191. Flavored Salts

For the last few years, my husband and I have steadily moved away from store bought gifts at Christmas and towards hand made gifts.  This year will be no different.  We have a few store bought things (mainly for each other and the kiddos in our lives, plus a few off the wall gifts, like […]

186. World Prematurity Day

For all of the preemies fighting to survive at Kosair, and for all of the mamas fighting to stay pregnant at Norton’s Downtown (aka the mothership). For Cheryl, whose babies all came way too early, especially that sweet little Layla (babies just aren’t meant to be born at 24 weeks). For my little Maddie Belle, […]

185. New running shoes

OMG.  Shin splints.  What a bitch! So, my new Brooks Dyads had me hobbling home after my one mile run.  SHIN SPLINTS.  Oy.  I kind of forgot about shin splints.  How I forgot about shin splints, I don’t know, but they are a beast. Despite being a state of agonizing, foul language inducing pain, I’m […]

184. Finished mantel

It’s done!  I finally bought ribbon to string my “Thankful” banner together, and my Thanksgiving/fall mantel is finally done.  And with the exception of a small embroidery piece, my fall decorating is complete.  About time, too.  Two more weeks and it all comes down for the Christmas stuff! So this was my first year to decorate […]