30 Days Of… January Challenge

30 Days Of… January Challenge

Monthly Challenge. 30 Days Of... January Challenge. I hope that all of you are having a lovely holiday season. I didn't think I'd be back with a post until Friday. Then I realized, not only are we rapidly approaching the end of the year...we are rapidly approaching the end of December and I haven't announced [...]

What I Learned From 30 Days Of Preparing A New Recipe Each Day

What I Learned From 30 Days Of Preparing A New Recipe Each Day

  November Challenge. Phew! I made it through my November Challenge. At the end of 30 days, I prepared a total of 36 "new to me" recipes. I found this challenge to be...well...challenging. I'm busy running a household and raising three teenagers and trying to keep a puppy from demolishing every scrap of paper or [...]

Recipes Tried In November – Round 4

Recipes Tried In November – Round 4

  November Recipes. I still can't believe that I have completed the process of making 26 "new to me" recipes. Only 4 more days to go! I was talking to my mom the other day and I told her that I thought I would crush my November Challenge. Her response was, "and do you know why?". [...]

Recipes Tried In November – Round 3

Recipes Tried In November – Round 3

  November Recipes. Happy Monday! I managed to complete Week 3 of my November Challenge.  If you missed Week 1 and Week 2, be sure to check those out. As in the rounds before, I've included links to where I've pinned the recipe to Pinterest. I'll also let you know if I made any substitutions [...]

Recipes Tried In November -Round 2

Recipes Tried In November -Round 2

  November Recipes. This round of recipes that I tried for my November Challenge were more along the easy-peasy lines. If you miss round 1 of recipes, you can find that here. In Friday’s post, I talked about how insane my week decided to be. Yet somehow, I did manage to try out a new [...]

Recipes Tried in November – Round 1

Recipes Tried in November – Round 1

  November Challenge. Even though we are only 6 days into November, I'm still excited that my November Challenge is going well. Since my review of making a recipe a day would be a rather cumbersome read at the end of 30 days, I thought that I'd break it into smaller posts and fill you [...]

30 Days Of…November Challenge

30 Days Of…November Challenge

Monthly Challenge. Challenges. Life is full of them.  Some we don't ask for. Others we invite, in order to help us grow. If you saw Saturday's post, then you already know that Miss Sunshine woke up ill for her 14th birthday. In fact, today she's home from school and still ill. On top of that...it's [...]

What I Learned From 30 Days Of No Alcohol

What I Learned From 30 Days Of No Alcohol

  30 days of no alcohol. [blankly stares off into space. nope. not me.] That's what I thought when I first read something about it being the perfect time to try 30 days of no alcohol as we were heading into Virgo season. Obviously, it was on some astrology site. I can't even remember which [...]

What does your chill time look like?

What does your chill time look like?

  Chill. Relax. Chillax. Where, or when, or how, or with whom, do you find this place? That's what Nikki over at Flying Through Water has asked us to ponder this week. Originally, I thought I'd say yoga. Yoga. I shared a little about how yoga has been transformative in my life in this post. [...]

Mimosa?  Yes, please!

Mimosa?  Yes, please!

Mimosa. Sparkling wine....orange juice....and....strawberries.  During these long days of summer this sounds like a little slice of heaven. I know, I know... Wait, it's supposed to be champagne.  No,  there's triple sec.  Is that a Buck's Fizz?  Are you sure you have it right? I think mimosa sounds nicer whether there is triple sec, Grand [...]