Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bonding with Rice

Bonding with Rice

There are some things about past jobs that have really stuck with me.  In some cases, it has been a co-worker who has intentionally tried to make things difficult for me.  Other times, it has been a challenging project that has pushed me to ...
Positively SHREKtacular

Positively SHREKtacular

Most adults are familiar with the concept of word-of-mouth marketing… You, know… Have a good experience with a product/restaurant and you’ll tell one person. Have a bad experience and you’ll tell 10.  In 2003, I star ...
Who Inspires You?

Who Inspires You?

Although my husband was considered an army brat, I had only moved once in my childhood  then again into an apartment after college. There was never a time when I was far from home and family – I went to college just blocks from the hi ...
It’s All Greek to Me

It’s All Greek to Me

When I was growing up, my brothers were active in wrestling.  Yes, I’ve talked about that before… but this isn’t a repeat story, I promise.  My parents were great about encouraging us in our endeavors.  They coached when t ...
Finding Recipes for Brinner

Finding Recipes for Brinner

I love to bake.  In fact, I love to bake so much I take photos of my baking and send photos to my friends via text to show them what I’ve made.  My favorites are chocolate chip cookies and brownies. Do you find yourself baking or are you mo ...
Ketchup, Bananas and a Bag Full of Panic

Ketchup, Bananas and a Bag Full of Panic

Ok, I’ll be 100% honest. When I saw those two pink lines pop up on the pregnancy test, my first thought was, “Wait…we weren’t really ready, were we? I should take another test to double check.” A million thoughts quickly followed beginning ...
Toothpaste on the Mirror

Toothpaste on the Mirror

It’s a rite of passage… toothpaste on the mirror.  Not a gob or even fingerprints.  I’m talking full-on toothpaste graffiti.  Across the mirror. And now my kids are among the adults and children initiated into this select ...