What I learned this week..

Remember that funny children’s rhyme about the fly? There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..I don’t know why she swallowed a fly – Perhaps she’ll die! There was an old lady who swallowed a spiderThat wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her!She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don’t know why she…

What did I learn this week?

ABOUT FOOD-  I learned that just because pasta is green and comes in a green box, doesn’t mean it’s the healthiest option.  Case in point: That box of SuperGreens sure looks super healthy, and while it does surpass its plain counter-part in the nutrition department, nothing beats the bag of pasta made with just one ingredient:…

When Evolution meets Resolution.

As the weather got warmer earlier this year, I started craving iced tea.  Let me be a bit more specific: Sweet tea, poured over ice cubes, in a tall glass with a fresh lemon slice perched on top. Every afternoon you could find me sitting on the front porch, sipping a frosty glass of that…

“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life..”

This is the completely un-retouched, gorgeous sunrise that greeted me this morning when I walked out the front door with our dog. I immediately thought of the Michael Bublé lyrics..”it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me..” And yes it is. Last night we watched a wonderful one hour…

THINK FIRST (Are your words constructive or destructive?)

We recently had hurricane shutters installed on our home. Unfortunately, the guys who installed the shutters were sloppy, hurried, surprisingly moody and they clearly did not want to be working with each other. Thank goodness my husband was there to monitor their work and make sure everything was functional and properly attached..which it wasn’t in numerous…