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The Earrings I Bought Today at a Craft Show

Saturday, November 03, 2012



Not bad for $38 total in my opinion.

  
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LJR4HEALTH 11/8/2012 8:18PM

    Very cute earrings

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NYKIMMIE 11/8/2012 8:24AM

    too cute!

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_LINDA 11/5/2012 12:45AM

    You did great! That is a steal of a deal! I haven't been to a craft show in ages.

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ITS_MY_TURN_NOW 11/4/2012 12:13PM

    Very pretty! I haven't been to a craft show in years. There are a few big ones around here during the holiday season so maybe this year I will get to one.
Thank you for showing us your earrings!

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ANGRITTER 11/4/2012 12:28AM

    They're cute. I rarely wear any earrings, but I have no reason to as I don't go out anywhere. I used to have tons and gave them all to my mom. I have become very simple in my old age.

The Southern Women's Show was here last week and it was a craft-type show but offered makeovers, mani-pedis, hairstyles, etc. Then there's tons of yard furniture for fall, plant ideas, mock kitchens... you get the idea.

A SOUTHERN WOMAN is supposed to worry about looking good and keeping a clean house and taking care of her man. But I've been before and it's fun - and the goodie bag is worth the $8 entrance fee!

Damn glad I was born in NY!

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TJCADDO 11/3/2012 8:17PM

    These are cute! I love Craft Shows. Glad that you went and picked up these treasures.

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Calories In, Calories Out - Day 4

Monday, October 29, 2012

Calories
Eaten 1,386
BMR* 2,001
Exercise 245
Total Burned 2,246
Differential -860


With these good differentials, I'm hoping for a good number on the scale on Wednesday.

  
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ANGRITTER 10/30/2012 2:46PM

    Well, you have to lose weight this week, don't you? Maybe I should do this for a week and see how I fare...

You're doing a great job!

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AELI2468 10/29/2012 8:13PM

    Way to go! Love tracking CICO to see how things are going!

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HI52J9 10/29/2012 7:29PM

    Just stopping by to wish you good luck with your weigh-in Wednesday!!!!

emoticon Jeanine, Mighty Mocha Hunters

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Calories In, Calories Out - Day 3

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Calories
Eaten 1,602
BMR* 2,001
Exercise 426
Total Burned 2,427
Differential -825

  
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ANGRITTER 10/29/2012 3:16PM

    Good for you! I have gained 4 pounds since last Wednesday because my parents have been here. Not a happy camper today.

So I guess I need to get back on track and sit down with my parents and lay out the ground rule son eating in this houes. Just got off the phone with mom and told her they can change the way they eat, or she can cook for her and dad, but that I cannot expect to cook for them every day as I will want to eat the way they do.

So I am back on my salads with protein and off the rice, potato salad and cole slaw they love so much! And the ribs, burgers, steaks, etc.

Now I have so much farther to go before weigh-in!

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JBELLEM 10/28/2012 7:28PM

    Hi! I'm 52 years old and on Day 3 as well! I just got home from the hospital with a couple of pulmonary embolisms, sooooo, I can't exercise right now--I'm just supposed to take it easy! I also have oesteoarthritis in my knees. Had a scope done on one of them earlier this year, and they are doing great!

Keep up the good work!! emoticon

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Calories In, Calories Out - Day 2

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Calories
Eaten 1,671
BMR* 2,001
Exercise 377
Total Burned 2,378
Differential -707

  
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_LINDA 10/28/2012 1:26AM

    Wow You sure have the highest Basal Metabolic Rate I have ever seen, the weight should just be dropping off you with it that high! I forget how its calculated, but I know Sparks has it here somewhere. I vaguely remember mine being 1700 or so, but that was when I had still a lot of weight to lose. Don't know what it would be now if it changes.
Great idea this daily check in!

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BARBSDUCK 10/27/2012 11:26PM

    That's a great differential!

