Welcome to my little place!
My blog was started to help me come to terms with turning 50, to find myself as I become an empty nester, and to help me with my weight loss journey. (Update Here)
I am in an amazing place in my life so now follow me as I move forward with the good and the bad, my continued wieght loss journey and just my life!!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Mexican Birthday Fun!!!

Last night the girls in the family, minus my two nieces, all went to El Canelo's Mexican Restaurant, for my sister in law Stephanie's birthday.  She is my youngest brother's wife.  I was 12 when he was born, so they are still just young pups :)  We had a wonderful time laughing, eating, and just celebrating Steph.  I had decided that morning that I was going to eat what I wanted, so I ate really sensible during the day, so I would have as many calories left for all that yummy Mexican food.  I know I went over, but at least it wasn't as bad as it could have been :) The main thing is that I don't let it ruin the rest of my week, and that I jump back on that same night.  I did that, so I'm in a good mood today :)  Don't ya hate when food can determine what mood you are in?  I do, but I still let it dictate my life like that.  It's a sickness :)

Here are some pictures from our dinner.........

Steph with the "Birthday Hat" and Fried Ice Cream that they gave her!!

Of course then we all had to get a picture with the hat :) 

My sister Connie

My Momma and daughter Blayne

Me with my sister in law Julie 

My sister and I just had to get this picture before we left

Hope we weren't too rowdy at the restaurant.  We tend to get a little crazy when we are all together :)  That's what family is all about!  Happy Birthday Steph!!


"The more you praise and celebrate your life, 
the more there is in life to celebrate."

~Oprah Winfrey



  1. Good job for getting right back on track afterwards! It can be hard to do that.

  2. Rowdy is fun!!! My friend Paula and I sometimes walk into restaurants that we frequent and the waitresses have said things like 'ohh. I want to wait on them, those girls are crazy!' Uhhh not sure if that's a compliment or not! Hahaha

    Good job planning for the indulgence and moving on when it was done!

  3. Ha, the Corona picture is great :) Looks like everyone had a great time.