"A Suitcase Full of Apples"
When our son arrived from Ohio I knew he was bringing us a sampling of the 5 kinds of apples he picked last week. What I didn't expect was a suitcase with 1/2 bushel apples tucked inside. There are Jonathans, Melrose, Jonagolds, Golden Delicio... Read more
GRANDMA MADE ROTTEN EGGS
Yesterday I made a double batch of "rotten eggs". I have a great recipe for "pickled eggs" that my sister gave me about 50 years ago. I use canned, little whole beets, sugar, vinegar, hard-boiled eggs and thinly sliced onions with pickling spi... Read more
Lunch Was Like Dessert!!!
DH and I just had lunch. It tasted like dessert! A cottage cheese banana split! We each had a whole delicious fresh peach sliced, and half of a banana. Topped it with Lowfat cottage cheese and ate homemade banana bread with it.
Peaches cam... Read more
Do You Need Any Hangers???
Just spent the last two hours trying on clothes, folding them, and getting them ready for charity. Now I have an excess of hangers, at least 25.
One dress I never wore, really like it, but it is definitely too big. Kind of nice to have extra... Read more
I'm tired tonight!!!
Painted one bedroom ceiling this afternoon and got lots of exercise in the process. Stretching as far as I could, up and down the ladder to re-position it, and reaching over the waterbed really made me stretch. Son had to do the last foot wher... Read more
I Can't Believe It!!!
WOW! I rarely look at my accomplishments on my Spark Page, so was really surprised when I saw them today!
478 days of Log In
53 weeks of 150 min. of Exercise
474 days of 8 or more glasses of Water
420 days of 5 or more Fresh Fruits an... Read more
Lake House Seems So Empty
From Friday afternoon until Monday morning the Lake House was teeming with activity. With 9 adults, 8 kids and 4 dogs, there was never a dull moment - except when everyone went to bed. And after a day fishing, boating, wakeboarding, water skii... Read more
Mom, you're trying to kill us with fat!!!
After my husband and I had been away for three days, our 13 year old grandson said to his mother, "Mom, Grandma has been gone for 3 days and you are trying to kill us with fat!!!" She had given them fried fish, fried chicken, and French fries i... Read more
HAS MY METABOLISM ACTUALLY CHANGED???
This morning when I got on the scales I was so excited. After missing a few days of exercise when at Lake House and sitting in front of computer almost all day, my weight crept up 3 or 4 lbs. Then first day home we had several appointments sta... Read more
I WILL Get Caught Up With My Sparking!!!
I was very tired today! Guess I was just worn out from doing so much yesterday. Baked Chuck's birthday cake and prepared a special, but very nutritious dinner for 8. Today was busy as we got ready to go to Lake House where we plan to spend th... Read more
The Garbage Casserole
One day our younger son paid me the highest compliment!!! He said I could "make a gourmet meal out of the garbage". He really meant "out of the leftovers".
And that is what I did today for DH and myself. I had leftover:
green... Read more
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EAT MY WORDS!!!
Did I say we wouldn't go to the store this week-end? Did I say we would eat the food that is on hand? Did I say we wouldn't spend all the time cooking?
Guess who has to eat her words???
I went to the store and spent $45.00. The big beauti... Read more