Month: January 2013

January 20, 2013

Simplicity.

A few weeks ago, I was in the shower. I do my best thinking in there. I realized that I was missing the mark here. I’ve always struggled with what to write and what direction I should go in. It becomes even more difficult when I realized I didn’t have a “niche”. I blog about […]

January 7, 2013

It’s Diet Monday AND the menu plan

I think maybe diet is an unfair word. My years of dieting has taught me that it has to be something different than that. I cannot be, simply, a reduction of calories until your goal weight and then life as usual. It has to be something different. This year, I need to drink more water. […]

January 4, 2013

Top Ten Favorite Books from 2012

I did it. I read 52 books in 2012.  That bests my 2011 total of 48 and more than doubles my 2012 total of 23.  This year, I’m raising the bar a little bit and set a goal of 55 books.    I actually have two books in progress right now which should see me logging […]

January 3, 2013

Top Ten Favorite Recipes from 2012

In 2012, I finally embraced that cooking is something I love.  I’m not one of those people who are great at creating recipes, but there’s something so soothing about life in the kitchen.  I love how following a list of ingredients and instructions can make magic.  Fluffy rising bread and slowly thickening soups seem like […]

January 2, 2013

Top Ten Posts from 2012

It’s the girls last day of Christmas vacation and I’m mixed with happiness and melancholy. We’ve had such a great two weeks off together, but I feel like it’s time for them to go back so my routines can return. We’re taking down a lot of our Christmas things today and heading out to do […]

January 1, 2013

Good Morning

I’m aware that as I write this, it’s after noon. The Princess is tucked into her room with her kitten watching movies on a new Christmas presents. Littlebit is out in the front yard, playing in the piles of snow that have shown up here since Christmas. Baby Bee is singing Christmas carols and jumping […]

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