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Team Effort

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      7 comments

dh decided to take charge of the clutter in the parlor. I was overwhelmed. he put stuff out on the porch and laid a new rug. I am in the process of sorting it all. The house already feels larger!... Read more

Towel Workout

Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

SP has a great towel workout. Going out-of-town this is convenient at hotels and no equipment to lug around. http://www.sparkpeople.com/b
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l_workout_makes_toning_easy ... Read more

BPA Free Utensils

Saturday, January 17, 2015      6 comments

I got it in my head to make sure my cooking utensils are BPA free. That spurred dh on to check them out. He loves shopping more than I do. He was not happy with the pricing but agrees it's an important step to our health to replace our curren... Read more

Simple Blessings

Thursday, January 15, 2015      5 comments

it's still early but so many things have already blessed me. Watching the puppy play with the peanut butter container. he never actually bit the plastic (I watched to make sure) but exercised his tongue getting every last tiny bit. ... Read more

i am so thankful....

Thursday, November 27, 2014      8 comments

... I get to celebrate this day with my hubby. he's been out-of-state during the past couple of years.... Read more

Stew night

Monday, November 17, 2014      8 comments

lots of veggies and a little elk. It's so durned cold again. emoticon hope y'all are staying warm. Read more

exercise with Leslie

Saturday, November 15, 2014      11 comments

I haven't been walking outside so put on a Leslie Sansone dvd for exercise. 5 fast miles. oh my. it was hard for me to get through mile one. I did it, though, and went on to mile two, then three, then four. just one more to go so I did. ... Read more

If shivering burns calories....

Thursday, November 13, 2014      10 comments

.... I'd be skinny as a rail. it was negative two when I got up this morning. I'm thinking shepherd's pie for dinner. i'll make it as healthy as I can with what I have on hand. I don't plan to drive to town in this weather so the tater... Read more

Seasonal Adjustments

Friday, November 07, 2014      8 comments

We've been blessed with mild temps here in southern Colorado. in fact, up until yesterday I still had tomatoes on the vine, albeit green ones. Soups are on! They can be my downfall as they simmer in the slow cooker. In keeping with the S... Read more

Change in Diet - Again

Monday, August 18, 2014      10 comments

Turns out not only do I have low sodium levels, I have low sugar levels. The new menu is a bit of a trick. While the plan is similar to a diabetic one, there are some differences. So I am the opposite of hubby. The good news - I get ... Read more

CQ

Friday, July 11, 2014      10 comments

Hubby is in the army reserves. He's doing annual training for the month of July. Last night, for the first time in about 13 years, he pulled CQ (charge of quarters). It's a 24 hour duty. How strange for me. I've seen him through deploy... Read more

New Class

Thursday, July 10, 2014      10 comments

I'm trying to keep balance in my life. I know the spiritual aspect is out of sync. The physical is getting better. My spirits are better, partially because the new meds seem to be working. I guess the mental part to work on is learning t... Read more

So Many Blessings on Friday the 13th

Friday, June 13, 2014      10 comments

Things have been falling into place today. It's amazing! During break of line dance class I signed up for a chair caning class. emoticonRead more

A Box Full of Kisses

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      10 comments

A Box Full of Kisses The story goes that some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under ... Read more

A Life-Changing Revalation

Sunday, June 08, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I went to an expo for seniors, caretakers and family members. I now fit into the senior category at 56 (still tying to get used to that). I brought home lots of useful goodies and info. The most important thing was getting a he... Read more


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