Mindy Kaling and the Right Fit: Size Matters

I placed Mindy Kaling's Is Everybody Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) on my summer reading list, and I'm happy to report that I can now cross it off. It was a pretty entertaining read, giving insights into the life of the comedy writer and actress who can count herself and her characters among the slowly growing list of quirky ladies getting spotlight time on TV and contributing significantly behind the camera....more

A Whole Lot of Lists (And Fabulousness)

  In accepting the Fabulous Blog Ribbon, there are five rules I need to post and follow:1. Thank the blogger who gave it to me and share the link back to the awarding blog.2. Name 5 fabulous moments in my life. 3. Name 5 things that I love. 4. Name 5 things I hate. 5. Pass this ribbon to 5 deserving bloggers....more
 @isthisthemiddle No problem! Thanks for sharing the good reads. : )more

What D'Angelo's Comeback Says to Me About Living My Best Life

I am a big fan of singer D'Angelo. I have been, since he emerged with his first album, Brown Sugar, in the mid-90s. His smooth, instrumentation, soulful vocals, and lyrics of love and life that seem simple until you sit down and think about the emotions that drive them and how they play out in your life... I fell in love with the whole musical package. ...more
 @Linda Anselmi Linda, I'm terribly late, but thank you so much for this ribbon! I am working on ...more

Are Kebabs in Your Future This Summer?

Now that summer is in full swing, many people have been getting reacquainted with their outdoor grills for a few weeks now. Getting bored with making burgers, hot dogs and chicken? Kebabs may provide the healthy alternative you've been looking for....more
 @curleyal That sounds like a really fun idea, an easy summer party idea. I love it!more

10 Things About Me

I haven't been on BlogHer in a while, and after checking in, I saw Bad Luck Detective's Challenge to share 10 things about ourselves, to connect with other bloggers. It's a great idea to foster connections among us, and it's especially a good idea for me, because I don't have any posts yet! (Sorry for being a lurker...)Here are my 10 things:1. I love going to the beach! I hope to get a trailer someday, for taking mini vacations.2. I'm married to someone whose primary language is French... but I'm more conversant in Spanish....more
Wow--I can't imagine the exposure you would give to  your children-- Spanish, French and ...more