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Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

Poppy Poppy Aug 19, 2014
When I'm dreaming of the fresh produce flourishing on the seed packs at the garden center in early spring, I develop amnesia. Just like the faded pain of labor, I don't remember wh… Read More
 
Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

Poppy Poppy Aug 7, 2014
My relationship with the Bowflex Boost was great while it lasted. We may have only spent a few weeks together, but it knew more about me than most of my college boyfriends. Unlike… Read More
 
Short Hair, Don't Care

Short Hair, Don’t Care

Poppy Poppy Aug 1, 2014
Once upon a time in an unknown salon in an unknown city, I let an unknown stylist cut my hair. I wandered into the salon after being stood up by a lunch date. I entered with a simp… Read More
 
Adidas Energy Boost Before, During, and After the Long Run

Adidas Energy Boost Before, During, and After the…

Poppy Poppy Jul 28, 2014
Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 stability running shoes were received for nothing/nada/zip (yeah baby!) for review purposes. All opinions are mine, mine, mine. Affiliate links included. W… Read More
 
Does Smile Brilliant Tooth Whitening System Really Work?

Does Smile Brilliant Tooth Whitening System Really…

Poppy Poppy Jul 24, 2014
A few years ago my husband was talked into getting his teeth whitened by our dentist. I was surprised because he isn’t huge into manscaping as evidenced by the superfluous hair on… Read More
 
Running

Kicking the Post Marathon Blues

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On the fourth Sunday past Marathon Sunday, I ran a group 10k. It wasn’t a race, yet it felt like the last 10k of my marathon. Except, it was considerably slower and no one greeted me at the end with a medal. Even though I ran a complete marathon 4 weeks prior, I could not have gone another mile. I blame the post marathon blues. Whenever I start running after Continue Reading...

Eating

Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

When I'm dreaming of the fresh produce flourishing on the seed packs at the garden center in early spring, I develop amnesia. Just like the faded pain of labor, I don't remember what a lousy gardener I am until I consider mowing my weeds. Yep, they're that bad. In spite of my lazy ways interfering with good intentions, there are vegetables in there. Somewhere. It might take a machete and Continue Reading...

Sweating

Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

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My relationship with the Bowflex Boost was great while it lasted. We may have only spent a few weeks together, but it knew more about me than most of my college boyfriends. Unlike the years I worked off quarter beers by skinny dipping, the Boost kept track of how much activity I needed to rock a Land’s End tankini.  The Boost was the first next generation activity tracker I’ve tried. Continue Reading...

Living

Introducing the Blogging Betties

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Usually I reserve regular bacon in this house for two occasions - Father's Day and Christmas. Today I broke my own rule and fed my family bacon for dinner. Why? Because my meal plan has gone out the window and my son answered the question quickly when I asked "What do you want for dinner?"  The reason I served my kids a side of saturated fat without (much) guilt is Continue Reading...