November, 2011

Peace in the Daily Grind

This morning, I got up late and started jamming my children’s assorted legs and arms into jeans and hopefully clean shirts. Food was shoved into mouths, dogs were yelled at…

Color-ful: Orange

In a previous post, Color-ful, we began a discussion on “color psychology,” and started with the color RED. Now we are looking at the next color, ORANGE… Associations: Fun, organic,…

Love, Pray, Eat

“I used to have this appetite for food, for life! And it’s just gone.” Thus, the heroine of Eat, Pray, Love (Gilbert, 2007) takes off on a solo journey to…

A Broke City Girl Goes Gourmet

I live in a big city. That means everything is expensive. There is no where to park, and any sort of unhealthy vice you might be prone to is readily…

Love Ink: Give a Letter of Thanks

Say Thanks. Give a letter. When you came home today and fetched your mail, were you hoping that just maybe someone was sweet enough to send you a handwritten letter?…

Admit It, You Gossip

Girlfriends are good for many things. They are wonderful when you need a gut wrenching laugh, an unrelenting cry, a word of advice, and someone to hold your secrets.  Your…

How It’s Made: Pencils

Darling loves to nerd-out on historical beginnings and discover “how things are made.” So here is our first installation on an everyday tool: Pencils. Pencils find their beginnings in the…

Fitness: Friendly Soreness

Myth: It’s a good idea to wait for your soreness to wear off before you workout again. I will admit, I am one of the few who actually enjoys being…