Monthly Archives: May 2012

New/Old Dining Table

As promised, I have had lots of projects to finish and unveil, and I’ve been a busy girl!  I just finished one of my largest projects on my list- find a new dining table and chairs!  We had been using … Continue reading

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7 miles

I ran my 7 mile run yesterday…while most of it went ok, my knees really took the brunt of the abuse.  I think I’m gonna have to break down and purchase knee braces/wraps.  I also iced down my knees afterward, … Continue reading

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6 miles

Sunday after we arrived home from the cake competition, I needed to run my 6 mile long run.  Still training for this half marathon (who thought that was a good idea?!).  This last run was the most challenging, because it … Continue reading

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The Cake Competition!

The competition was this past weekend!!  I did it- I made 3 cakes for the competition (2 for tasting, and 1 for decoration).  I didn’t win, but we had a great time!  There were lots of great cakes, so you’ll … Continue reading

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Long Run # 2

I finished my second long run in training- the 5 mile long run.  It was, well,…long.  I did get music to run with, thank goodness!  Running any distance is much easier when you have something to do.  I am not … Continue reading

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Training Week 2

Week 1 of training for this half-marathon was SO hard– on my hips, knees, ankles.  My gosh- that elliptical I had been using for the last 6 years doesn’t really translate to running on the road very well.  Last week … Continue reading

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Cake Tasting

To prepare for the upcoming Let Them Eat Cake event, I held a preliminary cake tasting at my house with 2 different recipes of cake and 3 different recipes of frostings.  I actually was very surprised at the turn out; … Continue reading

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Vanity Chair Revealed!

One of the many promised projects is finally done!  I have a new chair for my vanity! We obtained the gorgeous piece at an antique dealer (who does not overcharge, thank goodness).  I don’t have a “before” picture of the … Continue reading

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