July 28

{Small Bites} Taco Cupcake Recipe Review

One of my favorite pastimes in life EVER is eating appetizers.  I’ll eat “small bites” for dinner, lunch, breakfast, snacks, happy hour….or any other reason that it’s time to eat.  I have noticed that when I go to cocktail parties or happy hour, because I’m usually trying to be cute, run my mouth and not […]

July 18

{Meal Planning} Research Phase

Occasionally, well maybe more than occasionally, it hits me that I’m working hard not smart.  The way I plan my meals and eat fell into that category this week. I’m on the hunt for a better way to plan out my meals for the week.  Not only do I think it would help me stay […]

July 15

{Acceptable Alternative} Low Fat Cheese Reviews

Friends, before I’ve discussed the importance of finding Acceptable Alternatives (AA) to make your life not miserable on the weight-loss journey.  I mean you have to eat so its important to find alternatives for the “not so good” that let you still have what you want in a healthier way.  That brings us to my […]

July 14

{Things I Love} Blogging

I’ve been gone for a little while, but I’m back again!  I’ve done a mid year refresh and am excited to get back to the things that I love.   I’ve learned that you have to make time for the things that make you happy.  Writing makes me happy, so that means I need to […]

December 15

What I’m Eating {Spaghetti & Meatballs}

I had a craving for Italian food today.  The easy thing to do was to go out to a restaurant to get it, but I can’t control how it’s cooked or what’s in it so I had no choice but to make it myself.  I adapted the following recipe from this one I found on […]

Info in ONEderland: Downsize Fitness

Ask me to describe myself in five words or less and I’ll give you the following answer “I’m an info-obsessed creative.” I’m one of those people that has a need to know more – – about everything!  And by everything I mean the good, bad, ugly, funny, trendy, obscure and everything in between.  As I […]

Picture Evidence: November 2012

I did it, I hired a trainer!  I’ve been fighting it for quite some time, largely because I couldn’t afford it.  But as I said to my trainer when I met with him, “I can’t afford you but I can’t afford to not have you any more.”  So I’ve done some budgeting, re-budgeting and then […]