Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal

I usually make a new a autograph book for each trip to Disney (and if I don’t, I regret it). For this trip, instead of a dedicated autograph book, I decided to take my Bongo the Bear altered Little Golden Book to use as an autograph book and art journal. I’ll take my favorite retractableContinue reading “Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal”

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th Today was much cooler than it has been lately and Jason encouraged me to go outside and enjoy my garden. So, I gave myself permission and I did just that! Give yourself permission In this fast paced world we live in, it’s important to give ourselves permission to just BE…to sit still…toContinue reading “Tuesday, July 26th”

Ice Cream Trail and Other Adventures

Sunday, June 17th This Sunday we continued on with our ice cream trail challenge. Erum and Peter went along with us, which made it a great adventure! Our first stop… We left our house at 2pm. The plan was to stop at two ice cream stands and then find a place for a light dinner,Continue reading “Ice Cream Trail and Other Adventures”

Getting back on my Peloton

I feel like it’s been a long journey but I’ve finally gotten back on my Peloton! I stayed off it for months in fear of causing myself more leg pain but I FINALLY overcame the fear. As someone, and I know I’m not alone in this, who has had leg pain every day, literally, forContinue reading “Getting back on my Peloton”

Fighting Weight Gain and Hypoglycemic Attacks

Tuesday, July 12th It can be a vicious circle. You have pain that stops you from exercising and then you gain weight. In an attempt to loss the weight, you cut calories and then you have low blood sugar attacks. To stop the low blood sugar attacks (Hypoglycemia), you have to eat more. Then youContinue reading “Fighting Weight Gain and Hypoglycemic Attacks”

Some Days Are Just Like This

The past few days I’ve been feeling really down. I guess it’s the “after a holiday blues.” Even Jason has commented on how down I’ve been. He actually said I’ve been in despair. I think “despair” is a little too strong of a word but I have definitely been down. These blues surprise me becauseContinue reading “Some Days Are Just Like This”

The 4th of July is here!

Monday, July 4th This year, I have really been looking forward to the 4th of July and we had such a fun and delicious day! I’m one of those lucky people that can truthfully say that my husband is my best friend and we always have (ok, usually always have) a great time together, noContinue reading “The 4th of July is here!”

4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories

For years now, missing the 4th of July fireworks has made me feel as if I’ve missed the summer. 4th of July’s of the past As a child, after our mother married our step father, we were no longer allowed to go to see fireworks or parades on the 4th of July. My brother couldContinue reading “4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories”

Visiting the Garden Center

Last Friday, I visited Valley View Farms in Cockeysville, Md. I had a lot of empty flower pots and I really wanted to fill them up, so I decided it was time to visit a garden center. I have 3 favorite garden centers. I really love this garden center. It’s been here for as longContinue reading “Visiting the Garden Center”

Self Care Day

I love going for my monthly facial and mani/pedi. I try to go every 4 to 5 weeks. Making a plan is key I put it on my calendar early, so that it’s harder to let other things get in the way. I know I’m very lucky to be able to do this on aContinue reading “Self Care Day”

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