Hi! I’m still here. I haven’t fallen off the earth. Promise. It’s been a bumpy last several months. My family has been through one amazing roller coaster of some major ups and downs. Just when we think we have things under control something else came up. I kind of feel like a broken record. 2016 has definitely been a year… Continue reading
You have probably noticed my absence. I’ve noticed my absence! I’ve missed my blog. I’ve missed connecting. I’ve missed sharing. But life recently has been “Hurry Up and Wait.” on so many fronts. I initially took a purposeful leave of absence so to speak to tweak a few things. I’d been toying around with some changes that I wanted to… Continue reading
One of the new things for me with my new health and wellness program is figuring out healthy low glycemic meals. A definite go to for many people is spaghetti squash. So I have tried spaghetti squash before…yeah…it didn’t go well. I threw out the whole thing. I was definitely hesitant to try it again. BUT I needed to find… Continue reading
Here it is, my New Year’s Eve scrapbooking page. Everything was done using My Memories software and their Countdown Kit and Countdown Extra Monograms collections. I loved the whole set and the hardest part was picking which of the amazing elements I would use.
Layering is probably the most profound tool a scrapbooker has but even more so when it… Continue reading
While the college application gives all the demographic and quantitative information a college could need to make a decision on your child’s numerical qualifications for admittance, it doesn’t really give a lot of insight into who your child is…if they really want a child like yours for their school. Enter the dreaded college essays! Dun-dun-dun. Ok I know its cheesy… Continue reading
When it comes to applying to college, the essay can be the most frightening and daunting part. But the application is equally important. In fact, you can guarantee that no question asked on a college application is not ask without a specific intent or purpose. I remember my high school counselor telling me these exact words and they rang true… Continue reading
It is definitely different but I am happily adjusting to a low glycemic lifestyle ever since starting my new health plan. One thing I am finding is that I can still enjoy many of my favorite style meals just with a little adjustment. While I still think I can partake in my traditional chili recipe, I did… Continue reading
Not that long ago I saw a Facebook post showing zucchinis used as a boat for a variety of different concoctions. I have to admit it was a clever idea – an interesting way to avoid the tortilla. I tucked it away in my memory for a rainy day as just something interesting, and kind of cool, nothing more.
Since… Continue reading
I have to admit one of my favorite dishes is a gyro. I adore the meat and love the seasonings and the scrumptious cucumber and yogurt sauce. That said, the process involved in making gyro meat is a very complex and specialized process. So I’ve never really been able to make this yummy sandwich at home. That is until I… Continue reading
I’m about to get vulnerable. It probably won’t be the last time that I am this year. I am expecting a year of change and big pushes forward in all areas of my life and experience has taught me two things. 1 – whenever I set my mind to big pushes forward I will get push backs. Every action does… Continue reading