Yearly Archives: 2013

Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Exercise is something that has become quite a focus in our lives. Even though I’ve been exercising at the gym consistently since we returned to Iowa in 2006, I never felt like I was really getting in shape. (Mostly because I like to s ...
It’s a Howl-ing Good Movie! Alpha and Omega 2

It’s a Howl-ing Good Movie! Alpha and Omega 2

We have a problem here. I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that my 10 year old daughter is addicted to… …HUSKIES! The picture barely scratches the surface of how many she has. I think the total is around 60 or so of ...
Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

I think I’ve mentioned before that recently I’ve taken up running.  Well, more like jogging, but I am able to get 10+ miles in per week and at a reasonable sub-10-minute pace.  I won’t even admit where I started last winte ...
HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (Kashi)

HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (Kashi)

One of the fun things about attending conferences is you get the chance to try out a lot of things you wouldn’t normally try. While attending BlogHer in Chicago, Kashi had representatives there to meet with some bloggers. While I wasn ...
Cranberry Feta Salad with Grilled Chicken

Cranberry Feta Salad with Grilled Chicken

When it comes time for dinner planning, I’m not exactly the most useful member of the household. The extent of my planning involves grabbing chicken, pork or beef out of the freezer to thaw. What we eat with it and how it will be prep ...
Beyond the Run: Stretching

Beyond the Run: Stretching

At no point in my life did I ever expect to be able to say I ran more than just a sprint. As a kid, short distances were my thing but I would sometimes enjoy the challenge of the 400, preferably as a member of the relay team. Even during th ...
HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (pt.2 – Crayola Toothpaste)

HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (pt.2 – Crayola Toothpaste)

For the most part, getting my kids to brush their teeth isn’t a problem. For the most part, I said. We’ve armed them with all the tools necessary, including Sonicare for Kids toothbrushes. With age and maturity, we continue to s ...