Saturday, January 03, 2009
Have you been lookin for support in too many places...?
Lookin for support in too many faces...?
Searchin their eyes... Lookin for traces...
That they'll understand & won't think yer crazy?
Well come join us you won't be so lonely
As yer travelin alone on your journey...
We'll share some smiles, the good bad & uglies...
We'll talk for awhile... & we'll become buddies!
If ya wanna get healthy you'll soon discover
Spark's support is just like no other...
You'll do it too & Y ou will find...
We'll lose this Behind & 2009!!!
Gentle huggs & blessings... TUNIA!!!
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
So much is happening in such a short span of time, it's hard to kind of get a grip on the big picture.
We seem to be stretched, torn apart, & squeezed together all at the same time. It's kind of overwhelming & can be difficult at best to try to put everything in perspective.
This journey we're on gets complicated sometimes, with all it's twists & turns, bumps & bruises... The people we meet along the way, *the good, the bad & the ugly... help form us into who we were destined to be!
Let's meet the challenge of life head on... embrace the good, discard the bad.
Someday, everything will make perfect sense...
But for now, let's try to laugh at the confusion,
or at least try to smile thru the tears...
Let's keep reminding ourselves that everything has a reason.
Let's not just waste our time worrying & waiting for the storms to pass...
Let's learn to Dance In The Rain!
Prayers for protection from the storms of life that we are facing at this time.
Gentle huggs & blessings to everyone!
Friday, August 22, 2008
Gooey, cheesy spinach dip and tortilla chips -- One of the most delicious appetizers you can order!
It's also one of the most fattening (Please don't be one of those people that pretends anything made with spinach can't possibly be bad for your diet!).
So how can something contain mayo, cheese and sour cream, and still be guilt-free? Is it magic? Nah, just some clever substitution action!!!
Here ya go Football Fans... I bring you....
Skinny Dancin Restaurant Spinach Dip
(1/8 recipe, approx. 3-4 Tbsp. - 70 calories, 0.5g fat, 305mg sodium, 7.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 6.5g protein = 1 Point)
4 oz. Lifetime Fat Free Monterey Jack Cheese (or another fat-free white hard cheese, like Muenster or Mozzarella)
4 tbsp. fat-free sour cream
10 tsp. Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp. shallots, chopped finely
6 tbsp. fat-free mayo
1 oz. light soy milk
1 – 10 oz. pkg. chopped spinach, thawed and drained
4 oz. water chestnuts, chopped
In a medium-sized saucepan, melt your Monterey Jack over a low flame. In a separate pan, saute garlic and shallots with some nonstick cooking spray. Add soy milk to melted cheese, stirring continuously. Next, add mayo, sour cream and parmesan into your cheese mixture, still stirring over low heat. Add your sauteed garlic and shallots, as well as water chestnuts. Add your well-drained, chopped spinach and mix thoroughly. Spoon your dip into a medium-sized casserole dish and bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Voila! Your spinach-y masterpiece is complete. You may add salt and/or pepper if desired. Serves 6-8.
ENJOY!!! GEAUX SAINTS!!! Tunia
Monday, August 11, 2008
Long ago in a small, far away village, there was a place known as the House of 1000 Mirrors.
A small, happy little dog learned of this place and decided to visit. When he arrived, he bounced happily up the stairs to the doorway of the house. He looked through the doorway with his ears lifted high and his tail wagging as fast as it could. To his great surprise, he found himself staring at 1000 other happy little dogs with their tails wagging just as fast as his. He smiled a great smile, and was answered with 1000 great smiles just as warm and friendly. As he left the house, he thought to himself, "This is a wonderful place. I will come back and visit it often."
In this same village, another little dog, who was not quite as happy as the first one, decided to visit the house. He slowly climbed the stairs and hung his head low as he looked into the door. When he saw the 1000 unfriendly looking dogs staring back at him, he growled at them and was horrified to see 1000 little dogs growling back at him. As he left, he thought to himself, "That is a horrible place, and I will never go back there again."
All the faces in the world are mirrors.
What kind of reflections do you see in the faces of the people you meet?
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