Need Downtime Plus Mets Game, Cookie Do & Cakes (week in review)

cookie do nyc

  I haven’t done a week in review post with Meg in a while! It was a crazy busy, nonstop week. I think most June weeks are like this every year but still, knowing that doesn’t make it any easier. My son had his last full day of school last Monday followed by a few scattered final exams with […]

Chocolate Fondue Is My Favorite


  Where did June go? Has anyone else realized next Friday is the Fourth of July which means somewhere between now and then June will end and July will begin? I don’t even understand. It is all a blur. This whole week is a blur as well. A good blur of graduation parties, ceremonies, good […]

Thinking Out Loud- Maureen’s Kitchen


How do you feel about the word coincidence? Some say there’s no such thing, that everything happens for a reason, reasons which may be higher than our ability to explain or rationalize. Sometimes I agree with this controversial theory and sometimes, things just seem coincidental. I find it oddly coincidental that my post about running and […]

Kiss My Face Soap and Coconut Oil Hair Mask

coconut oil and honey

My son’s iPhone stopped working because it was thrown into the pool at a pool party on Sunday. No wait- it fell in by accident. No wait- my son jumped into the pool by accident with his iphone in his bathing suit pocket. Regardless of which version of the story he tells me, the iphone doesn’t […]

Running Without Tracking Mileage And Pace

  Instead of starting today’s post with a beach shot from yesterday, I decided this picture is a summer-must-share instead: The Hampton Jitney. In case you were curious, it really does exist. It really does transport city folk out to the Hamptons. Just like on Sex and the City. After last week’s discussion of relating life to […]