Monthly Archives: June 2012

A secret on the Harborside

Perhaps you  may remember, a short time ago I told you of one of the best-kept secrets in Harford County.  The fact that there is a full-sized golf course “smack-dab” in the middle of the town of Belair, very active … Continue reading

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How I Learned To Love My Belly

In the fall of 2008, my husband and I attended our church’s annual fundraising auction. There are a smattering of physical items (kindly referred to as “white elephants”) at the auction, but most of what is offered is a variety … Continue reading

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Pulling the summer thread

As all teachers know, summer vacation is when all the projects that haven’t been done the rest of the year get done.  This includes things like filing paperwork, getting to the bottom of the laundry, and putting away errant Christmas … Continue reading

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Mom on a Mission is back with ideas for summer fun!

It’s SUMMER!!  I admit it I love summer now as much as I did as a kid.  The idea of freedom from schedules and millions of commitments appeals to me for so many reasons.  I also have to admit to … Continue reading

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What’s new at the Maryland Zoo

You may remember that recently I wrote an article on the wonderful zoos we have access to in our area and how they can be a big part of your summer.  The Maryland  Zoo in Baltimore, with easy access off I83 and located in … Continue reading

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Time to Tighten up the Tummy, Battle the Bulge, Crush the Core… Are you in?

I thought I would share some of my favorite abdominal exercises with you this week.  We could all use a bit more ab work, right?  I know I was lacking a “muffin top” a few years back so I figured … Continue reading

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Chillin’ out in Boulder, CO

The first week of summer vacation finds me in Boulder, Colorado where hubby John is taking a class for IBM.  Boulder, with its reputation as “the happiest town in America” is a shock to my system.  Boulderites merrily bike along paths … Continue reading

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Why a day for Dad?

Why set aside a special day to celebrate Fathers?  The first thought that comes to mind is that mothers had one and fathers were jealous so they came up with their own day for recognition and started making their gift list. … Continue reading

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This summer you CAN workout…with your Kids!

Several weeks ago, I blogged about a great opportunity for your kids to exercise while you workout.  Junior Fitness Academy at Gold’s Gym in Shrewsbury is a great way for you to still get your time in or jump into a … Continue reading

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Adding more honey boxes…how sweet it is!

Eying a near-empty honey jar in our kitchen the other day, someone asked, “Do you still do honey?”  Good question, since we did not harvest any last year.  A rough winter in 2011 did in all of our bees, and … Continue reading

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