Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sick Weight Gain is Gone!!

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree:  the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other  -Burton Hills      This has been one of our busiest weeks.  It has also been a very great week.  My husband came home Saturday and gets to spend two weeks with us before going back… Continue Reading

In It Together

Photo Credit: Nick Erland Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.Steven Wright      This past week has been an up and down week.  My sinus infection is finally letting up, I did end up with the same stomach bug A had over the weekend.  The two week challenge is going pretty… Continue Reading

A Good Night Surprise

     This is what I found on my nightstand the other night as I headed to bed.  There was also a darling little 4 year old sleeping in my bed.  He wrote it all by himself; he showed me that he is learning to sound out his words.  He also knows that he has… Continue Reading

Roasted Red Cabbage

    Around here, we love roasted vegetables.  The kids have been asking for a different side, so I figured why not try roasting some cabbage.  Yum, the crispy parts were as good as the softer insides.  We all enjoyed this dish and will be making again soon.  Flee helped me by brushing the oil… Continue Reading

My First Gym was My Saving Grace

Photo Credit: A6U571N      Eight years ago, at 22, I joined a gym for the first time.  It was a good size gym and well known franchise.  Their membership price was great, they had free childcare, and all the amenities I was looking for.  There were so many good reasons for joining, yet I wanted… Continue Reading

Slowly Getting There

Photo Credit: ilovebutter  There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar      I have spent this past week mostly laying on the sofa and taking hot baths.  During a good moment, I would feel hazy and dull pain…. Continue Reading

Snap’s Weekend Fun

     This weekend didn’t quite turn out the way Snap and I had planned.  The kids decided it would be fun to camp in the living room.  Thus our little pranks wouldn’t work. Resting in Thomas’s house Caught getting back in the house! Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading

Snap Made Donuts!

First he gathered all of his supplies Then he made these cute little “donuts” for a morning treat      This idea came from a pin on Pinterest.  The moment I saw the mini donuts, I knew that Snap and I had to put that on his list of things to do.  The kids loved… Continue Reading

Someone Likes Ornaments

Doing a little decorating      What will Snap do tomorrow?  We have some fun in store Friday night. Fall is almost here!… Continue Reading