Easy Recipe for Delicious Danish Pastries for New Year's Day Brunch

These pastries are great to make for brunch.  So, I'm often found putting them together around the holiday season whether it's Christmas, New Year or Easter - or just a lazy Sunday, they work at any time.  Don't worry, this is a very easy recipe, using shop bought pastry (why not?) and a simple filling....more

What I learned in 2014 and hope for in the new year

And now, ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the obligatory new year post.*drumroll*(Seriously do the drumroll noise in your head.)(Or out loud, if you want to.)Ok, now that that's out of the way, let's get started....more

Realistic New Year's Resolutions I Can Actually Stick To

Sayonara, 2014.Damn, another year has come and gone.  It’s such a lame and cliche thing to say, but seriously — how fast did that go?!  I remember New Year’s Eve last year and it does NOT seem like 364 days ago.  I guess time flies when you’re having fun....more
Lizzyz aww, thank you!  Laughing more is a good one, and DEFINITELY something I can stick to. ...more

Making a New Year's Resolution for 2015

I rarely make New Year's resolutions.  I know that a) I won't stick to it and b) I never know what I most want to improve.  The last couple years I've been working on my health, but that's come with necessity as it has failed me miserably and I knew I HAD to get better for the sake of my husband and daughter....more

#MicroblogMonday #2 - Goals and Resolutions

Not sure what #MicroblogMonday is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.In two days (three if you’re counting today), 2014 will be over. It will be just another year that has come and gone. Another year that we will say just went too fast....more

Regrouping for 2015

I've developed a strong immune system and am fairly lucky. However, for Christmas I was sick this year. ...more

7 Healthy Habits to Start This Year

Wondering how to make 2015 a productive, low-stress year? One key is to establish healthy habits. They take time before it’s something you do automatically, but the effort is worth it in the end....more

Don't Invite These Toxic People to Join You in 2015

Everyday, being a mother continues to make me feel more confident. So confident that I find it satisfying to speak my mind regarding the issues that bother me and erase each and every toxic person out of my life. Just like that. It's one issue my girlfriends with children don't know how to quite deal with: cutting all of the toxic people out of their lives. They fear that it will be interpreted as being rude. They say they don't want people to think they're being cruel and mindless....more
Alisha Mustafa Alisha, thank you so much for reading! I agree. It's quite hard to deal with the ...more

Ready for 2015

We are SO ready for 2015!  It has been a very stressful and rough year.  A new business, an unexpected pregnancy, a very touch pregnancy, unexpected hospital stays, A LOT of bullying, stalking and drama caused by someone we all know, a new school for Chase (that took him quite a bit of adjusting), a brand new baby (midnight and 3 AM feedings :/ ) the list goes on and on…...more