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Maria's Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail
Monday, March 28, 2016      2 comments

I wanted to share a recipe that I have been making this winter and look forward to making with fresh vegetables from our garden this summer. This is my twist on the Mexican Shrimp Cocktail. Easy to prepare and healthy shrimp cocktail re... Read more
My Current Favorite Fall Breakfast: One-Bowl Microwave Oatmeal
Monday, October 26, 2015      5 comments

My favorite breakfast right now is One-Bowl Microwave Oatmeal. It's a recipe I found several years ago here on Spark People. It's from Spark Member: MOLLYOSB. I like to use golden raisins. I also add a bit of brown sugar to it. You... Read more
30 Healthy, Salty & Sweet Snacks
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      3 comments

This is a blog I first posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 ~ 30 Healthy, Salty & Sweet Snacks ~ Sometimes I get cravings for some thing "Salty" and sometimes the craving is for something "Sweet." I went looking for a list of "Healthy... Read more
Satisfying Spinach & White Bean Soup Recipe
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      3 comments

I want to share a soup recipe that I have made several times in the last few weeks. It is very simple to make and can be easily modified to your personal tastes. It's vegetarian but one could add Italian sausage to it for a heartier soup. Th... Read more
Weekly Letter from my Mother is always a Special Blessing!
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      13 comments

My mother loves to write letters the old fashioned way with pen and paper. Each week, my 2 sisters & I and my daughter get a hand written letter from Mom. Mom turned 80 on November 30, 2012. She grew up in the era of 'penmanship.' Her hand ... Read more
Getting to Know Me!
Monday, January 07, 2013      5 comments

"Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you and help your SparkFriends get to know you." A SP friend THINRONNA shared this on her page and it was really nice getting to know her a little better. So, I thought I'd ... Read more
Start a Memory Jar for 2013
Thursday, January 03, 2013      8 comments

I saw this on Facebook the other day and decided to start a Memory Jar today. I am trying to be more positive and I think this little exercise might help! “Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good thin... Read more
The Truth about 12 Confusing Foods
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      10 comments

I read an article on-line this morning from Prevention Magazine and thought it was worth sharing. I don't exclude any of these foods from my diet. The key is moderation. The Truth about 12 Confusing Foods Even the most nutrition... Read more
Easy Ways to Boost Your Mood
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      8 comments

I am exploring ways to deal with stress in my life, WITHOUT reaching for food. Also, ways to treat myself without using food as a reward. Little indulgences. I am working on my personal list of 'go to' items. I came across this article ... Read more
Just Do It! Again!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      6 comments

Just Do It! Again! October, 2012 ~ It's time to re-focus! I am 16 pounds above my goal. I haven't been faithfully logging my food & exercise. Eating what I want in larger portions than I need. I have gained this weight since... Read more
Life Lessons worth sharing...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      5 comments

Got an email from my brother this morning and wanted to share it with you: "Regina Brett's 45 Life Lessons and 5 to grow on." (Regina is not 90 years old like several emails have indicated. She is 56, but her list is still full of wis... Read more
Having "Compassion" for those with "Weight Issues."
Saturday, September 29, 2012      8 comments

I ran across this blog today & wanted to share it with you, "More" of the Farmer's Wife: greenacresrevisited.area ... Read more
Halloween Candy Survival Tactics ~ Will These Really Work???
Saturday, September 29, 2012      7 comments

Halloween Candy Survival Tactics – Will These Really Work??? I grabbed a couple magazines while on my break yesterday afternoon at the Library. I came across an article on how to handle the temptations of Halloween candy. Here are the su... Read more
Stop trying to do your best & start doing as well as you can!
Thursday, August 30, 2012      8 comments

I found an article on improving one's mental health today...the above line really 'spoke' to me! I Bet I Can Improve Your Mental Health in One Hour By Dr. Richard Boyum Stop trying to do your best and start doing as well as you c... Read more
Brown Bananas, No Eggs...What to Make? Strawberry Banana Pancakes!
Thursday, August 23, 2012      8 comments

I had 2 brown bananas sitting on my counter and the thought crossed my mind...I wonder if I could make Banana Pancakes for One? But, I didn't have any eggs. Actually if I just went out to our hen house, I could find a fresh egg or two...but wa... Read more

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