My Summer of Self Love, You In?

This summer is going to be a Summer of Self Love in my house. I spend most of the year working my schedule around 5 other schedules, making sure everyone else is on time, has everything they need, is fed, has clean clothes, does homework, gets packed for trips, is at all the lessons and[…]

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Ten Things That Make Me Happy

  1. Sunshine. It may seem obvious, but boy am I on cloud 9 when the sun is out. I notice it the most when we’ve had several days in a row where the sun don’t shine. I feel sluggish, depressed and generally unhappy. Then one day the sun shines and I feel like I[…]

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Begin to Run Again to Jump My Mental Hurdle

My body really wants to run, but my mind keeps saying, “uh, can you really do it?” I haven’t convinced myself yet that I can and I know that until I believe it, it won’t be possible. Now, having said that, I really need to stop focusing on the 13.1-mile run. After 1 mile, I[…]

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Strength, Hope and Fearlessness T-Shirts For Breast Cancer #Spon

Breast Cancer has taken the lives of so many wonderful women. I often feel helpless when I hear about someone I know who has been affected by this horrible disease. Disclosure: Received the t-shirt in exchange for this post.  One item on my bucket list is to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for[…]

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Exercise is the Best Drug

Exercise gives me the best high. Better than any drug. I feel like I’m on top of the world and ready to take on anything. Today, my oldest son and I ran a 5k. Not an official race, but rather, we ran 3.1 miles throughout our neighborhood. I have not run a 5k straight through[…]

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How Orange Became My Favorite Color

I went through my entire life never really having a favorite color. I used to pretend it was pink or yellow or purple just because I really wanted a favorite color. My friends would be so passionate about a color and buy everything in that color. They always knew which crayon to pull out of[…]

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EA SPORTS Active Goes 2.0

EA SPORTS Active is expanding its line of interactive fitness products. Not only will the EA SPORTS Active be available for the Wii, but also the Playstation 3, iPhone and iTouch. We will never be too far away to work out. Disclosure: I worked with EA Sports during the release of the previous version, but[…]

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Get To Know Me

  1. What’s your favorite time of the day, and why? That changes so much for me. Right now it’s from about 8 am to 11 am because the house is quiet. Everyone is either at school or work. I can do anything I want. What do I usually do? Sleep or work, but just[…]

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Wordless Wednesday Bathroom Sinks

Isn’t this the coolest bathroom sink? I wish it was mine, but it was in the bathroom at Guapo’s, a new Mexican restaurant near us. My kids were so excited when they came back from the bathroom so I had to make a quick stop on the way out just to take a picture.

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Wordless Wednesday: snOMG, Snowmageddon in DC

These pictures don’t need much explanation. This is the 4th snowstorm in 10 days and the 2nd HUGE snowstorm in 5 days. Snowmageddon in DC…. Our back deck. This tree used to be double the size. The front yard.

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