I believe you absolutely CAN lose weight this year, but PLEASE don’t get a gym membership or buy new shoes! Let me back up fifteen years. I worked my way through college as a personal trainer. I spent a lot of time in the weight room in high school and had taken an interest in … Continue Reading

I’m guessing when it comes to making and keeping New Year’s resolutions, we’re in the same boat: we’ve failed at more than we’ve achieved…and at the moment, I can’t actually think of any that I’ve actually kept…for more than one week. And most often I would say that the definition of insanity is doing the … Continue Reading

My mom had a cedar chest that she kept our baby clothes in. I remember going through it and pulling out the yellowed pieces from when we were little. Hearing the stories about her dressing my twin sister and I in boy’s clothes because they had no money at the time to buy formula, let alone … Continue Reading

We had a successful first day of school! This year we have a second grader, first grader and our third started preschool (4K), leaving just our youngest and I at home on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. In the past first days of school have left me slightly sad, a reminder that our kids are growing … Continue Reading

We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of being in our new house and looking back on these pictures from our “transitional housing,” I hardly remember the 8 month season in my parent’s basement. Quite frankly, at the ages of 31 and 32 we didn’t expect to be cramming ourselves into my parent’s unused, lowest … Continue Reading

The goal with my wardrobe is simple: I want it to be thoughtless. I want to walk to my closet in the morning and know within 15 seconds what I’m going to wear for the day. With this said, I still want to look nice, respectable and for my clothes to look current. What I … Continue Reading