Tag Archives: Life

Vanilla Cake with Rum Glaze (gluten-free)

My friend Kae and I had a housewives day last weekend.  We baked some delicious gluten-free cake!  We baked 2 – 8 inch round cakes drizzled with rum glaze (so we could each have one).  Yummy!!  Hubby and I added strawberries and … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Today was just one of those days where you come home, take a deep breath and are glad that it’s over.  Tomorrow starts another day and after a glass of wine and a good night sleep I’ll be ready.  Stand Tall! … Continue reading

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A Rough Two Weeks

I apologize for my prolonged absence. Two weeks ago looked like this: Except Saturday began like this (plus more snow and rain): It ended like this: I ended up in the ski patrol with a sling and a bag of ice.  … Continue reading

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Thank you Dana for the Kreativ Blogger Award

Thank you Dana over at Zona Pellucida for nominating and awarding me with the Kreativ Blogger Award.  I am so very excited to accept this award (even if it is just blogging spam)!  Lifeofaphoenix has been a great outlet for me over the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be a celebration of love and romance.  For me, the love and romance part is a very small portion of the joy and fun celebrated on Valentine’s Day. The real holiday celebration happens at work.  Preschool is the land of … Continue reading

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Walrus Art for Preschool

During the month of January, we studied arctic animals.  This was one of my favorites. Materials: Straws Black and brown or two different shades of brown paper Pipe cleaners Googlie Eyes Glue Directions: First, I took a glass and traced … Continue reading

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Tiny’s Organic Community Supported Agriculture

Yesterday upon leaving the YMCA I learned about an amazing program through Tiny’s Organic Farm.  Tiny’s is part of a CSA program where the community can purchase (in advance) produce from the farm.  Then, each week for 22 weeks you can … Continue reading

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Weekly WordPress Challenge: Ready

This Gato is READY for Mama to fix her toy and play with her!  She is waiting none too patiently.  After the last feather came out, the Gato ate it!  So I tried to fix it before this feather ended up with … Continue reading

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Street Art

While making our trek to the FedEx center, we came across this beautiful piece of street art.  A very talented person must have done this work.  I feel that graffiti should often be honored and considered a form of contemporary art.  Except in … Continue reading

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On Being a Grown-up

I often joke that I have to buck up and be a grown-up in certain situation.  The other day I was walking home from the gym thinking to myself… I am only 26 there is no way I’m a grown-up.  I will only have … Continue reading

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