Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
BETTYWOJ Posts: 2
9/2/16 8:09 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I enjoy reading, quilting, and watching crime shows.

SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
9/2/16 3:17 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Reading, Computer, and relaxing.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
MAUVEBEAR3's Photo MAUVEBEAR3 SparkPoints: (100,560)
Fitness Minutes: (68,266)
Posts: 3,356
7/20/16 10:41 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Love this thread..what spare time? First day off from my dog walking job or like my husband says I'm an "animal exercise expert", in the past 10 weeks so I'm catching up on bills, emails, phone calls, and please don't even ask about the housekeeping chores that have taken a back seat..so when I reach the spare time category, I will post on this thread what I did. emoticon

Dee--- Georgia USA
EST
Black Panther Team-mauvebear3
Pink Team

You cannot reach your goal without a plan. It's like trying to reach your destination without a map or directions.

People say God is their co-pilot...fortunately, I know how I drive so I have made Him my pilot. It seems the wiser choice.


 current weight: 165.2 
 
206
187
168
149
130
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
7/2/16 3:40 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Streaming on the internet, religious programming I try to read even though it is difficult to remember the content due to past medical procedures.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/22/16 4:47 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Cooking for a lot of people..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/20/16 12:30 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Come on.. When Jack wants to play there is no resting.. Just like Roxie.. She is helping with the cutting up of things.. If anything falls to the floor she is the cleaner...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
JEANNETTE59 SparkPoints: (321,141)
Fitness Minutes: (271,772)
Posts: 16,654
5/19/16 3:59 P

Send Private Message
Reply
























I'm trying to take it easy, but Jack doesn't think it is a good idea emoticon








i.I

If you have the right to freedom of speech, then use your voice to speak out for those who do not.



What would you want to be doing if you were going to meet God today, then do it everyday.


 Pounds lost: 110.0 
 
0
29.5
59
88.5
118
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/19/16 11:29 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today is a rest day.... Cool nice drink of water and a few exercise videos..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/16/16 9:46 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Playing with my Pups..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/15/16 9:03 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Beading and Handcrafts ,,

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
JEANNETTE59 SparkPoints: (321,141)
Fitness Minutes: (271,772)
Posts: 16,654
5/13/16 5:44 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Play board games

If you have the right to freedom of speech, then use your voice to speak out for those who do not.



What would you want to be doing if you were going to meet God today, then do it everyday.


 Pounds lost: 110.0 
 
0
29.5
59
88.5
118
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/13/16 9:23 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Knit and a little crochet...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
JEANNETTE59 SparkPoints: (321,141)
Fitness Minutes: (271,772)
Posts: 16,654
5/12/16 6:10 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Spread the love emoticon and more emoticon

If you have the right to freedom of speech, then use your voice to speak out for those who do not.



What would you want to be doing if you were going to meet God today, then do it everyday.


 Pounds lost: 110.0 
 
0
29.5
59
88.5
118
JANET552's Photo JANET552 SparkPoints: (381,885)
Fitness Minutes: (334,779)
Posts: 20,808
5/11/16 7:40 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon

Janet
Scarlet Dragons Team
Central Time Zone


 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
5.75
11.5
17.25
23
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/10/16 10:45 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Love one another...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
5/9/16 11:18 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Mess with people... What gets on your nerves and I can do that one also... I am back and ready to roll

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
4/6/16 9:19 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am working on Spring Cleaning... and unpacking..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
JBSTARAZ's Photo JBSTARAZ Posts: 291
3/9/16 10:53 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I like to read, currently reading Ann Patchett's State of Wonder for book club. I'm in school, so it has really slowed my pleasure reading.

