Bundled in my green and black winter coat, texting gloves on my hands, I stood at the doorway with my two sons as they waited for the bus on the only day the powers that be managed not to cancel school last week. Their mouths ran a mile a minute; I struggled to keep up as they bounced from thought to thought, concept to concept, grievance to grievance. I blinked slowly, lifting my ever-present morning cup of coffee to my lips ....more
While we can't yet reveal the location, we wanted to give you a sneak peek into the BlogHer Food '14 final party! We are excited to announce that Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair, and Elise Bauer will be hosting the closing party in Miami. Again! We are thrilled!
During a span of 60 hours, I spent a total of 20 of those hours behind the wheel. I spent another 30 minutes laughing at two little boys in a jet tub that accidentally filled with bubbles when they washed their hair. I spent an hour and a half on a treadmill ....more
The winter seems long to two active boys who love to be outside, who love to go to school. This winter continues to teach us new things about each other as a family, about how much we love spending time together — and how we need breaks from each other. The extra days off from school have allowed us to do some things we don’t normally get to do during the week: matinee movies, cookie baking after lunch, little things here and there ....more
With the Early Bird pricing for BlogHer Food '14 tickets fast expiring (10 days!), I wanted to let you know something wonderful. Not just wonderful: Delicious! Our host hotel, the Downtown Miami Hilton, is home to an award-winning chef. Chef Gerd has been in the hospitality industry for over 25 years, getting his start back in his parents' restaurant and bakery in his native Germany. Since then he has traveled the world, cooking up amazing dishes and winning multiple awards. You know what that means for BlogHer Food attendees?
Three weeks of training for the Pittsburgh Marathon complete, leaving 103 days until race day! I have 15 weeks left to train. A friend who just started running made a comment recently, stating that I make it look easy ....more
Callie is over on the Verizon Wireless Midwest blog where I reviewed the Tagg Pet Tracker. She was a willing participant in the review as it meant long walks, cow searching, bird watching, and deer track sniffing. Happy, healthy dog ....more