Trader Joe’s Light Vanilla Ice Cream & Other Stuff I Think You Need

vanilla pumpkin marshmallow candle

  My son informed me that the girls are wearing our Lulu Headbands as a fashion accessory each day to school. As often as I question if I am dressing like the kids, this absolutely counts as the kids dressing like adults. And, if they can wear our headbands, we can still shop at Abercrombie. I […]

Random Issues and Birthday Banana Crisp

running shoes

I may have an insatiable sweet tooth but when it comes to the roasted vegetables from the Whole Foods food bar, I have zero will power. I was at Whole Foods over the weekend just to pick up wild-caught salmon to cook for my mother’s birthday dinner (she loves salmon, me not so much at all unless it […]

WIAW- My Idea of Convenience Foods

oatmeal raisin chocolate chip protein bites

  My son is on a let-me-cook-everything-for-myself kick since the baking of the cookies  on Monday. He made his own breakfast and even said I should take a picture for you. If you are wondering why there are no berries on his plate, it is because I am struggling this week to locate strawberries and […]

WIAW- More Complex Carbs Plus My New Favorite Lunch

There are a ridiculous amount of trendy diets, lifestyle changes and detox plans plastered in our face lately. Not like it is really anything new; the media is forever portraying the best foods to eat, the best meals to lose weight and the magical approach to becoming a be a better you plan. The real truth […]

WIAW – Lots of Watermelon And My New Favorite Lunch

When I planned out my runs for this week, I didn’t bother to look at the weather forecast. I whimpered my way to the gym yesterday morning in a thunderstorm to get my run accomplished on the treadmill. I talked a good game all winter as if I found love with the treadmill but I think it […]