 September Minutes: 0
 
0
300
600
900
1200
MOMWANTSNOWAIST's Photo MOMWANTSNOWAIST Posts: 4,827
1/29/16 12:24 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Let's see !~ When I am not Homeschooling my DS or Sparking, I love to scrapbook, crochet baby blankets and afghans { I'm going to try a sweater next with a new book I have {haven't made one in years}, Bible study, read, cook,bake {there IS a difference ~cooking is main dishes, dinner,etc.
~Baking is goodies ~ sweets that I'm not supposed to eat ~like in my "cheesecake "blog I wrote yesterday !
Create things with my hands like REAL egg ornaments , personalized special homemade cards ,and garden!
I also love sports~softball , tennis, snow skiing and swimming!
And of course, loving and playing with our dog and 4 cats ! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: MOMWANTSNOWAIST at: 1/29/2016 (00:27)
In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
Psalm 100:3
Betsy ~~~CST






 current weight: 187.2 
 
203
196.5
190
183.5
177
JANET552's Photo JANET552 SparkPoints: (381,885)
Fitness Minutes: (334,779)
Posts: 20,808
1/3/16 12:25 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I crochet although caregiving doesn't give me much time right now.

Janet
Scarlet Dragons Team
Central Time Zone


 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
5.75
11.5
17.25
23
TEXASLYNN's Photo TEXASLYNN Posts: 3,808
1/2/16 5:06 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I want to complete an applique quilt by the end of August so my aunt can quilt it for me in time for Christmas. It's an original pattern for a sunbonnet girl done in Christmas colors and will take 36 blocks. I'm into #2.

Jesus Christ is Lord!

Make your words sweet; you may have to eat them!

No More Homeless Pets

On the Eighth Day God Created Texas

Stamp Out Puppy Mills


 current weight: 253.4 
 
258.8
231.3
203.8
176.3
148.8
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
12/15/15 1:18 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
All efforts turned out great at the craft show.. so all the knitting and crocheting paid off... and I did well.. anyone here do crafts..? I share well with instructions on how to do them...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
WINTERSDREAM's Photo WINTERSDREAM Posts: 97
12/7/15 12:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks Eve,. no I tried all those miracle diets when I was younger and its part of the reason I am so big now. Slow and steady is how I intend to go.

Never allow yourself to be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim, accept NO ones definition of your life , Define yourself."


 current weight: 246.0 
 
246
217
188
159
130
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
12/4/15 12:35 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
RuthAnn emoticon to the Team! I am sure you will find motivation galore on SP, it's the only place I've found that works -- and it's FREE! So stick with us, and remember that losing it slow is better, so don't try to do anything crazy so you can take off 10 pounds a week or something. They say if it comes off slow it stays off. I have been in the 130's for 4 years or so now.

Let us know how you are doing, we appreciate you posting as often as you find the time. And just remember, baby steps are better than no steps. I know there is plenty of work to do on a farm, so it's probably your food plan you have to keep an eye on rather than exercise.

Good for you with all those rescued animals of yours.

Hugs, Eve

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
WINTERSDREAM's Photo WINTERSDREAM Posts: 97
12/4/15 10:34 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hello my name is RuthAnn ,, I am new here and sort of new to Sparkpeople, I am 52 years old and trying to loose another 88 lbs. I was on Weight Watchers for a while but had to quit it so Now I am trying to do Sparkpeople. I am South of St Louis . I live on 43 acres of woodlands , in which I raise 36 chickens ,3 rabbits and 15 guineas . I have a large garden plot and a small fruit orchard. I am also a Mother , Step mother , and Grandmother . I am finding it really tough to stay focused and motivated . I need all the help I can get . I have 2 rescued dogs, Molly and Jade. Molly is a shepard lab mix, and Jade is a boxer pit mix. I also have 3 rescued cats, all domestic Short hairs , 2 females Marissa and Mindy , and one male Nicholas. ,

Edited by: WINTERSDREAM at: 12/4/2015 (10:38)
Never allow yourself to be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim, accept NO ones definition of your life , Define yourself."


 current weight: 246.0 
 
246
217
188
159
130
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
11/18/15 10:22 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'm going to try making another quilt this winter. I had two of them burn up in the Yarnell fire along with all my worldly possessions.

I like to do acrylic painting, and would like to do more of that this winter also, and have been checking into the new "Adult Coloring Books" -- I find them intriguing, and plan on spending some time with them. I think it would be a good incentive for a person who is afraid to paint their walls anything but white or light tan. In a coloring book you can be as wild and daring as you want. I believe colored pencils work best for coloring in them rather than crayons. As the crayons contain too much wax and the pictures are so intricate it would be hard.

