It all began with the decision to To start taking charge of my life. To start working out. To start running. To start getting healthy. That decision to start led to the decision to do this: That decision eventually led to this: and this: and this: And the decision to do that, led to the …Read More
Archives for September 2013
This past week I received a note from a reader. You may have seen it on the facebook page. If not, here it is: Wow. Part of me wanted to know who it was from. But I’m glad I didn’t. Having an anonymous angel out there is kind of nice. Of course, I called the …Read More
This table was another side-of-the-road freebie. Nothing fancy. I could have just painted it. But I had a little more of a vision for this one… I had to enlist the help of my husband. He’s got a lot of scrap wood in his shop, and since we are in a rough financial spot right …Read More
I’ve been working on refinishing this table my husband found for free on the side of the road. The top was kind of messed up, so my dad took it off, flipped it over, and put it back on. Then he painted it black. I’m putting a checkerboard on top. There are multiple steps and …Read More
Number 3 and 4’s school has a student council which I guess is made up of a class president and vice president from each class, and they were holding elections for that this past week. Number 3 has no interest in participating in these kinds of things. Number 4 wanted to run, although she had absolutely …Read More
Make your own granola. It’s easy, it’s much less expensive than buying it premade, and it tastes amazing.
So this is super easy to make. Plus, your house smells unbelievable… Here’s what you need: Dry: 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 3 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon Wet: 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 300 degrees. If you have it, …Read More
I’m the cool one, he’s the cool one, she’s the cool one, we’re the cool one, wouldn’t you like to be the cool one too?
The other day I was talking about that little red number over the facebook message icon. How you never know what lies behind that number. Well, just recently, that number lit up again. But before I get to that, let me backtrack. I grew up in a seriously loaded town in Connecticut. Lots and lots, …Read More
The 16 Pictures (Just About) All Parents Will Take 1. the my-kid-made-a-big-f*cking-mess picture 2. the first-day-of-school picture 3. the I-smeared-my-food-on-my-face picture 4. the beach/vacation picture 5. the baby and the pet picture 6. the look-my-kid-is-sleeping-with-part-of-his-body-sticking-out-of-the-crib picture 7. the naked baby on the stomach picture 8. the how-the-eff-did-my-kid-get-there? picture 9. the first-birthday-cake picture 10. the let’s-dress-our-kids-up-in-matching-Christmas-stuff …Read More