Thank you for: Great haircuts. Mountains. Kind people. Coffee. Crisp mornings. Possibilities.
My professional life has been a bit rocky lately and was really starting to let it get the best of me. I fell off the consistent exercise wagon, I have not been the fun mom I usually am, and I have isolated myself from most social activities. BAD Susan. I am old enough to understand... Continue Reading →
I once had an easy button on my desk. It was given to me by a former employee who turned out to be a few sandwiches short of a picnic, if you know what I mean. At first it was cute, and at the end of every meeting or discussion, inevitably someone would push the... Continue Reading →
I am so thankful for such a wonderful day. Great friends and family gathering around the table, where we went around the table to say what we were thankful for. I am blessed. Dinner was by far the best Thanksgiving meal I have had in a very long time. The meal was fresh and full... Continue Reading →
So I was worried about some of the more mundane ingredients for my Thanksgiving meal - flour and other grains, maple syrup, etc. While doing some research, I stumbled upon Wades Mill. A working flour mill (circa 1750), Wades Mill produces all-natural all-purpose white flour—as well as whole-wheat flour, cornmeal, grits, and more—on mill stones. ... Continue Reading →
Here is my game plan: 1 trip to a local farmers market to purchase all fruit, veggies and wine (all produced within 100 miles from my house) - I will probably do my shopping a few days before Thanksgiving (Sunday looks like the best day). Order a local, heritage Turkey online and pick it up... Continue Reading →
Inspired by this post from Eco Women - I have challenged myself to prepare a Thanksgiving meal with local ingredients. This means that I will build my menu around food that is grown or raised within a 100 mile radius of my home. I will have to do some research, because the local farmers markets... Continue Reading →
Today I made the best of the horrific morning traffic in the DC metro area and had an old school party with myself in the car. Because I like to share, here is my playlist: 1. Jam on it: Newcleus 2. Don't believe the hype: Public Enemy 3. Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll: ?? 4. Knee... Continue Reading →