Anyway, my winter life is much different from my summer life. Different community, and a bit more socializing, more eating out, working on more crafts, more reading. Whereas in the summer I am outside more, mostly gardening (flowers more than veggies, but some fruit) and I also do very little socializing or shopping. I do have certain areas I walk in though. It is a very peaceful existence.

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
11/18/15 4:18 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Work with the Nursing Home Ministry and the Homeless and rescue animals.. but most of all Knitting and crafts

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
11/7/15 5:13 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
It is very seldom that I see my adult children, so I am envious of those of you who live close enough to do so.

I am content with the way my life is going, I do not get lonely as I am used to being alone much of the time. Both DH and I are big fans of things on the computer and we each have our own interests on the computer that we spent a lot of time on.

The pets amuse me and demand a lot of attention from me.

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
11/7/15 3:51 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I don't volunteer any longer so I have plenty of free time to get together with adult children and expecting families. I could use a night out once a month with a woman's group but haven't come across anything but haven't really looked either. My doggy Sophie and DH keep me from being lonely when everyone is at work.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
11/5/15 11:45 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Ok. Will try it tomorrow. emoticon

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
11/5/15 7:49 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
It would be fun to see a photo of something you colored, Sassy -- perhaps you could take a photo of one or two and post it.

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
11/5/15 1:31 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I have one that's all animals, one that's all cats with paisley designs, one that's all quilt patterns, one with Biblical theme, an all owl one, one that's all abstract designs, and I have ordered one that's all angels and one that's all easter eggs. The last two are on special paper so when you put them into the light, they shine through like stained glass. I just googles creative haven adult coloring books.


Edited by: SASSYSAX at: 11/5/2015 (13:37)
Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
11/5/15 12:29 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks for the comments on my painting! I used to be big on coloring as a kid, and now I have started noticing the ones for adults. In fact at Home Goods a couple of days ago they had some really complicated looking coloring books. I was tempted, but decided to wait till my life settles down a bit.

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
11/5/15 12:09 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
WOW...That is beautiful. Love your pick of colors.

As for me, I'm retired but keep busy. I play alto sax in our church orchestra and rehearsals are Sat. mornings. I've been playing since I was nine, and I'm 67 now. Music is my passion.

My husband, Arjay and I are both amateur radio operators and have made wonderful contacts through the years.

I love to read medical mysteries. I like to read things by David Baldacci, Robin Cook, Nora Roberts, J.K.Rolling, C. S. Lewis, Billy Graham, Max Luccado, Rober Schuller, to name a few.

I just started a new hobby..Coloring. I have discovered adult coloring books and have 10 of them that I ordered on line. Right now I'm working out of 3 Christmas books! So much fun.

Well, that's about it for now. Have a fun-filled day. emoticon



Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
FERALAUNTIE's Photo FERALAUNTIE SparkPoints: (76,064)
Fitness Minutes: (49,045)
Posts: 2,538
11/2/15 2:19 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
SCOTTYDOG, PAINTING IS BEAUTIFUL!

Linda


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
39.375
78.75
118.125
157.5
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
11/2/15 10:06 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Working on a new acrylic painting -- I find it relaxing and satisfying, even though I am far from being a professional artist, it is still fun and rewarding. This much is done so far.


Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
11/2/15 9:52 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today if I finds the time... I will be taking lunch to my daughter.. She called and needs a lunch so I will stop packing and head over there to the Nursing Home and then while I am there will say hello to a few I missed this last time around... Knitting will be later..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SCOTTYDOG76's Photo SCOTTYDOG76 SparkPoints: (304,714)
Fitness Minutes: (156,348)
Posts: 28,017
10/30/15 1:17 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
A person usually has as much or as little spare time as they want. I find it easy to say NO, so I don't usually get myself enmeshed in volunteering for anything I regret later. I love interior decorating and it's nice that I have a couple of rooms where I can move the furniture around. It feels so much cleaner then also.

