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I am completely addicted to Diet Dew. It is the first thing I drink in the morning. I have tried to stop drinking soda (pop) entirely. Not gonna happen. I even tried to just cut back on the amount of my precious Diet Dew that I drink. Again, not gonna happen! I love it!! The first sip on my tongue is nirvana! Yes, I realize it seems silly to worship a diet, caffeinated drink, but I do :) I do also drink quite a bit of water and at least one glass of milk a day. I don't think that's too bad. Right??
I've read many articles about the pros and cons of diet soda. I'm wondering what you all think? Soda? Diet? Water only?
I have lots of dreams. They include everything from sheep to road bikes to my dog actually listening to me...
I also LOVE to take pictures. I mean LOVE. Sometimes I go weeks without taking a single picture. Weird right? Why not do something I feel that passionately about, everyday?
Here are some of my most recent pictures:
I live in Wisconsin and feel blessed that there are so many beautiful things for me to take pictures of. When you're obsessed with barns and farm animals like I am, they're but a country road away!
I'm going to slowly try to find myself again. For the hundredth time. I am sorry if that is all I write about here on this blog now, but hey - blogs are journals of a sort. They just happen to be public ;)
I'm not sure where I found this, but thank you whoever you are!
My two younger daughters have birthdays this weekend. They are two years minus a day apart. Blech! I feel for them, but hey, God's will.
Anyway, they are turning 13 and 15 and NEITHER OF THEM WANTED A CAKE. No cake. For a birthday. No birthday cake. Huh. I did not make a cake. I did try convincing them (because, well, it's cake), but nope. I didn't see the point in making cakes if they would only eat a tiny piece to make me feel good and then I'd have all of that cake staring at me. For days.....
For those of you who aren't crafty or live under a rock if you are in the sewing world, Quilt Market is in Portland this weekend. I am soooo jealous. It is a trade show, only open to those who own shops, pattern makers, fabric makers, etc. Someday, I intend to go to quilt market. If you'd like to see some fabric/quilt eye candy, google spring 2013 quilt market. Be prepared, it's awesome…
January 2014. I'm supposed to be uber fit, an organic farmer and self employed by now.
I. Am. None. Of. Those. Things. Not even one. For a while, I felt like a big loser, but then I realized:
Ugh. Yep, it's all me. I wish. A LOT. I DO. Very little. I have no one or no where to place the blame, but on me. I have the tools and the knowledge, I choose to ignore both and do nothing. It all comes down to choices.
How do I start? Where do I start?
At the beginning. AGAIN.
-So, I've joined Weight Watchers (I wonder if there is a record for how many times a single person has started and stopped Weight Watchers? I'd probably win).
-I'm planning my garden and new chicken coop.
-I'm baking bread today (yes, I realize this may impact WW, but homemade bread!!!)
-I'm beginning to make what I can, whether it be food or beauty products.
Too much all at once? I have no idea. Will I fail? I certainly hope not.