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Home Delivery Meal Kits
Thursday, June 22, 2017      2 comments

Our son's family is trying out the home delivery meal kits. She cooked 2 of them here this week and my husband tasted them. He liked them. I had already prepared our meals, and they really just had enough for their family so I passed on it. ... Read more
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      2 comments

My husband and my daughter-in-law worked today painting a set of bunk beds for our grandsons. Our youngest daughters and our oldest grandsons slept in these bunk beds, and now two more grandsons will enjoy them. The boys are so excited to have... Read more
Monday, June 19, 2017      1 comments

I like Mondays. As a person who thrives on routine, weekends can be hard for me. But on Monday, everything slides right back into place. I've found that my Mondays set the tone for my week. Today I did pretty well with my eating decisions, g... Read more
Father's Day
Sunday, June 18, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday our son, daughter-in-law, and their 2 boys grilled steaks for supper as a father's day gift. Today our children who live locally came for lunch after church. We had a Tex-Mex meal with homemade enchiladas and tacos, rice, refried bean... Read more
Danger Zone
Friday, June 16, 2017      6 comments

My scale says that I lost 3 pounds this week. That's a victory, but it's also a dangerous area for me. My mind says that I deserve a nice reward, something crunchy and salty like the corn chips my husband brought home the other day. I could j... Read more
Essential Oils
Thursday, June 15, 2017      7 comments

My daughter-in-law is really into essential oils. I have to admit that I'm a bit skeptical but I'll give most reasonable things a try. I have some mild arthritis pain in my thumb and she gave me a blend of oils in a roller bottle to try. It d... Read more
Nothing much
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      2 comments

My goal is to blog every day, but some days don't seem to have many blog worthy moments. This seemed to be one of those, but as I think about it, it had some very memorable times. On our way to run errands this morning, there was a turtl... Read more
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      3 comments

Regular exercise has always been a challenge for me. It's not something I enjoy at all. Finally I had gotten into a walking routine, working up to about 40 minutes at least 5 days a week. But in the last few weeks, things have changed and I've... Read more
Counting My Blessings
Monday, June 12, 2017      3 comments

Today I just got up on the wrong side of the bed. I was grumpy for no reason. So, I spent some time with my youngest daughter snuggling my 2 month old grandson. That flipped my mood upside down! How very blessed I am. I have no excuse for b... Read more
Starting a New Week
Sunday, June 11, 2017      1 comments

Our grandson went home today after a week long visit. Our son-in-law met us at the halfway point so we didn't have to make the entire trip. It's about 3 1/2 hours. We used to do it in one day with no problem, but since we've gotten older, tha... Read more
New Goal
Saturday, June 10, 2017      5 comments

My first goal has been to log in every day for a week and track what I've eaten. I've finally managed to do that. So now I need a new goal. It's going to be to update this blog every day for a week, while continuting to log in and track my ca... Read more
Up Past My Bedtime
Friday, May 26, 2017      2 comments

Last night my daughter called about 10:00 because her husband had hurt his leg playing basketball and she needed to meet him at the ER. She asked me to come and stay with my 2 granddaughters. I went over right away of course. The girls had go... Read more
Catching Up
Sunday, April 23, 2017      3 comments

Since my last blog entry, life has been quite a roller coaster. We finished the work at our daughter's house. The "Where the Wild Things Are" themed baby shower was a great success. Baby Thomas Nathaniel was born April 1, a little early becaus... Read more
Busy Week
Saturday, February 25, 2017      4 comments

My routine has been disrupted this week. My husband and I have been working at our daughter's home, helping remodel and get ready for the birth of her first baby in a few weeks. We ate several fast food meals and I made some less than healthy ... Read more
What was I thinking???
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      3 comments

This morning I weighed in 3 pounds lighter than last week and I was encouraged and motivated. I knew the plan for the morning was to run errands with my husband and youngest daughter. What I didn't plan for was stopping for lunch at Showmars. ... Read more

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