In case you were wondering what ever happened to Shelob, she is currently living at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.  Now you know.  Your welcome. I had to resist the nearly unbearable urge to shout “Look out, Frodo!!” to these poor, oblivious people.  I sure hope they have their little bottle of Elvish light with them, ‘cuz that is not a good place for a stroll. And yes, I know my post tag line is kind of Lord of the Star Wars, or Star Wars of the Rings.  But if you know who Shelob is, I figured you’d…

Part 1 — Why Am I Doing This to Myself!?! Part 2 — First Week Weirdness  Part 3 — Things Get Nasty Part 4 — Food Boredom If you’ve been following me on my Whole30 journey, you know it’s been a roller coaster ride.  I’m glad I stuck through to the very end, though, because it was in the last 3 days that I started to feel the benefits.  Read on to find out how the end of the journey went, my results and what I plan to do next. The Last 9 Days:  Day 22 — It was Easter…

I have a stack of books a mile high and I don’t know which ones I’ll actually get to this month.  How about doing things a little differently?  Instead of listing “April’s Wishful Thinking Booklist”, I’ll give you a review of what I actually read in March.  There were some goodies. Find out what ProjectTHINK is all about. Books I read in March: Whole 30 — Melissa Hartwig & Dallas Hartwig — I tell way more than you ever need to know about this book in my blog series So, I’m Doing the Whole30.  If you have any health issues…

If you’ve been following Gallimaufry Grove, you know I’ve been doing the Whole30.  You also know that I had to prepare the Easter Holiday meal that I could not eat. Prepare your culinary senses to be violated, because you are about to find out what happens when a dieting woman has to prepare a holiday meal. Everything started off innocently. (Cue the Hallmark music).  I made lovely little Easter Bunny Rolls…. Except that my family thought they looked kind of like snails.  So I guess they were snail bunnies.  Or Snunnies.  Or Bunails.  Anyway.  I decided to just go with…

  I’m still here, and so (thankfully) is all my brood.  I am no longer sporting 3 heads and breathing fire, but now I’m dealing with something else.  Read on to see how my Whole30 Week 3 went:   Part 1 — Why am I doing this to myself!?! Part 2 —  First Week Weirdness Part 3 — Things get Nasty   Whole30 — Week 3   Days 15 -16 —  I feel normal. Not amazing like they promised.  Just normal.  I want chocolate.  I’m bored with salads.  I want bread.  I’m bored with broiled meat.  I want sushi.  Oh, sushi,…

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