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Busy busy. Too much time sparking
Saturday, July 02, 2011      4 comments

I realized last week that I'm spending too much time on this website. I was really getting wrapped up in accumulating spark points! This week I had a lot going on getting our boys ready to go off to a church retreat in Pennsylvania so I didn't... Read more
We still have cake!!!!
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      8 comments

Well, it's been two days since the big birthday party and we still have cake in our refrigerater. My brother-in-law bought a cake that serves 80 people when we only had 43 guests! The leftovers are still beckoning but I've resisted the temptat... Read more
The party's over
Sunday, June 19, 2011      3 comments

Well my mother-in-law's 90th birthday party was a big success. Everyone had a great time; especially my mother-in-law who was upset about having the party! Now I must get back on track and stop eating birthday cake on a regular basis. It all ... Read more
Secrets of Success
Saturday, June 18, 2011      5 comments

I love the Secrets of Success section of this website! I've learned so many wonderful tips that help me on my journey. I've also realized there are many things I do that I don't realize are "secrets". Small things can make such a big differen... Read more
My mother-in-law turned 90 today
Friday, June 17, 2011      3 comments

My husband is the youngest of 5 children and his mom turned 90 today. We had a small celebration at our house tonight and the big bash is Sunday afternoon. I've got almost everything done for the party!!!! I just need to finalize the centerpi... Read more
Pumpkin Muffins
Monday, June 13, 2011      5 comments

I made pumpkin muffins recipe yesterday and they were so delicious and easy. I found it on the spark recipes page. All you need is spice cake mix, canned pumpkin and water. 1 recipe makes 18 muffins and they're only 114 calories each. Someti... Read more
Why won't people listen?
Monday, May 23, 2011      4 comments

I have done great with Sparkpeople! I'm thrilled with my progress (now I need to keep this weight off). I can't count how many times I've been asked: How did you lose all your weight? Of course I'm happy to give credit to Sparkpeople and off... Read more
I need your opinion
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      4 comments

I am the mother of two teenage boys. I love them emensly but I'm getting tired of picking up and doing everything for them. If I don't make them breakfast or lunch, they won't eat or they'll make poor choices. Do I continue to do for them ord... Read more
I met my goal!!!!
Sunday, May 01, 2011      7 comments

This month has been crazy. The scale was going up more than it was going down. There wasn't a budge this whole week. When I stepped on the scale yesterday, I was under my goal! I kept checking the scale several times and the weight kept cha... Read more
Looking forward to the new week!!!
Sunday, April 24, 2011      4 comments

What a week! School vacation, Holy Week. I am so glad it's over. I had more trouble keeping a schedule this week than when we've been away on vacation. I'm looking forward to getting back on track tomorrow. I so wanted to reach my goal this... Read more