Anniversary Gift Ideas

Happy fall to you!   I, for one, am thrilled with the recently crisp weather. I love turtlenecks and cozy mugs and snuggling.   One of the best things about this fall weather is that it signifies the nearing date of my anniversary celebration with Husband! We couldn't celebrate on our actual anniversary (which is August [...]

Blogger Went Down to Georgia (Again)

Hello, there!   I have been quite the busy bee lately. And I'm about to get a whole lot busier.   You see, this upcoming weekend is "the moment we've been waiting for" - HUSBAND COMES HOME!!! Well, he doesn't come home this weekend. I go see him this weekend. To Georgia. Back again! On Saturday, we will [...]

How to Start Running

I am a running NOVICE.   It's true. Until a few months ago, I would adamantly avoid anything that required traveling at a quickened pace via foot. My workouts consisted of wonderful aerobic/dancing/weight-lifting videos I'd sweat through in the privacy of my living room.   So, why did I start running? Well, because I wanted to [...]

What to Eat When You’re Quitting Sugar

My sister brilliantly suggested that I outline what I eat on this refined-sugar-free and processed-carb-free diet lifestyle.   Because there are many foods you CAN'T have when quitting sugar, it would appear that you're doomed to starve when you choose to pursue a sugar-free life. But this is simply not true.   As I mentioned in [...]

How to Quit Sugar: Part 3

Part 3 of my How to Quit Sugar saga involves before and after right now pictures.   Also, I've been introducing more healthy carbohydrates into my diet. Here is an excellent link that explains all of the healthy carbs we SHOULD be eating. Remember, I am permanently cutting out refined sugar and processed carbs, but healthy [...]