Stop Giving It All or Nothing

How Training for a Half Marathon has made me dislike running from www.dineanddish.net

Alternate titles for this post: “How Training For a Half Marathon Has Made Me Dislike Running” “What the hell is wrong with me and why can’t I stick to anything?” “Tales of a non-perfectionist, perfectionist” You get the point. Running and I are not being friends right now. “Well, how can that be?” you ask….

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It’s Always a Good Time for Girlfriends

Girls Night In With Dole Banana Dippers

This post is sponsored by Dole Banana Dippers   When I turned 39, I wrote that one of my goals for the next year was to really nurture my friendships. I’ve been putting relationships with my girlfriends on the back burner for far too long, even though I know how important time with girlfriends can…

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Real Talk: Health and Red Faced Running

Red Faced Runners Spotlight

A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was…

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2007 Goals

I posted this info over in my Family Blog, but thought that some of it applied to the culinary side of my life, so thought I’d post it here too. For those of you that read both, sorry for the repetition! All of the talk this time of year seems to be about New Year’s…

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Christmas Wrap Up

I’ve been meaning to get some Christmas photos posted all week, but time has sped by! We had a great Christmas. I spend Christmas Eve night with our neighbors who invited Ella and I over for their traditional White Chicken Chili. I’ve never had White Chili before and it was fabulous! Then, I went to…

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