I've been keeping a gratitude journal this year. A long time ago, I read Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach and decided to give the "keeping the journal all year" thing a shot.  It was an easy enough premise: write down at least three things that you are grateful for each day. That's it. It starts off fairly … Continue reading Gratitude

Dinner, revised

As I was rushing to get out the door the other morning, trying to make it to the gym before my workday, I heard my daughter say to my husband, "What's for supper tonight?" He replied, "I don't know yet. What do you want to have?" I didn't hear the response, having made it outside … Continue reading Dinner, revised

The best birthday cake ever

So, why am I still talking about (and eating!) birthday cake in July when my birthday was in May? Because my brother and I are Irish (and Italian!) twins, born just 13 months apart...and where there are birthdays, there must be cake! Besides having our birthdays at the end of warm weather months, another thing … Continue reading The best birthday cake ever