Time for flip-flops

Time for flip-flops

My alarm* did not go off this morning. Instead, my nine-year-old tapped me and said, “I think we need to get up, it’s pretty light outside.” I opened my eyes and, “crap!” Fifteen minutes to get my 12 year old kid out the door....
Cleaning Sucks: Tricks to make life easier

Cleaning Sucks: Tricks to make life easier

Several years ago my mailbox greeted me with Good Housekeeping Magazine. The following conversation with my husband ensued: Me: Seriously? H: Yeah, I had some credit card points to use and I thought you’d like a subscription. Me: Huh… I had some time to...
Summer Fitness Tips Part 2: Keeping Up With Your Workouts

Summer Fitness Tips Part 2: Keeping Up With Your Workouts

Keeping up with your fitness routine during the summer IS hard; but NOT impossible. In fact, I’ve done a far better job keeping up with my fitness this summer than I’ve done keeping up with my blog! So if you read Part I, Burgers, Beer and Ice Cream.. OH...
Summer Fitness Tips Part 1.5: I Digress…

Summer Fitness Tips Part 1.5: I Digress…

Notice of Record to my kiddos: I love you. For your benefit, I will forego many things, including but not limited to eating, folded laundry, the ability to have a conversation or poop without interruption, showering and even sometimes brushing my teeth before 2pm....