For those of you who I know via Facebook, me finishing the race yesterday is as much of a relief for you as it is for me. (I use RunKeeper to update Facebook of all of my training runs. With comments such as, “Got home from today’s run and realized my shirt was on backwards!”) … Continue reading Most Improved
As one of my children gets closer and closer to the ADULT DECISIONS phase of his life (college, career, etc) I spend a lot of time thinking about what I want for my kids. How do I want to guide him? Advise him? What lessons do I want him to learn that I felt were … Continue reading Happy. And Not A Sociopath.
This is one of those books E has been begging me to read for a while now: The Perks of Being A Wallflower. I’ll tell you the honest reason why you should read it, because they’re filming the movie right now and the cast list is AMAZING. Observe: Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd, and … Continue reading The Last Few Books I’ve Read And Loved
For every birthday party, it seems, someone asks for Cake Poppers. And while I still stand by the Red Velvet/Chocolate combination being my favorite flavor, I do like to try to have fun with the appearance once in awhile. Hobby Lobby sells some great colors of candy coating, but it’s all vanilla. And since it’s … Continue reading Some New Variations On Old Faves
Thing One graduated from preschool this weekend. I’ve been making fun of the concept of a Preschool Graduation all week. REALLY? They are wearing caps and gowns? REALLY? This seems a little silly, don’t you think? And then…what did I do? I cried through the entire thing. Partly because my daughter is growing up and … Continue reading Thing One and Thing Two