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GingerBread People
Saturday, November 20, 2010      21 comments

We have had the pleasure of having our one and only granddaughter with us this weekend. I wasn't sure all that we would do to keep her occupied this weekend, but the craft fair was one thing I had in mind. We went and did a little Christmas shop... Read more
It started out ALL about losing weight 9 months ago
Thursday, November 18, 2010      22 comments

First and Foremost I am proud of where I am today. I have made less progress than I had hoped to 9 months ago, but I have a much better overall outlook today about that progress. I am a determined person so when I set a goal I want to make sure ... Read more
Nakita Marie and Me
Sunday, November 14, 2010      12 comments

Nakita Marie is my Siberian husky, a beautiful dog but she has a little ADHD. That is why she has a middle name; sometimes you have to use it. I’m not really sure who is walking whom, because we both fight to be the one in control. When we walk ... Read more
Top Ten Reasons NOT to Turn Back Your Clock
Monday, November 08, 2010      27 comments

10. You'll get the best parking space at work! 9. You'll see the sunrise every morning! 8. You'll have an hour to get your exercise routine done! 7. You'll avoid the morning rush hour! 6. You'll avoid the evening rush hour! 5. You... Read more
New Month - New Goals- New Motivation - New Incentive - New Challenges - No Excuses!
Monday, November 01, 2010      10 comments

This is my mantra for the month. Goals - I will focus on getting those fruits and vegetables in everyday. I will eat within calorie range - I will exercise 6 days a week Motivation - new pants that are already hanging in my closet! ... Read more
Happy Birthday Present to Me!
Sunday, October 31, 2010      16 comments

No, today is not my birthday and neither was Friday but when I arrived home on Friday night there was a package on our porch that was suppose to be my birthday present. I had asked hubby for an early birthday present but I was thinking more like... Read more
Aging Fit and Strong
Thursday, October 28, 2010      5 comments

That is the name of the new fitness class I started taking tonight. The catalog mentioned strength and cardio so I was thinking it would have both. However tonight's class consisted of a full 60 minutes of Calisthenics. I have to admit it was no... Read more
A message to my Class
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      8 comments

Have you decided to put more effort into changing your lifestyle. We are coming up on a couple of tough months and I for one will make it through these months healthier. There is no waiting until the New Year - We made a commitment last year whe... Read more
I'm looking ahead - November Goals
Friday, October 22, 2010      11 comments

With October nearing the end, I have really been thinking a lot about my November goals. To start I know that my before work and lunch time walks may be a little more limited so I have signed up for 2 fitness classes at the college. They are eac... Read more
"October's Party"
Thursday, October 21, 2010      11 comments

October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came - The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band. ~Geo... Read more
Chicken and Apple Sausage
Sunday, October 17, 2010      9 comments

I have blogged a few times regarding my husbands and mine sausage making. Our brother in law had bought a partial pig and had all these packages of sausage that he did not like. He asked us to come over and doctor it up so that he didn’t have to... Read more
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      7 comments

Spedies are cubed pieces of meat (pork, beef, lamb and even chicken) marinated and grilled. They are very popular in our area to the point that every year now we have a Spedie Fest which consists of cook offs to determine the best in multiple ca... Read more
Green Spinach and Eggs... oh and Grilled Veggies!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      8 comments

No, it isn't "Green Eggs and Ham" but try them I think you will like them! Can you guess my favorite book from childhood? ... Read more
Weekend sabotage
Monday, October 11, 2010      7 comments

I get through the week with a little bit of a weight loss. Then the weekend comes along and I throw caution to the wind. I know I need to make better weekend choices, but I’m struggling doing it. Once Friday hits I want that Friday night cocktai... Read more
Green Tomatoes, herbs, Clams and Fish
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

We have the threat of a frost tonight so we had to clean out the gardens. I was amazed at how many tomatoes were still on the vines. There were a few almost ripe, but the majority of them were green. My husband would like to try fried green toma... Read more

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