The kids are out of school. The presents are all wrapped. Whew. Starting tomorrow we will be starting the Christmasing with my in-laws from the other Carolina. The next day we will worship, eat Chinese, drink bourbon, and Christmas with the other in-laws. Then a Santa will come to alert us that a baby was… Continue reading Here We Go
For winter break! So I'm a little sad about this and I have a few explanations as to why. We are halfway finished with another school year. While this is fabulous as far as fourth grade goes (she's loving it but I wish we were in a different district) it is also sad as far… Continue reading School is OUT!
Tis the season to eat too much! Tis the season to eat sh** you normally do not touch! Hello....HOLIDAYS! Last week I started making out menus for Christmas Break/Christmas Eve/Christmas Day. This is such freaking fun for me. Now to tell you I really have no clue as to how our schedule will play out… Continue reading Get In My Belly
Hello friends! Here we are on the homestretch of the holiday season. Every year it seems to go faster. This is worrisome. Over the weekend we Christmased. Friday night the kids and I baked cookies, did Mab Libs, danced to Christmas music, and watched our favorite shows that had their holiday episodes run last week.… Continue reading Oh these Christmas Weekend
I'm not really in the mood to blog. Do I apologize? I don't have to? OK! I thought I would briefly recap life lately in a Friday post and then I realized it is Saturday. Anyone else in this mind frame? Last weekend can best be placed into words by clicking this link. This week… Continue reading Two weeks before Christmas
Hey y'all! Ready for another addition to our challenge? ME TOO! We're drinking water and moving our bodies. Now we need to do something a little more intense. No this won't hurt. This is a three day challenge. It is going to focus on your fuel. No silly goose not the stuff you put in… Continue reading Healthy Girl Holiday Challenge
Hi friends. Welcome to the time of year we (OK not me) count down to Christmas. The count according to my children is 14 days. I don't like to count down to Christmas because I love the Christmas season. The actual day is sad if you ask me. It's the finality of the season. The… Continue reading Odds & Ends
No, it is isn't November again. (Though a do-over would be great!) I'm just thankful right now like... Safety from the wildfires - I'm not in California and a pretty far drive from there as well! But seeing those fires and hearing the stories tears my heart apart. Just yesterday on NPR there was a… Continue reading Random prayers
Happy mid week, friends! If you are like me you are working for another fun and festive weekend of celebrating the season. I just love celebrating the month with the monthly link up with Anne and this month also Catherine. Tis the season for candles. I'm lighting my favorites from Bath & Body Works. I'm… Continue reading Currently…Christmas
I give you Healthy Girl Challenge....Holiday Style! You're drinking water like a champ <high five!> You're moving <double high five!> So let's build on those.... Maybe you aren't quite where you need to be on your water intake. Here's an easy and beautiful way to increase your daily intake. As soon as you wake up in… Continue reading On the 5th of December….