Category: Balancing the Busy

Our Version of “Perfect”

renewing vows

Last weekend my husband, Joe, and I renewed our wedding vows. This special mass held each year at our church was the same weekend we were celebrating 16 years together, and later this year we will be married for ten. When we read about it in the church bulletin I was pleased that he was …

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What Makes You Move?

workout playlist

Give me some good music and I can get almost anything done better, faster, and have way more fun. I can be dragging on the treadmill watching an episode of Law and Order, then I switch to my iPod and I am instantly recharged. I admit that I have caught myself shaking my booty to …

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Breaking New Year’s Resolutions

For someone who doesn’t love steadfast rules, I do like the idea behind New Year’s resolutions. Coming off the crazy busyness of the end of the year, I see January as my month of “rest”. It presents a lull where I have time to reevaluate what is going on in my life and what I …

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All You Need is Love

find love

Valentine’s Day seems to be a holiday people either love or they hate.  I happen to have great Valentine memories, so I’m a little partial. But Hallmark holiday or not, there is no reason not to embrace a holiday that celebrates love. I understand why it’s easy to get frustrated with this holiday. If you …

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A Trader Joe’s Favorite- Salted Caramel Yum!

Trader Joe's Salted Carmel Chai

This is my shameless promotion for Trader Joe’s. I’ve got a lot of favorite products there but this is the latest- Salted Caramel Chai Tea Latte.  I don’t do 100% of my shopping at any one store, but I do the majority at Trader Joe’s- especially for my organic produce. The items I tend to …

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