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November 2011

Insanity Recap

Whew, I’m getting behind on posting! Here’s an Insanity recap: Day 2 looked much like Day 1. I was less sore that morning, but again I waited until the 11th hour to do Insanity. Bleh. I definitely need to get going earlier! Day 3 was Cardio Power and Resistance - it seemed to go by much [...]

All In

I’ve never been much of an athlete. Sweating doesn’t rank high on my list of favorite things. PE was the most stressful class of the day. But it’s time for that to change. With 279 days until our wedding (nobody’s counting), J and I are determined to look our very best and start our lives [...]

Sometimes when I’m feeling particularly uninspired and not sure what to make for dinner, I stop by the cooking aisle at the grocery store and see what tasty combinations McCormick has available. They have these handy spice packages that have pre-measured portions of all the spices and herbs you need for a delicious (and easy) [...]

Healthy Habits

J turned me on to a great app for habits - building the good and breaking the bad. It’s the next latest love. It’s called Way of Life, and the idea is simple: determine the habits you want to build or break and the track your lifestyle choices every day within the journal. When you [...]

Wardrobe Change

The trees on our street are finally letting go of their leaves. They’re some of the last to go and are a sure sign of the impending Wisconsin winter. It reminds me of being a little girl sitting in the kitchen with my mom looking out at the big red tree in our backyard. My [...]

282 days until our wedding!

Cozy Up

I love a good cup of coffee any time of year, but there’s something special about brewing a pot of coffee and cozying up with a good book when it’s cold outside. The only thing missing is a fire. I am a sucker for Dunkin’ Donuts coffee (Strawberry Shortcake anyone?!), so when I saw this seasonal specialty, [...]

What’s a better end to a long day than milk and cookies? I personally can’t think of much of anything. That’s why these little guys make a regular appearance at our house. My friend Becky brought them over once, and J and I have been hooked ever since. The recipe is from the blogSkinnyTaste where delicious [...]

CHRISTMAS! A huge Pottery Barn box arrived today. Getting always mail always feels a bit like Christmas morning, and today was no execption. In fact, my latest loot from Pottery Barn had the holidays in mind. I’ll give you a sneak peek, but the final reveal will just have to wait until after Thanksgiving… Look at [...]

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