Cherish the Moments

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There are moments in your life when you step back and smile. And really appreciate what just happened.

Like this morning.

I take Tall Child to school every morning on my way to work. I did the same thing for College Kid back in the day. But things are different.

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Shop. Chop. Plop. My Three Steps to Meal Prep



The old saying “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail” is certainly apropos when it comes to a food plan.

ANY food plan.

I don’t know about you, but it’s a challenge sometimes to stay engaged in my Paleo food plan. It’s not because I don’t like it – I LOVE the food and how it makes me feel – it’s just the time and energy required to stay on top of it.

Hey, (in case you’ve wondered) I’ve fallen off the wagon many times.

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Playing Games: Then and Now

MonopolyPlus_Tokens_DEF_1416873137 As a youngster, I spent a LOT of time at my maternal grandparent’s house. I think my mom and dad needed a break from us kids (me and my younger brother and sister), so we ended up at Grandma and Grandpa’s house pretty frequently. And that was fine by me.  They had things at their house that we didn’t have at my parents’ house. Like old record albums.  The really heavy, thick 78rpm ones.

During the holidays, we always wore out the I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus record.  And there was another one about a rag-doll with shoe button eyes.  And another one about somebody named Sandy the Sandman.  He sprinkled sand in your eyes to make you go to sleep. Ouch! Ah yes.  The old days. Continue Reading

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