Blogging, Humor

Grace Full Year in Review 2012

Hello all! We are enjoying an amazing week vacation in Tennessee with my parents and had this post up and ready to go before we left. We flew down on Christmas Day and I kid you not, Santa Claus was on our plane. I have proof but it is on my dumbphone so I will have to try… Continue reading Grace Full Year in Review 2012

Crafts, Decorating, Favorite Things, Humor

Favorite Projects of 2012

Wow, can you believe 2013 is almost here? I am still having trouble writing 2012 on my checks. This year has been a pretty amazing year in my blogging bubble for so many reasons. BlogHer adopting me, meeting amazing new blog friends in person (they actually do exist!) and meeting all of you new friends who come… Continue reading Favorite Projects of 2012

Blogging, Chicago, Friends, Humor, Motherhood

Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop- How I Learned to Ditch the Mom Guilt

I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola's Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own.I just got back from a whirlwind amazing blogging event hosted by Coca-Cola centered on helping me learn to create a healthy balance in my life. The event was held in Chicago over the course of a… Continue reading Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop- How I Learned to Ditch the Mom Guilt

Blogging, Chicago, Humor

My Excellent Adventure- Chicago Blogging Event

  Before I begin my post today I need to discuss the horror that happened at an elementary school on Friday. Not because it is current or I feel that it needs to be addressed, just that I can't get it out of my mind. I have tried not to watch all the coverage on the TV… Continue reading My Excellent Adventure- Chicago Blogging Event

Childhood, Christmas, Humor

Ohhhhh Christmas Tree – Old School Edition

My first blogger event ever was the past two days. And I have one word. AMAZING. Truly. I won't go into it here because I will have an entire post about it in a week or so but let me just tell you, I didn't want to return to real life. And it has been REAL… Continue reading Ohhhhh Christmas Tree – Old School Edition

Christmas, Decorating, Humor

My Christmas Vignette!!! What’s A Vignette?

  So we meet again, my friends! How was your weekend? This pretty much sums up our weekend:   Angry squirrel giving us the stink eye. He is actually "yelling" at us in squirrel speak in this photo. I love this so much, I am thinking about making it my profile picture.   Can I be… Continue reading My Christmas Vignette!!! What’s A Vignette?

Blogging, Chicago, Dieting, Humor

Coca Cola Balanced Living Workshop- Maybe I Won’t Have To Go Running Again

I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola's Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own. Recently I was invited to attend the Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop through BlogHer, and it immediately caught my eye. Because it involves dietitians and trainers and chefs. Who don't make Rolo cookies for dinner? So I… Continue reading Coca Cola Balanced Living Workshop- Maybe I Won’t Have To Go Running Again