Anyhow! Yesterday was my birthday and I got an email from the folks over at This Old House magazine letting me know that our nook was featured on their webpage as part of their "Before & Afters"!! What an awesome b-day surprise! But it didn't quite top the mini pinata the kids got for me, "because the best birthday parties have pinatas" according to Mia Grace. I think she might be right.
Today I'm starting a new series called Confessions Of An Imperfect Life over on our family blog. And we're kicking things of with one of my greatest enemies...food and the scale.
Here's a peak....
"See, the thing about writing a blog is that I'm the one writing the words. I can leave out any unpleasant details and paint any picture I want. I can also leave out any unflattering pictures of myself, so you only see my good hair days and non-pajama ensams.
So, to keep this blog from becoming some surreal documentary from the likes of Pleasantville, I wanted to do a series that would
Now, don't go thinking I'm going to start posting pics of myself right after I fall out of bed. That would just be mean....to you. And I like you, so we won't go there. But, that very subject....how you see me and how I see myself, is probably a good place to start.
I could lie through my teeth and tell you that I'm totally content with the way I am. But I can give you a detailed list of all the things I hate about my body and the features I wish were different. I think most women can. It's a self-critical voice in my head that I constantly have to give the beat-down, and usually I come out of those bouts with at least one black eye. It's something that has gone to a whole other level after having kids...."
*Feel free to hop over to Crinion Clan if you would like to catch the whole post. I'll be back tomorrow with our regularly scheduled DIY business. Have a great day!