It’s Different Here


It’s not just that I’m from California and Ben’s family is in Florida – there are many reasons why visiting here feels different from home. It’s not just the constant fear that an alligator will dart from the swamp I run by and grab me for breakfast… or the fact that the cost of living is so much lower than SoCal, Ben and I can only dream of owning a home with so much land. … [Read more...]

2010 Highs and Lows


2010 was full of highs and lows for me. Luckily,  it was a lot more highs than lows and I’m very grateful for every experience. Here’s a quick recap of my 2010 highs and lows… January 2010  Low: Another one of the many posts where I express my distain for the cold – The C Word High: The Walt Disney Marathon! Which can also be considered a low because of the bitter … [Read more...]

I am Ruined


My mother-in-law has the best toppings for salads! I always make a bed of greens and top it with things like coleslaw, potato salad and other goodies. I am ruined from having my usual boring salads at home. I’m also ruined from being able to go for more than 2 hours without candy. Brian (my brother-in-law) and I were joking that there is candy EVERYWHERE and we can’t stop … [Read more...]