5 Simple Tips For a Healthy Lawn

5 Things to Do For a Healthy Lawn

Gardening and I have always had a love-hate relationship.  I love the idea of fresh produce from my own land, yet my garden hates me. It doesn’t stop me though, no sir.  Every year, like a total amnesiac, I head to the nursery to find the healthiest plants and do stuff like building raised garden […]

3D Printing: It’s Science!

3D Priniting: It's Science!

Want a fun and information-packed video about 3D printing that you can share with the kiddies?! Here ya go! SCIENCE! Check this one out: Dad uses 3D printer to make his son a prosthesis for about $5! We live in stunning times. Science On!   OMT! Recommends: Baby, It’s Cold Outside The Chemistry of Cookies […]

Easiest DIY Cedar Flower Bed You’ll Ever Build

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The German is an amazing gardener.  Me?  Not so much.  But….I do know how to do things that make it appear as if I’m a gardener.  Gardening for wannabes…that’s me! Take this easy DIY flower bed, as an example.  Look at those clean cedar lines.  Look at the barrier between grass and mulched goodness (yes, […]

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Find Your Voice

Find Your Voice

When I learned to read, you could pretty much find me with a book in my hands from there on out.  Especially if that book had been written by Dr. Seuss.  I was entranced by his lyrical use of seemingly normal words and by his imagination when creating others. It’s with his words that I […]

Your Unintentional Imprint

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Have you ever thought about your unintentional imprint on this world?  You know, the pieces of you that make an impression on others when you’re not even thinking about it? Life is surprising and twisty; you never know what’s just around the next bend. It’s the element of surprise that’s my favorite part.  Unintentional imprints […]

What Grandma Drinks

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Grandma is never short on new finds to sip by the fire.  What Grandma drinks, she shares…with you! Go, Choochie*! Rojo Dulce is a sweet red table wine found at Specs and World Market (seasonally at WM, starting in September) and sells for $10-ish a bottle. BAM! I know some of you just rolled them […]

What I Will Tell Sweet E: Grace Endures

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Grace for the day; grace for the way, baby.  Having a saving grace, saves.  Burdened with sin; blessed with grace. grace noun \ˈgrās\ 1. a :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification b :  a virtue coming from God     c :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace 2. […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #7: The Kegel Edition

Perimenopause Can Suck It

CAVEAT: Some material within may not be safe for work, as it contains frank talk about lady’s Southern regions. Yep, perimenopause can still suck it.  She’s hanging around, trying my last nerve some days, but today we’re gonna beat her back with Kegels. You either just groaned, giggled or rolled your eyes.  My kinda readers! […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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I am not a fan of cold weather and if at all possible, I won’t run in the cold (under 50°).  Thankfully, I currently live in an area where we get a few days of warmish weather mixed in with the cold, so I can get out occasionally.  It’s those interspersed warm days that save […]

Run For Your Life: Coping With Injuries

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The Run For Your Life series continues! Catch up here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Running injury?  Let’s talk about how to cope when an injury either curtails your running schedule or completely interrupts your ability to run. I am currently suffering through a training-ending injury.  The ligament that runs along my […]