Vanilla Waffles

Vanilla Waffles 2 cups all purpose flour 1 3/4 cups skim milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste (or 1 tbsp vanilla extract) 2 large eggs 4 tsp banking powder 1 tbsp packed brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt Need: vegetable oil spray Heat waffle iron. In a medium bowl, mix all the … More Vanilla Waffles

Summer’s a’comin!

With Father’s Day now behind us, the Summer, well, beach season, is close to officially kicking off. Four more days people! Which is a fun season to be in New England.  Obviously, the weather is hotter. The days are longer. The people are cheerier and chill. But in New England, life really changes. The sleepy beach communities and … More Summer’s a’comin!

Discussing Transgender with a Pre-Schooler

My daughter is five years old, and she is part of a local preK program where there is big focus on a set learning for Kindergarten readiness. I love this facility so much. My oldest daughter spent preK there, and my niece and nephew, as well. The school is run well, as they have a curriculum system that works, and has worked for both my children who … More Discussing Transgender with a Pre-Schooler

Our Yard

Our yard is my favorite spot to cheer me up. The perfect place to feel swept away from chaos. Also, to meditate peacefully. We live on about an acre, and our back yard is a clear rectangular field abutting other yards just as large, and a wooded area at the very end. It is quiet, private … More Our Yard

Weighing in! #8

OK, finally have good weight loss news!! I lost 2lbs this week! Which makes a total of 12.5lbs lost AND it is my goal weight from 2010. WHICH MEANS I have officially lost 60lbs! Yesssss!  Well, I have actually lost more than this cause of the small gains since that I lost, BUT I am at … More Weighing in! #8


Some songs are just beautifully written, sung and perfect. Plain and simple, music is subjective, but when a song is done right, it is right. I may not love country music, but some songs are beautiful, and I may listen. When songs strike you a certain way, and resonate, it is that touch I crave … More Numb