My creative spirit and sense of adventure kicked in and I put some water in the blender, hit the button, and whirled it hot! I then triumphantly proceeded to pour the hot water on the ice cream to melt it. I am quite sure this wasn’t an efficient use of my time, but I did amuse myself and learned to use my blender better in the process!
What is My January Rest? For anyone new, read the next couple of introductory paragraphs. If you know what My … More
I am a late comer, but I discovered something delish a few months back. My daughter and fell in love with The Great British Baking Show. As egg whites were beaten and folded in, we had fun watching the competition unfold.
I love dates! And, I not talking about the fruit. Dates, romantic or social, are what I’m talking about! Simply … More
January has been clipping along quite nicely. I’m surprised that I’m already nearly a third of the way through My … More
What would My January Rest be without creative fixes (figuring out how to use something up) and of course flops? … More
The draw to shop can be so strong and the autopilot thoughts are rampant when I started MJR. They are less so three weeks into MJR. That is a one of the main points of MJR; to break the automatic responses to what I want.
A few days into the sugar-free adventure, I did not find great joy. When karate-chopping the burnt edges off my food in anger, I figured the episode was induced by sugar withdrawal. My poor husband stood there, quietly watching me from a distance. I suspect he contemplated making a run for it, but it was only a pizza cutter: the risk was minimal. Not pretty. Not pretty at all.
My January Rest is off to a good start. One of the first thoughts, most likely every year, is that things last … More
The Rest is challenging, but oh so fun! How can no sugar be fun? Because it isn’t really about giving up, it is about getting something of greater value. Every year I have learned and grown as I have rested. I’ve laughed at myself and learned from fellow sojourners. I’ve been especially blessed to hear how rest has affected those who have stepped into The Rest.
Having you along for the month makes the journey more enjoyable and there’s always humorous mishaps and interesting happenings along the way.
Friday night’s storm launched a sneak attack on our part of the country. It wasn’t that we hadn’t heard that … More
My play date with you Play mate, husband, beloved Tomorrow you’re mine
Today is the last official day of My January Rest. Tomorrow is a new day and new month. Coffee with … More
Dinner was delicious! It was my first time eating out this the month! I planned that it was ok to … More