So, I'm not 100% sure what I was smoking when I told everyone to come over for Thanksgiving two days before our wedding, but why not have a huge freaking party? Right? I have to say, that growing up my step-mom was the Party queen. I loved them. Everyone got together, we made WAY too … Continue reading Thanksgiving for 25: What I’m making
You can all my a chook wrangler. I moved my three girls from their little chicken coop into the garden. They were LOVING the worms...they were in heaven. This is what you look like after carrying two chooks that got rained up who were digging up worms. 🙂 The cats were clearly exhausted from looking … Continue reading Daily Eats, Picking-up Chooks & Rice
This morning I woke up determined to start off uni the right way. I wore my Lorna Jane shirt and brought my runners and running pants to school. I then squeezed in a mini-workout during my break between classes!!!!! Bicep Curls @6kg x15 Lunges @6kg each hand x15 each leg 20 tricep dips Plie Squats … Continue reading 4 Years In Oz
I am literally exhausted. Like, peel my eye lids back to keep them open...exhausted. But I just want to say that my spirit is alive. I was speaking with a former work friend and talked about how much I have learned in the past week. That if I am ever going to make it through … Continue reading In Love
Do you actually give yourself praise? I know that in my own journey through losing weight, overcoming binging, and reaching fitness goals my biggest and loudest cheering section has been myself..WHEN I listened to it. We are also our own worst enemies and if we don't take time to give ourselves praise, then we'll lose … Continue reading 5 Things I Am Proud Of!
There are just some days when you feel saucy...like being sauced...like makin' somethin' saucy. I woke up feeling saucy and busted out some Overnight Rice Oats. Then I decided to take out my Lorna Jane gear for a WINDY and RAINY run around Fremantle. 4 miles 40 minutes (5 minutes walking/toilet break) I honestly about … Continue reading A Saucy Minx
While I was dreaming up my recipe for my dried black beans I had to dream up why I had so my crap. Seriously, who needs all this stuff? This weekend hasn't seen much exercise, other than carrying crazy boxes up and down stairs. All of this moving, had Nicole and I in the kitchen...rugged … Continue reading I Spy…Black Beans (los frijoles negros)
Nothing profound here..just my awesome life this weekend!!!!!!! Friday Night 'VIP Dinner' Onions got the best of me ! I cooked 'BBQ Chicken/Ham/Swiss Cheese Roll-ups & Sauteed Garlic/Onion Mash & Steamed Broccoli w/ EVOO and salt' Fun friends Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding. It's an Australian thing, I wasn't allowed to share the recipe on the blog … Continue reading Wine + Friends + Food = FUN!
Ever have a hot and spicy weekend? Well, even though it's FREEZING cold outside right now in Perth (that's right I am an Oregon transplant living in Perth Australia) I had a hot and spicy weekend. Which team is more hot and spicy: Chile or Spain? I watched the World Cup this weekend and it … Continue reading Hot & Spicy
I first want to say thank you for all of your amazing posts on my 'coming out' with my secret. I really do appreciate from the bottom of my soul how much you all care for me. Today was a crazy day and I kept repeating to myself...I DO NOT HAVE TO SUFFER ANYMORE. Instead … Continue reading Skyscraping Beautiful Meatballs