Monthly Archives January 2011

The Big 4 0

Yep! In just a few days I will be celebrating my 40th birthday. It’s kind of hard to believe! I remember when my mom turned 40 and now I’m turning 40??!! When did I grow up?! I’m not sure how I feel about this impending birthday. Is 40 considered old these days? I surely don’t…
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How I Menu Plan with a Baby

Ever since Peanut was born, I have struggled with finding a way to keep healthy meals on our table without going crazy planning and shopping for them. I used to be able to take my time planning out exactly what we would eat, complete with a shopping list reflective of store sale fliers and coupon…
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winter wonderland

In Florida in January, we wrestle gators. Then we go home and sit in front of the tv as the rain pounds down, and watch the weather man go giddy with excitement as the screen lights up with hours of tornado warnings. And we do laundry, because recycled tires may make for great playground shock…
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Been on a Hiatus

Sorry for the lack of posts since December. Seamus had a break from school, for the winter holidays and it hit us really hard. We had a lot of break downs and behavioral issues. We ended up stopping the brushing technique because it became too much of a fight. Some times he would asked to…
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Bald, Fat and Crazy: The Musical

The title of my blog and this first page warrant a bit of explanation. Clearly, I was Bald. And clearly I was Fat. However, when you come to realize that my baldness was caused by chemotherapy and my ‘fatness’ was caused by being pregnant at the same time, then the mere fact that I was…
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Sakura Bloom Sample Sale on Now!

Sleeping in the Simple Linen Sling My favortie ring sling maker, Sakura Bloom, is having a sample sale RIGHT NOW!  I bought my silk French Vanilla sling there the last time they had a sample sale and paid far less than new.  I know these slings are pricey but now is a perfect time to snag…
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The Rules for My Room

These Are the Rules for My Room by Bob Rosenberg 1. No fighting. 2. No hurting feelings. 3. No milk on the rug. 4. Brush your teeth before bed. 5. Eat a lot of food so that you can be big and strong. 6. Have an exercise. 7. Do Star Wars Legos. 8. Don’t forget…
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The blog post entitled “I am awesome.”

A little over a year ago I picked up knitting, and then a few months ago I picked up crocheting. (around November) John thought both were highly amusing, making me seem little-old-ladyish, and he gave me a month, on both, before saying I’d quit. Ha! In case you didn’t know, I love to prove John…
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