Yearly Archives: 2009

93 posts

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 […]

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 […]

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…

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 […]

To Love and Support in Times of Need

Lately there has been a lot of back and forth (and downright nastiness) on Twitter among mom bloggers about people who tweet during times of distress. To the best of my knowledge this bruhaha began with Penelope Trunk tweeting about her miscarriage during a business meeting and reached fever pitch […]

Project Linus: My First Blanket

My twins were born on 20 September 1995, weighing in at just 4 lbs 3 oz and 4 lbs 1 oz. We had nine days notice. Yes, I’m serious. Nine days earlier I was stretched out on the exam table staring at what I hoped was a broken ultrasound, while […]

Caught Between Dryness and a Grease Spot

Well it’s been about 3 weeks since my last update on my hair transition and I’m still going strong. Barely. I’ve gotten to that point where I’m becoming increasingly frustrated for a variety of reasons: 1. I honestly don’t know what to do with my hair anymore. I’m so used […]