Misc.

Nearly There

August is almost here. Yes, for most of us it is hard to believe that the year has progressed so quickly, but August 1st is more significant to me this year. Six months ago, when I set out on my most recent crazy undertaking, I told myself (and my husband) that I could relax on August 1st. I just finished…

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Misc., Parenting

Today I Bought Fat Jeans

I’ve always been a bit on the heavy side, but in college I was able to lose a sizable amount of weight (see what I did there?). I maintained that weight-loss for several years – right up until I had my first child. To be fair, my children are 22 months apart (nearly to the day), and I didn’t have…

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Misc.

Best Banana Bread Ever

Baking with my older daughter is one of my favorite activities. Yeah, she only pays attention for 3-4 minutes and all she can really do at this point is help add things to the mixer, but I still really enjoy it. Generally I’m the “mean” mom that substitutes applesauce for the butter and sugar and adds extra fruit so I don’t feel…

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