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Saturday, April 14, 2012      8 comments

Today was weigh day and I'm down my 1 pound..I'm excited about this and am hoping that next week is even better. Personally I don't like weighing as usually when I weigh one day, I want to weigh several times that day and then everyday. It is ha... Read more

Just another busy day!!

Thursday, April 12, 2012      1 comments

Just been busy today running errands and doing things around the house. I did manage a 15 minute walk but much too short really. I need to step it up some. I did eat on the low side today so that part wasn't hard..But it was cold again today...F... Read more

Garden hint

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

One of the things that hubby and I do to save money on our flower gardens is to find plants that are native or buy regular ivy. Ivy makes a terrific plant in a planter. We ... Read more

Garden Scenes

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      4 comments

Today has been another good day. First got a walk in and then hooked on my owl rug outside..then we drove to the local plant nursery and bought bunches of annuals...Got the... Read more

A very very good day!!

Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

Today has been a wonderful day. Sun came out and warmed things up so the achy joints went away. I got a good walk in and then sat outside the rest of the day and hooked on my owl rug. Got mainly the head finished. But only downside of today was... Read more

Close to the top

Sunday, April 08, 2012      2 comments

Well my good intentions of eating on the lower end of my calorie scale just didn't work today. It has been cloudy, damp and cold and it makes me ache and not want to move. I did get a 15 minute walk in but the calorie counting was not good. I hi... Read more

Thought blew it!!!

Saturday, April 07, 2012      2 comments

Phew!!! I thought I had blown it today. I ate my usual breakfast and then since the DILs and granddaughters were coming out to eat outside for our Easter get together..I figured I would blow my diet...But came on here and put in my calories for ... Read more

Gnoming along

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      5 comments

Anyone who knows me knows I love gnomes. When I give sparkgoodies I give the garden gnome. A few years ago I decided to make a gnome garden. I had been collecting a few gnomes... Read more

Butterflies are Free!!!

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

I was so lucky to catch this shot of a butterfly on one of my iris. And I had to admire and think about butterflies...They are so free...they come out of a cocoon and once ... Read more

Food Fantasized

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

I was doing some thinking today and realized something...when I was a child I never fantasized about food. I never even thought much about food. I was just too busy playing an... Read more

Past, Present, Future

Friday, March 30, 2012      3 comments

I found this other saying and just love it. Many many times we worry about what we have done in the past...The past is gone and can't be changed. If we ate to much or... Read more


Thursday, March 29, 2012      6 comments

Found this neat sign on the internet and think it is so appropriate for anyone here on Sparkpeople. I think I might commit this to memory and let it become my mantra!!!... Read more


Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments I do a few blogs on blogspot and thought I would share my little gnomes home spot. I started this blog to showcase our home and my... Read more

Busy as a bee

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      4 comments

Today has been a fantastically busy day for me. First the Sears repair man came around 8a.m. Then I had so many errands to run. And of course had to drag along the hubby..B... Read more

Baby Steps for a week

Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

One of the things asked today to do is to list our baby steps in the 5% challenge team. So here are mine: Add 5 minutes to my walk time this week. Do some house work every day even if only 5 minutes (to stay ahead) Declutter spots eac... Read more

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