On Heartbreak and Carb Loading

For the past six months, I have been training to run the New York City Marathon for Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education. I’ve logged hundreds of miles, training to run 26.2, and raised thousands of dollars to send girls

On Heartbreak and Carb Loading

For the past six months, I have been training to run the New York City Marathon for Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education. I’ve logged hundreds of miles, training to run 26.2, and raised thousands of dollars to send girls

From Here to There and There to Here

It’s been four months since I last broadcast the goings on of my life into the blogosphere. In that time I’ve moved 700 miles from Chicago, Illinois to just outside our nation’s capital in beautiful Silver Spring, MD. In that

From Here to There and There to Here

It’s been four months since I last broadcast the goings on of my life into the blogosphere. In that time I’ve moved 700 miles from Chicago, Illinois to just outside our nation’s capital in beautiful Silver Spring, MD. In that

Here We Go Again

After a year and a half in lovely Chi-town USA, my little family is once again picking up and moving halfway across the country. We’re going back to the east coast – this time to Washington DC, where my husband

Here We Go Again

After a year and a half in lovely Chi-town USA, my little family is once again picking up and moving halfway across the country. We’re going back to the east coast – this time to Washington DC, where my husband

The Best Thing I’m Going To Do This Year

Followers of this blog will know that I hold organizations that do good works for girls in the highest regard. I wrote a post here once about a conversation I had with my 5-year-old daughter, in which I tried to

The Best Thing I’m Going To Do This Year

Followers of this blog will know that I hold organizations that do good works for girls in the highest regard. I wrote a post here once about a conversation I had with my 5-year-old daughter, in which I tried to

I Like Okra

I know it’s not the most popular vegetable, but I really like okra. I like its distinctive texture (yes, some find it too “slimy”) and the mildness of its flavor. I did a quick interwebs search and found some more

I Like Okra

I know it’s not the most popular vegetable, but I really like okra. I like its distinctive texture (yes, some find it too “slimy”) and the mildness of its flavor. I did a quick interwebs search and found some more

And For My Next Trick…

Today, my 35th birthday, marks the finish line of my 35×35 self-inflicted challenge to post on this blog daily for 35 days. Harder than I thought it would be, by the way. I know some of my posts were kinda

And For My Next Trick…

Today, my 35th birthday, marks the finish line of my 35×35 self-inflicted challenge to post on this blog daily for 35 days. Harder than I thought it would be, by the way. I know some of my posts were kinda

Vegan Score!

Today for dinner I made VeganYumYum‘s recipe for Pan Fried Tofu, Kale and Stir-fried Noodles. The kids were kind of into it, especially the noodles with a little dipping sauce drizzled over them, and the husband was happy. A hit!

Vegan Score!

Today for dinner I made VeganYumYum‘s recipe for Pan Fried Tofu, Kale and Stir-fried Noodles. The kids were kind of into it, especially the noodles with a little dipping sauce drizzled over them, and the husband was happy. A hit!