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Addaday Roller Hits all the Right Spots

Addaday Roller Hits all the Right Spots

Poppy Poppy Aug 12, 2015
Disclaimer: I received an Addaday Roller to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com&nb… Read More
 
It's Birthday Month, Bitches.

It’s Birthday Month, Bitches.

Poppy Poppy Jun 30, 2015
My youngest daughter starts making plans for her late August birthday on the first day of summer vacation. When she is making her wish list for puppies and bouncy houses, I remind… Read More
 
Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Poppy Poppy Mar 12, 2015
I can't leave part of my heart in San Francisco because I'm not taking all of it with me.  Our first family vacation without my oldest child is scheduled for April. With her p… Read More
 
Rating the Mitsubishi Lancer GT Locker Room Style

Rating the Mitsubishi Lancer GT Locker Room Style

Poppy Poppy Feb 19, 2015
I hate taking surveys. I pity the person who pulls my name from a random generator and has to cold call me. It’s not that I don’t like to be helpful, I just have a hard time making… Read More
 
Snow Shoeing Without Snow is Called Hiking

Snow Shoeing Without Snow is Called Hiking

Poppy Poppy Feb 6, 2015
Every time I scroll through my social media feeds, I see photographic evidence of record snow storms blanketing the country. Parents are complaining of too many snow days, employee… Read More
 
Running

Addaday Roller Hits all the Right Spots

addaday-roller

Disclaimer: I received an Addaday Roller to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Running, hiking and motorcycle riding is my stock answer when I’m asked my interests. Though I run near daily and go for a scoot any chance I get, I have only hiked once or twice a summer for the past Continue Reading...

Eating

Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

grilled-beans

When I'm dreaming of the fresh produce flourishing on the seed packs at the garden center in early spring, I develop amnesia. Just like the faded pain of labor, I don't remember what a lousy gardener I am until I consider mowing my weeds. Yep, they're that bad. In spite of my lazy ways interfering with good intentions, there are vegetables in there. Somewhere. It might take a machete and Continue Reading...

Sweating

Snow Shoeing Without Snow is Called Hiking

snowless-angel

Every time I scroll through my social media feeds, I see photographic evidence of record snow storms blanketing the country. Parents are complaining of too many snow days, employees are complaining of dangerous commuting conditions and taxpayers are complaining of the monetary consequences. I’m complaining too. I live less than two hours from Mt Hood in the Pacific NW and haven’t been able to indulge in my favorite winter activities Continue Reading...

Living

It’s Birthday Month, Bitches.

birthday-month

My youngest daughter starts making plans for her late August birthday on the first day of summer vacation. When she is making her wish list for puppies and bouncy houses, I remind her not to wish her summer away since school starts soon after her celebration. Undeterred by logic, she continues to make invitations and gift requests. She is 10. At some point, though, the novelty of a birthday fades. Continue Reading...