334.0 – Pre-Thanksgiving Weigh-in Update

“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.” ~Unknown

My pre-Thanksgiving weigh in and how I’m approaching the Holidays and eating.

Mom-made Products to Create Holiday Traditions

Mompact November Giveaway #MompactLNO (small)

Family Holiday Traditions My family has a lot of holiday traditions, as I’m sure many families do. We all gather during Thanksgiving for a huge meal cooked by my dad. We each have our particular “jobs” to do (mine is to make Monkey Bread and Fruit Salad) and then we watch football together. My sisters […]

LINCOLN proclaimed Thanksgiving a National Holiday {movie reviews shared}

LINCOLN in theaters {Disney bloggers' reviews}

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With […]

Five Crazy Thoughts about Black Friday: Gone Too Far? {Thanksgiving is about Family}

crazy turkey

 As I was growing up, Black Friday didn't really mean much to me. I would sleep late and be lazy around the house because I was out of school for one more day. We ate leftover turkey sandwiches and lots of pie and sometimes we would hear about how all of the people were out shopping. […]