like raw fish (with the exception of Ebi and Ahi – do those count?). However, I am always up for trying something new and this hamachi was so fresh and delicious, I could have eaten 10 more! Thanks for being partners with Sierra Gold Seafood – best fish here!…

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I know some of you have been curious about all the changes you’ve been seeing on the blog! Well, we have made a decision to completely rebrand. The process was amazing with Salt Design Co. and I cant thank them enough. I’ve been blogging under my maiden name Leanna Ranieri, but we’ve completely rebranded the name to Change With Us and to be honest, I couldn’t be happier. We are all about changing not only the world around us, but ourselves and it seemed like the perfect time to do, once we got married. Why the Rebrand? The rebrand just felt right and by adding Kit, my husband to the blog I believe there is an opportunity for our readers to see our different personalities. Don’t worry we will still have lifestyle posts including some style, DIY, and design – but they will also have a more raw feel to it. Let’s be REAL Ya know why? Because we are over fluffing it up, we are over trying to have this perfect social media presence – ya know the pressure stay relevant because it’s harder in today’s society to feel like you are enough. We are focusing on being authentic and real with readers about life. Life is a hot, stressful mess and this will be a place to connect with people going through the…

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The past few months, Kit and I have really embraced using our tech mindfully. You know, by having real, genuine conversations without our phones in our face – yeah, that kind! Our new thing is to phone stack at meals (when we forget to be mindful) and we put our phones down the second we get in bed. We are trying to implement a sunset hour for our tech, but haven’t gotten there yet, who has?! In comes the Camp Out Yonder Recap! A couple weeks ago, Kit, myself, and our bestie, Lorian ventured to Camp Out Yonder for the weekend. Camp is a mindful, tech-free campout for adults, and this year it was hosted at Grizzly Creek Ranch in California. I guess we should back up a bit…. Rewind to July I was at a networking event and Nellie, owner of Camp Out Yonder, was the speaker that night. Let’s just say it was fate that she not only spoke, but that I was able to meet her! Anyways, Nellie is ALL about mindful-tech and I felt like she just understood the struggles of technology using us instead of using it what it was meant for and that’s it! She’s giving everyone some great tips and knowledge and I’m just in heaven. Then, there it was – she was giving away a ticket to…

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Creating opportunity is a phrase that I believe in whole heartedly. I was having a conversation with a colleague about my last post Mental Fortitude “True Grit” when it suddenly became a debate. We were debating whether or not billionaires got lucky in life or if they built it with grit. In my research talking with folks that aren’t billionaires but have a lot of money, they felt it was a combination of dumb luck and opportunity. So, I got to thinking maybe the successful people are not lucky at all but rather create opportunity. They put themselves in the right places to capitalize on opportunity when it arises. But what does that mean exactly… Five to Ten Year Plans Well in my opinion, it means that the successful people don’t think short term and actually think 5-10 years from now. Short term success is important but you have to be a chess player by anticipating what others will do and planning accordingly. Long term success attributes to working your plan and persevering through the tough times. Usually, long term success is what millionaires are looking for because they can grow their wealth over a longer period of time. Immediate gratification isn’t even in their vocabulary because they have already planned their next move. “The more I practice, the luckier I get” – Gary Player I learned this…

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Today, I was thinking about how much or how little some of you know about me. I guess you could say it could be a good thing or a bad thing, but I figured I would share a few tidbits about me. Some may be obvious or you may know them, but for most… it’s a change of scenery. 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me I love to ORGANIZE. I’m a bit OCD and I love things being clean AND in their designated spot. It’s a love-hate relationship. I could spend hours reorganizing my house and be completed satisfied doing that. Kit and I don’t argue much, but when we do it’s over “little” things like CLEANING/ORGANIZING (well to him at least it’s little!). If you need a little TLC in the organizing arena, check out these Starter Tips on How to Organize Your Life. I get ready EVERY DAY. By get ready, I mean I wake up, clean my face, do my makeup and my hair, and put on some nice, clean, clothes. My close friends think I am crazy for always being “dressed up”, but I don’t think of it like that at all. Getting ready each day is like a motivational thing for me – if you don’t look the part, you aren’t conquering your world. Even if I am…

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