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3 WAYS TO BE HAPPIER

Saturday, January 02, 2010      3 comments

1. TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY Engage in physical activity, meditating, smiling & laughing. 2. REPLAY AND SAVOR LIFE'S JOYS Pay close attention! That means taking delight in and going over life's momentary pleasures, whether it's by think... Read more

3 Reasons to Get a Pet

Friday, January 01, 2010      3 comments

1. IT COULD LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE Researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo found that pet ownership did a better job lowering blood pressure under mental stress than certain types of blood-pressure medications. 2. ... Read more

ANOTHER REASON TO EXERCISE

Thursday, December 31, 2009      3 comments

Almost all of us have days when we look in the mirror & wish we were a little thinner, taller, or more athletic. Men & women alike are increasingly plagued with negative perceptions of themselves. According to some national research, as many a... Read more

Word Puzzle Answers

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      4 comments

Answers: 1. Words must be composed of two short words in a row. (Example: mango= man + go) 2. The words cannot be rhymed. 3. The names become words when the last two letters are removed. So, how did you do???? ... Read more

WORD PUZZLES

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      3 comments

No.1 – These words follow a rule: mango, pineapple, pumpkin These words don’t: cranberry, lemon, pear, plum Can you find the rule? No.2 – These words follow a rule: aqua, orange, purple, silver Thes... Read more

Optimist vs Pessimist

Monday, December 28, 2009      3 comments

"Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, "I'm possible!" -Audrey Hepburn I saw this quote in a magazine and it registered with me. What an interesting way to look at the word impossible. Obviously, Audrey Hepburn was a "glass half f... Read more

Back home again

Sunday, December 27, 2009      3 comments

After spending an absolutely wonderful time with my in-laws in Minnesota, we are home again. Funny how great it feels to return home even after having a great time away. I absolutely love my in-laws - like they were my own family - but coming ... Read more

THE AMAZING CUCUMBER

Sunday, December 20, 2009      5 comments

1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just 1 cucumber contains Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium & Zinc. 2. Feeling tired in the afternoon? Put down the ... Read more

My Dad

Saturday, December 19, 2009      7 comments

My husband & I went out to dinner last night with my dad & his lady friend to celebrate my husband's birthday. I was just thinking about how lucky I am to still be able to do things with my dad. He's 84 years old (he'll be 85 in February on Li... Read more

General thoughts

Wednesday, December 16, 2009      1 comments

I love this time of year. There are so many holiday concerts and shows to see - mostly for free at the libraries in my area. I love to hear holiday music or see a holiday play with neighborhood children as the performers. It's such fun to see... Read more

If I won the lottery...

Thursday, December 10, 2009      3 comments

Ever thought about what you would do if you won a huge lottery? I would definitely buy a house - not a mansion, mind you. Just a nice 3 bedroom house with a swimming pool. All my life, I have dreamed of having my own swimming pool that I ... Read more

Blogs, Message Boards, etc.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009      4 comments

What a great place SparkPeople is. I feel like I have made friends with so many people already and I have not even been on SparkPeople that long. It's really great to read blogs because you get such interesting points of view. I enjoy just sk... Read more

Winter wonderland

Monday, December 07, 2009      3 comments

I woke up this morning to a winter wonderland! Snow - probably about 1-2 inches frosting the trees & covering all the ground. I love the first snowfall because it's just so fresh. It gives me a great feeling that I can start all over again. ... Read more

Your A-toZ Guide to Getting Organized (Part 4 of 4)

Saturday, December 05, 2009      3 comments

V – Vet your e-mail If your inbox is constantly clogged, set your e-mail preferences to filter “I can read this later” stuff into its own folders. W – Waste not, want not Kitchen storage doesn’t have to stay in the kitchen: Look for w... Read more

Your A-toZ Guide to Getting Organized (Part 3 of 4)

Friday, December 04, 2009      3 comments

N – Build a household notebook Restyle a 3-ring binder into command central. Divvy it up with tabbed categories such as Contacts, Food and Activities. Then stock it with class phone lists, school lunch schedules, blank calendars and more so ev... Read more


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