Printable Diet Journal

  Many people choose weight loss as their resolution. Most of those people have already given up. Hopefully you didn't set it up as a resolution but went in with a goal of being healthier. That means you can't fail because you work on it every day. If you are into old school tracking … [Read more...]

Holiday Crash

I had so many plans for what I was going to get done online yesterday. A ton of stuff. More than attainable, I didn't make a crazy list. I even doubled up on the coffee so I could hit it. But man, I'm just spent. I really haven't done anything too much in the last few days. Hubby was sick and he … [Read more...]

2015 is About Action

Last year I joined in and chose a word to focus on. New Year's resolutions don't work and I haven't partaken in them. But it is definitely a time for reflection and seeing new goals for the calendar year ahead. 2014 my word was Laziness. It worked. Last year was more transitioning than I had … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf is Like Police State

  It's no secret that I'm not an elf on the shelf fan. So many things I see wrong with it. A professor is now backing me up on one idea. Big brother constantly watching over your every move.  That you should only be acting correctly because you know Elf is watching. UGH, seriously? Go … [Read more...]

Blogging Identity

I've been online since 1999 and had this blog before 2004. I might have hit a decade but I can't be sure of who, what, when because I was an idiot and didn't back up at the beginning. I lost posts. That just makes me mysterious right? I've had issues the last couple of years. Well hell, I've had … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Stuffing

  Yes, I own and run a foodie site. But I still go elsewhere to get inspiration and new recipes to tweak to my liking. Allrecipes.com has been my go to for many years now. Then I found out they are local to me and I screamed just a little in excitement. I LOVE SUPPORTING LOCAL! … [Read more...]

Quick Twig Thanksgiving Placecards

  We are getting down to crunch time so I want to make sure I don't overload you with even more Thanksgiving stuff that you can't possibly get done. These cute twig placecards are easy to make and I think would be a great idea to have the kids do. If you have a big group coming, you could … [Read more...]

Best Pumpkin Pie

  I know there are a ton of pumpkin pie recipes out there. Lots of alterations done and tweaks. But some things shouldn't be messed with. A good pumpkin pie is one of them. Libby's canned pumpkin has the recipe right on the back of the label. But for an easy to make and perfect every … [Read more...]

25 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas

  I have had so much fun searching out Thanksgiving stuff. It makes me a little sad that we won't be home for the holiday so I can do some of them. Well, only a little because I'm excited to go hang out with one set of my in-laws. I have Mom's stuffing recipe but it's always better if she … [Read more...]

Pitch Perfect 2

  I'm so happy to know I'm not the only total dork that loves this movie. Hilarious thing is Pitch Perfect is NOT my kind of movie. I didn't watch it for many months after owning it. I bought it for my daughter because I knew she loved it. Then one night I watched it to see what the hype … [Read more...]