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This and That--April happenings

Thursday, April 05, 2012      20 comments

This is SO cute: Yesterday my lunch consisted of sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms w/chicken and 2% reduced fat pepperjack cheese and 1 serving of broccoli. All for ... Read more

Is Sugar Toxic?

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      22 comments
oxic/?tag=contentMain;cbsCarousel Susie, THANK YOU for mentioning 60 Minutes report on "Is Sugar Toxic". I found it quite interesting. For those doing the "Taming ... Read more

The VALUE of playing

Monday, April 02, 2012      12 comments

I just read this article today from SparkPeople entitled: "14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors", and I was ABSOLUTELY amazed with some of these statistics. "Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, p... Read more

Easter Week

Sunday, April 01, 2012      8 comments

WOW--did that Easter season FLY by--just seems like yesterday that Lent started! THANK YOU, Laura, for posting your wonderful blog! I plan to do this with Mary and ... Read more

Sammy's party with pics

Saturday, March 31, 2012      23 comments

Mmmmm….cleaning up! emoticon Read more

Some happenings in our home...

Friday, March 30, 2012      22 comments

My DEAREST, most treasured friends, I MISSED you so much! You all are so dear to me, and though I haven't met most of you face to face, I feel SO connected to you in heart and spirit! '…whom having not seen, ye love…' I know this is talking a... Read more

Taking a break…and this and that

Saturday, March 24, 2012      22 comments

Well, I was planning on starting my fast for three days tomorrow; however, I just reminded my dh of my plans, and he asked if I could do Tues,-Thurs. instead because he is going to be on a business trip, and doesn't want me to be in a 'giving up... Read more

Pecan Story

Thursday, March 22, 2012      32 comments

I read the BEST blog the other day and wanted to share it: Been wanting to get on here and share something with you all. I shared this with Sarah yesterday after church and I hope that it will encourage all of you too. Three years ag... Read more

Continuing the Journey

Saturday, March 17, 2012      20 comments

As I shared in my last blog, I've been contemplating faith, hope, grace and action quite a bit lately! I've been asking myself some questions about goals that go a bit deeper than weight loss, and I've been very pleased with some insight that h... Read more

Praise of His Grace...

Thursday, March 15, 2012      9 comments

Recently someone mentioned the No S Diet and I decided to look it up online. It stands for No sweets, No snacks, No seconds on any days that don't start with S [Saturday, Sunday, Special Days]. Read more

Some interesting facts...

Friday, March 09, 2012      22 comments

Don't let junk food warp your brain Sure, M&M's and potato chips are irresistible, but could they be addictive? A new study in rats suggests that junk food can af... Read more

Rejoicing in the victories that HE gives...

Thursday, March 08, 2012      25 comments

I'm here to testify of the LORD'S abundant grace! Last week at this time, I was in the depths of despair--in a pit so deep that I truly didn't think I would get out! For weeks, I had beens struggling with my health, my new lifestyle or 'live-it'... Read more

Update on Heather

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      22 comments

Many of you will remember the dear young woman that we were praying for in December. She is the friend of my best friend's daughter. They went to college together. Here is the update from Heather's dear husband. And here is the link again so... Read more

Reset Menopause

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      25 comments

I started reading a book yesterday entitled, "Reset Menopause" by Mickey Harpaz, PhD. Reading some of the wonderful gems in this book, I have actually been graced and empowered to crawl out of the PIT of despair! Read more


Saturday, March 03, 2012      19 comments

"The real secret of success is enthusiasm." Walter Chrysler "I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top ... Read more

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