Healthy Living

The Sledding Hill As a Metaphor For Life

While many people lament the arrival of snow, this intrepid gal welcomes it. After all, if it’s going to be cold, at least snow expands your recreation options. (And, frankly, there are only so many board games, … Continue reading

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Vacation … All I Ever Wanted

In just four months’ time, I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying two different getaways. This winter, I went out of the country with a friend for 5 days. Recently, another friend and I headed 3 hours north … Continue reading

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Moving On

After nearly a year on the market, our house finally sold. Given the economy, that’s something of a minor miracle. Receiving a small check after the sale of that 1,800-square-foot albatross was just icing on the cake. … Continue reading

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Morning Has Broken [Me]

Weekday mornings in our house used to be pretty crazy and I am immature enough to blame it on my daughters, ages 9 and 11. While I cannot attribute said craziness to their inherent personalities (they’re really … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

I’m the first to admit that I do not have a green thumb. So while I lack any sort of gardening or plant-growing ability, I’m still intrigued by the thought of growing my own food. Last summer, … Continue reading

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Why the Slow Cooker Rocks My World

As a working Mom who is morally obligated to feed her family, I confess that I have a love/hate relationship with said obligation. On one hand, I like to eat. Some would say I’m guilty of enjoying … Continue reading

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Bicycle, Bicycle, I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Since cycling season is upon us, I’ve been out a few times the past couple of weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed breathing in the fresh air and cruising down the open road. But what I had forgotten … Continue reading

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