PURPLE0906's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=PURPLE0906 PURPLE0906'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/ Homemade Sauerkraut http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783347 So, have this head of cabbage and was wondering what to do with the rest of it. I checked some recipes and made homemade sauerkraut last nite. We shall see in a couple of days how it goes. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1382620323.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I also plan to make Gawumpki (Polish stuffed cabbage) some time this weekend. One more week till the Craft show, so I will be busy making more crafts. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a safe and great weekend!!!! <BR> <BR> :-) Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:50:49 EST Cabbage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782740 John went to New Jersey with a friend yesterday. He picked up a hugh head of cabbage and sweet corn. I cut some of the cabbage and sauteed it with salt, pepper, butter, onions and put over pork chops, was so good. <BR> I did not realize the benefits of cabbage but now I do and I know I will be looking for more recipes. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l445543119.jpg"> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:12:12 EST Thursday 9/18/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782094 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1901267467.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:24:01 EST 9-17-2014 Next time your stressed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781413 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1794687888.jpg"> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:59:33 EST Saturday 9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778965 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l142427101.jpg"> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:07:42 EST Sugar Scrub's I will be selling, what do you think? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778833 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1776868.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l370449619.jpg"> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:12:23 EST Wee..................... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778352 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l469542222.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1731987987.jpg"> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:16:13 EST Having a rough day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777713 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1803692047.jpg"> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:51:04 EST Never Forget 9/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777690 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1966151432.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1799454351.jpg"> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:59:17 EST Crafts for Craft Show, Sept. 27th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775099 Thinking of different crafts I can make for the Craft show on Sept. 27th. <BR> <BR> New Castle Hundred Lions Art & Craft Show <BR> 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. <BR> Saturday, September 27, 2012 (Rain Date October 4th) <BR> Held in Battery Park on the banks of the Delaware River <BR> <BR> So, far I am thinking Dog Biscuits, Bird treats to hang outside, Sugar Body and Foot Scrubs <BR> Below are some pics <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1220151851.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:51:43 EST A Goodmorning Prayer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775072 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l874005435.jpg"> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:58:18 EST 9-5-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773917 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l201663835.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Got the car and everything packed up on Monday. We got lucky and were able to get into the motel earlier than the 3:00 check in time. Got everything unloaded, room situated, then checked out the beach and boardwalk. <BR> John left early Tuesday morning and went back to pick up Melissa and Lilly. <BR> Lilly had a blast, she loved the ocean, playing in the sand and chasing the birds. <BR> Yesterday coming back from ... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:06:29 EST Lima Beans 8-30-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769841 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1521355804.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2083799938.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lima Beans from the garden. Can't wait for dinner, gonna have these with Jersey White corn tonight. <BR> <BR> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:48:29 EST Getting ready for Vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769152 Have lots to do before Monday. Going to the beach Monday thru Thursday. We are taking my daughter and granddaughter, will be very interesting and hopefully fun. <BR> Need to get the house cleaned, wash done, packing and grocery shopping. The place we are staying has a full kitchen so planning on taking breakfast and lunch food. John's friend will be checking on the dog and cats. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a safe and great Labor Day Weekend!! <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:29:14 EST Refrigerator Tomato's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766466 Yep, we made 9 quarts of refrigerator tomato's, can't wait to try them out. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l865911739.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1719342867.jpg"> <BR> Also made tomato sauce <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2142381311.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1752409362.jpg"> <BR> Below are pics of some of the tomato's <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l13058401... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:13:28 EST Overdid it yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765881 Worked out in the garden yesterday, pulled up all but one tomato plant, weeded, made tomato sauce. Mind said no problem, body is saying otherwise. Nerve is pinching in my lower back, arms, hands are not happy also. <BR> So today will be putting icy/hot on my back and taking it easy. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a good day!! Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:03:49 EST Tired but glad it's Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764699 Was up several times last night and this morning. Finally gave up and got up at 4 am, ugh going to be a long day. <BR> Two more people are leaving today, happy for them, but sad they are leaving. Need to look harder for a better paying job, but I think my age (will be 58 this Sept.) will work against me. <BR> John will be working this weekend and hopefully next week. He finally got the title to the van, just have to get it registered, insurance and the windshield replaced. <BR> Lilly h... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:27:36 EST Tomato's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763336 Yesterday after work, went to the garden and pulled more tomato's. Thinking of pulling the rest of them off since it looks like the bugs are trying to get to them. Pulled more asparagus beans and gave them and some tomato's to our neighbor. <BR> Put up more things on Ebay, then made pasta dinner (browned ground turkey, used my homemade sauce), it was really good. Will be making more sauce and freezing it. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l705202755.jpg"> <BR> <BR> H... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:22:46 EST Company gone, house is quiet again, lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762001 Had Johns cousin, wife and child come down for a visit from last Thursday to Sunday morning. Friday, they picked up Melissa and Lilly and we had Lilly's Birthday Party. Lilly is so precious, she kept telling her mom she was Mom Mom's girl, lol. Love her hugs and kisses. <BR> Yesterday was busy cleaning the house, doing wash, cutting, freezing green beans, cut up and made homemade tomato sauce, then gave Ivory a bath. Think sweeping and mopping the floors along with standing a lot did me in.... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:44:21 EST Happy Birthday to my beautiful granddaughter Lilly http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761339 Happy Birthday to my beautiful granddaughter Lilly who turned 3 today. Mom Mom and Pop Pop love you so much!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l250790872.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>383</em> <BR> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:11:58 EST Had a busy weekend and it's gonna be a busy week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757320 This weekend was busy, worked on my sister's computer, cleaned, got wash done, tended to the garden, pickled more cucumbers and even got in exercise (got on the treadmill). Back is still sore this morning, but not too bad. I put icy/hot on it last night. <BR> We are expecting company later in the week, so will be busy doing stuff around the house. <BR> Planning on getting the tomato's off the ground. Will have to put them in a box and cover them to get ripe. Don't want them to rot on the grou... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:45:46 EST Ginger Root and Kale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756686 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l395408081.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I posted the link for Ginger root in one of my teams but thought to post here also. I love it in my morning water with honey and lemon and also put it in my morning smoothie. <BR> Please see the link: http://bembu.com/ginger-benefits <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l202771034.jpg"> <BR> I have also found out I love Kale. I include it in my morning smoothies and found it is a great addi... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:22:50 EST Feeling a little down http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756141 Found out yesterday, two co-workers will be leaving this month for a better job. The site Manager also left about a week ago and so did another tech. I am really happy for all of them that they found better jobs, but will miss them all. Can only hope they will be replaced because they also traveled all around and I for one do not want to do that especially going into the city. Can't remember the last time I was in the city, don't like it and not a safe place. <BR> Well, the pickle cucumb... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 06:37:27 EST Busy day ahead http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751590 Didn't sleep well last night, guess too much on my mind. Have a busy day ahead. Have already taken care of the cats and dog, started wash. We did get rain, but looks like this afternoon will be dry so hoping I can get the laundry hung outside. Working on my brother in laws computer and will be cleaning the house today, need to get it straightened out, lol. Sometime today, need to pick up my prescription for blood pressure and get some grocery shopping done. <BR> Melissa and Lilly went with he... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 09:36:11 EST Thursday 7/31/2014 Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750142 Been dealing with draining, loosing voice, weather is changing so sinuses are giving me a hard time. <BR> Below are pic's of the garden, pickle cucumbers (13 pounds cut up), basil, cucumbers, ginger root and lemon balm. Everything is really growing very well, guess soon we will be dealing with all the tomato's. <BR> Looks like this weekend we are getting rain, so hopefully I can get stuff done inside the house. Been posting more on Ebay, hope things sell!! <BR> <BR> Have a nice Thursday!!!... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:41:33 EST Red meat - sick http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747346 So last night I made hamburgers (frozen kind from store) for dinner. Not long after I ate, I got really sick. Still not feeling good, but hoping will feel better later. This was the second time in two months that I ate red meat. The first time I did not get sick, but did not feel well. Last night was bad, felt like I was going to toss it and my colitis had me visiting the bathroom many times. <BR> I am saying good bye to red meat and sticking with the ground turkey, chicken and pork. If John... