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November Results & December Goals
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      9 comments

Although I didn't quite make my weight loss goal of 182, I'm happy that I at least dropped 0.5# down from 183.5 to 183. Baby steps is what I'm taking as I work to get myself back on track. So I'm at a new weight of 183 to start out Decem... Read more
Kitchen Re-Do
Sunday, November 30, 2014      14 comments

Many of my spark buddies have asked to see before & after pictures of the kitchen remodel project my DH & I took on just before the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a lot of hard work on the weekends, and some long night trying to get it all done b... Read more
Saturday, November 29, 2014      11 comments

This Thanksgiving was a little different but one that was a definitely good change. Each of our kids or their spouses prepared desserts &/or dishes to contribute to the family meal, so it was nice not to have to prepare an entire meal myself fo... Read more
Thanksgiving is coming...
Thursday, November 13, 2014      12 comments

So for week 2 of the BSG challenge, I was asked to blog about the holidays ---whether or not my menus are planned & if shopping is done. I will focus my attention on the Thanksgiving holiday only since it's only 2 weeks away. Originally we ... Read more
October Results & November Goals
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      12 comments

October seems a bit of a blur for my results, but I did manage to lose 3#s by the end of the month. Guessing mostly fluid weight as I haven't really been keeping up with my nutrition tracking & exercise seemed to be hit or miss. So I'm at a... Read more
Spooky Spiders week 4 ---Success & Goals
Monday, October 27, 2014      14 comments

For the final week of the Spooky Spiders challenge, I was challenged to blog about accomplishments thus far & goals for the remainder of the year . As far as accomplishments, at this point, I really don't feel I have accomplished anything. ... Read more
Celebrating Halloween
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      16 comments

So for week 3 of the Spooky Spiders challenge, I am blogging about how I celebrate Halloween & what sort of treats do I give out. Normally, our church hosts TRUNK or TREAT with games, food & of course the kids get to go Trunk or Treating at... Read more
Overcoming Halloween treats temptations
Thursday, October 16, 2014      13 comments

The Spooky Spiders Bonus blog challenge was to blog about Halloween Candy temptation. This one is pretty simple for me as I make sure to give all the goodies & treats away to those adorable little monsters, fairies & such. My rationale is ---... Read more
Spooky Spiders Week 2
Thursday, October 16, 2014      8 comments

This weeks blog topic is quite interesting & a little more difficult as I get into writing it, than I had expected. ... Read more
Our trip to the NC Mountains
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      13 comments

Last week my DH had to have cataract surgery on Monday but we had both opted to take the entire week off from work, it would give us some time together. He was doing really great & then Wednesday morning, we made a spontaneous decision to go to... Read more
Favorite things about Fall/Autumn
Thursday, September 18, 2014      21 comments

So for Week 3 of the BSG Harvest Moon challenge, I have been asked to blog about some of my favorite things of Fall / Autumn. This is indeed my favorite time of year, I guess after surviving the hot & sticky summers, Fall is a like breath ... Read more
Goodbye August & Hello September goals
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      14 comments

August was definitely not a month to emoticon about. I started out the month @ 180 hoping that I would succeed ... Read more
Why Spark???
Monday, August 25, 2014      14 comments

So for week 3 of the Sensational Sisters A & I challenge, the blog challenge is to blog about why do I stay with Spark, what's my favorite feature, do I blog regularly & what do I enjoy blogging about. I came across SP several years ago... Read more
Back to school time ---BSG Sensational Sisters Blog 3
Thursday, August 21, 2014      10 comments

So the blog challenge for week 3 of the Sensational Sisters team is to blog about "How does the "Back To School" time affect you? Do you have your partake in any of the back to school grillouts or parties? For me it isn't a factor now as a... Read more
How do I cope with the August heat???
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      11 comments

So this week's blog challenge for the Sensational SIsters team is about the high temperatures of August & how I cope with them. Well this has been an usual August of sorts. In fact it has rained EVERY SINGLE DAY for the past 3 or 4 weeks. ... Read more

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