28. December 2013 15:31
These were my goals for 2013. How did I do??
1) Learn how to braid my hair Didn't happen. But I did learn how to braid my daughter's hair. Nothing fancy, just normal braids. In fact, I ended up cutting all my hair off towards the end of the summer.
2) Spend more time with my husband. Have at least one date night per month. Didn't happen. Sigh. We tried. Really we tried. But we just couldn't find a reliable babysitter. We did manage to get out a few times in 2013, but not nearly eno... [More]
24. December 2013 14:04
Disclaimer: My family was provided with tickets to experience Wild Wonderland at Lowry Park Zoo. All opinions are my own.
We arrived at the zoo promptly at 6:20pm. Wild Wonderland was scheduled to open at 6:30pm, so we waited in line for a short bit, got our tickets, and then we were instructed to go wait in a pretty long line for entry in to the zoo. I noticed on the ticket vendors sign that they were Autism Friendly and certified through CARD so I asked what that meant at the Zoo. I kno... [More]
23. December 2013 13:11
Every year I usually throw my good common sense to the wayside and indulge my children with the traditional making of candy houses. Gingerbread, gumdrops, frosting, icing, M&M's and a host of other "goodies" laden with high fructose corn syrup, sugar, food coloring, and ingredients that none of us can pronounce. They make the houses nibbling along the way, eventually complaining of headaches and stomach aches. So why do I do this anyway?
This year I had decided to skip the madness and just f... [More]
22. December 2013 19:30
Welcome to my feature: Women Who Lift. If you are interested in being interviewed for the series, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org I would love to spotlight you. You don't have to have a blog, you just have to be a woman who lifts!
Today I am spotlighting Amanda. Amanda works out at my box CrossFit En Fuego.She is an amazing woman who has been on an inspiring weight loss journey of her own. She also works to save children from drowning as a trained infant swim resource instructor... [More]
19. December 2013 16:19
One of my goals for 2013 was to participate in the 13 in 2013 challenge. 13 races of varying distances completed in 2013. I'm happy to report that I DID IT!! Here is my list of races