My husband started doing a Keto diet again in January and this time he seems committed to sticking to it long term. I'm incredibly proud of him for sticking with it. So last month I decided to stop stalling and give Keto a try also and then in my typical slacker style I settled into … Continue reading 5 Favorite Keto / Low Carb Recipes
My reading habits for 2019 have definitely been of the slow and steady variety but I seem to be falling into a steady rhythm finally and getting back to my bookish self. The two big things which have helped are : 1) Just reading what I love and not worrying about finishing a book that … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading Lately | January & February
Outside My Window: we're having another super fun snow day, or rather a snow and ice storm day. This makes our 6th day of cancelled school this year. Crazy sauce. I'm not really disappointed but I'm also not in Super Fun Mom Mode either. I Am Hearing: my daughter giggling over YouTube and my son … Continue reading Daybook: February 7th 2019.
Every year, on February 1st, Anne at Modern Mrs. Darcy writes a post about what's saving her life, the positive things big or small that are making these winter months more bearable. The idea is that we're all great at listing our complaints but don't often spend that same amount of mental energy on the … Continue reading What’s Saving My Life Right Now.
Outside My Window: It's still snowing. It's been snowing since like 9pm last night and it seems to have no plans of stopping. The kids were ecstatic to get a snow day today and we've been making the most of it with all of the board games, a bit of video game time and watching … Continue reading Daybook: January 28th 2019
I have not historically been a very artistic person. But after a few fun nights out with friends at those Paint and Sip events, I have started dabbling in other mediums. The most recent has been watercolors or more specifically watercolor brush pens. I'm still not at a place where I feel super confident with … Continue reading Teaching myself how to watercolor.
We love to play board games in our family. With the kids or as a couples night or game night with friends. Our collection of games has become massive over the years. We've discovered a few new favorites in the last couple of years and I thought I'd take a minute to share with you … Continue reading 5 Favorites for Family Game Night.
Well we're 21 days into the new year and so far I've only finished one book, Jeneration X by Jen Lancaster (so good!). But I'm dabbling in a few books right now and have a lot of books on my horizon for 2019. I'm planning on joining Modern Mrs. Darcy's 2019 Reading Challenge this year. … Continue reading 19 Books I’d Like To Read This Year.
Outside My Window: it’s one of those days that feels even colder than it is. It was supposedly up to the 30's today but it pretty much felt like 7 degrees all day to me. I guess I probably need to buckle up and brace myself for the rest of this winter, but apparently I … Continue reading Daybook: January 14th 2019