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  • Butterfly Garden

    9/19/2014 11:26:17 PM, by FITSUNE

    I've decided to make a section of my garden dedicated to attracting butterflies. First I tried to plant dill seeds for the Tiger Swallow Tails ... Read more

  • Simple September Tatting Pattern

    9/13/2014 2:57:47 PM, by FITSUNE

    Pocket Accent This medallion matches the edging of the previous patter... Read more

  • TGIF

    9/12/2014 3:31:32 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Back in the day it was a fast food, do nothing, go out for drinks, munchies kinda day. Now...... exercised, cleaned house, planned a healthy m... Read more

  • Winter Wonderland

    9/9/2014 11:12:07 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Well my 17 year old and I got up half an hour earlier today. He stretched out and I rode my stationary bike for 35 minutes and walked on the trea... Read more

  • Straight Into Winter

    9/8/2014 5:01:38 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Seriously??? Seriously????? Snow - today, tomorrow and Wed. Seriously?????? I'm not ready. I'm not ready to take it indoors yet. Wait, i... Read more

  • A Fun Excursion in the Works!

    9/7/2014 11:30:52 PM, by SPARKL3

    I have decided that I need to get out of my ho-hum, hum-drum life and LIVE! (See my last blog entry for more about that.) I've been trying to t... Read more

  • CWMC

    9/5/2014 3:03:42 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    I have an appointment for assessment with the docs on Tues. I just need some support and a refresher to continue my healthy life journey. Excit... Read more

  • Time to Get Out There and Live!

    9/4/2014 7:11:29 AM, by SPARKL3

    The SparkPeople Inspirational Quote for Tuesday really hit me. I saved t... Read more

  • Fall's in the Air and it's Time to Get Back to the Routine

    9/1/2014 4:30:44 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    I am truly blessed to be a stay-at-home Mom. That has meant that I take summers off as we turn off alarm clocks, lunch becomes a fend for yourse... Read more


    8/31/2014 12:01:06 PM, by 4LABLADY

    236.9 (after 4 days Opti style) 17.25 31.25/30.5 50 52 41 N 39 44 14.5 ... Read more

  • They're All Grown Up

    8/29/2014 6:01:36 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    I went today and paid my youngest son's school fees. It got me thinking.... My oldest child started kindergarten Sept 1993; the baby will grad... Read more

  • Gratitude Journal Aug 27/14

    8/27/2014 11:10:22 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    1. Going to Costa Rica. 2. With my Mom and my Aunt. 3. I will be smaller and healthier so I can keep up with my very active Mom and Aunt. ... Read more

  • Starting the maintenance program.

    8/26/2014 5:21:26 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well I went to the first meeting of the Kaiser maintenance program today and I can tell this is going to be really great. We were given an over... Read more

  • Two Times Around the Block!

    8/19/2014 1:28:19 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well, I did it. I went around the block two times. I know that doesn't sound like much but when you consider that I have arthri... Read more

  • Blessings Aug 17/14

    8/17/2014 2:45:55 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    1. Thank you for my children. I have truly been blessed to have been given the gift of my kids. 2. Thank you for my husband. As we see our ... Read more

  • Dress part is done.

    8/11/2014 3:33:50 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well I had company for two days so I didn't get to work on the pinafore dress then but I finished the dress part this morning. Here is a picture... Read more

  • Tatted Fringe for Toddlers Pinafore Dress

    8/6/2014 10:37:35 PM, by FITSUNE

    My Neighbor invited me to her Granddaughter's 2nd birthday on the 16th. So, ... Read more

  • Cheering for the Boys

    8/5/2014 12:28:24 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Heading to BC in a couple of days to do what I do best - cheer for my kids while I sit on the sidelines and watch them play lacrosse. Travelling... Read more

  • Onward to maintenance

    8/3/2014 3:53:38 PM, by FITSUNE

    Tomorrow will be the last meeting for the Fast portion of the Kaiser Positive Choice program. I still have optifast shakes left over and I have ... Read more

  • Lazy Days

    8/3/2014 12:31:33 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Yesterday I spent the entire day in my pyjamas. Didn't make a single meal, just grazed all day. Didn't shower, didn't exercise, just hung around... Read more

  • Part of the Game ...or Assault

    7/30/2014 1:03:03 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    My three boys play box lacrosse. If you've ever had the pleasure of watching the game you'll know it's a rough, aggressive, fast, skilled game -... Read more

  • No More RoundUp

    7/19/2014 8:35:12 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well I used to use Roundup to clear weeds in my gravel pathways and in the lawn and sidewalks. I thought it was biodegradable but it isn't. Th... Read more

  • Making Rhubarb crumb.

