this is not helping me lose weight

I was hoping to reach a new goal by December 31st. In 8 months I lost 40 lbs doing Weight Watchers. Actually, it was 6-1/2 months. Since September I've been stuck. I don't think it's a coincidence that my weight loss plateaued at the beginning of the comfort food, holiday baking, and cookie decorating chaos … Continue reading this is not helping me lose weight

my grown-up Christmas wish

This is mine... What's yours?  


Being almost twelve years into marriage and over eight years into parenting, you'd think that the time for creating new family traditions would be done and over. However, most of our family traditions were forged in sunny Southern California where the weather and lifestyle is vastly different from the Pacific Northwest. Vastly different. This year, … Continue reading {timber}

Five Minute Friday: Grow

So excited to join in with Lisa-Jo (aka The Gypsy Mama) and her community of Five Minute Friday-ers (ettes, ians, ?). The point is to write with abandon, to let what's in your head come out of your fingers and not go back to edit or correct. I'm feeling a bit rusty due to my … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Grow