john steinbeck, on love →
‘well,’ said pooh, ‘what I like best—’ and then...– a.a.milne
stupid adjective, i know… what’s another good j-word i could have used for the month?! eh… i’m not too concerned. january absolutely flew by (but then again, i’m saying that all the time, aren’t i?). obviously it’s midway through february, already and i’m just getting to this! anyway, here were some of the highlights :) 1. a daytrip to foxwoods...
super bowl snacks (recipe roundup)
hi friends! is everyone getting excited for the super bowl? i’ll admit that even though i work in sports, football is one of my least favorite to watch.. it’s growing on me, though. in total girl fashion, though, my favorite reasons to tune in are the commercials and halftime show! i still remember when i had a super bowl celebration with my friend katie in middle school just so we...
80 (!) healthier recipe substitutions →
i’ve been participating this month in dani’s #100ozchallenge, a healthy pursuit challenge on twitter to - you guessed it - drink 100 or more ounces of water per day. of the 11 days i’ve participated, i’ve hit my goal of 100+ oz eight times. not too shabby! (source) (source) typically, it’s recommended that you...
another month has come and gone and i’m reminded that the title of my blog is so true - notes, quotes & anecdotes of a year fast passing. where did 2011 go and hello, 2012! i’m so excited for this year, but am so thankful for all the great changes, events and people that made 2011 such a great year. rather than recapping the entire year (because i don’t have the memory for...
30 things to start doing for yourself
my friend lauren sent me this list from marc and angel hack life. just had to share the reader’s digest version! i’ve bolded favorites or ones that especially hit home. for the full list, click the link above! start spending time with the right people. start facing your problems head on. start being honest with yourself about everything. start making your own happiness a priority....
huffpo | the psychology behind tim tebow →
lemony chicken and orzo
alright, folks, i’m not going to lie. these pictures aren’t that pretty… but the meal was really quick and easy, so don’t judge the dish by the photos. i found a variation of the recipe in cooking light, but doctored it up based on what we had in the fridge. customize your version accordingly! it’s really simple to make and since it’s a one pot meal, you...
513. The least interesting view is the sidewalk in...
giving thanks: october & november
apparently the fall was pretty busy for me… too busy to find enough time to post my october AND november thankful posts. i think i have an excuse for october, though. at the end of the month, i was away on the cape and i came back to a snow storm and no power (yes, again) for a week. by then, november was in full swing and now, here we are in december. either way, this was a fantastic fall,...