It happened yesterday. I unexpectedly received a pesky, almost sneaky abrupt email from CISD. This arrogant punchy message was reminding me exactly how many days left we have of Summer. To me it was like an unnecessary loud obnoxious siren announcing that in exactly three and a half weeks the FUN IS OVER! It sounded… Continue reading Don’t think about it! (Workout video)
I'm always in. A decent self description would be that I'm willing to try almost anything that involves activity such as exercise and movement. Even a silly stupid crab hats in a pinch. Did somebody say dancing? I'm a sucker for a dance floor. Toss in a live band or great DJ and I'm a… Continue reading Red, white and New
I don't avoids carbs. Carbohydrates are a way of life in my house. While I'm careful to not overindulge one thing is for certain...I have a heart and stomach for carbs. As does my beautiful baby girl teen queen who was breaking the bank with her passion and high maintenance taste for Chipotle. She was… Continue reading Better Than Chipotle
Jumping June bugs, it's almost the 4th of July! Many of you much cooler kids have already made your way out-of-town. You've stretched your legs on a sandy beach, taken photos in an Italian landscape, watched a Hawaiian sunset of six, hiked a mountain in Colorado or traveled abroad for a frosty shot of vodka… Continue reading Vacation Essentials re-visited
Summer chill mode is here and the family is itching to get away. After all, everyone needs a break from chores, the dishwasher and the daily grind. What better than a good o'l road trip or right up the road staycay and discover some not so far from home fun. TEXASis big and offers a… Continue reading Gotta get away?
May is a derivative of mayhem. It's got to be! There is barely time to breathe in this fast and furious month. No one warned me but it's true. From the day your child starts elementary and until they leave your home as an actual adult, all bets are off in May! It's madness. It's… Continue reading MAYhem
Go shorty....it's my birthday....I'm going to party like it's my birthday! May 8th, aka my BIRTH date, to me has always signified the beginning of Summer. I still get excited to eat cake and celebrate with family and friends while also anticipating the end of school and beginning of an electrifying Summer. As a kid, I… Continue reading 45 and feeling alive
I'm sooo over it. Tell me you are too! I'm so worn on winter foods. I'm tired of preparing the same o'le stuff. It doesn't feel very Spring like in Texas and my taste buds are hankering for some fresh Spring-ish foods. Activation imagination. I had to pretend yesterday that it was 80 degrees outside… Continue reading Lite Chicken Salad
Spring is springing which means the sizzling Summer heat will soon follow. As for me, I can't wait. I cherish ALL things Summer time. But before I get ahead of myself, I'll slow my roll just a tad. Why rush things? (if you are here for the workout only, scroll down to the bottom) … Continue reading Spring break after math must haves
The quick whisper of crisp Fall weather came and went like a decent house guest. Just when I was getting use to it, it vanished leaving me sad and lonely. It's plain ole Hot in Dallas, Texas. So instead of gawking over cute boots and jeans, I'm still dreaming about cold and refreshing deserts.… Continue reading Did someone say desert??