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An inspiring story of gardening

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      5 comments

I read a story this morning about a young girl who is changing lives with her garden.
eless-2070656/ It's an inspi... Read more

On the road... faucets and fun

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      5 comments

It's been quite an adventure, this trip. We had our largest group ever - with attendees, volunteers and such, around 2700 folks for this youth conference. It was the best yet and I hope to be able to say that after next summer's conference. Spen... Read more

The Monday after... and listening

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      3 comments

First off - this blog should be about the absolutely wonderful weekend of love, laughter and praise to God that happened this weekend. We had over 2400 attendees with lots of volunteers and Priests and incredible folks that made the weekend happ... Read more

Just checking in

Friday, July 16, 2010      3 comments

I only had a few minutes this morning, but I wanted to check in with my SP friends! After being sick on Sunday night and into Tuesday morning, then the car accident on Tuesday, followed by driving 11.5 hours (instead of 10) on Wednesday, I was k... Read more

Staying focused

Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

We had a great time this past weekend, walking constantly and dancing and moving. I was loving it! Got some great pirate pics and even went to church to commemorate the 400th anniversary of St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton. Went on a repl... Read more

Pirates, walking and weightloss

Saturday, July 10, 2010      2 comments

Sheeeeze - some folks will tie anything to pirates! Urp, I mean - uh never mind. After the ball Thursday night, I decided I had waited long enough to weigh in and want... Read more

I have soooooooooooo much to share!

Friday, July 09, 2010      4 comments

Where to start - oh, where to start??? Okay - first - I passed the state exam for Realtor - YEA! I was so scared leading up to it, but the night before I knew I had studied as much as my brain could hold (thus it was spilling over onto my ... Read more

Cucumber uses

Thursday, July 01, 2010      7 comments

The Cucumber From the NY Times Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day; just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, and Vitamin C. Cucumbers als... Read more

Booth confusion and garden photos

Monday, June 28, 2010      7 comments

I had an email from a Sparker who made some pretty great suggestions on the "booth". I appreciate them taking the time to give such a well thought out response. I didn't realize that the pic was a bit confusing and so, decided to try and clear ... Read more

Family, fun and festival

Saturday, June 26, 2010      4 comments

We were a vendor today at a local festival. We took last weekend off so I could get stuff done and study and created a new display for the dog biscuits. I also wanted to add fruit breads and put my herbs on a new display since I wasn't totally h... Read more

CTAC Challenge Watercress and Pear Salad

Monday, June 21, 2010      6 comments

Having an abundant crop (already) of zucchini and cucumbers, I looked for something in the Mayo Cookbook using them... but the Watercress and Grilled Pear Salad halted my progress! I have a good patch of watercress going, had mostly everything ... Read more

Focus on each day

Monday, June 21, 2010      3 comments

Today is a new day. It's important to focus on today. To live just for today because without today - there will be no tomorrow. A wise man once said: "Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make m... Read more

Gumbo and SP friends just go together!

Friday, June 18, 2010      3 comments

This link takes you to a cool diagram that shows the history of Gumbo in New Orleans. Pretty cool...
orleans/Buck/index.html Might just have to make some ... Read more

Butterfly Garden

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      7 comments

i had a couple of queries about the butterfly-hummingbird garden from other sparkers. It excites me to be able to share any knowledge i may have! Let me say first that I am a semi-retired foodie. I only have the knowledge that has applied to me ... Read more

Personal insight

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      3 comments

When I was growing up, we had no money in our huge family. When I was married, we had money. When I divorced, I had no money. I worked hard and earned my own money. I went from a size 7/9 in college, to way overweight after having t... Read more

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