Archives for December 2013

It’s Time

I want the fairytale

I wish I could tell you that I knew when it happened.  Or how it happened.  Actually, I wish I could tell you I saw it coming.  But I don’t know any of that.  This post has been pending for a while, but every time I sit down to write it, the words just haven’t come. Continue reading “It’s Time” »

Today Is Bittersweet

frozen pond

Today is bittersweet.  I suppose it always will be. This week marked a very difficult anniversary for my family. Continue reading “Today Is Bittersweet” »

It Was Leg Day…

leg daySo, my friend Lynsey…she’s like me.  A lot like me.  And she and I are accountability partners.  In case you don’t know what that means, it means that we continually drag each other into fitness situations, and then when we’re too sore to get in and out of bed, we blame each other for why we’re moving like zombies. Continue reading “It Was Leg Day…” »

10 Things I Want My Son to Know

Boo and I

This list is one of those things that I think all guys need.  When I was pregnant with Boo, I wrote him letters.  Someday, I’ll give them to him.  This is something along those lines, though he’s mostly too young to understand the full impact of this list right now.  But in ten years, I want it to be something he is grateful to have.  And something he uses.  **fingers crossed** Continue reading “10 Things I Want My Son to Know” »

Peppermint Bark Saves the Day! #McCormickBaking

*Disclosure: Products used in this review were provided by McCormick, however all opinions are my own.

completed bark

Every year, I have the same issue.  It is a road that starts December 1, and is paved with the best of intentions all the way to the kids’ last day of school before Christmas.  I always plan to make my child’s teachers a very special, thoughtful, and tasty treat.  And inevitably I fall victim to the holiday chaos that saps my time, minute by minute, until the last day of school arrives, and I have nothing to give them.  Bad mom alert, I know.  But THIS year…..THIS year, I am already DONE!  What?!?!  Yep.  I said it.  I’m already done making homemade goodies!  This year, Peppermint Bark saves the day! Continue reading “Peppermint Bark Saves the Day! #McCormickBaking” »

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