aunt, Autumn, Christmas, family, holidays

A winter concert, a play, and a holiday stroll…

December always seems to be very busy for us and this year has been even more so. Just last week, I enjoyed a winter concert, a play, and a holiday stroll. Family fun always makes me happy. First up was the Winter Concert for my niece’s school. There is nothing like elementary kiddos all dressed up and singing. It was very …

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2015, bikes, Chadd & Kristi, Christmas, giving back, holidays, Magic Toy Drive, Toys For Tots

Bikes, bikes, and more bikes!

For the fourth year in a row now, hubby and I have donated bikes, along with the help of generous family and friends, for our beloved Jingle Bikes For Kids. Once again, we were up early to load the bikes and deliver them to the Toys For Tots toy drive at the Walmart in Oldsmar, as part of the Magic …

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#GivingTuesday, Christmas, giving back, holidays, Jingle Bikes For Kids, Uncategorized

#GivingTuesday and Jingle Bikes For Kids

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back, always on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, kicking off the charitable season.      I had the pleasure of joining the Tampa Bay Bloggers earlier today for a Twitter chat that focused on #GivingTuesday. It was a great hour-long discussion on different ways to give back to your community. Whether you …

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#celebratesmallvictories, fitness, food, food prep, health, healthy, holidays, meal planning, small victories, weight, weight loss, Weight Watchers

Celebrate Small Victories

Time to be honest. Time to ‘fess up. You’ve not seen any Weight Watchers posts from me in while and maybe you’re wondering what is happening? Well, nothing is happening. In the midst of marathon training, which took over my life for training and the race, and then the holidays, I stopped going. I missed a couple meetings because it …

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A fun holiday break!

What a nice holiday it was! Hubby has been off work since December 18 and I vowed to take off as much time as I could as well. Being self-employed it’s not as easy, but it’s something I am working on. Since Christmas and New Years both fell during the week, it made it much easier to take time off …

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