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Birthday Memories and Milestones

You’d think by now I would’ve developed a little more “cool,” if not downright mystery about my birthdays, but I still get as excited about them as a three -year-old would. My parents are driving in from Palm Springs today to spoil me all weekend,… Keep Reading »

How To Avoid OVER Indulging On The Holidays

Thanksgiving signals the beginning of family get-togethers and holiday parties, and along with it a lot mindless grazing and stress eating that can pack on the pounds.  Statistics suggest that the average person gains between 2-5 lbs. over the holiday period. I know when I… Keep Reading »

The PCA™ Celebrates Dinner Accomplished

I’ve always loved celebrating birthdays. I think it’s important to pay tribute to your origins, reminisce over the wonderful memories that were part of what made you who (or in this case what) you are today, and then assess and lay plans for the future…. Keep Reading »

Happy 25th Birthday Tatjana!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TATJANA! It’s mind boggling to me that my baby is now a quarter of a century old! After almost as many hours of travel as years old she is (the Rhodes’ family version of candles on a cake) – we are finally soaking up… Keep Reading »

“Jewels” Gets the Stylish Blogger Award

What a way to start 2011! Cupcake from Fashion Tarts nominated “Jewels” from The Roving Stove for the Stylish Blogger Award, so I’m tooting my own horn shamelessly again.

There is a catch (sly Cupcake that she is), I have to reveal seven things about myself… Keep Reading »