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Cookie dough and other pests...
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      2 comments

Yum. Love me some cookie dough. It's like a drug...sit down with a pile and it's gone before you know it. There's nothing better than a good cookie dough high. Sigh. My oldest, who fancies herself Betty Crocker, started rummaging th... Read more
Hold on to yer butz...
Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

I like to think of starting a new adventure as being something truly noteworthy: learning to ride a bike, a first kiss, a newborn child...replete with thrills, chills, and spills. The kind of thing you won't forget; something that lives on and ... Read more
Thursday, January 13, 2011      1 comments

What can I say? I feel great. Not because I'm going to look like a supermodel by May, but because I'm going to be literally BOUNCING off the walls by May, and I know I can do it! I hate to admit it, but every time there is a "stop-start" in l... Read more
Re-vamping...and it has nothing to do with Twilight...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      1 comments

What is it about certain things? I swear...the fact this year is almost over gives me great joy, notwithstanding at how swiftly, albeit bittersweetly, it has past. I have a friend who's favorite saying is "look for the silver lining," and neve... Read more
Mannisue's Guide to Dealing with BAD DAYS, Ep. 1
Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

taptaptap* Is this thing on? Welcome to this edition of Mannisue's Guide to Dealing with BAD DAYS, where we will be exploring this rare, but not uncommon, phenomenon while working within the SparkPeople dynamic by breaking down the purport... Read more
Maybe, just maybe. . .
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      3 comments

Well, then. emoticon [hypocritesanonymousmeeting] Hi, I'm Amanda. (all: Hi, Amanda.) Ab... Read more
Truth is truth, no matter the source. . .
Friday, May 08, 2009      0 comments

Because of my inquisitive nature, I've found it fascinating to research anything I find of some interest. And because of my upbringing and the church I belong to, I understand and embrace that truth is the truth regardless of from whence it ori... Read more
I Ripped My Favorite Pants. . .a tragedy
Thursday, April 30, 2009      1 comments

I'd like to think that I'm getting better at this, but it's like tackling another difficult habit within a six-month period. Just two days ago, going shopping with my husband and restricting my diet was like having a nicotine fit all over again... Read more