Disney Princess Half Marathon

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Disney Princess Half Marathon - I'm a Finisher! I did it! I wasn't sure that I could, but with the support of my family and my friend, Amynah, I finished the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon. I'm pretty proud of this accomplishment considering that less than a month ago, I was told by my doctor that a bone in my foot (a metatarsal) had died and was, in his words, "sitting in my foot Continue Reading

Disney Princess Half Marathon, Here I Come!

It has been seven months since I signed up for the Disney Princess half marathon. Back then, it seemed like the race was far, far in the future. Now, it is just a few days away. A lot has changed since I signed up. Back then, I planned to train with a walk/run interval program with a goal to run more miles in one race than I ever had before. Unfortunately, after multiple stress Continue Reading

Ice, Snow, Earthquake – What’s Next, Locusts? Frogs?

When mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy. That's what my mom always said. Turns out, Mother Nature ain't happy right now - at least that's how it feels here in metro-Atlanta. On Tuesday, snow and ice started coming down in the metro-Atlanta area. It lasted for 2 1/2 days. The icy roads made going out impossible, so we all holed up at home for a few days. On Friday, despite temperatures Continue Reading

The Ice is Melting on Valentine’s Day

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We survived Winter Storm Pax! Actually, I feel kind of silly writing that - why do we need to name every single weather event? We were snowed/iced in for two days. Thankfully, we did not lose power - however, many Atlantans did. I also know that many others up the east coast are dealing with the storm now. To all of my readers dealing with horrible winter weather - please stay safe and Continue Reading

What Does a Groundhog Say? This Doesn’t Look Like Spring!

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Our local groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, predicted an early spring when he waddled out of his Southern "mansion" a few weeks ago. Today, however, I am sitting in the house watching what is being described as a "catastrophic" and "historic" ice storm take shape outside my window. Ice storms are the scary part of living in the South. Widespread power outages are pretty much a given as the Continue Reading

OshKosh B’Gosh 2014 Spring Fashions + 20% Off Coupon

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 I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for OshKosh B’gosh. I received a gift card to facilitate my shopping trip and to thank me for participating. Spring is coming, at least that’s what Georgia’s groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, predicted earlier this month on Groundhog Day. I know that I am looking forward to warmer weather. My Family Loves OshKosh As Continue Reading

If You Can’t Say Something Nice…

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Good morning readers, I know that some of you are waking up to temperatures in the mid-50s; others are waking up to temperatures below 0; and still others, in my neck of the woods, are waking up to temps in the teens with icy roads, spouses and kids who never made it home from work/school yesterday (but, hopefully, are safe and sound at work, school, or the houses of coworkers and Continue Reading