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Sunday, January 22, 2012      5 comments

Last night we went over to a friends house for dinner. They live on he other side of the hill and get the evening sun. With a little cloud cover the sunset was amazing! ... Read more
Saturday, January 21, 2012      3 comments

We were supposed to eat out but things changed at the last moment... so I dove in my freezer and pulled out leftovers and made a curry. I had some frozen leftover sauce and I added some mashed sweet potatoes to it, to make it go further. Frozen ... Read more
Wedding dress challenge ?
Friday, January 20, 2012      4 comments

On March 20th we will celebrate our 25th anniversary and I had been thinking about my wedding dress. It was also my mom's wedding dress and I have kept it in case my DD wants to wear it some day. I thought it might be a challenge to try and g... Read more
Shrimp salad
Monday, January 16, 2012      5 comments

Love those leftover shrimp! ... Read more
Mexican fiesta (lots of pics)
Sunday, January 15, 2012      5 comments

Last night was the big fund raiser for the local food bank with entertainment from dance troupes and the Sonoran Ballet. It was fun to meet up with friends and watch the colorful and energetic performances. Local church teenagers ... Read more
Shrimp spaghetti
Saturday, January 14, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I grilled a kilo of shrimp - lots of leftovers :) and made a spaghetti sauce from scratch: garlic, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes and a generous splash of red wine. Tri-color spaghetti and some steamed broccoli and we had... Read more
4 years
Friday, January 13, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday was my 4 year sparkiversary - thank you Donna for reminding me :) Over the last 4 years I haven't made much progress with my weight, probably because I'm at a weight that's good for my height and life style (5'8' - 142-146 pounds) - ... Read more
Thursday, January 12, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday it was cooler and overcast and I felt like comfort food for lunch. We hadn't had curry for a while so I made a sauce with onions, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots and chick peas and added half a jar of store bought Ko... Read more
Tuesday lunch
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

After my work out yesterday I needed a good lunch. I made grilled salmon, herb roasted potatoes with steamed broccoli and cauliflower I expected to sore this morning ... Read more
Adding more exercise
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      5 comments

This morning I started with yoga and after breakfast I walked over to my friend's house to use her Bow Flex machine - that was a new one on me and I was glad she could show me how to use it. I did all upper body exercises, mostly working the arm... Read more
Market in Empalme
Monday, January 09, 2012      5 comments

Every Sunday there is an open air market in Empalme, a town south of Guaymas, about half an hour from here. Yesterday my friend and I had the opportunity to go with some locals to help us find it and translate if necessary. It was a few stree... Read more
Food pics from kayak trip
Saturday, January 07, 2012      4 comments

Here are the promised pictures from yesterday. I wish I'd taken DH's waterproof camera with me on the kayak so I could have snapped the sea lions... Three salsas ... Read more
Great time kayaking
Friday, January 06, 2012      4 comments

This morning we drove over to the little fishing village north of here to go kayaking. We were a group of 18 people, some on double kayaks but mostly singles. There was little wind, the sea was calm and it was warm enough for my kayak shorts and... Read more
Getting with the program
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      4 comments

This morning I started with a yoga session and then met my friend for our walk. I must have had more energy than usual because she asked me to slow down a little :) My overall gain over the Christmas holiday was less than 2 pounds and I'm g... Read more
Happy New Year!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      4 comments

Wishing all my sparkbuddies health and happiness for 2012!... Read more

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