Hubby's Surgery went well
Thanks for all the prayers. Dh's surgery went well. He is now doing some walking. Could not get through to his surgeon yet for his follow up. Will call again tomorrow.
April is missing her ball-playing buddy. I played some with her, ... Read more
Another Week--So It Begins
Greetings, Spark Friends! It is dawning a nice day with possible showers. Had a lovely weekend. Found two of the Gooseberry Patch books I didn't have. That was my yard sale find of the day for me!
DH is having surgery on Tuesday. Pleas... Read more
Try Something New Tuesday & Banana Peels
So, I actually made this yesterday, but am talking about it today. I had some bananas that were really ripe and didn't want to use the oven the bake anything. I went on a quest and 'googled' for a recipe using bananas in a mug cake recipe for ... Read more
Mulling it Over Monday/Just in Case
Things I do for 'just in case':
Just in case some one might call, I take the phone to the bathroom with me.
Just in case the sun shines, I keep a sun hat in the car.
Just in case it rains, I keep an umbrella in the car and on the... Read more
Wednesday--My Turn to Whine!
Normally not a whiner, but its my turn to do so. There seems to be a lot of whiners around me, lots of problems everywhere. People call me for a shoulder to cry on, and that's OK. But when we have problems and I need a shoulder, those same fol... Read more
Try Something New Tuesday!
Here's something new for me to try and maybe you would want to try it, too!
Veggie Quinoa Patties are crispy and delicious veggie burgers that are sure to be hit in your house. Super simple and easy to make, these pat... Read more
Mystery Monday! What about that White Coating on Carrots?
I have wondered about this and found this on the web:
This white blush is caused by dehydration along the cut or peeled surface of the carrot. Carrots with white blush are not unsafe to eat, and we have not seen evidence that they are less... Read more
Friday -- the Poison Ivy Itching is Toning Down
Hate having such a reaction to poison ivy! Has been this way since I was a kid (many ago). DH did tell m... Read more
Walking Through Wednesday. Or Should I say Wading?
June was a month of rainy, stormy weather. Local weather man said, I believe, that we had one or two days without rain in June. I know no more than two. Now here we are in July with rain, rain, rain! You know, of course, the weather man give... Read more
Try Something New Tuesday
Because my DH is wheat sensitive, I have been trying different gluten free products. I was pleasantly surprised yesterday when I tried Breton GF original cracker with flax. It has a nice flavor and is something I will look for again. Awhile b... Read more
Heartburn? Acid Stomach? Mmmm!
From how people have described heartburn, I have never had it. My family Dr. eluded to it being, perhaps, a sign of a heart problem--if NOT a stomach problem. Anyway, I found this info on the web and found it quite interesting. Maybe it can ... Read more
Thinking it Through Thursday
Yes, I have a sweet tooth--or maybe a few sweet teeth! So, an article about curbing that craving caught my eye this AM. Thought I would try this and maybe a few more things. This may help more than me:
The mineral chromium really helps t... Read more
Rain, soggy, rain, soggy, and on and on and on . . .
The puddle is the thing . . .
Puddle, muddle, puddle, muddle filled with muck and goo
Little ones are playing there and ooze is claiming shoes!
Muddy paw prints on the steps, dogs shaking out the rain
This weather is for ducks, I mea... Read more
Monday Musing about Eggs
Have had some eggs in the frig that I know are not fresh, but didn't remember for how long I have had them. So, I found this:
Some say that a day on the counter is worth a week in the refrigerator. Yes, keeping them at room temperature isn... Read more
Finding things I had, but didn't know where they were, while cleaning storage room. Will be so glad when this is done. Worked about three hours with DD and DGD yesterday. Putting stuff in a box for St. Vincent's, throwing stuff out, and passi... Read more
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