I read quite a lot, so I am a fan of our local library, and when in Sun City there is a little shop where you can pick out all the books you want and just bring them back when you are done reading them. I also do acrylic painting -- I've far from professional, but you can see some of them under photo's on my Spark Page.

I've done a lot of travelling and don't care to do it any longer. The airports are too hectic and the waits are too long. Oh, and I love to garden also, mostly flowers but a few veggies, and we have apple trees and blackberry bushes also. I can most of that.

Trying to find the silver lining in all the clouds!

Eve - Pacific time (AZ)


 current weight: 135.8 
 
162
154.5
147
139.5
132
FERALAUNTIE's Photo FERALAUNTIE SparkPoints: (76,064)
Fitness Minutes: (49,045)
Posts: 2,538
10/27/15 5:20 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Jane, go to the liquor store for some of their divided boxes. Great for shampoos and bath extras and refridge items.

Linda


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
39.375
78.75
118.125
157.5
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
10/27/15 10:51 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Enjoy so many things... I have been helping out a School with Lesson Plans for a few years.. and now looking for a house... I am running out of boxes...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
10/22/15 9:10 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I have so much made... From Beaded Book markers to Zipper Pulls... I love to do hand crafts..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
10/20/15 6:48 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
A easy sewing project are placemats for your table. I've done several themed ones (4th of July) and now I'm working on a couple pretty red patterned ones.

I like to read religious themed books. Declaration of Independence and the constitution also Bill of Rights.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
10/20/15 9:19 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Well I guess with all the people here I would just keep up with my day... Packing and cleansing.. I have a lot to get to..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
10/11/15 10:40 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today more packing and then I have to finish up the Halloween Bags.. I am not a fan of this but I stick a Tract inside with the Candy.. good way to keep them from running to the door and I sit at the end of the driveway... Nuts across the Street are unbelievable They are so called Professionals... Won't give a piece of candy but will have a party with dress up attire... It is silly to say I don't do Halloween but then have a Party..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
10/9/15 9:52 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
At this point I am packing.. Looking for a house and I want to get a jump on it.. If I just look at it it goes wrapped in a box... I am not sure of where he is looking but I don't think it will bother me.. I know he is looking for quiet and away place .. I think I will love the quiet and sounds of Nature... In His Love and Grace Just Me

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
CANTATA's Photo CANTATA SparkPoints: (31,212)
Fitness Minutes: (1,502)
Posts: 1,374
10/4/15 1:14 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Elayne -- check the pattern books (Simplicity, McCalls, Butterick) for Christmas stocking patterns, ornaments, tree skirts, place mats, etc. They should have tons of ideas!! Also, if you are into Pinterest, you will find a zillion ideas there for simple sewing projects for Christmas.

Congrats on the new sewing machine!! My machine is my great-grandmother's old treadle machine which still works as well as it did the day it was made!! I dearly love that machine. If I have to do buttonholes, I pull my 1958 Singer portable out of the closet, since I hate doing buttonholes by hand! I've been sewing since I was about 9 years old and used to make many of my own clothes. I've also made most of the curtains in our home. I have always loved needlework of any kind (embroidery, knitting, crocheting, and regular sewing).

Have fun!!!

Carolyn in SC

Don't take your organs to Heaven; Heaven knows we need them here!

Please become an organ donor.


 Pounds lost: 61.0 
 
0
23.5
47
70.5
94
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
10/3/15 10:27 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks for the stocking idea. However, I have no children or grandchildren. Next year I'll have a great niece or nephew to make something special for.

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
KECHARA14's Photo KECHARA14 SparkPoints: (40,725)
Fitness Minutes: (37,624)
Posts: 645
10/3/15 9:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I know my mom knitted baby blankets and afghans for gifts, but I am afraid I am creatively challenged. If you have children/grandchildren you could make them new stockings that are made special to each one.

 Pounds lost: 7.8 
 
0
4.25
8.5
12.75
17
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
10/3/15 4:12 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
We just ordered a new Brother Basic sewing machine and I'm hoping to learn to sew simple things to start for Christmas gifts. Anyone have and ideas? I don't even know where to begin.
I'm open to all your crafty ideas.

