Hello, peeps! It has been a very busy, but wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! It started the day before Thanksgiving with cleaning and getting a head start on cooking. Check out the lovely rolls I baked: Then my daughters and I went and got pedicures. Man, I love pedicures! Then Thanksgiving day brought on more cooking. I… Continue reading Thanksgiving weekend
My husband and I will celebrate our 26th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks, so we went on a romantic weekend getaway this weekend. What a wonderful weekend we had! We stayed at a lovely bed and breakfast called the Quiet Walker Lodge in Durango, Iowa. It’s in northeast Iowa, close to Dubuque. It… Continue reading Weekend getaway
I’m super excited for Thanksgiving! My dad and stepmom are coming and I haven’t seen them since our youngest daughter’s graduation in May. Thanksgiving is also a time to experiment with healthy, vegan dishes. In addition to the standard mashed potatoes and stuffing, which can both easily be veganized, I’m doing to be adding the… Continue reading Thanksgiving meal plans
The forecast called for snow yesterday. It’s only November, but this is the Midwest, so anything goes as far as weather. I knew I was really hooked on the running thing when last winter I refused to be deterred by the plunging temperatures. Instead, I invested in cold weather gear and ran until the sidewalks… Continue reading Running in the snow!
Happy Monday! I have a confession to make: I’m not perfect, and I screw up sometimes. I had a huge setback this past weekend. Now that I’m not training for a race, I seem a bit lost and my discipline with healthy eating has escaped me recently. This weekend was really bad. On Friday I… Continue reading Confession Monday
Hello! It’s been awhile since I last blogged! Things have been very busy for me at work and so I haven’t had much time to focus on anything else. Also, I’m not training right now, so I don’t have much to talk about. No one wants to hear about a boring 3-mile run, right? Which… Continue reading What I miss about being in training