An Evening With Kelly Corrigan and Anna Quindlen

corrigan and quindlen

I love books. That scene in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast where Belle discovers the library- that’s a dream of mine. Needless to say, I love to read. I have enough books to last a long lifetime but that doesn’t stop me from acquiring more. By now I’ve either lost the non-book readers or I …

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie

easy pot pie

It’s not very often that you will find me posting a recipe for something without decent nutritional value (these do have the redeeming quality of  lean protein and veggies), so when I do, trust that I find it worthy of the extra calories/fat/less than pure ingredients because I think that it tastes amazing. I’m also …

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Give Yourself a Break

not easy, worth it

I couldn’t find my 5 year old son for about 20 minutes and it was the most frightening, gut-wrenching moment in my life. We were at a family party with a ton of kids playing in the front yard and some parents and teenagers taking watch. Long story short, time had gone by where all …

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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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