EWL978's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=EWL978 EWL978's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ A LOVELY SUMMER'S NIGHT.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749236 AND A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET OVER SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2057847811.jpg"> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:22:32 EST THE ONE AND ONLY, VERY PERFECT WORDS........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748605 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l600741320.jpg"> <BR> <BR> MORE TOMORROW, <BR> <BR> elaine Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:15:01 EST A lovely day today........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747797 Well, I tried to post and lost my message, so I'll attempt once more..... <BR> <BR> Today was a lovely day....I learned that the supermarkets are busy even on Sunday morning at 8am!! I might even be tempted to try it again as they certainly were easier to manage at that hour rather than on a Saturday at 2pm. <BR> <BR> I make my potato salad and we had it with Grilled chicken and marinated steak slices. I DID enjoy too much of it, but it was tempered by skipping the Lemon Meringue Pie that... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:12:38 EST Some wishes for the weekend.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747230 FIRST OF ALL: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l46118114.jpg"> <BR> <BR> HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY TOMORROW: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/8/l882492474.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'LL "CATCH UP" AGAIN TOMORROW NIGHT!!!! GOING TO GRANDSON MATT'S HOUSE FOR LUNCH...WE'RE BARBEQUING STEAKS, ETC.... GUESS I'M EXPECTED TO BRING MY HOMEMADE POTATO SALAD. MEANS RUNNING OUT EARLY TO GET SOME POTATOES, BUT THAT'S OKAY!! SHOULD BE FUN. <BR> <BR> GOOD NIGHT... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:22:20 EST SOMETHING INDECENT FOR THE GALS........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746043 <BR> I HOPE I DON'T OFFEND ANYONE...THIS IS JUST THE WAY TO GET YOUR CAR WASHED IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1209025451.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l446368335.jpg"> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:44:18 EST SOMETIMES I'M STILL AMAZED BY PEOPLE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745339 I GOT A CALL THIS AFTERNOON FROM THE AT & T GUY WHO HELPED ME THIS PAST WEEK WITH MY INTERNET PROBLEM. HE WAS JUST CHECKING IN TO SEE HOW IT WAS GOING. WHEN I TOLD HIM THAT I STILL HAD A PROBLEM WITH THE 'NET LOSING ITSELF FOR AN HOUR OR SO A COUPLE OF TIME HE SAID THAT IT COULD BE THAT THERE'S STILL A PROBLEM AND IT'S JUST NOT SHOWING UP SERIOUSLY YET...HE WAS GOING TO CHECK INTO SOME THINGS AND GET BACK TO ME....SOOOOOOOO, I GUESS IT'S THE CONTINTUING SAGA OF THE INTERNET FOR NOW AND I WOU... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:22:37 EST A HELPFUL HINT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744457 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2110669697.jpg"> <BR> <BR> THESE EMPTY CONTAINERS MAKE A GREAT WAY TO STORE YOUR SPICES...THEY CAN STACK AND TAKE UP LESS ROOM THAN A HALF FULL/EMPTY ROUND BOTTLE LIKE THEY COME IN. <BR> <BR> Just pull off the cover and fill...add a label and you're done!! My spices take up twice as much room as they should have until I did this...just had to buy lots of pez and/or tic-tacs. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:23:46 EST FOR THE PET LOVERS............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743804 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l270657111.jpg"> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:45:00 EST Don't you love it?????????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743019 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l332696148.jpg"> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:31:08 EST I MISSED EVERY ONE OF YOU!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742393 AND REALLY AM SOOOOOOO HAPPY TO BE BACK!!! EVEN MY EATING SUFFERED AS I WOULD FIND MYSELF NIBBLING AT THE COMPUTER WHICH IS SOMETHING THAT I NEVER DO. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l972440630.jpg"> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:37:54 EST I'M BACK!!!! And, I sure hope that this time it's for real!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741628 So, last time I posted, the "box" outside in the street was hit by lightning!! It took until today for the "powers that be" decided it was time to go out from their ivory tower and check it out. Needless to say, they had to rebuild the whole thing from the bottom up...and it took until just now for me to be able to sign on to anything!! <BR> <BR> The man who had to come out to my house spent three hours until he got my computer running. I can't imagine that it would have taken so long if t... