Monthly Archives: February 2012

Whole 30: Days 6-9

As I start the second week of my Whole30, I’d like to point out a few things. The first is that I end up eating on-the-go a LOT (as evidenced by the Rubbermaid) so strike that as an excuse. The … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 2-5

Oh boy, am I going to be obnoxious. Oh well, what irritates some delights others. I’m having fun taking pictures of my meals and may end up documenting this 30-day process much more intensely than I planned. Day 2- Breakfast: … Continue reading

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Child Development: Equilibrium and Disequilibrium

“Did you ever feel as if parenting your children was like riding a roller coaster?  At one point you are enjoying your offspring and the next you are wondering what ever happened to your sweet little girl or your charming … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Day 1

I promise I won’t do this every day, but today I ended up taking pictures of all my meals and, in that totally self-absorbed way, thought this would be cute. For the record I have not purchased the Whole 30 … Continue reading

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First Whole30

Today I’m starting my first Whole30. Almost ten months into Paleo eating and it’s time to go hard (and take a break from heavy cream–yikes!). For the most part my food choices are on track, Paleo-wise, but I do let … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Future Self.

In the summer of 2010 I took what my school calls a “capstone course” called Effecting Change. This is a 6-credit course that could be compared to a senior project or a mini field placement. I chose this particular capstone … Continue reading

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A DIY Answer to the Dress-up Storage Question.

Our lucky little girls (M will surely inherit her big sister’s legacy) have quite a dress-up stash. When we moved into this house two years ago, Dot began accruing dress-up dresses. First, a Sleeping Beauty get-up as a Christmas gift … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning.

This morning M&M woke early, 5-5:30 and never went back to sleep despite attempts on the part of both parents. About 6:30 I did my best to put her back down and went downstairs for coffee and quiet computer time. … Continue reading

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Blogiversary.

It’s my blog birthday! One year ago today I posted my first blog post at robustorbust.com. Though, back then it was .wordpress.com 😉 I was not sure what this medium would come to offer me or where the journey would … Continue reading

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I was wrong (about Pinterest).

Oh boy do I hate saying those words. Last spring, I jumped on board Pinterest when it began to take off. I scored an invite, looked around and promptly deleted my account. Then I posted a pretty scathing blog post. … Continue reading

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