You’ve surely heard the old adage: Don’t grocery shop when you’re hungry. It’s a good one, because you will find yourself grabbing things based on desire and not need. But I have a few more pointers to share. My biggest tip is to always, always make a list! Whenever I try to wing it. I spend more money and end wandering longer and much less effectively through the store
Pray for me. I’m going back to work this week. I’ve been home for 12 weeks with the new baby and I kinda love it. I have a day job and that is a blessing. It’s a good job. I just… I’ve grown tired of good. That’s not good enough anymore. I need great. Let me explain, I’ve spent the last few years with my
I’m giving birth to some new things over here. With a newborn in the house, I mean that in both the literal and figurative sense. There is something about becoming a new mother that makes you feel pretty invincible, hopeful and optimistic. My baby has motivated me to get on with it. Life. That includes but is not limited to this blog.
I’m having a baby!! A baby. Who is growing and kicking and tossing and turning as we speak inside my uterus. It’s amazing. A miracle. We took a peek at baby boo last week. The intention was to find out the baby’s sex. Boy or Girl? What happened instead IS that we saw a very playful character sitting upright with crossed legs and a hand
Necessity is the mother of invention, right? Well I’m the mother of a little girl we’ll call Cali. Now, that is NOT the name I gave her but when she was three years old she told me she liked the name California and that it would be her new name, because her given name, she said, “broke down” She has no problem expressing what she wants, that
Soooo I’m OBESE. I know. It’s such an UggLee word. Forgive me. I met with a personal trainer today. It wasn’t pretty. He weighed me. Then he asked me to hold this electronic device that reads your body fat percentage. Mine is 34 point something or other. Apparently, anything higher than 30 is considered obese. That’s what HE said, this man who calls himself “Mister
I’ve been thinking. This blog is called Life In Dishes because I strongly believe there is no way to separate the two. Life and Dishes go together. Without food we cannot live. I think you get that. But I’ve been yammering on about food so much, I haven’t shared much about the many things happening in my life. We haven’t even talked about Meryl Streep yet