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Brigitte Bardot and the Boobie Bind 

I have been stuck in a bit of a rut with my looks lately. With all of the running I have been up to, my wardrobe has consisted entirely of sweat-wicking fabrics. And waterproof mascara. And not much else.  It … Continue reading

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Pura Vida: Gringo Edition 

After two days in a row of me waxing philosophical about life (am I having a midlife crisis?), I think we all need a break. So instead let me bore you with a summary of my last vacation! One of my … Continue reading

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Work it, Girl 

I will fully admit that I have spent the majority of my thirty-seven years on this planet totally coasting. (I will let myself slide for the newborn/toddler years, but the rest were done totally by choice.) I shouldn’t complain that … Continue reading

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Writing Your Job Description: SAHM Edition 

After a genuine push to get back blogging on a regular basis, all of the wheels fell off the truck as soon as I went on vacation. Don’t get me wrong, I had a fantastic trip (and will share pics … Continue reading

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I Heart Pee-wee (and Jambi too!) 

I LOVE Pee-wee Herman.  I might have been only two when he tip-toed onto the scene (on the Dating Game!!! not joking), but I have been totally obsessed as long as I can remember. He (still! at 62!!) has the perfect … Continue reading

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Simulating the Saguaro 

Yesterday it was 73 degrees out here. That is insane! It felt like a little slice of Spring Break had been delivered right to my doorstep. I spent my entire day split up between running (11 miles!) and sprucing up … Continue reading

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4 Must-Haves for Transitioning to Spring 

This week in Chicago has been absolutely gorgeous. Although I loved Chicago through the winter, I do think I am having a bit of Spring fever with all this sun and warmth (I know, a Floridian thinking 50 is warm is … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes! 

Hi everyone! And by everyone, I mean the three people (two of those who are probably my mom) who still check the site every day to see if/when I will resurface. As was abundantly clear in everything I did, said … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light! 

I won’t belabor the point on how depressed I am with my current environment (okay maybe I just did). But after literally laying on the floor while Pickle was at school for three days, I forced myself to do some … Continue reading

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Christmas Through the Years 

It is great to see all of the pictures floating around of families – kids going to see Santa, poses under the Christmas tree… So I thought I would push you all completely over the edge with cheesiness from my … Continue reading

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