Chicken Meatballs


Since I've declared a war on sugar I knew I needed to cook up a storm to satisfy my hunger instead of going for convenience foods. After searching online, I found some recipes I wanted to try. Here's the end result: Nom nom nom!! Spaghetti squash casserole and chicken meatballs - both paleo and zero sugar - hurrah! Hubs ventured to the grocery for me so I didn't have to clunk around in my cast. I asked for spaghetti squash, and this is what Continue Reading

Sugar, sugar


For me, sugar is like a drug. I wish I were being melodramatic, but I don't think I am. If sugar is in my house, it's all I can do to not eat it all. It's like I must eat all the sweets before I can even consider eating something else in the house. This weekend, there were sugary treats all around, and they all mindlessly entered my mouth. The end result? Feeling like complete crap. My body hates sugar, and my mind turns into a cloudy mess Continue Reading

New Years Eve Dresses

Every year I think about having a fabulous New Years Eve party where everyone would wear pretty dresses and we'd drink champagne and throw confetti. Then I wake up from my daydream and my practical side kicks in where I don't have the time or energy to plan, prep, and clean up! If you have somewhere to be seen this New Years, here are my top dress picks. Samantha Sequin Party Dress, Monif C., $227.80, sizes 14/16-22/24 Tadashi Shoji Plus Size Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

Christmas 2011

I've spent Christmas alone with the pup while hubs works a double shift. We did his family Christmas yesterday, which was lots of fun. This is the first year my family (dad and sister - there aren't many of us) didn't come in for Christmas, so it's been a little odd. So quiet! I spent the day watching TV and reading magazines - something I hadn't done in over 1 month. It's been quite relaxing! I hope that no matter where you are and who you're Continue Reading