Here are some tasty snack-dip ideas:
* Dip baby carrots and cherry tomatoes in low-fat ranch dressing.
* Dip strawberries or apple slices in low-fat yogurt.
* Dip pretzels in mustard.
* Dip pita chips in hummus.
* D... Read more
As summer heats up, think about safety outside your home, as well. If you have a pool or visit a friend's pool or community pool, keep in mind:
The pump in a pool or spa creates powerful suction at the drain that can trap a swimmer under w... Read more
Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived barely a wave away. I can see them now, Dad in trousers, work shirt and a hat; and Mom in a house dress, lawn mower in one hand, and dish-towel in the other. It was the t... Read more
President In 2013
SHE GETS MY VOTE!!!
Here we are, already discussing the future President of the United States, beginning with the Year 2013.
For those of you who would like THE VERY BEST choice for President, we have a solution: IT IS PROBABLY TIME WE H... Read more
Splish, Splash, Strengthen, and Tone
The pool can be a perfect place for some fitness. Here are a couple of ways to add a little extra exercise to your next dip.
* With your back against the side of the pool, extend your arms on either side, holding onto the... Read more
Update On Renee and a Request For Continued Prayers
On June 18th I requested prayers for a good friend of my son's who had just learned that she had a very aggressive form of brain cancer. I was amazed and very thankful for your response. Today, I will let you know what is happening with Renee ... Read more
The Dangers Of Taking PPIs
I have Osteoarthritis and have taken NSAIDs in one form or another for pain for years. One of the side effects of NSAIDs is stomach bleeding. To help prevent this, my doctor prescribed Omeprazole which is a PPI or proton pump inhibitor. Last ... Read more
The Rules For Going Raw
Mix it up..........
Raw foods are becoming a popular dietary choice. Some people even make it a lifestyle, cooking nothing above 115 degrees F. There's evidence that a plant-based diet may lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, Type 2 d... Read more
A Loving Grandpa
A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved 3 year-old grandson.
It's obvious to her that he has his hands full with the child screaming for sweets in the sweet aisle, biscuits in the biscuit aisle, and for fruit,... Read more
Oh, My Aching Head!!!
Is it a bad headache or something more? Could it be a Migraine?
More than 29.5 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. However, less than half of all sufferers have received a migraine diagnosis. A migraine headache is often mi... Read more
Supermarket Salesmanship (Funny)
Sense of Freshness.....
A while ago a new supermarket opened in Topeka, Kansas. It has an automatic water mister to keep the produce fresh.
Just before it goes on, you hear the sound of distant thunder and the smell of fresh rain.
... Read more
Making Good Use Of Our Time Together........
My Mom turned 87 in May. She had a bad Winter health-wise and has slowed down considerably. She injured her foot a few years ago and the tendon never healed correctly, causing her much pain and slowing down her ability to walk with any speed. ... Read more
I Love This!!!!!!!!!!
With time, women gain weight because we accumulate so much information and wisdom in our heads that when there is no more room, it distributes out to the rest of our bodies.
So we aren't heavy, we are enormously cultured, educated and happy... Read more
A 5-year-old boy went to visit his grandmother one day.
Playing with his toys in her bedroom while grandma was dusting, he looked up and said, "Grandma, how come you don't have a boyfriend now that Grandpa went to heaven?"
Grandma repl... Read more
Thank You Spark Friends........
What a wonderful and compassionate group of people you are!!!!! I received so many promises of prayers and good wishes for Renee!!!! I couldn't believe the response and it is so heart-warming. I find myself praying for her many times per day ... Read more
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