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Hubby's Surgery went well

Thursday, July 30, 2015      9 comments

Thanks for all the prayers. Dh's surgery went well. He is now doing some walking. Could not get through to his surgeon yet for his follow up. Will call again tomorrow. April is missing her ball-playing buddy. I played some with her, ... Read more

Another Week--So It Begins

Sunday, July 26, 2015      4 comments

Greetings, Spark Friends! It is dawning a nice day with possible showers. Had a lovely weekend. Found two of the Gooseberry Patch books I didn't have. That was my yard sale find of the day for me! DH is having surgery on Tuesday. Pleas... Read more

Try Something New Tuesday & Banana Peels

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      4 comments

So, I actually made this yesterday, but am talking about it today. I had some bananas that were really ripe and didn't want to use the oven the bake anything. I went on a quest and 'googled' for a recipe using bananas in a mug cake recipe for ... Read more

Mulling it Over Monday/Just in Case

Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

Things I do for 'just in case': Just in case some one might call, I take the phone to the bathroom with me. Just in case the sun shines, I keep a sun hat in the car. Just in case it rains, I keep an umbrella in the car and on the... Read more

Wednesday--My Turn to Whine!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      3 comments

Normally not a whiner, but its my turn to do so. There seems to be a lot of whiners around me, lots of problems everywhere. People call me for a shoulder to cry on, and that's OK. But when we have problems and I need a shoulder, those same fol... Read more

Try Something New Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      6 comments

Here's something new for me to try and maybe you would want to try it, too! Quinoa Patties Veggie Quinoa Patties are crispy and delicious veggie burgers that are sure to be hit in your house. Super simple and easy to make, these pat... Read more

Mystery Monday! What about that White Coating on Carrots?

Monday, July 13, 2015      11 comments

I have wondered about this and found this on the web: This white blush is caused by dehydration along the cut or peeled surface of the carrot. Carrots with white blush are not unsafe to eat, and we have not seen evidence that they are less... Read more

Friday -- the Poison Ivy Itching is Toning Down

Friday, July 10, 2015      5 comments

Hate having such a reaction to poison ivy! Has been this way since I was a kid (many emoticon ago). DH did tell m... Read more

Walking Through Wednesday. Or Should I say Wading?

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      4 comments

June was a month of rainy, stormy weather. Local weather man said, I believe, that we had one or two days without rain in June. I know no more than two. Now here we are in July with rain, rain, rain! You know, of course, the weather man give... Read more

Try Something New Tuesday

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      7 comments

Because my DH is wheat sensitive, I have been trying different gluten free products. I was pleasantly surprised yesterday when I tried Breton GF original cracker with flax. It has a nice flavor and is something I will look for again. Awhile b... Read more

Heartburn? Acid Stomach? Mmmm!

Monday, July 06, 2015      6 comments

From how people have described heartburn, I have never had it. My family Dr. eluded to it being, perhaps, a sign of a heart problem--if NOT a stomach problem. Anyway, I found this info on the web and found it quite interesting. Maybe it can ... Read more

Thinking it Through Thursday

Thursday, July 02, 2015      7 comments

Yes, I have a sweet tooth--or maybe a few sweet teeth! So, an article about curbing that craving caught my eye this AM. Thought I would try this and maybe a few more things. This may help more than me: The mineral chromium really helps t... Read more

Rain, soggy, rain, soggy, and on and on and on . . .

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      3 comments

The puddle is the thing . . . Puddle, muddle, puddle, muddle filled with muck and goo Little ones are playing there and ooze is claiming shoes! Muddy paw prints on the steps, dogs shaking out the rain This weather is for ducks, I mea... Read more

Monday Musing about Eggs

Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

Have had some eggs in the frig that I know are not fresh, but didn't remember for how long I have had them. So, I found this: Some say that a day on the counter is worth a week in the refrigerator. Yes, keeping them at room temperature isn... Read more

Finding Friday!

Friday, June 12, 2015      6 comments

Finding things I had, but didn't know where they were, while cleaning storage room. Will be so glad when this is done. Worked about three hours with DD and DGD yesterday. Putting stuff in a box for St. Vincent's, throwing stuff out, and passi... Read more

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