The peeps

The peeps

Some are guys. Some are gals. Some are old enough to be my parent, others are just starting their lives. Some are Android, some are iPhone. Some are religious, some are not. Some drink cider, some drink beer, some drink wine, some don’t drink at all. Some are...

Dear M

Your sister turned six months old this week. But it’s you I’m choosing to celebrate. Even though you got sent to your room for the zillionth time, for asking the same question over and over again like a broken record. Every day, my favorite moment of the...

Skinny in 2014 or Bust

You name it, I’ve tried it. Atkins. South Beach. Low carb. High carb. Low fat. I’ve always been a “bigger” girl and it’s had a huge impact on my confidence and my entire life. I did a really great job of finally getting my weight under...

Goalz

Goals. Resolutions. Lifestyle changes. Thy are EVERYWHERE. And while I resolve not to make them (for purely ironic reasons) I always fail. This year, I have two, and I’m posting them here to keep me accountable. Ill blog more about each in a separate post. 1....

Friday dinner

The food is cheap but hearty. The company has changed – from siblings and spouses, to cousins, to now grandchildren and second cousins. The decor has been updated, but the holiday snowflakes still are painted on each year, and the napkins still show poinsettias...

Things I really really like

In the past few years, I have simplified much of my life. I had to – I have kids and work full time, yo! I’ve found that as Americans, we just try and acquire TOO MUCH stuff that we don’t need. I’m not perfect or preachy – I discovered...

What I’m not

In my last post, I listed off a few things that I am. Now I want to list a few things that I’m not: Messy – I cannot stand trash sitting around ANYWHERE. I make a zillion lists (you should see my Evernote), prioritize like it’s no one’s...

Obligatory Bad Blog Post #3

I tend to start blogs and then sit on them. This is like the 10th I’ve started. It’s mostly because I can’t decide what I want this blog to be. Because I’m a lot of things: * a mommy: do I want to write about my kids? Share products and...
And then there were 2.

And then there were 2.

Part of the reason I’m making blog attempt #17484921 is that I am now the mother of not one but TWO beautiful children, and I wanted a space to document more detailed anecdotes about them online. Here’s my big and my little, acting like they enjoy each...