Category Archives: Family

Fall In The Midwest

I love Fall in Minnesota. The beautiful colors of the trees, the smell of bonfires and chimneys being lit. Halloween, pumpkin patches and apple orchards. Hot cider, apple desserts, stews and soups, root vegetables and hearty meals. Snuggling with blankets … Continue reading

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Count Down To 29 Days 1 & 2

I have chosen my first two numbers from the jar. Day 1: #17 An oven thermometer! I do a lot of baking and I often have to guesstimate the times for baking so it will be nice to know what … Continue reading

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Insanity Update

Oh friends… I have been too busy (and tired) to write daily on the Insanity Workout program. Sean T is still kicking my butt. I have not been able to make it through a full workout but I can tell … Continue reading

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Year-Round Thankfulness

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the US of A. If we’re lucky, it’s a day where we get a chance to be with our loved ones and eat a giant feast. It’s a day to give thanks, but I believe … Continue reading

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Carefree Is Underrated

I have only cried 3 times throughout this process with my Mom. I cried the day she told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer. I cried when the second surgeon came out at the end of the 12 hour … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos

I am half Mexican, a half of which I am very proud. We have a tradition that has become fairly popular lately in the mainstream of America. That is Dia de los Muertos. A celebration of life, of our loved … Continue reading

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Back To Life, Back To Reality

I have been on hiatus at my parent’s house helping take care of my mother post-surgery for the past week. I had to return to work today, so back to everyday life, but I can officially say that my Mom is CANCER FREE. … Continue reading

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