Turns out, it’s far easier for me to focus on finding pleasure in everyday things than it is to take the shoulds out of my life or to follow through on the 6 word days game. I easily found the pleasure in my Friday night’s massage, immense pleasure in the goose bump inducing warmth of… Continue reading Finding Pleasure In the Everyday Things
Facebook has made it so that trends start easily. Ideas by one can catch on by many. I can’t remember where or when this trend of sharing daily posts about what one is grateful for got started. To me, it’s not a worthwhile exercise. I start to read what someone wrote about being grateful for… Continue reading Top 10 Silly Things I am Grateful For
Pearl gets a 4 mile walk each and every day. She knows exactly when it will happen — right after dinner, so when I’m walking back and forth clearing the table, Pearl is at my heels. Most evenings I don’t mind but on the days when I nearly trip and fall over her on our… Continue reading Pearl *Was* a Picky Eater!
A few days ago, I mentioned that I have been downloading a week’s worth of recipes from AllRecipes.com, buying the necessary ingredients, and making the meals from scratch. I am now well into my second week with each meal being completely different from the last. Well…get this…my kids now expect a really good AND… Continue reading Mom Created Meal Monsters
There is no holiday that makes me feel as inept and inferior as Christmas. And this year is no different. When I am out walking my Labradoodle, I get a firsthand look and reminder about how I cannot seem to get it together fast enough to make my yard look super festive. Nobody is “oohing… Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is to be on YouTube