Generally speaking, I don’t do giveaways on my blog. But, when Sarah, co-author of Run Like a Mother, asked if I’d like ot host a giveaway after I gushed about her book in my “Favorite Things Running Montage” and stumbled upon the awesome RLAM community on their blog and on Facebook, it was hard to [...]
Our President’s Day weekend visit to Grandma & Grandpa’s house was filled with fun & wonder The Gummi Bears were free flowing. There was wooden spool bubble blowing. The crafting was ongoing. There was game playing and finger Super Gluing, alpaca petting. and snow angel making. We couldn’t have ordered up a more perfectly memorable [...]
My parents have been at it again, giving the best birthday gifts: a photographic family tree, matted and placed in an old frame which hung my childhood home.
Broke out an oldie but goodie tutorial and a thrifted sheet to make a little birthday skirt for a neighbor friend.
I was so flattered when Jordan of Polkadot Prints asked if she could turn a quote I made in an interview with Created by Chicks (over a year ago!) into a print. The entire quote, “Comparison is the enemy to creativity. Be inspired but be yourself,” came about because I’d often find myself obsessed with [...]
I had originally planned on running the Surf City 5K as my inaugural race at 10weeks post-partum. It seemed like the perfect race length to introduce myself back into running. When I found out they weren’t going to run a 5K this year as part of their Surf City Marathon weekend, I was sorely disappointed. [...]
Today I made my dad a big batch of shrimp ceviche for his birthday. It’s something I knew he would love as soon as I made it at a Fresh & Easy cooking night I attended. I you’ve never tried ceviche, this is definitely the perfect recipe to make your introductions. Using cooked shrimp instead [...]
When I told Todd about my big dreams of “refashioning” Princess’s vintage Schwinn into a beautiful two-toned aqua bike with a Heather Bailey floral oil cloth covered banana seat, his first thought was that we needed to practice on the old, pink, kitty bike first, turning it into the perfect bike for our 2 year [...]