MonDATE & Recipe


I’m switching up the word MUNDANE for MonDATE. Get it? No more Mundane Monday. Instead I’m making a DATE with MY DAY or rather “Mon (French for My) Day.” I’m making a date to laugh. Laugh at my husband, cause he’s funny, and I don’t give him enough credit there. Plus his FRO is getting crazy, so it’s easy to laugh at him when we wakes up with Wild KIWI Hair. I’m … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons to Disconnect


Top 10 reasons to disconnect on a Monday. You ready? You played hooky from work Friday and are making up for it today. You’re too busy enjoying summer. Your brain is on vacation (Mine is). You are on vacation (I wish). Your socializing with IRL people and friends today. You’ve run out of status updates. Your moving and without internet (ya, still kinda … [Read more...]

Learning the Lingo & Recipe


Ahh Happy Monday. I am posting this at exactly 8pm on Monday night here in New Zealand, which means it’s 1am Monday morning in Texas. Therefore, we can finally share in a Monday together, yes? source Don't worry, it only took me 2 months to get the whole time change right. Just kidding…sorta. Okay so I might not be the best at adjusting to time change but I am learning … [Read more...]

A Journey to Remember….or not.


Oh goodness! Hello! Where are we? What day is it? haha, that’s kind of how I feel. But all is good now. Let me back up and explain… bullet points. Left Dallas for NZ Friday Morning. Had a 9 hour layover in San Francisco Thank goodness we had the hubs’ coach to rescue us. We crashed at his place 10 minutes from the airport and grabbed lunch. During that time I … [Read more...]

This is me: WIAW


Do you ever catch yourself saying you’ll never follow certain patterns of a sibling/spouse/parent, and then one day realize you just did. That was me yesterday when this happened. Yep, I’m becoming my mother. I used to think she was crazy for talking to herself, but now I do it. haha. I know she would be so proud!i Speaking of patterns. I noticed a pattern, food pattern, … [Read more...]

Reasons to Celebrate


No one needs a reason to celebrate, life should be a reason enough. But if you asked me this weekend what I am celebrating, I’d give you plenty of reasons…. For pizza and wine night….. For finishing up the last bit of moving…. For someone who makes me laugh even when you are dead tired….. For change (the inner and outer)…… bye bye hair For friends … [Read more...]

Thirty Minute Thursday


Sometimes all you need is a good 30 minutes. Thirty minutes to step away from the stress of life (calls, school, kids, work, errands, etc.) and get into the zone. Knock out a few reps and sweat and be on your merry way. Am I right? Okay, don’t pee on this workout, but feel free to sweat on it! Thirty Minute Thursday 10 minute … [Read more...]