December 28, 2013

A Year in Review: Chicks, Movies, Books and More

I recently listened to 's third installment of the Bridget Jones' series, Mad About The Boy, which I highly recommend. I always loved how Bridget started and ended her day with tallies so I thought I'd follow her format and review 2013 similarly

December 26, 2013

So What'd You Get Volume II (with throne picture)

  Not too much has changed in the year since I wrote this post but I believe it still rings true.  At our house Instagram truly meant instantly reliving their friends' Christmas gift exchanges.  I'm a bit of a Grinch as there were no phones out around our tree. And you'll never guess what I got!!

December 22, 2013

Bells Instead of Tears & the #Marines #SalvationArmy

Like in many other homes Christmas at our house has moments of sadness entwined with those of joy. This year I chose to embrace my loss and turn it into a celebration with a new tradition.

December 16, 2013

Will He Be Home for Christmas? #Marines #Stress

     Christmas is just over a week away.  I'm pretty much on track with the exceptions of my cards, which are connected to this lovely little interlude our holidays are taking.  In just under 36 hours from now our son's future will be decided.  

December 9, 2013

Take Howie Mandel's Fibs or Facts Quiz #stroke

     Howie Mandel is the National Stroke Association's spokesperson.  He's campaigning to educate people with a Fibs or Facts Quiz and help raise $25,000. (Don't worry it won't cost you a penny)

December 5, 2013

Losing Fat Loving Food Friday: Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

     Having been stagnant on my weight loss journey for a while I needed something to kick my butt in gear. Receiving my Weight Loss Hero pack from Weight Watchers certainly helped but I needed something a little more drastic and thanks to a Twitter friend I believe I found it.