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:43:55 EST How to make a Single Serving Chocolate Brownie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735675 <BR> Play with it!! <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1 TBSP whole wheat flour <BR> 1 TBSP sugar (do not substitute) <BR> 1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa <BR> a pinch of baking soda <BR> a pinch of salt <BR> 1 TBSP of low fat vanilla yogurt, add more if needed to blend the mixture OR, I prefer, 1 TBSP Unsweetened Applesauce <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> Mix all ingredients until combined in a mug. <BR> Pop it in the microwave for 60-70 seconds. Then, enjoy! <BR> <BR> Notes: <BR> if you like this you c... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 22:54:05 EST BUSY DAY TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734830 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1488065950.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'll bet you've felt this way many times!!!! Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:22:35 EST SMILE!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734139 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l156821981.jpg"> Mon, 7 Jul 2014 22:04:32 EST Okay, now that we're in July.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733407 IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO GET STARTED THINKING OF THE WINTER HOLIDAYS AND HOW TO GET READY FOR THEM..... <BR> <BR> HOT COCOA MIX <BR> <BR> Servings: 6 cups mix, 12 servings (2 gifts) <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 3 cups instant powdered milk <BR> 2 cups unsweetened cocoa <BR> 2 cups confectioners' sugar <BR> 1/4 cup cornstarch <BR> 1/2 teaspoon salt <BR> 3/4 cup miniature marshmallows <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> Sift all ingredients except marshmallows into a bowl. Whisk to combine. <BR> <BR> Us... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 22:46:52 EST THINGS SMART MOTHERS SHARE............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732747 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l588191560.jpg"> Sat, 5 Jul 2014 21:22:20 EST THANX EVERYONE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732194 DID I FORGET SOMETHING SPECIAL?? A VERY HAPPY VICTORIA DAY IN CANADA AND A MOST HAPPY BIRTHDAY, USA!!! Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:32:54 EST TOOK SOME TIME, BUT........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731609 I'M BACK AND I HOPE IT'S FIXED NOW!! <BR> <BR> CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT EVERY NIGHT WHEN I WOULD CALL AT & T ABOUT MY LACK OF SERVICE, THEY'D GIVE ME THE SAME STORY....IT WILL BE FIXED AT 8:31PM (THAT NIGHT). <BR> <BR> AND, WHEN I CALLED AGAIN AT 10:30PM, THE MESSAGE HAD BEEN CHANGED TO READ 8:31PM TOMORROW NIGHT!!!!!! <BR> <BR> FINALLY, TUESDAY NIGHT I GOT A REAL LIVE PERSON...A LOVELY LADY FROM KENTUCKY. SHE TOLD ME THAT OVER 200 PEOPLE WERE AFFECTED BY THE BREAKDOWN AND THAT WHEN I WAS GE... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 23:31:40 EST THE ALPHABET HAS SOME FUNNY STUFF!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727812 A - Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. <BR> <BR> B - BATHROOM: A room used by the entire family, believed by all except Mom to be self-cleaning. <BR> <BR> C - COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours. <BR> <BR> D - DATE: Infrequent outings with Dad where Mom can enjoy worrying about the kids in a different setting. <BR> <BR> E - EMPTY NEST: See WISHFUL THINKING. <BR> <BR> F - FABLE: A story told by a teenager arriving ... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:06:38 EST I'll post again tomorrow... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727434 Having trouble with my internet connection!! It goes out suddenly when I'm in the middle of doing anything the uses it!! I can "fix" it, but it shouldn't be happening. Guess we all know what I'll be doing tomorrow!! grrrrrrrr!! Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:27:43 EST DOGGIES LOVE THIS PRIZE!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726589 My daughter's been making these for years. (for her Golden) <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1520026525.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Makes 3 dozen treats, depending on size <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour <BR> 1/2 cup all-purpose flour <BR> 1/2 cup cornmeal <BR> 1/2 cup rolled oats <BR> 1 1/2 cups water, or as needed <BR> 1/2 cup canola oil <BR> 2 eggs <BR> 3 tablespoons peanut butter <BR> 2 tablespoons vanilla extract <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:21:31 EST Okay....enough hanging around!