Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!! As the holiday quickly approaches, I have seen many of the “surviving Thanksgiving” articles, typically consisting of tips to “get through” Thanksgiving without gaining a dress size. Which is sometimes way harder than it sounds. Full disclosure, I’m going to give you a few of my own tips here, and yes, one of the things we’re going for here is maintaining that svelte form you’ve been working so hard for. But the most important thing is NOT how to cut your calories. Because this day- be it Thanksgiving or some other holiday or really any other day at all- was not given to us so that we could survive it. We are meant to thrive in it! [Read more…]
We all have things that we can’t live without. Things that we love with a big fluffy heart. Foods, gadgets, tools, clothes, you name it. Today’s post is the first in a “Favorite Things” series. I’m going to share some of the things that I love and use all.the.time. The types of things I’d be lost without. Or at least would be a little less happy without. [Read more…]
Do you remember that first Thanksgiving episode of Friends? “The One Where Underdog Gets Away”? I know there are two groups of you right now. Group 1: “yesofcourseIloveFriendsOMGFriendsisthebest!” and Group 2: “Not really. Maybe? I never got into Friends that much”. Ok, for Group 2, all you need to know is that everyone had big Thanksgiving plans, and they all fell through, so the gang (yeah I said it, the gang) all gathered at Monica and Rachel’s for a Thanksgiving of friends and even though everything went wrong and Joey has syphilis and they ended up eating grilled cheese, everything is perfect.
Friends Thanksgiving sounds kind of nice, doesn’t it? [Read more…]