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-SEVEN- 10/27/2012 10:48PM

    Excellent! emoticon

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NUTZ4HARRY 10/27/2012 10:37PM

    Awesome job!! Keep it up!!

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COURAGETOMOVE 10/27/2012 9:40PM

    Great Job today! Keep that burn up and Wednesday weigh in should be a good one.

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Halloween 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012

It's calling for rain for the next 4 days so I don't know how many kids we'll get on Wednesday night. Even when the weather is nice, we don't get many kids. Last year, we got 8 kids and that included my niece and nephew who live locally. So, because we don't get a lot of kids, I usually splurge and get good chocolate to hand out. So, despite the fact it's raining, I went to Dundas to Beanermunky ( www.beanermunky.com/ ) and bought these to hand out this year:



FYI - The Mr. Big chocolate bar is for my niece, Samantha who is 12. She said she would prefer that. My nephew, Nathaniel (same age as Samantha) isn't trick or treating this year as he's preparing to get his black belt but he has to abstain from junk food for 6 months as part of his training. However, he has asked for an O Henry chocolate bar when his training has been completed.

  
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LADYJ6942 10/28/2012 4:29PM

    Great treats

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CHRISPYLEE 10/28/2012 2:59PM

    emoticon Trick or Treat!
Way to pass on the chocolate covered apples!

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_LINDA 10/28/2012 1:22AM

    That is awesome to give out such gorgeous treats! Our Halloween is usually bitterly cold and quite often snowing, but it doesn't stop the kids any. Mom says she usually gets a 100. I have the day off so I am going to be over there helping hand out the goodies and taking photos of the best costumes. Also the stores in the mall offer candy for a limited time period on that day and the kids all flock to it there and its interesting to see all the costumes there as well. Not too many people doing much for any yard displays here this year unfortunately.

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NYKIMMIE 10/27/2012 8:24PM

    Looks yummy! Enjoy Halloween. emoticon

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HOLISTIC5 10/27/2012 8:20PM

    Wish I was one of your trick-or- treaters!!!! Yummy looking.

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CAPTHAMMER 10/27/2012 7:48PM

    This is some kind of deluxe candy! Good for you. You're such a good little neighbor. I can't say the same. Until the time that grandchildren appear, I've become one of those turn out the lights and hide in the back room neighbors.

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GIELLIOT 10/27/2012 7:46PM

    Fun idea...and the kids will love the attention of the special treats!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 10/27/2012 5:45PM

    Oh, wow! Those look like fun! Hope you have a safe and fun Halloween!

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SEATTLE58 10/27/2012 5:44PM

    Cool treats and already planned and saved. What a smart move for you and anothe smart one for passing up the choc. dipped apple slice! Good Girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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IMAGINE_IT 10/27/2012 5:41PM

    Hope you bought extra...because i am stopping by....those treats look yummy!!! emoticon (not that i would eat chocolate with knife and fork!!)
All i can say is...the kids in your neighborhood....are lucky to have a nice lady such as you hand out great treats like that.

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SUNNYSIDEUPMARY 10/27/2012 5:27PM

    I think your blog and comment show that you are thoughtful and kind. And way to go on the NSV!

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BKWERM 10/27/2012 4:54PM

    And, one of the best things about shopping at Beanermunky today is that they were offering free samples of chocolate covered apple slices and I declined so that's my 20 points for avoiding a food temptation! Good for me!

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A-STRONGER-ME 10/27/2012 4:31PM

    Cool - I may make the trip up - save me on!!

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ANGRITTER 10/27/2012 3:56PM

    That is so cool! I love that you are buying per request. I will just say "Yes, please" to all of them!!! They look so yummy!

And now I am hungry for my lunch, but should probably start getting offline and start cooking dinner!

Man, I have spent 3 hours on Spark! I think I am avoiding the movement as my back is hating on me today! It even hurts to sit on my bed. No Saturday funday for me!

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