Another round of winter

It's winter again. The snow that started yesterday never stopped coming. Traffic is chaotic. Probably people already forgot how to drive during winter. 1st of March gave us the spring feeling and all our snow handling capabilities disappeared within hours.  I really, really, really look forward to spring. Feeling the warmth of the sun. Swapping… Continue reading Another round of winter

Babyshower and mixed feelings

I'm going to a babyshower today. 15 friends, half of them pregnant, coming together to celebrate the upcoming due date of friend number sixteen.  Usually I love these events. Now I'm going with mixed feelings. Not that I'm not happy on behalf of the mother-to-be, I am, but all this baby-talk is kind of difficult… Continue reading Babyshower and mixed feelings

7kg down in 4months: the plan

I have no illusions of me managing a low carb diet or any dramatical change. To reach my goal I'll give myself a set of dos and don'ts. Hopefully these will aid me in reaching my goal.  So here it comes. Don'ts : Sweets/junk food on weekdays Take the elevator Eat till there's nothing left… Continue reading 7kg down in 4months: the plan

Up 7kg in 9 months. How to get back down in four?

I wasn't sure I'd write this post. But here it is. No returning.  Over the last 9 months I've gained 7kg. (That's more than 15 pounds for those of you who don't work with metrics.) 777 grams up per month since I stopped breastfeeding last May. I guess I put in some bad habits while… Continue reading Up 7kg in 9 months. How to get back down in four?

When the kids are as quiet as the ocean

The kids were playing so nice and quietly today that we didn't tell them that the dinner was ready.  We simply ate a pleasant, quiet meal. Had some grown up conversation. Enjoyed the prospect of several moments like this in the future.  At my afternoon walk with Buddy I had the rare experience of a… Continue reading When the kids are as quiet as the ocean

Home alone chocolate cake

Today I'm home alone. Or... The kids are home. And the dog. So, in other words, my husband is not home. And I have got cravings! At work we discussed cakes that are just as good straight from the freezer as freshly baked. Since then I have had cravings for that special easy-to-make chocolate cake… Continue reading Home alone chocolate cake