NILLAPEPSI's SparkPeople Blog NILLAPEPSI's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Joy in the journey . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:07:38 EST Opportunities . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:09:55 EST Pause . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:58:03 EST Just one cup . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:10:12 EST A funny . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I cannot wait until this election is over. Oh my goodness! Wading through social media websites can be a minefield! Why can't we all just get along? Sheesh!! <BR> <BR> Hubby & I are going to a church retreat this weekend. Tonight we are playing Family Feud after the evening meal. Suckers are going down!! Oh, can I say that about church people? Heck yeah! Suckers are going down! ... Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:17:07 EST The truth about coffee tables . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:07:22 EST Skills . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> That about sums it up. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> What are your skills? <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:00:08 EST Tuesday chuckle . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:01:38 EST Need a crown!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:07:14 EST Do something out of love . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:06:37 EST When you thought coffee would help . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> To all my uncaffeinated freak SparkFriends: You are loved!! <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:06:55 EST Coffee funny . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 04:01:06 EST It's Pinktober!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It's that time of year again. Ladies, if you have not had a mammogram in the last year, it's time!! <BR> <BR> Guys, you are not immune!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:43:16 EST Guess what I got yesterday?!? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I got my SUV back!!!! Hubby & I were in a bad accident on 7/23. Thankfully, we were not hurt at all!! Not even a stiff neck. We were hit at approximately 45-50 mph. But there was a lot of damage to my poor car. The final cost of damage came back at $8500 & some change. She has been in the shop for 7 weeks!! <BR> <BR> Please, please, please do not text & drive. We are fairly certain t... Sat, 8 Oct 2016 07:38:55 EST Friday's funny!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> Happy Friday!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> We have a family reunion tomorrow. I am so excited!! It's out in the country where the air smells so, so good!! I will get to spend time with family that I may only see once a year. Yay!! Have a great weekend, everyone!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 7 Oct 2016 04:27:39 EST ::Gasp:: <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 6 Oct 2016 04:09:39 EST When some things go wrong . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 5 Oct 2016 04:08:07 EST Stress reliever . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My doctor told me several years ago that coloring helps relieve stress & lower your blood pressure Do you have any coloring books? I have a few, but I haven't used them in a while. I also have a coloring app on my Kindle. Work has been very stressful lately, so I suppose I need to start coloring again. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 04:16:08 EST Gratitude & good humor . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 3 Oct 2016 03:58:46 EST Walk in victory!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy Friday!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:41:35 EST Where's all the coffee? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Yep, I "mugged" my first cup at 3:35 a.m. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:53:11 EST Too cute!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:15:28 EST I need these! LOL!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:00:55 EST Monday already?!? Time for a chuckle: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:57:58 EST Maine Vacation pics (#5) My favorite thing that we did on vacation was take an aerial tour in a little Cessna. Our little plane is not there yet, but we took off from the pier up ahead: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Getting ready for take-off. Another lady rode with us. We let her sit in front with the pilot because it was her birthday: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> ... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:18:29 EST Maine Vacation pics (#4) We came across some unusual things in our journeys. I like those types of things & I like old & antique things from days gone by. We came across this "quote horse" as I call it, in front of one of the businesses in downtown Bethel. It's so beautiful. Green is my favorite color, so that added to the intrigue. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> This is the largest pumpkin whoopie pie I have ever seen. I put it on top... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:24:20 EST Maine Vacation pics (#3) Pemaquid Point Lighthouse: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> L.L. Bean (or "The Beans" as they call them). They have several L.L. Bean stores all within walking distance of one another (housewares/furniture, apparel, hunting/fishing, outlet store, etc.). L.L. Bean is headquartered in Freeport, ME, just outside Portland, ME: <BR> <img src=""... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 04:23:21 EST Maine Vacation pics (#2) The New England States are well-known for their covered bridges. We came across one in our travels last week: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 03:58:24 EST Maine Vacation pics (#1) We are back from vacation. We didn't want to come home. I had never been to Maine before & it was so beautiful. I would love to go back & explore a different area next time. We flew into Portland & stayed in Bethel, but we did a few day trips. I'll have pics all this week from my vacation. <BR> <BR> You all know I love the sky. Here are some great sky pics from the week. <BR> <BR> Storm coming in: <BR> <img src=" Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:11:06 EST So that's how it happened!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> We leave tomorrow for vacation. <em>244</em> I can hardly wait!!! <BR> <BR> My next blog won't be until September 19th. Keep on Sparkin'!!!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 8 Sep 2016 04:08:39 EST Coat of arms . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 7 Sep 2016 03:54:19 EST If only . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 6 Sep 2016 04:10:17 EST Almost the weekend!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am off from work today. Yay! It has been a crazy busy time at work for quite a while now. I was supposed to get a bit of a break because on of the judges I support has been on vacation, but then one of my co-workers was out & I had to pick up the slack. Ugh! No rest for Sheila!! <BR> <BR> I am going to see my chiropractor today & go visit my mom-in-law. She is not doing well. Hospi... Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:13:26 EST Uh oh! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> Thu, 1 Sep 2016 04:06:06 EST Coffee prevents injuries . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:10:45 EST The lost art of common sense . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:10:26 EST Monday chuckle . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:54:28 EST Photos from my trip (#5) . . . View of the mountains <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Butterfly garden <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Quiet time by the water <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy Friday!!!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:09:05 EST Photos from my trip (#4) . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> There was a huge butterfly bush next to the lodge we stayed in. Butterflies are so fascinating to watch. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:03:17 EST Photos from my trip (#3) . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I just love, love, love looking at the sky!! You can see some amazing things there. <BR> <BR> I am very tired, y'all. It's been a hectic week at work & I haven't been sleeping well. ... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:08:17 EST Photos from my trip (#2) . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sun peaking up over the mountain & through the trees. <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:09:17 EST Photos from my trip (#1) . . . I will post photos all week from my trip. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am not a huge fan of spiders, but they sure have some beautiful creations, don't they? <BR> <BR> We had a great time!! The mountain air did me some good. We walked & walked & walked! One of the days we were there, I had 13125 ste... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 04:18:18 EST Road trip!!! :-) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Headed to the mountains with one of my sisters for a ladies retreat this morning. I am soooooo excited!! Usually around 15-20 ladies go on this retreat. It is a time for rest, relaxation, renewal & rejuvenation. Lots of fun, amazingly great food & lots & lots of walking. <BR> <BR> I need it bad, y'all!! Life has been kinda topsy turvy lately. Next blog on Monday! <BR> <BR> Blessin... Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:02:50 EST A little bit about me . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 04:20:44 EST If it does not open . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 04:05:02 EST Use your days wisely . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 04:07:01 EST Friday!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Coffee!!! Yay for coffee!!! <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 04:11:58 EST Try again, and again, and again . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Never give up! <BR> <BR> P.S. Yes, hubby & I both fine after the accident. As it stands right now, approximately $3350+ worth of damage. That figure could rise once they take everything apart to see underneath. Miraculously, we awoke the morning after the accident with no pain or stiffness at all. God is good! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 04:05:16 EST This too shall pass . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Soooo, I think most of you know that hubby & I were rear-ended in an accident almost 3 weeks ago. After going 'round & 'round with the other guy's insurance company, I FINALLY put my car in the shop yesterday & got a rental car. Hence, the above graphic. <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I hope you all have a great day!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 04:07:14 EST Do something you've never done . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Something to think about today. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 9 Aug 2016 04:01:59 EST