Carnevale!

Mom and I wanted to do a little Carnevale cooking with the kids so we invited a few friends over to join us. First we made something that wasn’t really…

Memory Lane

My husband had business to do in Puerto Rico and as I try to do as often as possible, I tagged along. This trip was different than the ones I…

Threading

I tried a new method of hair removal called threading. I had just about given up with dealing with my “moustache” as waxing left me with small welts, Nair left…

Cioccolata calda and Ciambellone

Yesterday my mother invited us over for an Italian hot chocolate. Italian hot chocolate is nothing like Swiss Miss. It is dense, dark and delicious! She had a little surprise…

New Year’s Resolutions written

They seem kinda weak this time around but I finally did come up with something. As I was reflecting on things I wanted to change/improve upon I kept being reminded…

New Year’s Resolutions

Every year I make Resolutions at the beginning of the new year. You know the old saying, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” This year I’m having a…

Kib’s Bay!

Several years ago my children complained that there’s a mother’s day and there’s a father’s day but there’s no kid’s day! So my son wrote ‘kib’s bay’ on the calendar…

Summer workout

I am motivated to get (and STAY!) in shape. I have invited several friends to “join me” (not literally but in spirit) in order to keep me accountable to someone.…

Ahhhhh….vacation!

We just got back from a 3 day get-away. It was vacation for the kids and me but work for hubby. He likes having us along though. We like tagging…

Keys to Fighting Fair

1. Replace “you” statements with “I feel” statements.2. Don’t say “You never…”, “You always….”, and “I told you so…”3. Don’t dredge up the past in the current argument.4. Really listen.5.…