World's Silliest Way to get More Sleep - and it Works!
Out of pure silliness, my 17yo son and I have been making a bit of a big deal about the time when all the numbers are the same: 4:44, 11:11, etc. Sometimes, it's almost freaky how these numbers show up in our lives. I can't even begin to coun... Read more
Squashed Pizza or Pizza'd Squash?
I am so grateful for the opportunity to help my grandson's school, by buying seed packs that they offered as a fundraiser. I am thankful that they offered veggie seeds, some even easy to grow! I am thrilled to have harvested 15 (or 17) buttern... Read more
Achy Legs Every Night?
For too many nights, now, I'd wake up with my legs just totally aching. All I had to do to make them feel better is get out of bed. Unfortunately, I wasn't getting enough sleep by the time my achy legs woke me up. I have to pass a physical ev... Read more
Addicted to Food? How's Your Cage?
A friend had shared a slightly different report on this study, and it had me intrigued. This one includes the bit about addicts in Portugal - oh, how I wish other nations would follow that example! Very promising. Some of the comments do offe... Read more
Would You Like Veggies With That?
We all know how important it is to eat plenty of fruits and veggies, but not always sure how to squeeze some extra into our menu planning without feeling like we're forcing ourselves (or the kids and hubby). Honestly, a tablespoon of sauce on a... Read more
Big Night Tonight!!!
eeek! Tonight's the night! One of the most important interviews of my life, and I only have half of my references lined up! I'm gonna have to step up my game! I could also be working today, but I mentioned the need to work a short shift. Will se... Read more
Too Late For Supper?
OK, everyone... when you come home too late for a meal but really you still should have something for supper - what's your best or favourite go to food?... Read more
Search Engine Fun
I searched this morning for a pina colada smoothie recipe so that I could more easily track the nutrition. It asked me if I meant "pain called smooched". LOL Of course that's what I meant! How on earth did I spell it so wrong?! ;) Definite... Read more
Working off 5,000 Calories per Day!
Do you have a physically demanding job? Do you count those Calories in your fitness tracker? I do both! My work, right now, is like doing a 20 minute workout for about 8 hours. I typically don't take breaks and the end result is approximatel... Read more
Beans are an easy way to add more fibre and vital nutrients to the diet. I searched "Bean" in Spark Recipes and got the top 500 recipes! There's lots to choose from! I love bean salad for my lunches though it's often a trick to find ways to k... Read more
Old Status is Still a Good Status!
Posted 81 days ago, "DONNAKOVAC just sorted out all my size 20 and 22 pants and now I have to ditch a pair of size 18! Gravity was working against them, all day and half the night, yesterday!"
I'm not in a hurry to change that one! :D May... Read more
Making Take-Out At Home
Vegetarian Whole Wheat Barbecue Pizza Pita- that's my breakfast today. It's good with chicken or beef, too, but I don't happen to have any on hand right now. I love Barbecue Pizza, but it tends to be super expensive as a specialty dish - and c... Read more
I'm sure we've all heard that we need to eat more veggies. Dealing with food allergies, forever hungry and exhausted, plagued with the the most stubborn body fat, I'm always trying to figure out what I need to 'fix' to help me be the skinny and... Read more
Where's the Nutritional Info for "Chef's Surprise"?
Not sure what it is, but it's loaded with veggies!
When I clean out the fridge, freezer, and cupboards, I tend to make a big pot of Chef's Surprise. It's a little bit different, every time and when I have eaten enough, I freeze what's le... Read more
Part Time Detox
I know SP isn't big on detox ideas and I do understand why. On the other hand, I'm allergic to all forms of sugar, including fruits, veggies, grains, dairy, and of course junky foods. I've learned to deal with my allergies enough to keep migra... Read more
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