Archive | August, 2008

29 August 2008 ~ 7 Comments

Making Changes in the Kitchen

Last week I joined a group of six other women in a quest to loose 20 pounds. After deciding to participate I quickly realized that I really don’t have any “healthy” recipes in my cooking arsenal. When I do cook (insert husbands laughter here) my meals are more likely to fall into the “comfort” category. [...]

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27 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Responsibility Project

Responsibility Project

The great folks at Liberty Mutual have launched something that is really near and dear to my heart. It’s called The Responsibility Project . It is a project geared to the idea of taking responsibility for making your little bit of the world a better place. Paying it fore ward . Standing up to make [...]

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27 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

When its more than just Diaper Rash

When my daughter was a baby she would come down with terrible diaper rash. Nothing we did seemed to make it any better.We tried diaper rash creams,double rinsing her diapers(thinking it was a soap allergy) even advice about using browned flour as a diaper powder. It just got worse.She was in terrible pain and our [...]

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26 August 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Oh No He Didn’t!

Scene: SM goes in to give Grandma a kiss good night (grandma lives with us). SM: Grandma, I like that picture. Is that daddy and aunt Ria? Points to family portrait of grandma with my hubs and his brother and sister – taken in the early 80′s. Grandma: Yes, that was when they were younger. [...]

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26 August 2008 ~ 12 Comments

Oh No He Didn’t!

Scene: SM goes in to give Grandma a kiss good night (grandma lives with us). SM: Grandma, I like that picture. Is that daddy and aunt Ria? Points to family portrait of grandma with my hubs and his brother and sister – taken in the early 80′s. Grandma: Yes, that was when they were younger. [...]

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25 August 2008 ~ 3 Comments

Help a Fellow Blogger Get the Reward She Deserves

Susan, with Working Moms Against Guilt / Mr. & Mrs. Get Fit, and one of my very good friends, is one of 20 finalists in a contest at SmartNow.com to win a professional makeover and trip to New York City! After losing 52 pounds (so far) this year, she definitely deserves a makeover, new wardrobe [...]

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24 August 2008 ~ 2 Comments

I’m a Loser…. Or At Least I Hope to Be

As you know, I’ve been a little down in the dumps about my weight lately. I’ve really been wanting to get my act together and start getting back in shape, but I wasn’t sure I could do it on my own. Well now that’s no longer an issue….. Last week via twitter, something magical happened [...]

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23 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Great Wolf Lodge – Mason

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Great Wolf Lodge – Mason

A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to stay at Great Wolf Lodge up by Kings Island.  With the weather being so warm lately, we were ready for a little pool time! Let me just say that Great Wolf Lodge is HUGE (check out the video below). When you first walk the experience begins [...]

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23 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

B-O-O-T-S, Brown Boots!! (Laurie Berkner Band Giveaway)

OK, Moms & Dads. Have I got something fun to giveaway this week. Your very own copy of The Laurie Berkner Band’s new album – Rocketship Run as well as some sweet Unilever products!If you are like me, the Laurie Berkner Band has been a music staple in your life. From the time we found [...]

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22 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Yeah, Restaurant Week!

Yeah, Restaurant Week!

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22 August 2008 ~ 10 Comments

He’s got God’s Back

So it’s finally happened. SM had his first “fight” at school…… over God. It all went down today at school. Apparently SM and a little boy at school were talking about where people come from. SM tells the little boy that God makes people. The little boy replies that that is not true. People are [...]

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22 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Laurie Berkner Giveaway

Over at Mommy Bits Reviews!

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21 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Coming This Weekend

Just a heads up…. This weekend I’ll be posting a review of Great Wolf Lodge – perfect for a fall/winter getaway and of the Laurie Berkner Band’s latest CD.

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20 August 2008 ~ 21 Comments

I think I am in Need of an Intervention

So I have a confession to make. I need help. I have been eating with reckless abandon for months and it has finally caught up with me.   This is my big ass. It used to be a little ass. See, I’ve been letting myself go. I won’t tell you my exact weight, but I [...]

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20 August 2008 ~ 9 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Brothers

Wordless Wednesday – Brothers

*Taken by my friend Julie

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