    7/19/2014 6:20:17 PM, by FITSUNE

    I've decided to make a Rhubarb recipe that doesn't have any flour in it. I will make an oatmeal crumb and cook it in a muffin tin so that indivi... Read more

  • No feedback on recipes.

    7/18/2014 4:44:37 PM, by FITSUNE

    Hi everyone. I've been on Spark People for several years now and only one recipe has ever been rated. Its a little disappointing. I tell you ... Read more

  • Summer Time

    7/17/2014 3:41:28 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Today it is very warm and the air quality is poor from the fires burning in Northern BC and AB. It seems odd to me that we wait forever for summ... Read more

  • Finally Feeling Better

    7/16/2014 1:41:14 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    It's been a year of ups and downs as far as my health goes. Anyone experiencing ill health or even just not feeling 100% will understand. It st... Read more

  • Tatting Xmas Gifts

    7/2/2014 3:44:28 PM, by FITSUNE

    Hello. I am working on tatting some towel sets edging. As soon as it is done I will share the pattern with you. It is a variation on the simp... Read more

  • Making Pizza with the kids

    6/29/2014 10:27:52 PM, by FITSUNE

    well today the children came over to visit and we made ham and pinapple pizza together. One of the girls only likes pinapple and cheese so she w... Read more

  • My chicken is sick.

    6/26/2014 7:06:07 PM, by FITSUNE

    Lyla, my little lavendar Ameracauna, has been sneezing for a few days and today she is not her usual active self. I am afraid I might lose her. ... Read more

  • Back on the sugar rollercoaster

    6/26/2014 2:25:17 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well I had some cookies last night and sure enough..... I was hungry about a half hour later. I wasn't really hungry when I ate the cookies. I ... Read more

  • Making Cookies

    6/25/2014 3:40:14 PM, by FITSUNE

    Today I will be baking cookies with the children of the neighborhood that come over to visit me. (They say my house has the most fun on the bloc... Read more

  • Looking for nonGMO foods

    6/24/2014 3:59:16 PM, by FITSUNE

    My Parents and my brother read the book "Seeds of Deception" and they have been telling me all about it. Apparently the genetic alterations in ... Read more

  • Back to tracking food

    6/24/2014 1:44:29 PM, by FITSUNE

    Now that I am near the tail end of my Optifast Diet, I am going to start tracking foods. They will be visible to the public and I think that wil... Read more

  • Confessions about the pie

    6/20/2014 1:37:20 AM, by FITSUNE

    Best laid plans....... I was going to resist the pie. The first one went to my neighbors untouched as planned. I was keeping the second for m... Read more

  • Making Strawberry rhubarb pie.

    6/18/2014 3:08:38 PM, by FITSUNE

    I went to the grocery store to get more fresh vegetables for the chickens and strawberries were on sale. My rhubarb is doing well too. So, I am ... Read more

  • Went to the movies

    6/18/2014 3:03:41 PM, by FITSUNE

    My Sister and I went to see Godzilla. It was just what you would expect from a Godzilla movie: Monsters fighting, Tromping through the city and... Read more

  • Going to the movies.

    6/17/2014 2:31:45 PM, by FITSUNE

    Well I just did a little walk around the block and my Sister-in-Law is coming over so that we can go to the movies together. I am going to be r... Read more

  • Three steps forward. Two steps back.

    6/17/2014 1:25:24 PM, by FITSUNE

    Here I was so proud of myself for doing well last week. Then last night I told myself it would be OK to do the modified version and I made myself... Read more

  • I lost three pounds!

    6/16/2014 5:13:46 PM, by FITSUNE

    This week I made a concerted effort to go back to a strict Optifast instead of the modified version because I hadn't lost any weight for three we... Read more

  • My turn at One-derland

    6/15/2014 2:15:07 PM, by KNOWMOREBBK

    That word...One.... To see the number on the scale start with a "1" instead of the dreaded "2." I've seen the "2" for so long now. More than a ... Read more

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