NaBloPoMo Day 12: We Are Martial

We had a fabulous dinner with Wild Heaven Craft Brewery last night at the restaurant, which basically made it a 14-hour workday for me and left no time to prepare a fresh post.The beer dinner was amazing, and I can't wait to tell you about it after I've rested up.  In the meantime, I'd love to share a blog I wrote awhile ago, about me and exercise, which I especially need after the 4-courses of porcine-based numminess I inhaled last night. Me and exercise.  Ha.  It's still as true today....more

20 minute pregnancy... Dreams really DO come true!

I could take them down, but why? Every day she sneaks into my office and hands me another one of her deliberate masterpieces, "Here mommy... I made this for you!"...more

Teens, Tweens and Finances

We forewarned our girls that this Christmas was not going to be a big one.  The Rooster had changed jobs halfway thru the year and my business was slower than last year. Even if that hadn’t been the case, when we saw the 13 YOs “list” it made us do a double take and realized that these kids needed a severe reality check. I’ve made the comment many times that there is NOT an M.D. behind my name. Sorry for the harsh truth kids, but we are not rolling in the dough....more
I really enjoy my PayPal student card. I got one a few years ago, and I plan to keep using it ...more

Can you listen to music and write? What song did you hear today?

Day 5 – Prompt from Thursday, November 3, 2011Can you listen to music and write? What song did you hear today?Most of the time I can write and listen to music and on Pandora, I created a channel titled “Twilight”, for some reason the music selections inspire me to write. Although there are days that any music distracts me, or maybe it isn’t the music but the fact that I am having one those “days” just trying to stay focused on what I need to accomplish.Just downloaded to my iPod Christina Perri, “Arms” give it a listen. ...more

Day 4

This is my first year posting on BlogHer and participating in NaBloPoMO. Like many of you I am passionate about helping people learn how to prepare healthy meals and embrace a healthy lifestyle, which is not easy in our fast paced world.I try to encourage my family, friends and readers to make small changes one meal at a time.My blog has evolved over the last year and so have I. I look forward to sharing my journey and reading about yours.Stop by and for a visit

November Blogging event

This is my first year but I am in!I can do this, 2 days down. I know this is a short post but it has been a long day of substitute teaching, always interesting, Oh and a fire alarm. Not to worry all was well.Writing my list of subjects to blog about. Cheers!...more
Woot! Woot! A post is still a post! 28 more days to go!more