Showing posts from November 20, 2011

Dancing With the Stars--Finals

Due to time constraints, I am not going to go into great detail with my final recap.  I am trying to remember if they ever held them the week of Thanksgiving before and I honestly think they haven't.  I am crazy busy right now getting the food ready and my house and entertaining kids.  Plus, we have new neighbors who just happen to have a kid who is in Ryan's class.  Great!  Yes...and no.  Another blog for another day because it is time for Dancing with the Stars!!!

I really was fooled by this entire season.  I thought who are these people??  There were a couple I knew:  Ricki Lake and Carson Kressley.  I had no idea who JR Martinez was but I was immediately drawn to him because of his bright spirit and his incredible story.  I could have cared less about rich boy Rob Kardashian when it started. And yet as the weeks went on, he let his true self come to the surface and he blossomed into a true gentleman whom I could honestly root for.

On Monday night the three remaining couple…

What's On Your Plate?

Turkey day is just two days away.  For some it can be one the most scariest days of the year as it is perhaps the biggest gorge fest of the year.  It was fine to do this when our forefathers sat down to feast with the Natives because it truly was a feast of great thanks.  They also didn't have McDonald's at every corner, cars, and the technology that glues our hind quarters down.  So this feast was acceptable to ... well... feast upon. 

At Weight Watchers last week we talked about how to plan for Thanksgiving.  What is going on our plate.  And not just that.  Have a good breakfast that morning.  When is dinner that day?  Do you eat in the afternoon?  Or do you have it at a more normal dinner time?  Keep your stomach satisfied with your regular meals.  Eat fruits and veggies through out the day.  Are you a guest?  Bring something that you know isn't high in calories and fat--but don't tell anyone.  That's your secret.  Are you the chef?  Instead of you being the ta…

Sneak Peak?

Did you happen to notice the button on my sidebar?  What? You didn't?  I will show you....

If you were here last year you may remember we hosted this fantastic way to recap to the year!  Here's one of my recaps here.  So you see all those fabulous names listed on that button?  They are your gracious and humble hosts this year!  
What is the 2011 Review Extravaganza? It is your chance to write up some posts and recap what happened throughout the year. You can put your favorite pictures, tell your favorite stories, link back to your favorite posts, really however you want to do it. And just in case you had some slow months, we will be reviewing three months at a time.

This will begin Friday, December 9th.
So-Friday the 9th, you will link up with your recap about January, February and March.
Friday the 16th-link up with recap of April, May and June.
Friday the 23rd-link up with recap of July, August and September.
Friday the 30th-link up with recap of October,…