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CAROLJ35
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Leftover Brown Rice = Rice Pudding
Monday, July 12, 2010      6 comments

I have a big bowl of leftover brown rice, the quick kind from a box that I am not very fond of. After looking at about 25 recipes on Spark and the Internet, I just devised my own to make in the crock pot. And it is delicious! I used a can of ... Read more
My Friends Lost EVERYTHING in an Instant!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      10 comments

Yesterday we received a phone call from western PA telling that our old-time friends lost everything in a house fire. Bob and Phyrn Womer are both past 80 now, just the best and the nicest people anyone would ever want to know. Good Christians... Read more
It's Zucchini Time!
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      5 comments

The zucchini are just ripening in gardens now and maybe you will want to try the Pizzucchini recipe I posted in my blogs. You should find it about page 3 of blogs. I will make it tonight. ... Read more
92 - Lowest Temp
Friday, June 18, 2010      3 comments

Forecast for the next 7 days - every day in mid to high 90's except for one day which would be 92. And the humidity returns tomorrow. We have had two gorgeous days here at the lake and sat on deck and read. Will we be able to do that tomorrow... Read more
Rainbow Trout for Dinner (with heads, tails, and eyes)
Thursday, June 17, 2010      4 comments

Tonight we cooked 2 whole Rainbow Trout on the grille. My hubby is not very good in the kitchen, but I employ his help when I cook these trout that our son brings from Ohio. They still have the heads, eyes, and tails on them and I have a very... Read more
Streaking
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      4 comments

I forget to look at my streaks from time to time. Today I did and was shocked to see my streaks for 8 waters and 5 fruits and veggies were only for about 43 days. I break my neck to get those things in daily and to post them. Wonder where I w... Read more
MY Dark Chocolate
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      7 comments

Last evening about 9 PM, DH came to me and asked where he might find some dark chocolate. Now this is a guy who NEVER liked dark chocolate. I told him I thought there was part of a large bar in the refrigerator. (I have not been eating any si... Read more
Midnight Hadn't Come!!!
Friday, May 14, 2010      5 comments

It was 11:55 PM on my computer and kitchen clock and I was rushing to get as much done on SP as possible. All of a sudden the wheel came up for me to spin for Saturday. But it was still Friday! I got cheated out of the last 5 minutes of the d... Read more
Can today's teens play classical music?
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      5 comments

Last night I felt "honored" to attend the Spring Concert of the "Triangle Youth Orchestra" and the "Triangle Youth Symphony" which was sponsored by the "Philharmonic Association". The directors were phenomenal and the music absolutely outstandi... Read more
It's Rubbing Off!
Thursday, May 06, 2010      3 comments

Today my DIL who is a meat and potatoes gal planned dinner for all 7 of us. Much to my surprise, we were having salad with grilled chicken. Perfect choice for a 91 degree day. Do you think my healthy meal ideas are rubbing off on her? All th... Read more
My husband pushed me out the door this morning!
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      4 comments

Yes, he did! It is a beautiful morning in Wake Forest. Both the temperature and humidity have dropped, so hubby insisted I take a morning walk as it is 3 weeks since I walked at Disney World for 4 days, pushing DH in wheelchair and keeping up ... Read more
My 543 day streak of logging in has been broken!
Friday, April 23, 2010      10 comments

Yep! It happened! After logging in for 543 straight days I did not get to do it yesterday. As many of you know, I was on my way to PA and OH because my "little sister" had a massive heart attack and we wanted to attend the funeral of DH's c... Read more
It Sneaked Up On Me!!!
Saturday, April 10, 2010      7 comments

It's April 10, 2010, and two years since I started the SP program. I joined in March but looked around for several weeks and finally started the healthy program on the tenth of April. I couldn't walk seriously for 5 minutes and certainly coul... Read more
PIZZUCCHINI
Thursday, March 25, 2010      6 comments

Ingredients: 2 Zucchinis about 2 inches in diameter, cut into 1/2 inch slices 1 Tbsp. Pizza Sauce 1 tsp. Black Olives, sliced 1 tsp. Green Onion, minced 2 Tbsp. Fat-free Mozzarella, grated Directions: On each slice of zucchini, ... Read more
Southern FL Farms and Ranches
Friday, March 12, 2010      5 comments

The bus trip we took yesterday to Southern Florida was an eye-opener to the role that area plays in supplying food and meat to the rest of the country. We visited a huge ranch where beef cattle are bred, kept for several months before being sh... Read more

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