Glorious Gladstone, MI

Time for Bed Little Wren, Little Wren The sun’s parting beams danced across beautiful Lake Michigan as we sped along 35. It sank lower and lower toward the sparkling water, shooting up reds, purples and golds in a shimmering shower of shimmying lights. Little heads, dizzy with a day of beach fun, ferry rides, and duck…

Losing Weight on a Shoestring — Part 6

***Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or other health professional. Please consult the appropriate professional before making any changes to your diet or health. The opinions expressed in this post are based on my own thoughts, knowledge, and experiences. Today’s post will be shorter than the previous tips, but I had to include it because it addresses my…

Losing Weight on a Shoestring — Part 5

***Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or other health professional. Please consult the appropriate professional before making any changes to your diet or health. The opinions expressed in this post are based on my own thoughts, knowledge, and experiences. After reading my last two posts on portion control and balancing your plate, I know what you’re thinking!…

Special Days Tied Up with a Shoestring

Cabin Fever Winter in Michigan means endless cold, gray, stuck-in-the-house-with-cabin-fever days which can start as early as October and last till April some years. Since I don’t admire baldness in women (from pulling out my hair!) something had to be done. Special Days filled the need. Our first, Cowboy Day, launched the tradition. We invented a…