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Keeping fit on the road
Thursday, November 29, 2012      11 comments

We're in Tucson today and tomorrow, making a quick trip to get the mail and pick up a few supplies. I was worried I wouldn't be able to stick to the 30 day fitness challenge, so I packed my work out gear! Positive thinking :) The motel has a s... Read more
Shrimp curry
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      8 comments

There were still some shrimp leftover from Thanksgiving and yesterday I made a curry with them. A curry is a great way to clear out the fridge :) Onions, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli and leftover potatoes, I added a Thai red curry paste, made ... Read more
Eating like a thin person - it works!
Monday, November 26, 2012      10 comments

A few weeks a ago I read one of Mel's blogs about eating like a thin person... some of that really stuck with me and I applied that yesterday at the seafood and gumbo party at our neighbour's. The food is always fabulous and there is tons of it.... Read more
Creating new habits
Sunday, November 25, 2012      9 comments

Earlier this month I joined Mel's 30 day fitness challenge - exercise for 15 minutes every day or else... buy her a coffee goodie :) I am back doing my yoga sessions every morning and for the challenge I add a SP video. Yesterday I woke up wit... Read more
Shrimp salads
Saturday, November 24, 2012      9 comments

I cooked a kilo of shrimp for Thanksgiving and there were quite a few leftover. I love using cold shrimp in salads - spinach for me, romaine for DH who prefers his spinach cooked. ... Read more
Scenes from my Thanksgiving day
Friday, November 23, 2012      6 comments

Thanksgiving is not a traditional holiday for us, so the turkey and trimmings rarely make it to our table. My only concession to the holiday was making dessert - apple crumble. I sliced 3 apples, added some dried cranberries and mixed it wi... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22, 2012      6 comments

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a day to reflect and give thanks... I am thankful for all my spark friends, for your support, motivation and most of all your friendship. THANK YOU! ... Read more
Salmon and spinach salad
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      8 comments

Monday's lunch - salmon sauteed in coconut oil and a spinach salad with strawberries, pecans, mushrooms, red onions and feta cheese drizzled with a little honey mustard dressing and some cauliflower on the side. I liked the salmon cooked in th... Read more
New Home Depot in Mexico
Monday, November 19, 2012      6 comments

The new Home Depot in Guaymas opened November 15th and we thought to give them a few days to settle down before we go for a visit. We went yesterday (Sunday) and it was busy. This week is Buen Fin - the annual sale with the government making sur... Read more
Back on track
Saturday, November 17, 2012      11 comments

Thanks to Mel issuing the 30 day challenge to exercise at least 15 minutes a day or buy her (and all the other participants) a cup of coffee (goodie) my exercise is back on track. I start the day with a yoga session from the Namaste Yoga series ... Read more
Cooking with coconut oil
Thursday, November 15, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday I used the coconut oil for the first time in cooking. It's is Trader Joe's Organic Virgin Coconut oil, it's solid at room temperature and it smells heavenly :) As the oil heated up in the pan it smelled like coconut and I still ha... Read more
Trip to the market
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday morning I cleaned out my fridge and took stock, made a list and went to the markets. They call themselves supermarkets but they are really too small for that. The Santa Fe market is a decent size but the Santa Rosa is the size of a sma... Read more
Friday, November 09, 2012      6 comments

This morning was the first outing of the Seafarin' kayakers. It was a cloudy, calm morning and the location was the estuary a few hours after high tide, so there was plenty of space to kayak. The turnout was great - 18 kayaks and 24 people (a fe... Read more
The right to vote
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      11 comments

Today is election day and I urge every US citizen to go out and vote! Voting is a privilege and a change to get involved in what happens in our communities. The focus is so much on the national elections but you can make the biggest difference a... Read more
Lunch at the beach
Monday, November 05, 2012      10 comments

On Saturday DH was out on the boat and I stayed home, doing things around the house and catching up on my reading. My friend had loaned me a stack of books, so Anna Karenina was out on the back burner for a week or so. I read 2 books over the we... Read more

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