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I need advice!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      1 comments

Really do appreciate all the comments made on my blogs. And I am inspired by reading others' blogs. Someone just wrote that we have 23 days left in this challenge, so that means I will have to lose about 1 lb. every 5 days in order to reach my... Read more
Beans For Lunch!!!
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      10 comments

Today I was in a hurry with lunch and made a hasty, but tasty one. At least I liked it. Yesterday I cooked dried beans so I could have no salt added. Instead I add some onion and garlic. I mixed baby limas and northern white beans. Took a ... Read more
Love London
Monday, August 16, 2010      3 comments

I know, it is only a cyber trip to London, but I will go there any time I can. It is more than 20 years since I was last there, and this trip is long overdue. Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, all waiting for me to view them once ag... Read more
Carol's Fruit Smoothie
Friday, August 06, 2010      6 comments

Just finished my lunch with a delicious and filling smoothie for just under 136 calories. (Who needs one from McDonald's with the added sugar???) I used 8 oz. Light Vanilla Soy milk, 6 medium sized frozen strawberries and 1/2 a frozen banana ... Read more
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

Since our summertime challenge includes NO Junk Food this week, I find myself craving something sweet. I realize just how often I do eat some little thing just to cure that sweet tooth. But thanks to recipes on Spark People, I now make the fro... Read more
Corn-on-The Cob with No Butter, Salt or Pepper
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      7 comments

Yes, I eat Corn-on-The-Cob with no butter, no salt and no pepper It is really good that way and gives you the true flavor of the delicious corn. I watch DH dress his up so I wonder if he can really taste the corn. Once you get used to eating ... Read more
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
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

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