A 10K run and 3 weeks to train

When you're running a 10K and have 3 weeks to train. Oops. http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

I write because I love the feeling of challenging my thoughts. I run because I love the feeling of challenging my body. To be clear, I’m not in the big leagues, or even the little leagues of either of these, but I have a certain passion for both. A passion that ebbs and flows, shifting not with the tide but rather with my mood and my arthritis. Continue reading

Corona Cupcakes with Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

You have GOT to make these Corona Cupcakes. And the zesty lime cream cheese frosting is the perfect topper. Yum! Find the recipe at http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

It’s 4pm and I just realized it’s National Cupcake Day. And while it’s pretty easy to whip up a batch of these bite-sized treats anytime, especially if they’re from a box mix (shhhhh…) that day is not today. Instead I’ll reminisce over the time I made these insanely good Corona cupcakes … Continue reading

How to #FuelYourAwesome and Recharge Your Goals

How to #FuelYourAwesome and Recharge Your Goals with Bulletproof

I feel like I owe the last two months an apology: “Dear 2017, I’m sorry it only took me two months to undo what it took me nearly six months to achieve.”

Sigh. 

In what can only be described as a blur of stress, sleep-deprivation and thick-headedness, I have been … Continue reading

Confessions of a Netflix Adulteress or How Cheating Made My Marriage Stronger

Once a cheater... Fess up, have you cheated on your sig other with...Netflix? I know I have! http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

The cheating started out innocently enough. One episode here. A few more there. Betrayal. Deceit. Before I knew it I was a full-blown Netflix adulteress.

Back when I was in the throes of baking day and night, I needed a distraction and my music playlist just wasn’t cutting … Continue reading

Easy Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Heart Cookie

Happy Valentine's Day! So you didn't have time to bake and decorate a cake or cupcakes? Or even dozens of cookies? No problem! There's still time to whip up a sweet treat. You can make this deliciously big Valentine's Day Heart Cookie in no time. Enjoy it plain or decorate before you dig in! http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

Happy Valentine’s Day!

So you didn’t have time to bake and decorate a cake or cupcakes? Or even dozens of cookies? No problem! There’s still time to whip up a sweet treat.

Honest.

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Everybody Has a Story. What’s Yours?

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Your story. My story. Everybody has one. Each of us hopes for a happy ending and, let’s face it, we all could use a little more light in our days. I find this to be especially true after a week that left my heart heavy. Truth be told, I’m feeling … Continue reading

This is no mid-life crisis. This is 43.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned as I perch precariously on the cusp of what I hope is mid-life, it’s that pretty much all rules get tossed out the window once you hit your 40s. Continue reading

Hey, December, wait for me!

Didn't catch your holiday faves on Netflix in December? There's still time! http://www.diaryofadomesticdiva.com

So I did what any self-respecting Christmas-lover would do. I went on a 48-hour, kitchen-exploding, baking binge. Now, I’m not suggesting this is the best strategy but it did make for the freshest holiday baking ever. Continue reading