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Party, party, party!
Monday, December 05, 2016      4 comments

Every evening this week I have a dinner or Christmas event. I have multiple events most days, too. I will make healthy choices and accomplish the things I need to do along the way. I love, love, love this time of year! Enjoy!!! ... Read more
Wrapped and Ready???
Sunday, December 04, 2016      6 comments

The gifts are wrapped. Some are under the tree. Some are on a tree. Some are wrapped to take to the post office tomorrow. And some are in the oven now. I'll be baking about 50 pumpkin loaves to be included in church baskets for the needy, t... Read more
December fun
Friday, December 02, 2016      1 comments

I'm so looking forward to walking in town one evening soon. I always love the lights, the window decorations (Especially the Macy's candy windows), listen to the carolers and maybe do a little more shopping. It is such a festive time of year t... Read more
Snow and Ice
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      7 comments

These are not my favorite things! I have a full day of meetings and events and appointments tomorrow, so the snowy forecast is also not my favorite. Still, It is a beautiful time of year. Perhaps I'll finally get to doing Christmas cards befo... Read more
Christmas Preparations.....I'm behind
Monday, November 28, 2016      6 comments

I've never been so far behind in Christmas shopping and decorating as this year. I can remember having shopping finished in August, cards ready to send before Thanksgiving and in the mail right after, and decorating finished the day after Thank... Read more
Thanksgiving prep...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      4 comments

My daughter is bringing some of the things that I most like to make for Thanksgiving - rolls, pies, family layered gelatin 'salad'. But, I'm having fun seasoning a lot of bread for dressing, have a 25 pound fresh turkey ready to go and have ano... Read more
Leslie Sansone: Just Walk
Monday, November 21, 2016      6 comments

Today, I began using a video I won during the Fall 5% Challenge. Leslie Samson's Walking Off the Pounds is so easy to follow and I felt I got a good workout. It is the first walking video I've tried. There are three different mile workouts. ... Read more
More challenges to come...
Sunday, November 20, 2016      10 comments

I finished the fall 5% challenge just short of my goal. I made that goal today...a day late. But, I'm excited to maintain my loss through the New Year when I can start the Winter 5% Challenge. I hope you consider this challenge if you anticip... Read more
Very little exercise today
Saturday, November 19, 2016      7 comments

Spent most of the day doing a needlework project. I was too sick to do much else. I did get in a walk waiting for grandson to compete at a swim meet. After doing more than 20,000 steps earlier this week, today I couldn't make 10,000. Tomorro... Read more
Below par but still kicking..
Friday, November 18, 2016      12 comments

I've been fighting a UTI since last Saturday. Despite my best efforts at washing it out without getting a doctor involved, I failed. So got an antibiotic today and hoping to feel less like a dizzy dame who can barely keep her eyes open. I ... Read more
What I Learned While the Grandkids were Here!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      13 comments

It was an amazingly fun and often challenging five days. emoticon I can exercise a lot each day. ... Read more
This training is getting harder and harder...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      9 comments

This morning I walked hills around my granddaughters school. This afternoon I walked/jogged those same hills for a total of about 8 miles. In between I got to help with a Thanksgiving dinner at a senior center where we served about 175 people.... Read more
Too much driving...
Monday, November 14, 2016      9 comments

Today our three grandkids went back to school. DH and I divided the duty so we could get the kids to their various starts and stops of school as well as to their various activities after that are far apart and everything is pretty far from wher... Read more
A tough, but fun day!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      15 comments

Today our youngest local granddaughter, age 6, wanted to go to church with me so she could go to our Sunday School class. She loves the teacher and the teacher loves her so whenever we are babysitting at our house she is eager to get ready earl... Read more
Enjoying the grandkids!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      11 comments

Having such fun with our grandkids for a few days. Yesterday it was tae kwon do and dinner and some play time. Today it was the zoo, decorating gingerbread houses, movie (Trolls) and a quick dinner out, trip to the grocery store and home. I w... Read more

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