Tips to Stay Sane

Health tip: I know I’ve said this before, but when consuming any fruits make sure you eat a protein with it, like nuts or eggs. If you are looking for sneaky ways to not gain 1,000 pounds during the holidays–eat snacks throughout the day (one of them consisting of a fruit and protein tied together)….

Wordless Wednesday…kinda not really

My slacking on posting is due to holiday preparation. This year is a year of “Firsts” without dad, and a year of “Firsts” with McKinley. 1. McKinley and I made Santa letters! 2. We did get around to putting up and decorating the trees. McKinley was very helpful. She likes the lights 🙂 3. And…

The First Snow

McKinley enjoyed Ohio’s first snowfall of the season. *Made her first snow angel, *Threw snow in the air, *Made footprints everywhere, *Tasted friendly snowflakes, *Rolled around in the snow, and *Threw snowballs! I enjoyed the first snowfall as well. The first snow, Always gorgeous. Smooth and dusted. White, Like Heaven. Angels– Snow angels! Snowmen, snowball…

Monday Monologue

I know the holidays are approaching quickly, because everywhere I look there are ads, sales, and decorations. Blahhh. And no shocker—I am behind in my planning. Maybe it’s because today is Monday, or because I’m feeling under the weather–or the fact that the holidays are so commercialized, but I’m just not pumped up and ready…

Monday Monologue: Shed and Shred

Dark, cloudy, mysterious sky. Colorful trees. Cool breeze.  Yup, fall is finally here. And that means that Moccamus is here too! We took our annual trip to Lynd’s Fruit Farm!   Fall days cleanse me. I don’t know why? Probably because fall days match my personality the most.  I know that sounds strange. But, you…