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
9/15/15 6:13 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Morning TV exercises, reading and streaming radio programs on the computer or iPhone.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
KECHARA14's Photo KECHARA14 SparkPoints: (40,725)
Fitness Minutes: (37,624)
Posts: 645
9/11/15 10:11 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Kudos to you for thinking of Christmas already.

Right now what I like to do in my spare time is walk with my dog, read and on weekends it is time for Football! My sister and I like to get together and watch football. It is a way for us to get together (plan holiday baking) and keep my mother's memory alive. The three of us always watched football on Sunday's when she was alive and she would put out food while we cleaned and we all listened to music and danced while we worked before football started. Those are great memories.

 Pounds lost: 7.8 
 
0
4.25
8.5
12.75
17
TEXASLYNN's Photo TEXASLYNN Posts: 3,808
8/9/15 4:58 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
My project box is full of stuff too. I have a long weekend at the end of the month and the girls both have to have their shots. My plan while they are feeling droopy is to work on a couple of Christmas items while I hold one or both of them.

Jesus Christ is Lord!

Make your words sweet; you may have to eat them!

No More Homeless Pets

On the Eighth Day God Created Texas

Stamp Out Puppy Mills


 current weight: 253.4 
 
258.8
231.3
203.8
176.3
148.8
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
7/28/15 11:35 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Let us know what unfinished treasures you find in your craft room.

I forgot to mention that my DH and I are both ham radio operators.We have spoken to people all around the world. We are licensed by the FCC by passing different levels of exams to be a ham or amateur radio operator. I am studying for my Extra Class exam whih is the highest level you can go.

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
MADEIT54's Photo MADEIT54 Posts: 313
7/28/15 11:27 A

Send Private Message
Reply
I am cleaning up my crafts room and will find out what I have left to finish.. I keep busy with reading,gardening and of course exercise with the 4 legged kids.

Molly from Portland Oregon. Save a Life- Rescue and Adopt a shelter pet! multcopets.org


 current weight: 189.5 
 
194
188
182
176
170
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
7/25/15 9:42 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I'd say making crafts is a talent and gift. It takes a lot of patience and craftiness. I can't do that. I play in an instrumental group on Sundays. There are 10 of us from age 40 and up. The others play in an community Symphony orchestra, and I would be in it as well ,but sax is not an instrument for an orchestra.

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/25/15 11:35 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Yes.. the cat makes the call... I have never been able to play a instrument.. I really have no real talent to speak of.. I love my three dogs one we rescued and the other two love her.. Now I can do crafts and enjoy them.. I would say about 40% or more I give away.. I do all the Crafts of a Christian Camp we send our Grand Kids to and I have to make more cause they have just about sold out and there is three more weeks... so I guess I better get to it.. I have a friend that plays the sax and a few other that play different instruments also.. really enjoy them... In His Love and Grace Just Me

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SASSYSAX's Photo SASSYSAX Posts: 40,799
7/23/15 3:32 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hi everyone. I like to read, play my sax, and of course, play with my kitty Max if he's in the mood.

Elayne from the West coast of Fl.
"Bach gave us God's word, Mozart gave us God's laughter and Beethoven gave us God's fire.God gave us music that we may pray without words." ---Unknown




 current weight: 135.0 
 
139.4
137.05
134.7
132.35
130
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/23/15 10:28 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Well today I am turning up my energy level .. Have a lot to do before I head to the Camp Haluwasa.. Need to run Medical papers down for a kid... Awesome friends and people... So Crafts are done and have no time to finish anymore... So no Spare time today.. but enjoy the clip .. I thought of it while I was writing...
First Clip..

youtu.be/Gysu0kgFwT0

Second Clip

youtu.be/ZL-FDxT1rGA

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/22/15 9:56 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I saw those cats in CA and they are huge.. I can see why Farmers would like to have some around.. I rescue anything I see in the road.. I wrangle from Dogs to turtles.. I hate to see any animal hurt.. Keep it up.. cause to rescue a animal is a Wonder to see them look at you with thankful eyes..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
FERALAUNTIE's Photo FERALAUNTIE SparkPoints: (76,064)
Fitness Minutes: (49,045)
Posts: 2,538
7/21/15 5:27 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Abby-Road, good for you. Feral cats are a win-win for farmers. Thank you for your volunteer work.

