I'm all about low-key holidays and gifts are not my love language -- but I do like giving some thoughtful gifts at Christmastime. I also love making them useful gifts when possible, but that's just how I roll. Gifts that give back: First a shout out for a program I love, Operation Christmas Child. National … [Read more...] about Gift ideas: Stocking Stuffers & more!
Just for fun, a few random things for a random Tuesday in this shiny new month. 1- Ax throwing is fun. Have you heard of the trendy new ax-throwing bars? New, at least, for all of us non-lumberjacks. I want to know who thought of this: amateurs flinging sharpened metal objects across a room, and having a couple … [Read more...] about 5 things on a Tuesday
If you've been reading my blog for long, you know my life sort of imploded about six years ago (my dad died, we adopted two more kids from foster care, plus other things I didn't share online). As I struggled to cope with all of that, I began a journey towards strength in body, mind, and soul. Because this made such a … [Read more...] about Online personal training
Hey, y'all! We survived the hurricane here on the North Carolina coast and although our town and surrounding areas had (and still have) quite a lot to deal with, our house fared well. I ended up evacuating with kids and dogs while Ken stayed in town because he is considered "essential personnel" at the hospital. We … [Read more...] about Short “anywhere workout” for busy moms