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Legumes: So Good and Finally, Too Easy!

Tuesday, February 09, 2016      1 comments

Over the years, I've battled with the idea of cooking any kind of legumes from scratch, and mostly lost. Even when the recipe was "fool proof", it still wasn't. Today, I tried something different and it was just too easy. I must be dreaming! ... Read more

I'm Done With Acting My Age!

Monday, January 11, 2016      0 comments

I, like most other kids of the '70s and '80s, was as skinny as a rail, growing up. Then what happened?! Life and kids and slow down and hurry up and stress and ... everything but what I was doing through my childhood. Some things need us to ... Read more

Not Another Detox...

Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

All the magazines will be coming out in the next few days, and there's bound to be at least one or two that use the word "detox". Yes, we tend to (over) indulge, from Thanksgiving, right through to when ever the New Year's left-overs are gone. ... Read more

Starting a New Trend - Calling in Tired

Saturday, December 12, 2015      3 comments

Just about everyone's had to call in "sick" at one point in time or another. My energy level's hit an all-time low, and I seriously considered calling in "tired". I drive school bus, so safety is totally an issue! I've honestly done better wo... Read more

World's Silliest Way to get More Sleep - and it Works!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015      2 comments

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?

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      3 comments

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?

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      2 comments

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?

Sunday, August 30, 2015      0 comments

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?

Thursday, July 16, 2015      0 comments

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!!!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      0 comments

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?

Thursday, December 18, 2014      1 comments

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

Thursday, December 18, 2014      2 comments

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!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      4 comments

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 Please!

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      3 comments

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!

Monday, November 03, 2014      1 comments

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


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