Linda


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
39.375
78.75
118.125
157.5
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/21/15 9:35 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Well maybe today... I have had three people and no one showed up.. I thought that people needed work... I can't figure it out... If I knew anything about Carpentry I would do it myself... and still only finished one blanket... Guess I will start on the other one plus today is heavy cleaning day.. floors and Mirrors... and the appliances.. I hate the fact someone talked me into those Stainless Steel ones.. it shows every finger print and smudge..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/20/15 7:30 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
well Today I will go through things.. at least what I can get to and I pray that the guy comes and does the window... I would love to get this Computer room finished... and crafts and I have orders for two baby blankets... emoticon

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
ABBY_ROAD's Photo ABBY_ROAD Posts: 4,279
7/17/15 6:32 A

My SparkPage
Reply
Today I will take several feral cats and relocate them to farming country. The shelter I volunteer at traps the cats, neuters/spays, immunizations them, microchips and farmers can adopt for free. We delivery the cats to all these small towns in Illinois. It is a definite win-win situation the cats have a home and job, the farmers, people get cats to help depopulate their home and barns of rats and mice.

It's a great program and we've been doing it for two years now - it is a great success. I've dropped off cats to people who have such bad mice problems that the mice are getting in their cars and chewing up the wiring.

Instructions are given to leave the cats in carriers (they're huge) for a week-10 days so they become accustomed to surroundings and hopefully will stick around. I'm sure though that as soon as we drive away these people open the carriers and hope the cats stay. Some run away, some stay, coyotes get others. Still these animals get to be animals and have food and water, a place to live instead of eating garbage, drinking polluted water and being run over by cars.

Being a city girl, it is amazing that people who aren't farmers live so isolated in these little spots throughout Illinois.

Edited by: ABBY_ROAD at: 7/18/2015 (07:12)

Not every person is going to understand you and that's okay. They have a right to their opinion and you have every right to ignore it...Joel Osteen

Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the number of moments that take your breath away.


 current weight: 187.5 
 
200
195
190
185
180
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/15/15 10:18 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Got a day full of things.. and a ton of calls.. Hubby has to work a double....

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/14/15 7:55 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Today making some hair clasp and a Mini Mouse Purse... and a Church Purse for a order... Plus Housework and Vac.. I am going to be busy...

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
FERALAUNTIE's Photo FERALAUNTIE SparkPoints: (76,064)
Fitness Minutes: (49,045)
Posts: 2,538
7/12/15 8:06 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Cat, love your pups name. emoticon

Linda


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
39.375
78.75
118.125
157.5
CAT-IN-CJ's Photo CAT-IN-CJ Posts: 4,254
7/11/15 11:36 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
For fun (indoors), I make jewelry and work with copper (metal and wire).

For recreation, take a motorcycle ride when weather permits.

For relaxation, I play with my Yorkie Bad Leroy Brown ---- go for a walk around the property -- or read.

Cathy
Makin' it happen, one good decision at a time


 Pounds lost: 1.1 
 
0
3.5
7
10.5
14
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/11/15 10:45 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Well answering myself... Playing with the pups and going to the Boardwalk..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/7/15 12:20 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Me too.. I make a lot of Baby things.. and just finished up the Craft Shack for the Christian Camp in our Area.. Didn't know if I could do it but made it in time.. If you want any patterns let me know.. We can swap..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
NEWBIRTH2014's Photo NEWBIRTH2014 Posts: 2,488
7/6/15 10:33 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Making baby blankets

I will work on my transformation each and every day -

Mind, Body, Spirit and Soul - {my daily vow and pledge to myself}


 current weight: 165.0 
 
197
184.5
172
159.5
147
FERALAUNTIE's Photo FERALAUNTIE SparkPoints: (76,064)
Fitness Minutes: (49,045)
Posts: 2,538
7/6/15 7:55 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Sitting on my 2nd floor balcony with my fur babies. I read they chill.

