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Peppermint Oil to keep the "Buggers" Away
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      3 comments

Working in the garden or doing yardwork is always something I have loved doing. That is until I moved to our current property which is infested with red ants everywhere. I try to protect myself by wearing long pants & pulling my socks over my ... Read more
Jaw Surgery & Vita Mix - Both live on
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      0 comments

My new dentist recommended that I get braces and suggested getting jaw surgery to prevent TMJ later in life. At 32 years old, I thought it was an odd request because none of my previous dentist had ever brought up that concern to me before. My... Read more
To Serve or Serve Thyself Food?
Friday, June 12, 2020      1 comments

To serve or serve thyself, that is the question when it comes to dishing up family members plates of food. Growing up, dishes and plates of food were passed around the dinner table and we took what we wanted. The only rule was to "eat wha... Read more
Special Memories via Snail Mail
Tuesday, June 09, 2020      3 comments

My oldest granddaughter turned 5 in February and I decided to start a new tradition of sending letters back and forth in the mail. She lives 5 hours away with her mom and dad and I don't get to see them very often. Audrey is like most 5 ... Read more
8 years Without a Cell Phone and Doing Fine!
Monday, June 08, 2020      5 comments

Living life without a cell phone is my personal choice and I realize a lot of people are not going to have the same perspective as I do. My personal experiences and interactions give me insight into making the decision to go cell phone less. ... Read more
40 Pounds Gained Revealed Here
Sunday, June 07, 2020      6 comments

One week ago I rejoined Spark People with the intent to lose the weight that I have accumulated over the past ten years. Every 10 pounds gained has it's own story and I can pinpoint what happened. The first ten pounds came in the Spring of... Read more