Archive for health beauty and fashion
I’ve been drinking green smoothies for the last few weeks, and I don’t hate them. In fact, I really like them. I’m a convert! Check out my recipe.continue reading "Green smoothies, again"
What’s your favorite meatless hot dog alternative?continue reading "Let’s talk about meat substitutes"
Favorite links and photos for this week, plus a little chat about vintage fashion.continue reading "Weekend Favorites"
Wherein I talk about strawberry butter on toast and peppermint iced tea in a blue mason jar. But not at the same time.continue reading "Diet food"
Wherein I get my hair chopped and tell you a little bit about some of the crafty work I have in progress.continue reading "Thursday"
Every year at this time, I take a look at our diet and think about reducing the amount of processed foods we consume. In some ways, the guidelines we now have to follow for a heart-healthy diet have made whole(er) foods meal-planning even more challenging.continue reading "The butter dilemma"
I had a little good, clean (messy) fun today. It started on Twitter, as all good things do, when Stacey said this: Hair chalk is a trend? I didn’t even know it existed! I feel so behind, sometimes… — Stacey Trock (@FreshStitches) February 28, 2013 And, well, I didn’t know it existed either, and I […]continue reading "Fun with chalk"
I’ve been kind of blah lately. My house is messier than I want it to be, which makes me unhappy. But then I feel too disheartened about it to clean it up. And when I let it get bad, I feel guilty, and when I feel guilty, I feel blah. And I don’t feel like leaving […]continue reading "Cutting off the blahs"
Ok, who wants to help me be a little less winter-fashion-inept? I am reasonably comfortable dressing myself in the warmer months, or pulling together an outfit around a pair of jeans, but in the winter, anything not jeans-based throws me for a loop. I always end up feeling like I’ve chosen the wrong footwear and […]continue reading "Fashion victim"
Somebody had a birthday around here this week. It wasn’t my birthday, but I got the urge to cut my hair in celebration anyway. Six inches, gone. I also got the urge to treat the birthday boy to a night out. I dropped the kids off at my in-laws’ house, booked us a nice hotel […]continue reading "Wife of a 45-year-old"