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Temper, temper!

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

My temper got me into trouble yesterday. After a hard day of work (shopping, gardening, cleaning, and working on Ancestry.com) I fixed dinner. (I always start on it at 5ish because I never know when my hubby will be home.........usually it is between 5 and 6:30.) After that was taken care of, I headed to the basement to do some cleaning. While I was cleaning, my hubby snuck in and ate a half a loaf of bread with cheese on it. You might wonder what is wrong with that. Well, two things. First of all, he is a bread junkie so I try to limit the amounts of bread that we have lying around. Secondly, I made the time to prepare dinner and after the bread and cheese my hubby was no longer hungry. To make a long story short, I did the mature thing and gave Hubby the silent treatment, that is, until I lost my temper and screamed that he could fix his own dinner in the future. (Which he will do for a few days so I can remind him who's boss......another mature decision.)

What did I learn from all of this (that's what it's all about, right)? My most important take-a-way is that I can't force my hubby be a healthy eater. If he wants to blow his calories on less healthy foods, that's his problem. So, I've decided to continue cooking healthy food (after a few days, of course). If he wants to get out a loaf of bread or other not-so-healthy stuff, so be it. I can only control ME!

By the way, we both forgot about our "fight" after a short time.........that's the way we roll.

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REDQUEEN2262 7/1/2014 7:51PM

    As the saying goes, you can bring a horse to water but you can't make him drink..... Glad the "fight" was over quickly. That's how me and DH roll too.....blow up, get it out and move on. emoticon

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CONSISTENCY2014 7/1/2014 6:14PM

    emoticon Sounds like a conversation I've had with my husband since we began dating each other 5 years ago. In the end, I try to encourage PORTION control...not restriction, just LIMIT yourself. But....YOU ARE RIGHT, you can only control yourself and if he wants to eat it, he will. It's not like you can duct tape his mouth shut......(although.....)

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GODSCHILD2_2011 7/1/2014 9:21AM

    Honest blog, happy ending. Enough said!

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2HAMSDIET 7/1/2014 9:19AM

    When I was reading this I thought made He was hungry and ate all the dinner. I have had that happen. I personal don't think it is all control but the fact we love our family and want the best for them. emoticon

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LIBBYFITZ 7/1/2014 8:16AM

    I can totally understand where you come from. I am currently on a very strict diet so not eating any red food at the moment. I cook enough for both of us and if he chooses to eat bread with it that is his choice. emoticon

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Worth every minute!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Today I brought in the first blooms of the season. All of my work grooming the plants was worth it!

  
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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 6/30/2014 9:26PM

    How beautiful!

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GODSCHILD2_2011 6/30/2014 4:42PM

    Beautiful...I love flowers of all kind.



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CONSISTENCY2014 6/30/2014 11:57AM

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They look lovely

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KATHARINA01 6/30/2014 11:10AM

    So beautiful.

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MOJO0607 6/30/2014 10:58AM

    How beautiful! Always great to see the results of our efforts and labors. Enjoy!

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JAMIRBLAZE 6/30/2014 10:51AM

    Lovely!

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Fun on the Katy Trail

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Yesterday was a beautiful day so we too a ride in the trail. Here are some of our highlights.


Hubby in the last shade we would find for 10 miles.


Me resting at Frontier Park in St. Charles.



Drum and Fife Corp




The stop closest to our house......2miles down a huge hill.


Corn as high as an elephant's eye.

Today we are heading southwest on the trail. Woohoo!

  
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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 6/29/2014 9:56PM

    What a wonderful day you had.

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COOP9002 6/29/2014 3:17PM

    Thanks for sharing.

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SUSIEGKORN 6/29/2014 12:10PM

    Good for you! Aren't we fortunate to have the Katy Trail nearby!
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GEORGE815 6/29/2014 11:34AM

    Great photos. Thanks for sharing. Where are you?

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Happy 92nd Birthday.........

Friday, June 27, 2014

To the best mom in the world!



(Mom, hubby, the three stooges, and me.)

  
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    What a great family picture!
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    emoticon Great family picture. emoticon to your Mom

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    Happy birthday to your Mom!!! emoticon

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Happy Anniversary!

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Tomorrow is my 35th wedding anniversary. WooHoo! Happy Anniversary to the love of my life!

  
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    35 years! Congratulations! Here's to many more years of happy memories! emoticon

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GODSCHILD2_2011 6/15/2014 6:44PM

    I hope you had a wonderful Anniversary and may you have many many more.



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    emoticon to the two of you.

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    emoticon We were married 35 years in May and doesn't time fly fast where you are having fun. Enjoy your special day. emoticon

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MYOWNHERO 6/1/2014 9:39AM

    Congratulations! You two are a lovely couple!

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BILL60 6/1/2014 9:29AM

    Super Congratulations!!

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