Linda


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
39.375
78.75
118.125
157.5
TEXASLYNN's Photo TEXASLYNN Posts: 3,808
7/6/15 7:30 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Read and/or write. When the weather is fine, the girls and I are outside as much as possible as they tend to be lazy lap babies.

Jesus Christ is Lord!

Make your words sweet; you may have to eat them!

No More Homeless Pets

On the Eighth Day God Created Texas

Stamp Out Puppy Mills


 current weight: 253.4 
 
258.8
231.3
203.8
176.3
148.8
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
7/1/15 12:07 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Crafts and Pups.. Enjoy them both..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
6/22/15 12:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Back home.. I only got into trouble a few times and no I was not hauled off to jail and thanks to some of you for offering to bail me out... Good to know I have a few friends... The pups are happy and in time for the over time for my hubby.. I guess all of ya'll need the AC so it is OT with him.. He is a Power Plant Operator... So say Thank you Robert for the lights and electricity to help keep you cool... I am back... emoticon

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
6/12/15 7:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Right now I'm into financial help websites like Dave Ramsey, he clued me in to a great monthly website worked on that this morning.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
CATNURSE1's Photo CATNURSE1 Posts: 2,463
6/6/15 4:52 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Right now my spare time is used getting ready to move. But as soon as we're done, I'll be living in my new atrium. emoticon

Kathryn
(GMT -9:00) Alaska

Never give up, never quit.


 current weight: 180.0 
 
180
167.5
155
142.5
130
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
6/5/15 8:57 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
My challenge is not going at all. Maybe next week.

I like to study CBN website for Bible and inspirational things.

Playing with my Sophiedo doggy.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
SOUTHERNGRITS55's Photo SOUTHERNGRITS55 Posts: 16,858
6/2/15 10:37 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
What spare time... ? I am more busy now than when I worked.. and now this trip.. who let anyone know I was trying to rest... I do get my Bible in and I have watched a few videos.. and love to watch movies but just haven't had much time.... Trip tomorrow.. 3-14 Please say a Prayer all goes well.. but knowing my luck... Someone better have money to come bail me out..

Foggy Mountain Breakdown youtu.be/mmU6wELS4sc

Orange Blossom Special
youtu.be/eCBdiutb-50

Mississippi Squirrel Revival
youtu.be/K16fG1sDagU
SOPHIEDO13's Photo SOPHIEDO13 SparkPoints: (155,295)
Fitness Minutes: (69,505)
Posts: 6,903
5/17/15 1:10 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I read The Bible and keep up on CBN and Joel Osteen, I also do a little sewing and I try to motivate myself to exercise. I am doing a Challenge starting June 1st to June 30th to walk 5 miles every week the goal is to walk a mile a day with 2 days off during the week. It's going to be hard not only physically, but my DH works nights and sleeps during the day and the room he sleeps in is across the hall from the treadmill I haven't tried it out yet with him sleeping.

Central Florida
Eastern Time

Blessings to All


 current weight: 245.0 
 
272
262.25
252.5
242.75
233
YARELL's Photo YARELL Posts: 3,274
4/15/15 11:27 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I retired from retail last year so now spend my time reading, rescuing pooches, working around the house, trying to catch up on all those "do later" projects... and running my Leadership business.
Sparkpeople keeps me focused on making sure I don't lose track of the day.

This life is a journey, not your destination!
Eastern Time Zone


 Pounds lost: 12.0 
 
0
10
20
30
40
Page: 1 of (4)   1 2 Next Page › Last Page »

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Rescued/Adopted Dog and Cat Lovers Team Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Crazy Cat Lady 9/2/2016 11:44:37 AM
Adopted two new dogs this year 1/15/2016 4:11:07 PM
New 7/16/2015 7:59:50 AM
Hello 2/4/2016 11:41:32 PM
Hello 7/24/2015 10:28:12 AM



Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x39487x33804583

Review our Community Guidelines


x Lose 10 Pounds by November 9! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.