Day 2: New Year, New Me

Food Journal Breakfast ~ 2 Cups of coffee with 3 sugars and 3 creams each, 2 slices of bacon Lunch ~ Serving of broccoli, rice and chicken bake with a glass of iced water Dinner ~ 2 Servings of sweet potato casserole (no topping), pork chop and 1 serving of […]

Day 1: New Year, New Me

Food Journal Breakfast ~ Cup of coffee with 3 sugars and 3 creams Lunch ~ Broccoli, rice and chicken bake, Glass of ice water Dinner ~ Burger and gravy fries, Glass of half ginger ale and half cranberry juice and Serving of rice pudding In the middle of the night […]

I Want to be a Mamavation Mom!

Mamavation is a social experiment that was created for moms as a way to encourage them to lose weight and guide their families towards a healthier lifestyle. It is also an opportunity for two moms (Mamavation Moms) to enter a 7 week healthy living boot camp. The selected moms will […]

Hey, I Think My Butt’s Getting Big…

Actually, I don’t think, I know. I saw the proof when I stepped on the scale at the doctor’s office yesterday. I also could have done without the loud pronouncement too, Miss Skinny Nurse Who Looks Like a Model, I can read really big numbers! When I was in the […]

Crochet Basics

One of my big projects for this year has been my blankets for Project Linus. I’ve written about the various blankets that I’ve made and I’ve posted many pictures of the blankets in their different stages of completion. So I was pretty excited to find out that people are actually […]

Project Linus: Fourth and Final Blanket

Today I started my fourth and final blanket of the year for Project Linus. I’m using a ripple stitch pattern that I found on Hooked on Needles… I think it’ll be nice and fluffy, very cozy for the wee one. I’m using the same icy yellow color that I used […]

Holiday Hair

Curly Nikki asked her readers to share their holiday hair plans with her, so here are my plans: 1. I did my first co-wash yesterday. Co-washing is basically washing your hair with conditioner. It enhances moisture and eliminates the use of shampoos that strip hair of natural oils. 2. I […]

What Does It Look Like?

I’ve been dying to find out what my natural hair looks like but I’m not ready to commit to the Big Chop yet. So I took some inspiration from Uniquelise3 and clipped some off the top in an inconspicuous place…. For a video of my braid out, go here…

Best Blog Posts of 2009

Can you believe 2009 is almost over? Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were all preparing ourselves for Y2K? *sigh* So much has happened this year…some stuff I’m proud of, some stuff makes me want to curl up in the fetal position and cry ~ either way, it’s my life […]

Project Linus: My Second Blanket

Originally, this project started as my mitzvah for National Blog Posting Month, but I fell out of that race a long time ago. But I’m still determined to go through with the project because I am really enjoying it. Go here for more pictures of my blankets for Project Linus…Or […]