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Holding On..... Victoriously
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      8 comments

I don't know whether it's the heat or what, but I had a rough day or so, when emotional eating (that's what I'm calling it, but it was random irrational eating) seemed very appealing... I was out of sync with my usual strategies, and I couldn't... Read more
Still too hot...No Knead Whole & Multi Grain Bread from Arthritis Today
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

"No need to Knead Bread" Arthritis Today magazine, March/April 2008, Vol 22, Issue 2, p26 (This is pretty much as it appeared in the magazine; my adaptations appear at the end) … Here's a low-fat version that incorporates some whole grains... Read more
Too Hot to Bake Bread, but I am, anyway
Monday, August 16, 2010      2 comments

Well, I'm almost embarrassed to share this very VERY simple No Knead Bread recipe, but it's really too good to hoard (and, of course, it made its debut in the NY Times!) I actually go back and forth between two versions of the No Knead Bread rec... Read more
When life gives you spoiled milk- make bread!
Sunday, August 15, 2010      5 comments

Since the NY Times published their No Knead Dutch Oven Breadarticle and recipe, I've been (like hundreds of thousands around the world) fascinated with this recipe and the exquisite artisan loaf of bread that it produces. When you combine t... Read more
Texas A&M Soccer
Saturday, August 14, 2010      0 comments

I love college soccer, specifically women's soccer, specifically Texas Aggie Women's Soccer... There. I've confessed it. Strength. Speed. Beauty. Grace. Finesse. They embody health, and they're ranked eighth in the nation and first i... Read more
The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright
Friday, August 13, 2010      4 comments

You know the old song: The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright (clap, clap, clap, clap) Deep in the Heart of Texas! Last night the sky was clear, and once more we roused ourselves from a deep sleep to go outside to see if there was A... Read more
Not the Best Day Ever- Happiness is a Choice
Thursday, August 12, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday, my real anniversary, though today will be the Observed Anniversary, started out well enough, and I managed to sit in on a webinar that I was afraid that I wouldn't have time for, ate a very healthy lunch early, and headed out for an e... Read more
Anniversary Fireworks
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      3 comments

Today's our anniversary, so tonight we're going to bed early.... So we can get up for the 2AM Perseid meteor shower, which begins tonight and will continue for the next few days, but tonight there should be no moon, and at least in our part... Read more
Going Batty in Austin
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      3 comments

Austin, Texas, beautiful city on the banks of the Colorado River, epicenter of Texas politics, home of the University of Texas, recently named 6th Best Party School in the US, prides itself on being, well, a little "different". Bumper stic... Read more
Banana Ice Cream Variations (continued)
Monday, August 09, 2010      4 comments

It's really hot here in Texas, but I still have some frozen bananas so I'm continuing my experiments with the Spark Recipe for Banana Soft Serve Ice Cream. Today, I placed 4 old frozen bananas in the food processor, and added one little sle... Read more
Chocolate Makes It Better
Sunday, August 08, 2010      4 comments

Have you tried the banana soft serve ice cream recipe that can be found in the Spark Recipes? Well, I've really enjoyed that recipe, and more so because I generally have a lot of bananas sitting frozen in the freezer already that need to be used... Read more
Encouraging Emotional Eating?
Saturday, August 07, 2010      5 comments

We took our son and daughter in law out to eat last night to try to encourage the DIL, who had just finished the first week of an abysmal teaching job... she just graduated with a degree in early elementary education, and the only job hiring is ... Read more
Fall gardening time- It doesn't get any easier...
Friday, August 06, 2010      3 comments

Although it has been dry, and the garden soil is parched, I got out and planted our fall tomatoes this morning... there was a great selection of tomato types at the nursery, but I narrowed my choices to six packs of four different kinds: Celeb... Read more
Testing... Testing... Working through technical options...
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

I still can't post a blog when I log into our computer on my own name, and my computer genius son worked on it over the weekend and fixed a few of the other bugs, but still couldn't fix THAT one... it was a valiant attempt, but since he knew th... Read more
Worth Sharing
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      6 comments

AliceRabbits had a link to a great article in her blog today shine.yahoo.com/chann el/health/11-ways-to-deal- with-food-temptation-2107601/ 11 Ways to Deal With Food Temptation, from Readers' Digest Magazine, "stay-in-contro... Read more

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