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725976 Thursday morning....I have to get out early as it's going to be too hot this afternoon!! I think I'll buy my veggies and whatever else. Then, I'll come home and do some cooking. After all, my freezer hasn't had much to eat lately... <BR> <BR> Think I'll buy about 6 pints of strawberries, come home and cut them up, wash them, drain them and freeze them!! I ran out of my supply this winter before the new crops can in and I missed them in my breakfast daily, so, I know that I need more than... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:50:12 EST In the morning, it'll be Wednesday!! (and ALL day) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725212 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1539336604.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> HAVE A LOVELY DAY!!!! DON'T DO ANYTHING I WOULDN'T DO!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l908665145.jpg"> <BR> <BR> AND YOU KNOW ME BETTER THAN TO GET SWEET ON YOU!!! DON'T YOU?? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:34:02 EST THUNDERING AGAIN!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724388 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1075561521.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> WELL, I GUESS IT'S JUST SOMETHING WE HAVE TO LIVE WITH IF WE WANT TO STAY IN "PARADISE"!! <BR> <BR> ANOTHER HOT DAY TODAY...TOMORROW, I'M HOPING FOR A LITTLE TIME OUTSIDE TO DO SOME GROCERY SHOPPING AND WHAT HAVE YOU. <BR> <BR> OH, YESTERDAY WAS MY SON'S BIRTHDAY (he's the baby of the three). THEY'RE ALL SO "GROWED UP" AND ON THEIR OWN AND THAT'S THE WAY IT SHOULD BE. <BR> <BR> HOW ABOUT YOU?? Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:58:46 EST GOOD MORNING EVERYONE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723741 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l633873734.jpg"> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 23:31:14 EST More heat followed by thunder and lightning!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723022 It got up to 90 degrees again today and then the sky darkend and the thunder and lightning show began...you would have thought we were in the front line of the battle!! It poured and my sister in law and I decided it was just too scary out there to be driving just for a meal. <BR> <BR> Then, 10 minutes later, the sun was shining. We met at the local deli and had a quick dinner and here I am again!! <BR> <BR> Raining again!!! Stay dry and safe everyone!! <BR> <BR> elaine Sat, 21 Jun 2014 20:45:34 EST I'VE ALWAYS BEEN CURIOUS, http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722420 OR, at least considered myself to be so... I just finished watching a program on TV and it brought my thoughts to what others watch, and if they do... <BR> <BR> SO, tell me...do you watch TV? How much and how often? <BR> <BR> What do you like to watch and do you have a favorite program? <BR> <BR> I'd just love to get to know you more.... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:13:38 EST FLORIDA IN THE SUMMERTIME!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721732 AND EVERY DAY HAS ITS THUNDER AND DOWNPOURS!! <BR> <BR> ME, I TEND TO STAY IN AND KEEP COOL AND DRY...BUT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE I VENTURE FORTH TO GROCERY SHOP OR HAVE LUNCH OR WHO KNOWS WHAT? <BR> <BR> TOMORROW I HAVE TO PICK UP MY PRESCRIPTIONS AND MAYBE VISIT MY SISTER IN LAW. WE'VE BECOME GREAT FRIENDS IN THE FIVE YEARS SINCE I MOVED FROM BOSTON. WE NEVER LIVED CLOSER THAT WE DO NOW, SO THAT'S A GREAT PLUS. <BR> <BR> WE'LL PROBABLY HAVE LUNCH AND I'LL PAY HER FOR SOME THEATER TICKETS S... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:19:57 EST WHAT CAN I SAY........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720949 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l747586625.jpg"> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:48:06 EST This makes sense to me........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720254 What do you think?? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1541293084.jpg"> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:36:11 EST DO YOU EVER USE ONION SOUP MIX?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719370 IF SO, THIS SHOULD SAVE YOU TIME AND MONEY!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1717224467.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix <BR> <BR> Servings: 1 <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 4 teaspoons beef bouillon granules <BR> 8 teaspoons dried onion flakes <BR> 1 teaspoon onion powder <BR> 1/4 teaspoon seasoned pepper <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> Cut a 6-inch square of heavy duty foil. <BR> Place all ingredients in center of foil. <BR> Fold foil to m... