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The new deck!

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      7 comments

Finally I am posting pictures of my new front deck (porch). Read more

A great day with my three favorite guys.

Thursday, July 31, 2014      7 comments

Today my husband and two grandsons went to the water park. It was the perfect day with the high of 80 and plenty of sun. We had a great time. ... Read more

Happy Birthday

Friday, February 14, 2014      11 comments

My grandson is turning one today. He had his first piece of birthday cake and thoroughly enjoyed it. This was a practice birthday cake because today is his birthday, but his real party is on Sunday. Read more

Polar Bear Open

Saturday, February 01, 2014      5 comments

Today my husband had to work at the Polar Bear Open. It is a golf tournament to benefit needy children and single parents. He asked me to come take some pictures, but I got there too late to get pictures of the golfers. I was put to work clea... Read more

Back from vacation.

Friday, January 03, 2014      7 comments

I have to say the temptation to overeat on vacation is lessened by the temptation to walk the beach and pick up shells and coral. Here are some of the more beautiful pieces picked on the beautiful shores of Pompano Beach, just north of Miami. ... Read more

Happy Halloween

Thursday, October 31, 2013      4 comments

A terrible night for trick or treating, but with the time moved up to 5:30 to 7:00 pm, it was mostly light out for the kids. It was pouring down rain and a strong wind. It will get worse as the night goes on. I had candy for 124 kids but deci... Read more

Oops, I missed the picture of the new dining room.

Sunday, September 29, 2013      9 comments

This is the new dining room that runs into the kitchen. The faux fire place that has been in the family since the 1930's got a much needed updating. ... Read more

Finally done!!!

Saturday, September 28, 2013      10 comments

The kitchen renovations are now complete. The day after Labor day the real labor began. Day one was the demolishing day. Here' what it looked like. The progress continue... Read more


Sunday, August 25, 2013      12 comments

A friend sent me this scam and I thought I would pass it on to save someone an expensive lesson. Beware of people bearing gifts . There is a new and clever credit card scam. Please circulate this. Someone it happened to says it works... Read more

Dancing baby!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      12 comments

My 6 month grandson, Davis, has been going to zumba with me for the past 4 months and in the past was satisfied with sitting in his stroller and watching grandma. Well not any more. He starts out innocent enough, but after a while, he wants to... Read more

What are my triggers and what can I do about it?

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      7 comments

I have been asked by my over 55+ team to blog about what makes me overeat and what can I do to overcome this problem. Let me start with looking at the most common reasons people overeat. 1. Boredom 2. Lazy 3. Low self-esteem 4. Self s... Read more

Meeting up with a spark buddie.

Sunday, August 11, 2013      13 comments

Today, my spark friend, Deb (Bubblestoo) was passing through Columbus on vacation and we had a chance to meet. This is the first person on sparks that I have met. I took her and her husband Jeff to the Hollywood Casino, where we enjoyed some f... Read more


Wednesday, July 31, 2013      7 comments

With lifeguards like this, you may want to be rescued. LOL My beautiful grandsons at the water park last Friday with grandma and grandpa an mommy. ... Read more

Never quit pledge.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      1 comments

Never Quit Pledge emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue o... Read more

Be careful who your friends are.

Monday, July 29, 2013      12 comments

I thought I had made a friend. She seemed interested in me and my family. We worked out together. Our grandkids played together and were in the same kindergarten class. Things changed though. She started putting people down. Trashing them ... Read more

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