Wednesday Weigh-In: #Cinchspiration and #GoGreenGetFit

If you checked out last week's post, you know that I crashed and burned big-time and had to crawl my way back on plan before the week was through.  I'm happy to report that other than a few minor slip-ups (like the two bagels that I ate immediately … [Continue reading]

Wednesday #Cinchspiration, #GoGreenGetFit Weigh In: Week Four

Yeah, um.  Ok.  Let me just go ahead and come clean.  I cheated big time this week.  My excuse: extreme sleep-deprivation. Last week started off so well.  I led 3 days of our local girl scout camp and each day I got up at 5:00am, worked until … [Continue reading]

Shame on you Penn State

Let me set the record straight.  I grew up in Pennsylvania.  I was an avid Penn State fan, cheering on the football team at every opportunity for the last several decades.  I grew up believing that JoePa was the kind of man that any child could look … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh In: #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge

It's Week 3 of the Cinchspiration and Go Green/Get Fit Challenges and I have more good news to report.   I'll get straight to it:   Numbers are recorded: Current/Last Week/Start   Week Two … [Continue reading]

Tri Bike Ride: #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge

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Wednesday Weigh In: Week Two

Week Two of my Go Green Get Fit / Cinchspiration journey is complete and I gotta say that I couldn't be happier with the results.  Here's the breakdown: Numbers are recorded: Current/Last Week/Start   Week Two Results Weight … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh In: Week One

You might not have heard but yesterday was a holiday, so even though I tried my darndest to get my post finished, it just didn't happen.  But I DID get my official weigh-in and measurements done yesterday so at least the numbers are … [Continue reading]

10 Ways to Save on Summer Roadtrips

Roadtrippers everywhere are rejoicing in their ability to control costs as the airline industry continues to add fees. These days, everything from carry-on luggage to the privilege of herding your kids down the jetway before the masses will cost you … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Weigh-In: The Baseline

Ugh.  I so do not want to write this post.  But I said I would do this and so I will. This is my baseline pic and measurements for  Team #Cinchspiration and the Go Green Get Fit Challenge. Weight: 130 Bust: 36 Hips: 37 Arms: … [Continue reading]

Goal: Go Green and Get Fit. Will it be a Cinch?

I'm about to take a journey this summer, and I'm taking you along for the ride. If you've been following this blog for a while, you know that I am very interested in health and fitness, and I try to make these two issues a priority in the … [Continue reading]

Are you ready to take the ENERGY STAR Pledge?

Team ENERGY STAR launched this week.  Have you joined the team?   Team ENERGY STAR is a very cool initiative conceived by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  It was brought to my attention by Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse, so I knew … [Continue reading]

Want to win $1,500 in family camping gear?

  It's time to kick off the summer camping season and the good folks at Coleman are helping me do it right!  I posted the other day about the awesome giveaway that I am hosting which includes $1,500 in family camping gear and a … [Continue reading]

Coleman Great American Backyard Campout – Win a camping trip and gear from Coleman!

Would you like to attend an overnight, family-friendly campout with a celebrity chef cooking your meals, live entertainment, fun outdoor activities and all the Coleman gear you need provided? What is it?  The Coleman Company, Inc. is hosting a … [Continue reading]

Coleman – Great American Backyard Campout Contest – Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL OR STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. OPEN TO PERMANENT LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE OR … [Continue reading]

Remembering Mama: Author pays tribute to mom by preserving recipes from dementia

  For many of us, the dishes we hold most dear and remember most fondly are not from the menu of a Michelin starred restaurant or cooked up by a world-class chef. The foods we remember, the flavors that haunt us, are the dishes cooked for us … [Continue reading]