Project of the Month

Move over, Nike, I’m Going to Just Do It

What happens when you have little to no home improvement skills or experience, and you try to apply wood filler to parts of your front door? What happens if you botch up the job? Will you permanently ruin your lovely front door? Will the children have to hang their head in shame and say that… Continue reading Move over, Nike, I’m Going to Just Do It

Food and Drink · Quotes and Thoughts

When Is a Restaurant is More Than a Restaurant?

When it reminds you of how much people and friends and gathering together can be. I hit a new restaurant with a large group of parents while our middle schoolers enjoyed their last school dance of the year. I was able to sit with people that I see practically every day, and really enjoy them… Continue reading When Is a Restaurant is More Than a Restaurant?

Book of the Month · Project of the Month · Quotes and Thoughts

Why Challenge Yourself? (Book and Project of the Month Pep Talk)

March Read: The Mistaken Wife March Project: 5K and The Only Two Reasons I Run The month is halfway over. I am more than halfway through my book, but failing at this running challenge. I won't give up, though. I have friends who have gone back to college and set far higher fitness goals than… Continue reading Why Challenge Yourself? (Book and Project of the Month Pep Talk)

Book of the Month · Project of the Month · Quotes and Thoughts

January Book and Project Wrap Up

I've been so focused on daily business that I rarely have done or tried anything new or challenged myself in what felt like YEARS. Bottom line is, running a blog about trying something new daily has become my way to get over the freezing effects of anxiety, to force myself to make decisions and not… Continue reading January Book and Project Wrap Up