Archive for June 2014

Notebooks - They are still seriously important

This blog is part of ChicagoNow’s Blogapalooza. We are given a topic at 9:00 and have exactly one hour to write. It’s pretty good practice for someone like me, who takes forever to write, and it has the potential to be decently entertaining. Tonight’s topic? Write a love letter…but not to a person.  I try... Read more »

10 reasons I annoy the crap out of myself

I am annoying the bejesus out of myself this week. My level of annoyance with myself is so high that it rivals the annoyance caused by walking into the laundry room to find a pair of jeans on the floor right next to the hamper. Right. Freaking. Next to it. You were so close! You were in... Read more »

21 Day Fix Review: 21 things I thought and learned as I finished this bad boy up

21 Day Fix Review: 21 things I thought and learned as I finished this bad boy up
I did it. I joined the craze. I took the plunge. I made a vow and I mostly stuck to it. I did the 21 Day Fix. And I’m doing it again (and again and again and again and again). I’m not going to lie, I was a skeptic when this whole craze was originally brought to... Read more »
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Ice cream, brothers, and the moments that make it all worth while

Ice cream, brothers, and the moments that make it all worth while
I have been having a lot of moments lately. Being a parent of a 5 year old and a 2 year old lends itself to a lot of emotionally charged moments. Actually, being a parent at all lends itself to a lot of emotionally charged moments. It’s life. With kids. There are a lot of moments.... Read more »

21 MORE things I've thought during the 21 Day Fix

21 MORE things I've thought during the 21 Day Fix
So I’m officially in week two of this whole 21 Day Fix thing and I’m not going to lie, I’m a little more impressed than I thought I was going to be. Not that I was skeptical when I started. No no, I am not really a skeptical person when it comes to believing that... Read more »