Monthly Archives: August 2008

Fast "Fake" Chocolate Croissants

I came upon a fabulous way to make quick and easy chocolate croissants. A tube of refrigerated crescent rolls and chocolate chips. How simple is that!? My one word of advice is to use good chocolate like Ghiradelli. The better…

A Quick Stop at Niagara Falls

As we drove back to Chicago, we thought we’d take a few hours to check out Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is broken out in to four separate regions, but we opted to just visit the actual Falls–American Falls and Horseshoe…

An Appetite for Good Health

I’ve gotten to experience a different side of America than my familiar world three blocks from Whole Foods Market and as a Nutrilite marketer. As we’ve traveled across seven states–Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire–I’ve noticed…

Road Trip

We headed Eastbound toward New England to visit Matt’s family on Wednesday. Matt and I debated the best strategy to conquer this thousand-mile journey with two five-year olds. We opted to start our drive only a couple hours before the…

A Pair of Sox

I haven’t been to a ballgame in years, so I was surprised at all the non-baseball activity occurring at a recent White Sox-Red Sox game. Baseball is a slow activity, so I’m assuming that they’ve had to liven things up…

Happy Birthday Twinkies!

Our kids turned five years old a few days ago. It was wall-to-wall activity from the moment they woke up until the moment their little heads hit their pillows. Here is the Itinerary for Twelve Hours of Birthday Fun *The…

Ribbon Gift Collections

I asked the kids what they each wanted for their 5th birthday. Both said, “The book Cayla got.” About two months ago, they were invited to a birthday party and gave Cayla a Klutz Ribbon of Choice. Ribbon is like…

Happy Anniversary

Matt and I celebrate our 14th wedding anniversary today and have been together for almost nineteen years total. That is mind-boggling to me. I remember when I first met Matt and within the first few meetings I thought to myself,…