You had me at Dough

Let me start out by saying that I might not be the most unbiased tester. I love sweets and especially cookies. So when Skratch Labs came out with their cookie mix of course I wanted to… Continue reading

Taking my own advice

I remember telling someone a week ago to be kind to themself (is that really a word?) and remember to give themself (I don’t really think it’s a word, but what is the correct reflective… Continue reading


Some of you know I started a new job just before the holidays. I’m was so excited (and still am!) because it gave me the opportunity to combine my education and background in… Continue reading

New Recipe: Beef and Broccoli and Cauliflower

I made a goal last year to try a new recipe each month, but I was not good about keeping track of it nor actually trying out new things, therefore the goal made… Continue reading

One of my favorite things

There are some things that I absolutely love and thought I would share a couple with you from time to time. If for some reason I get a kick back on something, I… Continue reading

Blast from the past: IMNOLA 57.2

Ran across this old race report from Facebook the other day. Thought it would be fun to share as it was my first participation in a half Ironman as a relay. Fun to… Continue reading

Kale and Sausage Stew

My current favorite slow cooker recipe is kale and sausage stew from Real Simple with a couple of tweaks! A friend passed it along on Facebook when I asked for suggestions after finding… Continue reading

Getting back to it

Wrote an email to my coach this week to give him an idea of what I was thinking for 2015 and where I was currently at. I have to admit, it was tough… Continue reading

Are Happy Volunteers the Best Volunteers?

Recently, I had to complete the renewal paperwork for my Certification in Volunteer Administration…yes, they have one of those and I have proudly had mine since 2009. Here’s hoping that my renewal paperwork is… Continue reading

good words

Good words are timeless. I just ran across a blog post from Facebook with my resolution from 2010. I borrowed someone else’s words that year because they were able to say it much… Continue reading