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    A whole lotta love!

    I’m a creature of habit.  Once something works for me, I pretty much stick with it. I work out every day, so I can enjoy eating and having the occasional glass of wine. …

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    What I’m not Thankful For

     Woke up to rain this morning…blessed cool rain.  I had forgotten how much I love rainy mornings when I don’t have to be anywhere.  In a few hours, the madness of Thanksgiving week…

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    Happy New Year!

    Yes, I am still alive. I can’t remember when I had something really profound to say. I just realized that if I don’t write something soon, this blog has a really good chance…

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    No time to write…

    Can’t take the time to write a real post, between helping H study for exams, shopping, decorating, wrapping, volunteering, parties, quick trip to New York, cleaning house for Christmas and guests, then another…

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    It’s a Christmas Miracle!

    It’s a miracle.  There are exactly 17 days left until Christmas, and I am farther along at this point than I’ve ever been before.  Pretty good, considering that when we returned from Thanksgiving…

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    Christmas is Not Your Birthday

    I mostly love Christmas. I love baking cookies (although now that I shouldn’t eat them it’s definitely an exercise in control). I love Christmas music…the classics, not the new stuff. I love the…

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    Ahhhh, Summer!

    I took a few days to pretend I was actually on summer break, with nothing to do but sleep late, watch TV, go to the pool, eat popsicles… Then I remembered-I’m a mom,…

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    chili for Christmas!

    Oh, by the way, my mom is making chili for Christmas tomorrow…Woo Hoo!!! She usually kills herself making ham and turkey and all kinds of things that my family doesn’t eat. (Mom, I…