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:56:10 EST HAPPY FATHERS' DAY!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718756 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l643235526.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Went to my daughter's house for an evening barbeque!! We had a lovely time...my grandson Matt and his wife, Jennifer, picked me up and we drove to Audrie's house!! Good food, good company, good time!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1554695195.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I read somewhere that the Dad is a girls' first sweetheart and a boys' first best friend. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:15:06 EST What a day!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717515 Since I was going grocery shopping, I opened the garage door and started to take the trash out before leaving. Somehow, I hit the keypad on the wall of the doorway and it closed behind me. Of course, I had no key with me and the doors to the house were locked!! I also didn't have my cell phone with me. <BR> <BR> Fortunately, I saw some folks a few houses away and walked over to them...they got a screwdriver and came on over. (It was already 85 degrees and this was 10am) They also had a ... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:57:48 EST WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHES 92 DEGREES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716856 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1730778515.jpg"> <BR> <BR> IT'S TIME TO THINK ABOUT SOME FUN ALTERNATIVE!!! <BR> <BR> (This is why made me decide to move away from Boston) Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:37:28 EST IT'S SUMMERTIME FOR SURE IN FLORIDA!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715993 TODAY WAS AS HOT AS USUAL, BUT....IT POURED!! WE HAD RAIN BY THE SHEET AND LOTS OF THUNDER, ALTHOUGH I DIDN'T SEE ANY LIGHTNING!!! <BR> <BR> I ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT RAIN COOLED EVERYTHING DOWN...WELL, IF YOU CAN CALL DROPPING TO 81 "COOL"...THAT'S WHAT WE GOT!! Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:18:11 EST NOW THIS WILL JUST MAKE YOUR SUMMER!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715261 Did you ever see anything this cute??? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1525868956.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Watermelon Grill with Fruit Kabobs <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1 round watermelon <BR> 3 celery stalks (soak in cold water in the refrigerator overnight to stiffen) <BR> Blackberries (for the "charcoal") <BR> Assorted fruits for kabobs <BR> Small cucumber or zucchini <BR> Wooden skewers <BR> Toothpicks <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> Cut holes in watermelon for... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:13:35 EST DON'T YOU JUST LOVE IT WHEN............... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714567 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1141851182.jpg"> Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:44:46 EST LET'S START WITH HALLOWEEN ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5713778 Jell-O Creepy Crawly Jigglers' <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> Servings: 16 <BR> 1-1/3 cups boiling water <BR> 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Grape Flavor Gelatin <BR> 3 Tbsp. (about 1/2 of 3-oz. pkg.) JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin <BR> 16 blackberries <BR> 128 pieces black string licorice (1-1/2 inch) <BR> 8 red miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces, halved <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> SPRAY 16 sections of plastic ice cube trays with cooking spray. <BR> Add boiling water to combined gelatin mixes in me... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:09:07 EST Some holiday presents take longer to make than others.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712615 SO, I'M STARTING TO PUT THEM OUT NOW...IS IT TOO OEARLY?? <BR> <BR> HOMEMADE VANILLA EXTRACT <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 10 vanilla beans, split lengthwise <BR> 1 liter vodka <BR> <BR> <BR> Steps: <BR> Place the vanilla beans in the bottle of vodka and seal. <BR> Store in a cool, dark area such as a kitchen cabinet for 3 weeks, shaking the bottle every week <BR> Three weeks is the minimum, store it 6 months for the best flavor. <BR> After using, replace with more vodka. The ... Sat, 7 Jun 2014 09:29:18 EST IT'S NOT TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR THE HOLIDAYS.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712412 AND I'VE GOT LOTS OF RECIPES FOR GIFTS AND FOODS... