I might need your help remembering who I am.

The Hare and I held school in cafes, coffee shops and book stores for a few weeks while we got our internet and power sorted out completely. It turned out to be a combination of weather and construction. We are finishing two rooms in our basement, and some of the cable wiring got jumbled in … Continue reading I might need your help remembering who I am.

Losing Weight – Getting Rid of Unhealthy Holiday Expectations

My husband's comment about my speaking opportunity was meant to be a joke, although there was some truth behind it. I couldn't help but laugh, a little. Afterall, don't we all struggle with control issues? My speaking engagement went well, I think, and I thoroughly enjoyed being around so many moms. It also made me … Continue reading Losing Weight – Getting Rid of Unhealthy Holiday Expectations

It’s Good to Be Me

I refuse to refer to myself as "old". That word is reserved for expired food, pants with split seams, frayed sweatshirts and out of date shoes. None of those words describe me. I'm mature, seasoned,  worldly. Although, I do feel a little split apart at the seams sometimes. And occasionally my frayed hair isn't just a morning attraction … Continue reading It’s Good to Be Me

(Savory Saturdays) A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 1: Irish Oatmeal

This was our ninth Thanksgiving in Michigan. It took a few years before we really settled in to our own family tradition. There were a couple of Thanksgiving dinners shared with friends, some with DW's parents and even one at a restaurant, I think. But at least the last five years or more have been spent hosted in … Continue reading (Savory Saturdays) A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 1: Irish Oatmeal

Am I the Only One?

Maybe it's seeing Thanksgiving decorations at Halloween and Christmas decorations at Thanksgiving that sucks the joy out of the holidays. I know that as a mom, I'm supposed to be super excited about this time of year. Don't get me wrong - I decorate the house, top to bottom. The tables are topped with fall … Continue reading Am I the Only One?