Monthly Archives: January 2015

The 10k trail run

A few weekends ago, my friend Leigh and I signed up to run a free 10k hosted by a local running group. Oddly called the Fat Ass Rockstar Trail Run, it seemed like the perfect way to ease into a … Continue reading

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Nature Photography

Originally posted on Advice from the young husband with Jeff Schultz:
I got a new lens for my DLSR! Over the past few weeks, I was able to shoot some wildlife and nature photos in my local park. Here’s some…

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‘Sarah’s Key’ by Tatiana de Rosnay

I love hunting through the bargain books section at McNally Robinson, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Part of me is always in search of unique presents for family and friends, but a larger part of me is looking … Continue reading

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A birthday to remember

Last week, my husband turned 30. Usually, we’re pretty quiet about birthdays, and choose to have small dinner celebrations with family. No huge parties or over-the-top gatherings. This year, as usual, Jeff was up for dinner but didn’t want much … Continue reading

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The backyard snowboard edits

My husband – Jeff Schultz – became a full time communications student last September. He’s in a two-year program (yes, the same one I took years ago), and has really been enjoying it so far. One of the aspects of … Continue reading

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Oatmeal chocolate chip breakfast cookies

This recipe is so good and so simple that I couldn’t resist sharing it. Originally posted on, these breakfast cookies are fast, easy and only use THREE ingredients. What could be better? Now, I don’t recommend eating cookies for … Continue reading

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Breaking into baking

Anyone who knows me well will tell you that I despise baking. It’s not that I’m lazy. Quite the opposite, actually… I enjoy keeping busy and I have many hobbies and activities that fill my days. It’s just that baking … Continue reading

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