Category Archives: My Life

You Don’t Need Permission To Be You – A Lesson In Self Love

You Don’t Need Permission To Be You – A Lesson In Self Love

When I saw this image it spoke to me. Actually it yelled at me … that type of in your face yelling that you can’t ignore. If it had a voice it would be saying, “YOU DON’T NEED PERMISSION TO BE YOU!” Can you relate?  Do you feel like the ‘real you’ is caged, smotheringContinue Reading

Reflecting on 2013 and Looking Forward to 2014

Reflecting on 2013 and Looking Forward to 2014

  It is 2014  and, like so many people, I am reflecting on the past year and also wondering what the New Year holds for me. Two major things come to mind: I am super excited to see 2014 come in and 2013 leave. I don’t ever remember feeling this way in previous years.  TheContinue Reading

Renee Gets Hypnotized on an Alaskan Cruise Ship

Renee Gets Hypnotized on an Alaskan Cruise Ship

How many of you believe in hypnotism, mind control, etc.? I have always believed in self hypnosis, positive affirmations and meditation so I practice the quietening of my mind every single day. Connection to spirit is vital to my overall well being and the only way to accomplish this is to shut down my conscience,Continue Reading

Teaching Boys to Drive

Teaching Boys to Drive

People have asked me many times over the years how I’ve kept my sanity while raising six kids, five of them boys. Sanity? Ha! Who’s fooling who? 🙂 Seriously, I make no promises about my sanity but I can tell you this, I do know how to have a good time and I’m also prettyContinue Reading

The Quiet House

The Quiet House

It is 2 am. The house is quiet . . . something I’m not used to. You can imagine the hustle and bustle of a home with six children in it! It is always so full of life. Kids will be kids – they laugh, argue, tease, yell, cry, slam doors, trip on shoe laces,Continue Reading

Renee Chase on the Carol Duvall Show – Hollywood Blooper

As many of you know, I founded Neighbors & Friends magazine in 1991 and served as its editor and publisher for seven years before it ceased production. One of the most exciting and fun experiences I had during this time was when I appeared on The Carol Duvall Show. In May of 1997 I flewContinue Reading