Three below tonight
Winter has finally decided to hit full force. A few weeks ago it was fourteen inches of wet snow. This week, lots of wind and cold.
I have a very old zinc hot water bottle, and will fill it tonight to keep both our feet warmer as DH watches... Read more
Eek, husband in the kitchen cooking
I was going to start lunch at 11am, but fifteen minutes before, husband started pouring oil in a pan, and deep frying himself many fish and many quartered potatoes.
I react badly to a lot of oil, my throat gets a lot of phlegm - so avoid... Read more
Traditions or not... countdown to the end of the year
Now that Thanksgiving day is over, the countdown to New Year's Day is on us.
Not having any children to disappoint, our holiday traditions can change without upsetting anyone, and my husband doesn't care if I decorate or not.
I used t... Read more
Multiple Thanksgiving feasts...oh my.
This year appears to have three meals for thanksgiving! First at a church, second tonight at the church I attend, and third was changed as we got invited to a couple's home for Thursday.
I ate properly at first dinner.
I ate more at seco... Read more
Cold snap, progress and Burt's Buzz
Winter fell suddenly here the other day, early, but this happens every few years, and now a high of 30 and low of 15 is our normal. Neighbors left for two weeks, and did not prepare the water tank for their animals, thinking it was to be the us... Read more
I remember before recycling
This recycling thing has me thinking sometimes.
Like I watched a youtube video, bragging that this restaurant did not take out it's trash, yet in the video I saw food put in styrofoam containers. It was great his veg scraps went to chicken... Read more
5lb loss and .... hairstyles
Had a good week with some exercise and calorie tracking.
Scale registered 5lb loss. I was surprised, so moved the scale to a new location, balanced it out and tried again. Yup. 5 lbs.
We will see what it says next Wednesday. I know th... Read more
Blue moon red moon dancing to a happy tune...weight lost
I remember years ago, when I lived in Nebraska, and went outside late one night to see the blue moon, along with neighbors Bill and Blanche Highfield. It did not take long, and the moon seemed to be more gray than blue to us.
This morning,... Read more
Fall Frenzy Challenge and my Flex
Small amount of weight lost since the beginning of the challenge, which I like, as they encourage me to remember to do strength exercises. For the rest of the challenge I need to get my heart beating more to keep up the loss of weight. I am ge... Read more
Food products: Shrinking sizes increasing prices
Today my hubby bubby wanted more ice cream that was on sale.
Blue bunny brand and I looked at the amount on the carton. 1.65 ???
What? I remember when it said 1.75 and years ago 2 but when did this latest shrinking come to his ice cream? ... Read more
The Dog Days of Summer
Okay this isn't about dogs.
We do have a sweet lab mix dog, rusty in color, from across the road, that visits for water, cat food and attention, and uses my north yard as her personal toilet.
It is about the sultry days of high heat ... Read more
A bit faster
After just finishing the summer slimdown challenge my result was that I have more arm muscle and core muscles, and my measurements are the same BUT I can jog in place faster and longer than ten weeks ago. Success!
The new fall challenge I ... Read more
Eating 'on time'
I like to have my last meal at 5pm, but when pork chops are thawed out, and husband's job has him out until 9pm, then I break that rule. Since I have acid reflux problem, this is a sticky wicket for me.
So eating earlier is much better for... Read more
My husband's summer job has him leaving home at 4:30am, so at 3:30am we both get up to the alarm, get dressed, make some oatmeal & coffee. Then I turn on the outside hose, to spray the truck windshield to clean it for the day. I pack his lunch t... Read more
Husband on his tractor
My husband on his hand crank old John Deere tractor (green one!), Fourth of July parade in our home town.... Read more
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