Just a brief update
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

Hello Sparkfriends! Is anyone left out there? I know Thinronna is... she requested the update! ;-) So, what has happened in a year? Omigosh! A birthday, new teet... Read more
The compromise...
Friday, March 16, 2012      1 comments

So, if you've read my previous blog you know of our predicament regarding daycare. ...By the way, I really appreciate all the feedback I received from everyone. It was nice to hear advice coming from all sorts of different angles: mother, gra... Read more
Stay at Home Dad? or daycare?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      7 comments

Hi all! Sorry I've been so absent, but life is busy. It seems like the only time I can relax is when I'm at work. Ross & Lilly are now 4 months old! I can't believe it! They are doing great and are such a joy! Lots of toothless grins a... Read more
Baby pics
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      8 comments

Well, I finally have a few moments to provide an update w/ a few baby pics. As I mentioned in my previous blog my little boy has to stay in the hospital to gain some energy and learn how to take his bottle. It has been over 2 weeks now and... Read more
My twins have arrived!!
Friday, November 04, 2011      13 comments

Hi all! Just wanted to post a quick announcement that my twins arrived October 23rd via c-section. My water broke the 22nd and I waited in a hospital labor room for 12 hours for my contractions to start but they never did. The next m... Read more
Happy Surprise!
Friday, July 29, 2011      6 comments

I am happy to announce my hubby & I are expecting twins early November!! We know they are a boy and girl and so far everything looks very good! Unfortunately I am on very restricted activity, so no exercise for me. But I'm doing my best t... Read more
Just say 'no' to the Shamrock Shake!
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      9 comments

I'm writing this more to myself than to others as to why you should avoid McDonald's Shamrock Shake. Yes, can you believe it's that time of year already? Every year I'll drive by a McD's and see on the sign that they are now available an... Read more
'June' in February ... my dining adventure!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

There is a local restaurant that has gotten quite a reputation for it's dining experience. Recently the chef was nominated by Food & Dining's Best Chef - Great Lakes Region. ... even going up against the Chicago talent. The name of the restaur... Read more
Tried two new recipes tonight!
Saturday, February 12, 2011      5 comments

I've been wanting to put together a little care package for my dad for awhile now. He's the only other person that I know that loves sweets more than me. Seriously, this guy could polish off a whole pan of cinnamon rolls in one sitting! And h... Read more
On diet hiatus for a little bit...
Thursday, February 10, 2011      6 comments

Recently my doctor put me on some medication that really does a number to my system... unfortunately one of the side effects is rapid weight gain.. Ugh!! So in 2 weeks my scale has gone up 5 lbs! How unmotivating!! I'm still eating heal... Read more
My first curling experience (pics included)
Sunday, February 06, 2011      10 comments

Last night I tried something new: curling. Even though I grew up in "The Great White North" otherwise known as South Dakota, I was more familiar with snowmobiles and ice skates than the sport of curling. The only exposure I could think of... Read more
How I burned my calories and how I ate them...
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      7 comments

Last night we got about 17" of snow, which for this area is pretty rare. We don't own a snowblower so when we get a decent amount of snow we have to do it with a shovel. ... Read more
The "Olestra" fish... know what you're eating
Thursday, January 27, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday evening my hubby & I met with our financial advisor... all fine and good there, although I'm sure I'll have to keep working for another 30 years - bummer! Afterwards, we wanted to eat out, which is always a dilemma for us. Usually we... Read more
So what are you really eating?? Are you sure??
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      8 comments

So, while purusing the CNN headlines I came across this article about Taco Bell:
t-product/ Wow - really people? We can't even have real beef anymore? I... Read more
Nothing in particular...
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

So, all my seedlings are up except one... I guess I should've labeled them b/c I don't know what the third row is yet. I definitely can tell which is the lettuce, but so ... Read more

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