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:26:06 EST Saturday 7/16/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746961 Up early as usual, put more stuff up on Ebay, made coffee, took care of cats and dog, then went to Farmer's Market. Walked around for 3 1/2 hrs. Got some stuff for Lilly, baby shower, Ebay and also picked up kale, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, bananas and a cantaloupe. <BR> Calling for storms so I got the clothes off the line, it has already started to rain but of course the garden will love the rain. The asparagus beans and regular green beans are really taking off. Have a lot of ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:11:17 EST Farmer's Market 7/19/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742126 Busy day again, hung out 3 loads of wash, took care of the cats and dog, then went to the <BR> Farmer's Market. Was there for a couple of hours, walking around, sifting through things. I did get a bunch of stuff, yarn, tupperware, books, stuff for Lilly and also some New Jersey tomato's. Just love tomato sandwiches, lol <BR> Yesterday was busy also, I had to take the day off and take Melissa and Lilly to the doctor's and then dentist, stopped at the store and Mom's, then took them home. Help... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:23:28 EST Refrigerator Pickles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740520 Was busy last night making refrigerator pickles. The pickle cucumbers all are doing very well this year. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l316404437.jpg"> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:13:11 EST Visit with Melissa and Lilly http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738135 Just wanted to let everyone know we visited Melissa and Lilly today. Can't say much but Lilly is home and healing. <BR> I want to thank everyone for the hugs, prayers, etc. and to ask to continue to pray for them. <BR> Love you all and thank you again!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:22:59 EST Happy 4th of July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731724 Hope everyone has a safe and nice weekend. Remember what we really are celebrating and Thank you to all who have served and are serving. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1098320432.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Fri, 4 Jul 2014 05:58:24 EST Monday 6/30/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729628 John and I went over to a friends house. He cut her lawn and started to clean her in ground pool. <BR> Pat's front room was so full of boxes, storage bins, books etc. you could not even move in it. We moved most of the stuff outside where she could go through it and re-packaged things for a yard sale. Now at least there is some room where she can go through the stuff and sort things for her crafts and Ebay. We were there from 10 till around 6 or so. Long day but was nice spending time with he... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 07:43:06 EST Fruits and Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728805 Yesterday, went to BJ's to pick up some things. It's funny, I got excited to find out they carry lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and even frozen fruit. Best part they all come from the USA. <BR> I picked up kale, spinach, lemons, plum tomato's, romaine lettuce, apricots, bananas, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and seedless green grapes. Washed the strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and grapes and froze them. <BR> Today John and I are going over a friend's to help her get s... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:57:41 EST Sore, hurting 6/28/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728161 Got a lot done yesterday, got laundry washed and hung outside, items listed on ebay, worked in the garden, planted, transplanted, watered, cleaned up deck, gave Ivory a bath (lol, me also) and grilled for dinner. <BR> But today, sore and back and arms are hurting, so I will probably take it easy today. <BR> <BR> Have a good one <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l691946435.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 06:55:39 EST "If Today Was Your Last Day" Nickelback http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726111 While on the treadmill this morning, listened to this song, something to think about!! <BR> <BR> "If Today Was Your Last Day" <BR> Nickelback <BR> <BR> My best friend gave me the best advice <BR> He said each day's a gift and not a given right <BR> Leave no stone unturned, leave your fears behind <BR> And try to take the path less traveled by <BR> That first step you take is the longest stride <BR> If today was your last day <BR> And tomorrow was too late <BR> Could you say goodbye to yeste... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:56:29 EST Pop ups and roll overs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725356 I have been a member of this site since 12/13/2007 and have watched it grow. I really appreciate this site and love and am greatly that it was created. But there are two things that are really annoying and I just had to make a suggestion today. I know advertisements are a must for sites but the pop ups and roll overs are very annoying. Is there anyone else that feels the same way? <BR> I did go to the suggestion box and suggested that these be stopped, changed. If you feel the same way, could... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 05:58:44 EST Tuesday 6/24/2014 Yay!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724640 Day two of getting on the treadmill in the morning. Goal is to do 1 mile in the morning and 2-3 miles on the weekend. <BR> So excited, bought a heart rate watch, so we shall see how things go. <BR> This morning going to do a fruit smoothie. <BR> Busy at work, busy at home, but making the time for myself!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l778650559.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> <em>247</em> <BR> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:04:04 EST Sunday 6/22/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723835 Got a lot done yesterday. Woke up early as usual, so I went outside and weeded in front of the house, planted 4 sunflower's, watered them, then sprayed the tomato plants with the calcium chloride solution. Did another load of laundry, hung outside. Re-planted the spearmint plants to a larger pot and put it on the back deck. Made time for myself and got on the <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1691266964.jpg">. So happy I did 2.63 miles. Cleaned the kitchen, refrigerator, sw... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 05:24:27 EST Saturday 6/21/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723181 Well, I did make it to the Farmer's Market, but it started to <em>27</em> , so Pat (my friend) and I went into the market. I picked up blueberry and cranberry honey, turkey linkies, dog's treat, asparagus, seedless grapes and sunflower seeds (no salt). When we got outside, it was still raining so I headed home. It was not raining where I live, so I hung out the clothes and put the stuff I got away. I did get out in the garden and weeded, dug up an oregano plant (it was from last year and j... