Those kinds of people

You know how every year there are ‘those’ kinds of people who decide it’s finally time to get in shape.  it’s finally time to start exercising or to clean up that diet.  They get all the latest tech gadgets and you see them all decked out for like 3 weeks and then…..


Resolutions or bust

I’m gonna be so rich.


Those people irritate me in case you couldn’t tell.

Anywho, I sort of went off on a tangent.  The thing I really wanted to talk about is the gadgets and how you don’t really need them.  The concept of healthy is really pretty simple after all, eat healthy and exercise.  Period.

That being said..

gadget love

I realized as I was walking out the door, I’m that girl, Oh shit!

I’ve got gadget love.  I can’t help it.  I crave analysis and numbers and all things analytical.  I’m a gadget junkie.  Couple that with OCD and Houston, we’ve got a problem.

In my defense, I”m doing this for all of you.  It’s specifically a scientific experiment comparing the accuracy of similar gadgets.  The pros and cons too.  And I’ll write about them here so that you can decide which one is right for you.

In the meantime I’m just going to keep on wearing both of these gadgets not because of OCD but, you know, for science.

Happy New Years Eve!

WTF Wednesday, really?

So I had a great little post all ready for you.  I tweaked the crap out of it, got it just right, cut and pasted it into wordpress, and then started adding pictures……

And then my computer went flippin crazy and ate the freakin post, my word doc and all the other programs I had open.  Black screen!  F*ck me!

So I walked away.  I took a deep breath.

I took the dogs for a walk.  Boomer was trying to take a poop which he does by spinning in a circle.  I dropped the leash for just a second and damned if he didn’t pee all over it!  So, yeah, I had to walk him back home holding a pee soaked leash because clearly my dogs cannot be trusted to walk without a leash!

When we got back to the house apparently Charles the peacock was upset with me for not feeding him before I took the dogs on a walk because he shit all over the front walkway.

I found out as I was walking through the living room.

At first I though Boomer had stepped in something but I realized it was my shoe as I looked over at the front door where Charles stood, with a little peacock smirk.  At least I realized it before I walked on my sheepskin run again.

I ran outside to kick off my shoes and I guess Boomer wanted to make amends for the pee incident because he took matters into his own hands and cleaned up all the peacock poop.

Boom B

It was delicious!

Yep, this is really my life.

WTF, it is definitely freakin Wednesday!  GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

Hey hey y’all, I’m back!

I’m back y’all!

I hope that you had a wonderful and happy holiday with your family and I hope you got some time off and got to relax.  Life gets hectic sometimes and it’s nice to be able to sit back and enjoy it.

We were jam packed with all kinds of relaxing but also a lot of fun things and some hella good eats.


Christmas day we celebrated by opening presents bright and early. The guys liked most of their presents, (except for a few things.)  BB8 was not a hit with the kid. He liked it but he just didn’t think it was practical and that he would really use it all that much.

The mom in me was proud of him for his sensibility but part of me really wanted him to love it because in my mind he will always be my little baby. I realize he’s grown but he’ll always be this lil’ guy to me:

The Kid

I’m sorry kid but I love this picture…and I love you!

Also, there’s that part of me that wanted to play with BB8 too because I will always be a kid at heart but we sent it back. Fortunately the apple watch was a big hit so I think he was pretty happy.  I got MacGyver a drone and it was also a hit, mainly because he realized he could fly it dangerously close to my head and get my attention when I’m doing my best to ignore him.

Go figure.


Taylor, you’re awesome, but I wanna hit you in the head sometimes too.

I got a Fitbit Charge HR, which I love, but now I am suffering from all kinds of new obsessions, more on that later in the week.  That’s a teaser….hehe

The dogs were on their best behavior for days and in case you have any doubts about their love for one another, check this out.  This is the cutest thing ever and they just started doing this in the last few months.

hank and boomer


So much cuteness!  Paws intertwined,   I die!

As you may know Christmas is also another holiday in our home and later in the day it was time to celebrate the kid’s birthday. This year I decided to do something different and instead of a regular cake I bought a cupcake tray.

birthday cup cake

It turned out to be the highlight of the party for the guys.  Not because the cupcakes were the perfect size for an individual portion, or because they were so delicious, no, those were the reasons that I bought them.

I obviously didn’t think it through because I had no idea they would use the cake to amuse themselves for most of the afternoon by doing things like this:


you can spell a lot of things with so many cupcakes….unfortunately, I can’t show you most of the phrases the guys came up with…

Of course the day would not have been complete if we didn’t continue our yearly tradition and watch this all day long,

I didn’t run at all on Christmas day or the day after because we got up early and drove down to Venice. We had to do a lot of work around the house and MacGyver built a canopy thingy for the little boat ramp.

boat ramp canopy

While MacGyver constructed, I mowed the lawn and did some other chores which according to my new fitbit burned a lot of calories, so that’s something toward my fitness goals, right?

On Sunday morning I got up early and planked for 4 minutes and after that I ran 10 miles on the Legacy trail. TEN MILES!  It felt good for most of it although I did walk pretty much all of mile 9. oops.

Afterwards I did a little lawn work and I felt great, until around 2 in the afternoon and then BAM, f*cking migraine. Yada, yada, yada.  Are you sick of hearing about my migraines because I am!


Soooooooo, we ended up staying in Venice until Monday afternoon so that I could rest and try and feel better.  Needless to say, I didn’t run on Monday either.

And that brings us to today. We’re back home and trying to finish up our year end shit. Oh, and I’m trying to break my addiction to peanut butter bon bons and cupcakes and ice cream.  The struggle is real, real freakin hard!

Wish me luck!

How was your holiday? Tell me what you did.

Do you know anyone else born on Christmas day?  How do they celebrate and when?