Crazy Time!

Crazy Time!

You probably noticed that I was missing Thursday and Friday last week. Let me tell you. The end of the school year is a crazy time. Between school concerts, and preschool graduations, and family picnic lunch at school, and piano recitals to prepare for I feel like I’m losing my mind a bit. And to all that, I have to add the yard work that comes with spring, and the kids playing outside and bringing dirt and mud into my house. I’ve been so exhausted and overwhelmed. There just is not enough time in the day.

I’m trying to stay motivated. Each day I have been cutting out a couple things that “should” get done, so that I have time to work out. Thursday and Friday that was this blog. I’m back today, but I can’t promise you anything about the rest of

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Homemade Teriyaki Recipe – Simple, Healthy, Good :)

Teriyaki Recipe - Simple, Healthy, Good :)

I don’t know about you, but I love teriyaki. I love it for stir fry. I love it for marinade. Sometimes I even mix a bit of it with cabbage and use it as a dressing (I know, I’m a bit odd). Imagine my horror when I started to clean up my eating and reached for my favorite bottle of teriyaki at the store. This is what I found in the ingredients:

Naturally brewed soy sauce (water, wheat, soybeans, salt), wine, high fructose corn syrup, water, vinegar, salt, spices, onion powder, succinic acid, garlic powder, sodium benzoate: less than 1/10 of 1% as a preservative.

sigh. I moved to the next bottle, a new brand. Basically the same thing. High fructose corn syrup was high on the list. On to the next. HFCS was FIRST on the list. I checked every brand in the

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Turning 30 and a Motivation Checkup

Motivation Checkup before Working Out

As I am sitting down on this beautiful Monday morning to write about motivation, I am finding that I have none. Yesterday was my 30th birthday. I had a fantastic day! But health-wise it was not so great…

Cinnamon rolls for breakfast. Good thing they were made from scratch, with no yucky stuff in them. Chinese buffet with a tall Coke for lunch. It was SO good. And yet, kinda gross at the same time. After a while, even the cheat meals that I look forward to aren’t as good as they once were. For dinner I made a homemade Italian Wedding Soup. It was so good! My birthday dessert was a homemade cheesecake with blueberry sauce, made by The Husband. It was sooo good! And to finish the day off, a bit too much wine. I’ll only turn 30 once, right?

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