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 03:38:48 EST Manually adding your foods to your tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722844 I have been tracking the foods I eat and what I drink and noticed that the sodium levels seemed so much higher than I thought they should be. I need to watch my sodium due to high blood pressure. I compared some items and found big differences. <BR> I have now started to enter my own foods. This way I know the items are more accurate. Yes, it is more time consuming, but I think it is worth it in the long run. <BR> <BR> :-) <BR> <BR> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:04:41 EST Going to be a busy day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722572 Started Ivory on Brewer's Dried Yeast Formula with Garlic. Hope it helps her. <BR> Going to be a nice day, started on the laundry so I can get it hung outside. Plan to go to the bank, then Farmer's Market, walk around the flea market, then pick up more honey and seedless grapes. Then come home, try to clean up in the house, get paperwork out for the bank, work in the garden. <BR> <BR> I refuse to let anyone or anything get me down, going to try and keep a positive attitude!!! <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 06:50:47 EST Garden 2014 update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721882 Everything seems to be doing very well. Still have a lot of work to do. Need to weed, remove one of the oregano plants out of the garden, plant the eggplant and peppers, going to be a busy weekend!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1785048976.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2061928963.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l368460755.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l743023937.jpg"> <img src="http:/... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:15:13 EST Heck ya!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721866 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1013379764.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a great day and weekend!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <BR> <em>247</em> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:48:56 EST Smoothie Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721597 Today is day 3 of the green smoothie, yesterday was day 1 of the fruit smoothie. I think I actually prefer the green smoothie over the fruit. The green smoothie's seem to keep me fuller, I am not really hungry by lunch time. They also have more vitamins and minerals. <BR> Today at work was really busy, really tired, going to go to bed early tonight. Storm hit here around 1:30am, pretty bad too. So I really did not get a lot of sleep. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:31:51 EST Homemade Vegetable Lasagna http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720348 Yesterday was a very busy day. We are down to 2 people covering our site so it is very busy. The good thing about being busy is that the day flew by. When I got home from work, I started on the vegetable lasagna. I have to say it came out really good and even John liked it even though there was no meat. <BR> I am starting to use the recipe calculator and submitting my own recipes, that way I have a better idea of the calories, etc. and can keep them in my recipe book. <BR> This morning befor... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:41:20 EST Green Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719563 Well, made my first green smoothie yesterday morning. I put kale in the blender first, tried it, felt like a cow grazing (yuck). So I added spinach, banana, lemon and honey and it wasn't too bad. I did notice I had a lot more energy after drinking it. I plan to make more smoothies. I washed blueberries, green grapes and raspberries, put them in freezer bags measuring 1 cup each. I did find out you can freeze kale so I will wash them tonight after I get home from work and freeze some. <BR> G... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:42:35 EST Father's Day 6/15/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718874 Well, John had to work today, so I got up, washed and hung out all our blankets. Took care of Ivory (our Pom) and the cats and went to Farmer's Market. Met my friend Pat who has 2 small dogs and she has a double stroller for them. Pat had to go into the market so I walked her dogs around the flea market outside. Was so nice she picked me up some Honey from Jersey. The women from New Jersey who sells fruits and vegetables was there, so I picked up some jersey plum tomato's, cucumbers, zucchin... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 06:25:34 EST Happy Father's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718317 Happy Father's Day to all the Dads and a Special Happy Father's Day to my father, miss you, miss the good times, listening to music and watching football together. <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCDDkfRiB9k </link> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:00:34 EST Saturday 6/15/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718298 Weather turned out to be really nice, sunny, high of 74. Got clothes washed and hung outside, went to Farmer's Market. Picked up some stuff for Ebay, turkey linkies, garlic bologna, fresh rye bread, Kale and Ginger root. Got some stuff done around the house and got on the treadmill <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1069568818.jpg"> for 2 miles, Woo Hoo!!! <BR> Can't wait to try the Kale and make smoothies and find out recipes for ginger root. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 08:24:45 EST Can't sleep http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717597 Woke up around 2 am, can't sleep, so I got up. Picking up around the house, getting laundry done early. John is working today and tomorrow so hoping I can get a lot done this weekend. <BR> The weather finally is going to be nice so later this morning I plan to go to the Local Farmer's Market. Hope I can find some things that I can put up on Ebay. Also want to check out the produce and pick up some kale and ginger root. I plan to get on the treadmill, then work outside in the garden and clean... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 02:59:48 EST