Category Archives: On Doing Life with Erik

How Spontaneity Helped Me Clean the Bathrooms

Tonight, from 5pm on, I cleaned two bathrooms, bathed two children, gave one haircut, made three dinners, cleaned one kitchen, baked one cake, dressed two children, painted 10 fingernails and 10 toenails, created two Easter baskets, did a 30 minute … Continue reading

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Take THAT Winter Blues: 90X3 and the Worst Winter on Record

This post won’t have a lot of words. The pictures say it all. I would say that I’ve got close to the worst case of winter blues I’ve ever experienced. Combine the worst winter on record, with the probably toughest … Continue reading

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How I Got to Eat Spaghetti on Day 2 of my 3 Day Cleanse

I quit. That’s right, I quit. Rather, WE quit. My husband and me. And my first thought was, “Argh, I’m going to have to blog honestly about this.” Silly me, plastering my goal all over the internet. When will I learn? … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 3 Day Cleanse

I have a headache. I’m irritable. I’m fatigued. I’m freezing (that’s just cuz it’s Wisconsin in February, I guess.) I’m battling cravings. I wanna give in. (Oops–I did. More on that later.) Apparently all of this means it’s working, right? … Continue reading

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What My Vacuum Cleaner Taught Me

An old memory came to me while I was trying to find quick, new, fresh examples for a QBQ! session for Water Street Solutions. I’ve been honored to be their after dinner keynote speaker for the AgEdge series of seminars … Continue reading

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6 Things My Husband Said That Got My Attention

“So, is this phase of life, like, one that you’ll look back on years from now and say, ‘Whoa–our marriage sure was on the rocks then! That was tough!’” The question came from my little brother, Michael, who has a … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Cookies: Success!

These were surprisingly delicious! No sugar, no dairy, no gluten–and yet yummy! I didn’t make them…I watched and taste tested. 🙂 YUM! http://bit.ly/14p2Yi8 for the recipe

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