NILLAPEPSI's SparkPeople Blog NILLAPEPSI's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Ice Ice Baby! Ack!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I found this awesome ugly sweater on the Kohl's website yesterday. I'm not sure I'll get it because it's a bit expensive even at 50% off, but I love it!!!! It is inspired by one of my favorite Christmas movies...A Christmas Story. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:28:05 EST Ever done this? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yep!! <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> We had a little Christmas luncheon yesterday at work & did a white elephant gift exchange. So much fun! <BR> <BR> I am super excited...I have arranged an Ugly Holiday Sweater event at work for next last day in the office for the year. Everyone else is excited about it too. I can hardly wait to see the hideous sweaters!! I need to get on... Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:20:59 EST That was not the snooze button... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:24:40 EST Lost in translation... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Or how about this one? <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:08:10 EST Stayin' alive!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 7 Dec 2017 04:02:40 EST For fellow 80s music fans... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> ~Don't Stop Believin' ... Journey~ <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 6 Dec 2017 04:08:02 EST Rock concert...teehee... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 5 Dec 2017 04:04:19 EST Where did my weekend go? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 4 Dec 2017 04:09:16 EST Hey, hey,'s Friday!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 1 Dec 2017 04:11:30 EST Apples & oranges... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 04:02:00 EST Hot water!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It's the little things!! So many things we take for granted until we don't have them...including hot water!! <BR> <BR> Be grateful for everything!!! Live a life of gratitude. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:10:30 EST Expectation & reality... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I hope you all are doing well. I had prepared a blog yesterday morning & then didn't hit the "post" button. I guess I needed more coffee. This is what I would have posted: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hubby & I have been without hot water since before we left for our Thanksgivin... Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:19:27 EST "Two" funny Tuesday.... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> Hmmmm... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Last blog until the 27th. I wish you all a blessed Thanksgiving!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:20:19 EST Hmmmmm... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:05:26 EST The "art" of carving a turkey... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Happy Friday!!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:12:00 EST Smart turkey... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:05:19 EST Just call me Auntie Sheila...again... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I would like for you to meet Elliot. He's my brand new nephew...born yesterday. Isn't he a cutie? <BR> <BR> I think a lot of you know that I have a big family...I am the oldest of 5. I have a sister (my youngest sibling) who is 20 years younger than I am. I now have 4 nieces & Elliott makes the 4th nephew. <BR> <BR> This was taken 2 years ago at a park nearby. She & I had been on a ... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:16:54 EST This is too funny!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:11:21 EST Grumpy cat is at it again!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> This grumpy cat didn't want to get up this morning. I looked at the clock this morning at 3:20 & thought, "Oh good! It's Sunday...I can sleep for 3 more hours." NOT! <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> We had a little reprieve from the rain, but it is raining again. Oh joy! <em>27</em> <BR> <BR> So.... <em>106</em> Cheers!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <... Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:08:43 EST Rain, rain & guess what? More rain! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It has rained here every day since last Friday. Don't get me wrong, I love the rain. I love the way it makes the air smell, I love how it refreshes the earth. But this is crazy!! It is a cold rain. Brrrr!! The skies have been gray since we went back to Eastern Standard Time. It's a little depressing. I need some sunshine! <BR> <BR> <em>257</em> <em>27</em> <em>448</em> <em... Thu, 9 Nov 2017 08:03:12 EST Advice for today... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 8 Nov 2017 04:24:28 EST I don't want to "adult" today... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 7 Nov 2017 04:07:09 EST Ain't that the truth!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 6 Nov 2017 04:05:06 EST Friday!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smilng!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 3 Nov 2017 04:13:41 EST A little funny... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I get to move back to my cubicle today after Monday's flood & downed ceiling tiles. The leak is (hopefully) fixed, new ceiling tiles are up & my area has been sanitized, the carpet shampooed & I'm good to go. It's a good time to throw stuff away. I have been in that cubicle for 12 years. We will be permanently moving to another floor in about a year, so the tim... Thu, 2 Nov 2017 04:15:46 EST "Act" now... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am guilty of this, so I don't think I am alone: I do the same things over & over & expect a different outcome. That is never going to work! Duh!!! <BR> <BR> If I want things to change, I need to "ACT" now. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 1 Nov 2017 04:18:28 EST A funny for my scary movie buddies... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I went into work yesterday morning & it had been raining a good part of the weekend & was very windy. I work in a 26-floor "glass" building. Here is a photo of it: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> When I got to my desk I realized the area around my window had leaked, saturating a coupl... Tue, 31 Oct 2017 04:16:40 EST Mondays... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yep. <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 04:11:33 EST Brrrr! It's getting chilly here.... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:48:13 EST Me...yesterday... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Come on, Weekend!! I need you!!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:24:35 EST Has this happened to you? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 04:25:47 EST Coffee.... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It is really, really hard to get up & go to work when you know hubby doesn't have to work today. <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <em>106</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:15:54 EST Church retreat... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We had our church retreat this weekend. It was fun, but I am tired!! The theme this year was "How to Praise & Worship as God Designed." <BR> <BR> A fun food idea. We got to eat their "hair." <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A game our pastor designed: 7 Shades of Praise, based on the 7 Hebrew Words for pra... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:26:01 EST 1 in 8... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It is October again...breast cancer awareness month. As a survivor, I try to remind all of you at least twice a year to go get your mammograms if you haven't done so. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Tonight our church retreat starts after work & hubby & I will be busy with that all weekend. Should be fun! ... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:13:13 EST Into the garden... While on vacation, we visited Garvan Woodland Gardens. What a beautiful place!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> In the fairy garden: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:19:41 EST Head in the clouds... Photos from the plane: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> See that one crazy little cloud sticking up? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR>... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:21:21 EST Here comes the sun... If you know anything about me, you know I love sunrises & sunsets... <BR> <BR> Psalm 19:1 (ESV) - The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims His handiwork. <BR> <BR> A few sunrises from our balcony over Lake Hamilton: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeop... Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:21:21 EST Howdy, y'all!! I'm back!! This week, I'll share some photos from my trip. Hubby & I were on vacation last week in Hot Springs, Arkansas. <BR> <BR> Here are some photos of Anthony Chapel in Garvan Woodland Gardens. So gorgeous!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:15:20 EST Beware of the salad...sometimes... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Hubby & I leave for vacation tomorrow. I can hardly wait. I will blog again on October 16th. <BR> <BR> <em>529</em> Keep sparking while I'm away. <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 6 Oct 2017 04:14:34 EST Tee Hee!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 5 Oct 2017 04:05:18 EST Coffee... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 4 Oct 2017 04:19:10 EST Chill out... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 3 Oct 2017 04:05:15 EST Monday..... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am training another new person this week. Whew! Let me tell you...that is hard, hard work. It's like doing a brain dump every single day. Please pray that I make it through this week. <BR> <BR> Saturday, hubby & I leave for a week-long vacation. I can hardly wait! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 2 Oct 2017 04:16:07 EST Be the flowers... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>125</em> <em>375</em> <em>125</em> <em>375</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 04:13:52 EST How's your adventure? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>556</em> <em>557</em> Let's make it a good adventure!!! <em>256</em> <em>295</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:10:50 EST Coffee!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:11:14 EST Want a different tomorrow? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:02:33 EST Be yourself... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy Friday!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:23:57 EST You are loved!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:17:49 EST Speak life... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:08:56 EST