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Two books to read: The Power of One and Mornings in Jenin by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I have two books I recently read that I recommend. Oh and by the way I read over 100,000 pages of just fun books in 2012 aka not the school books I had to read. And that ... Read on »
WIAW by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Thought I would do a What I Ate Wednesday post today. Check out  Peas and Crayons  for more information!       These are my eats from last Monday. ... Read on »
Fit Foodie Gift Exchange by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness A couple of weeks ago, I came across a holiday gift exchange hosted by Lee at Fit Food Finds . You can find info about the exchange here .       ... Read on »
Weekly workout recap by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Howdy. THANK YOU for your kind comments on my last post. So far 2013 has been pretty okay.    I’m going to try to get back into regular blogging. We’ll see.  ... Read on »
2012 reflections – the CliffsNotes addition by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Hello! It’s been awhile. I spent my Christmas at home in Minneapolis and it was lovely. I have been back in Chicago for a couple of days which is also lovely. Isn’t my fa ... Read on »
Yoga Loft by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Since I have cut back on my running , I decided to try some new classes and workouts. There are some neat looking classes at my gym I want to try but when Kelsey mentione ... Read on »
Santa Lucia! by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Happy Santa Lucia!!    Most females of my age are familiar with this image: Kirsten! Source: Turns out my Swedish grandma is waaaay hip and antici ... Read on »
WIAW by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Thought I would do a What I Ate Wednesday post today. Check out Peas and Crayons for more information!        These are my eats from last Mond ... Read on »
Good news! Good Peanut Crop! by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness The other week I came across some good news I’d like to share.  The farmers in the South had a good year for peanuts. Particularly the peanuts that go into my all ti ... Read on »
Weekly workout recap (or not) by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness So like the title implies, this isn’t going to be a traditional recap post. Last week was a really tough week. Parts were good (my family visiting, all good but very stre ... Read on »
The perfect gifts for your cat by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Sadly, earlier this year my parents had to put our dog to sleep. We have never really given our pets gifts. But my cat Kodi had a hard year. Kodi and the pup were ... Read on »
A return to Frontera Grill by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness My family was in Chicago visiting the last couple days. My sister hadn’t been to Chicago since she was little so, naturally, we had to go see Rick . Specifically, we had ... Read on »
Easiest bean soup EVER by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness This was insanely easy and insanely brilliant (not to toot my own horn or anything). It does require a crockpot and blender.   Ingredients: 1 cup blac ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I thought I would participate in WIAW this week. Want more info? Head over to Peas and Crayons to learn more.   It would be WIAW… except is is WIAS – Wha ... Read on »
The best meal I’ve ever had by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness This is the story of the best meal I’ve ever had.  Seafood Paella. Seafood Paella Mercado Central , Santiago, Chile February, 2009 They caugh ... Read on »
Weekly workout recap by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Alternative post titles: ‘Why do my legs hate me?’   Yup. Another week of craptastic runs. Feeling leadish. But wanna know what? I go through this every couple ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving & a book to read: The Lost Wife by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness First of all, Happy Thanksgiving.  I hope you are all having a day of relaxation (or moments) with friends and/or family. I haven’t been home for Thanksgiving f ... Read on »
Restaurant review: Bountiful Eatery by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Another restaurant review! Bountiful Eatery  in the Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago!      From their website: “Bountiful Eatery is dedicated to th ... Read on »
Curried apple parsnip crockpot soup by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I adore parsnips. They are wonderfully sweet. I usually roast them but last weekend I woke up and decided they would make a good soup. I recently bought an immersion blen ... Read on »
Weekly workout recap by findingblissforme Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Happy Monday!!! Pretty excited because it is only three days of work!! That is a lie.  I’ll probably be working some over the weekend and applying for jobs BUT something ... Read on »