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I Just Can't Help Myself !

Friday, February 13, 2015      3 comments

Today I found a wealth of low sodium recipes (after I typed low sodium into the search box) and all sorts of other interesting recipes on a web site - really - INSANITY IS NOT AN OPTION ! I have enjoyed it so much, marked things I want to t... Read more

Another reference

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

Another quick one – on find “ Genius salt-slashing tips and recipes.” Fun and profitable reading. I’ve pretty much stopped reading all recipes that appeal and then have to modify them to lower the salt content. Years ago, tha... Read more

A Happy Discovery

Wednesday, February 11, 2015      3 comments

This is just a short one to tell you about Trader Joe's Just surfing on line and put in the search box "Trader Joe's Low Sodium". A pages long list of low sodium products in his stores popped up! Those of you who are stuck with low sodium as ... Read more

Report to Update Friends

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

Christmas Eve Canˇ't believe Christmas is here so SOON! I have never been so behind¨ before but life got in the way. The cumaden and my INR got out of balance and I made the mistake of blowing my nose one evening. When after a couple of hou... Read more


Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

I just finished watching Robert Irvine on the Food Network. He usually hosts the show the show Restaurant Impossible, but today he spent his time and the money provided to him to help the wonderful camp in the Adirondack Mountains of New Y... Read more


Sunday, December 07, 2014      3 comments

A while ago I came across the word “arepa”. “Arepa” ?? I went on a search and have been delighted at what I found. Arepas, a staple food in both Venezuela and Columbia are made from a special precooked corn flour (Masarepa – I ordered mine fr... Read more


Monday, December 01, 2014      1 comments

Life and age have been getting in my way lately but I am beginning to get back to activities I enjoy - and this blog is one of them. Just got a newsletter from one of my favorite low sodium authors whom I highly recommend to you who are on this... Read more


Thursday, November 06, 2014      3 comments

BACKYARD by Norman Draper Flower Gardeners, this book is for you! Those of you who have not only nodding acquaintance but probably speaking acquaintance as well with all the individual flower "characters" present in these pages will be del... Read more


Tuesday, October 14, 2014      3 comments

When I was forced to actually cook, to give up prepared foods, to pay attention to numbers other than those for calories, I had a problem. I never had learned how to deal with foods in their natural forms! Who needs it, I thought – there ar... Read more


Sunday, October 12, 2014      1 comments

SHARING WHAT I CAN ABOUT LOW SODIUM LIVING Hi and welcome, I was restricted to 1400mg of sodium more than a year ago and know how hard it is to get started eating the way your doctor prescribes. Lists of low sodium foods were hard to find an... Read more

Sheer Torture

Thursday, October 09, 2014      7 comments

I was in the fifth grade, I think, in the years when kids my age went out with their parents for evening walks. We lived on NE 77th Street – just a short way from a small area in Miami known as Little River. I remember two things about a wa... Read more


Friday, July 18, 2014      4 comments

I made a visit to A Senior Retirement community this week and felt quite comfortable there. I have been researching what is available and what I can afford for some time. Decided it was time to do some “tours”. My thought was I should have ... Read more

A Book Review

Sunday, June 29, 2014      2 comments

I just submitted my review of "Accidents of Marriage" by Randy Susan Meyers. It will be released in early September and I thought I would share it with you. It is a novel I liked for its real characters but was disturbed by the out o... Read more


Tuesday, June 17, 2014      2 comments

I think we all have seen a small child denied some activity or a longed for food. Depending on the nature and age of the child a tantrum could follow. The little one hasn’t learned yet that what is, in some instances, is what is. One would t... Read more

I Asked "What next?"

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      3 comments

I got the answer to my question in a most delightful way. As "turn about is fair play" I have to tell you about a commercial to love. Friskies put out an ad that within two days was so popular I'm told that it had 6 to 8 million hits. ... Read more

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