Something kind of radical has happened in my life over the last six months. Something so crazy and out of character for me that I can hardly believe it myself. I've been working out. A lot. I feel amazing, and it's all Gretchen Rubin's fault. Let me rewind a bit. Every … [Read more...] about Gretchen Rubin Made Me Look Better in a Bathing Suit
So many of the bloggers I read from ye olde days of blogging are no longer around, and the truth is that I miss them. I wonder how their families are doing, if their dog still does those crazy things, if they've been on vacation or off to pick apples. And yet in many ways, I've … [Read more...] about Can You KonMari a Blog?
Disclosure: This post contains a few affiliate links. Smashing pennies on the railroad tracks is one of those things that I've always wanted to do with the kids since I first came across it in 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do). My friend, Lisa, did it … [Read more...] about The Short List: August
It's Spring Break and, miracle of miracles, it actually feels like spring! We weren't taking any chances, though, so I booked us tickets to see my sister in Dallas for a few days. I wasn't about to spend Spring Break shivering this year. It's been three years since we last made … [Read more...] about Springy Things
I'm about to find myself in an unusual position, both literally and figuratively. This Thursday I'm having outpatient surgery. It's nothing crazy, and it's lady bits-related so I'll spare you the details. (You're welcome, Dad.) But it does feel odd to know I'll need some taking … [Read more...] about You’re the team captain. Stop picking yourself last.