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l362583507.jpg"> <BR> <BR> LET'S BEGIN WITH CONFETTI FUDGE: <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> Servings: Makes 24 <BR> <BR> 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S White Chocolate (6 oz.) <BR> 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine <BR> 1/3 cup water <BR> 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding <BR> 3 cups powdered sugar <BR> 6 Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles, divided <BR> <BR> How to make... Fri, 6 Jun 2014 23:03:01 EST I'm gonna make this tomorrow.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711682 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l773375040.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 7-DAY DIET WEIGHT LOSS SOUP (WONDER SOUP!) <BR> <BR> This will be lunch every day for a week!!! <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> ½ head of cabbage, chopped <BR> 1 cup celery, diced <BR> 1 cup white or yellow onion, diced <BR> 1 cup carrots, diced <BR> 1 green bell pepper, diced <BR> 2-3 cloves garlic, minced <BR> 4 cups chicken broth <BR> 14 oz can diced tomatoes <BR> 1 teaspoon oregano <BR> 1 teaspoon basil <BR> ½ te... Thu, 5 Jun 2014 23:10:34 EST ANOTHER PIE CHART!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710927 <BR> AND, SOMETIMES I AM JUST TOO TIRED TO REMEMBER EVERYTHING!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2127042304.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> HOW ABOUT YOU?? Wed, 4 Jun 2014 23:49:06 EST Have a lovely day tomorrow (Wednesday) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710133 <BR> Don't know yet what I'll be doing, but I don't plan to sit home!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l998786101.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'll check in again tomorrow night!! Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:29:24 EST IN TODAY'S SOCIETY, THIS IS SOOOOO IMPORTANT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709192 WHAT DO YOU THINK?? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1086354097.jpg"> Mon, 2 Jun 2014 19:44:33 EST I'd love to know more about my Spark friends.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708465 What would you like to tell me about you?? I've been playing here for some time and I'd just love to know more about what you like and what you do and what fun plans you have for your future!! Sun, 1 Jun 2014 23:21:10 EST TODAY WAS GREAT!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707669 MY SISTER IN LAW AND I WENT TO A LITTLE LOCAL PLAYHOUSE THAT PUTS ON ALL KINDS OF THEATER...WE HAVE SEASON SEATS THIS YEAR AND HAVE SEEN A NUMBER OF WELL PLAYED SHOWS...TODAY WAS ONE I DIDN'T NOW ANYTHING ABOUT..."DOUBT". <BR> <BR> IT WAS QUITE INTERESTING WITH ONLY 4 PLAYERS. TWO PLAYED NUNS IN A LOCAL PAROCHIAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, ONE WAS THE YOUNG PRIEST IN CHARGE AND THE FOURTH WAS THE MOTHER OF ONE OF THE 12 YEAR OLD BOYS. <BR> <BR> VERY THOUGHT PROVOKING AND WE BOTH ENJOYED IT...LEFT... Sat, 31 May 2014 20:30:42 EST Hooray for me!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707151 THE HERMIT HAS ESCAPED!!!! <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> I RAN AWAY THIS AFTERNOON; GOT A HAIRCUT!! I WAS ABOUT TO FEEL LIKE A SAVAGE WITH MY HAIR BLOWING IN THE WIND. IT DOES HAVE A MIND OF ITS OWN, SO I TRY TO KEEP IT SHORT, BUT THAT MEANS BEING CONSISTENT ABOUT GETTING HAIRCUTS. <BR> <BR> SO TODAY I DID IT AND I'M GLAD!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1933811977.jpg"> Fri, 30 May 2014 23:09:10 EST LESSON I LEARNED TODAY........... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706369 AND I THINK I'LL SWEAR BY IT!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1421296673.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l698205251.jpg"> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:17:32 EST I AM SO HAPPY (and RELIEVED)!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705609 I FOUND THE FLASH DRIVE THAT I SAVED ALL THE JPEGS, etc. AND COPIED THEM BACK ONTO MY HARD DRIVE... <BR> <BR> I ALSO GOT A 1 TERABYTE (think that's it) EXTERNAL DRIVE THAT I CAN KEEP ATTACHED IF I SO WISH AND I COPIED MY PICTURES, MY JPEGS, MY OLD LOVE LETTERS (yes, I do have some) and MY RECIPE COLLECTION!! I'M ACTUALLY CONSIDERING REMOVING ALL THE PICTURES FROM MY LAPTOP HARD DRIVE AND JUST USING THEM FROM THIS EXTERNAL DRIVE...THAT WOULD FREE UP SOME SPACE ON THE LAPTOP AND MAKE IT R... Wed, 28 May 2014 23:07:19 EST TODAY WAS A BIG "SCREWUP"!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704805 I DELETED MY ENTIRE FILE OF PICTURES AND STUFF AND THEY WEREN'T ALL SAVED IN DROPBOX...SO I HAVE RETRIEVED HALF AND NOW BEGINS THE JOB OF GETTING MORE!! <BR> <BR> OH WELL, ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER CHALLENGE!! I THINK I HAVE A FEW IDEAS TO RECOVER SOME...AT LEAST THEY'RE NOT THE OLD FAMILY PICTURES! Tue, 27 May 2014 23:37:23 EST