What I Ate Wednesday 9/6/17


  As my son walked out the door to the school bus stop yesterday morning, I asked him to please make a pledge to himself that he will keep his notebooks organized this school year. One can hope, right? I used to get such joy in organizing MY notebooks but that doesn’t mean I want […]

Back To School Cookies

back to school healthy cookies recipe round up

  So this is the back to school cookies round-up which I was supposed to share Tuesday, the first day back to school. My site, which was down on Tuesday, is still giving me trouble. I want to SCREAM. In fact, I do SCREAM just like that in big bold letters via Live Chat and then go back […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

banana chocolate chip cookies

  First day of school, first day of school! I have this old-fashioned way of thinking in that the first day of school should involve afternoon cookies with milk while unwinding in front of the television watching one of those ABC afterschool specials that haven’t been on since probably the late 1980’s. Or maybe some cookies […]

Back to School!

Hello and Happy Monday! Can you sense my early morning excitement? School time school time! My excitement over the first day of school totally drops me a point or two for mother of the year. Although, I definitely earned the title yesterday when I took the little boy and his best pal ice skating.   I sometimes wish I […]

A Bad Run Plus a Spontaneous Day in Manhattan

I did not have a good run yesterday morning. At all. Three Ways To Set Yourself Up For Disaster: 1 – WARM UP – I know we are supposed to warm up before running but I have found that for me, if I start out walking even more than 10 steps from my front door, I don’t run as well. […]

The Important Stuff- Run, Food and Emojis

Good Monday morning! I know you have been patiently waiting to hear how many miles I ran on Saturday. I wish I could tell you exactly. But I can’t. While my run was divine, at some point around the 7 mile mark I accidentally hit pause on my phone which froze MapMyRun for easily half a […]

Make It All Better With Cookies

Well hello….I wish I had a fun weekend recap for you but I really didn’t do much other than try to feel better and back to myself. You know what the secret is to officially putting yourself on the mend? Yep. A nice bakery cookie. All day on Saturday I felt that I needed a big cookie – you know, […]