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Entertaining Out-of-Town Guests
Sunday, October 11, 2009      3 comments

When our friends from PA visited this past week, we entertained them with a little day trip. Went to sweet potato farm near Henderson to purchase sweet potatoes. They got 1/2 bushel and we got a whole bushel to last through winter. Then down... Read more
"A Suitcase Full of Apples"
Sunday, October 11, 2009      2 comments

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
Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

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!!!
Thursday, September 24, 2009      5 comments

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???
Monday, September 21, 2009      7 comments

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!!!
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

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!!!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      8 comments

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
Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

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!!!
Thursday, September 03, 2009      5 comments

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
Saturday, August 29, 2009      6 comments

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
Is This A Swan Song???
Saturday, August 22, 2009      9 comments

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I WILL Get Caught Up With My Sparking!!!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      2 comments

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 50 LB. DAY!!!
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      8 comments

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The Garbage Casserole
Monday, August 03, 2009      9 comments

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: brown rice green... Read more
The New Pool is Ready
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      3 comments

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