Quick trip to Illinois and Wisconsin
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 20 comments
We decided to take a spur of the moment trip up to Illinois and Wisconsin to visit friends and family this week. One of the nice things about being retired is that we can do things like this on short notice. I'm loving getting to spend time wi... Read more
Basement project (stairs and master bedroom)
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 23 comments
We have been very busy with our basement project for the past couple weeks. It all got started when we ordered new carpet for the stairwell and master bedroom in the basement. We sleep downstairs during the summer months. I also use the big clos... Read more
Because I'm Happy!!! (video blog)
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 25 comments
My niece is putting together a video of all the members of my family dancing to Pharrell Williams "Happy" song for my brother's 65th birthday. We are sending her clips that she will piece together. Today, in beginning Zumba class, we danced t... Read more
My little asparagus harvest and house projects
Saturday, April 18, 2015 22 comments
Spring clean up...inside and out!
Saturday, April 11, 2015 19 comments
This week has been a very busy week in terms of house projects. With the warm weather coming back, we seem to have awakened from our winter slumber and decided to tackle several projects. We knew we wanted to get the outside of our house... Read more
Tiny asparagus...loving fitbit...summer plans?
Thursday, April 09, 2015 19 comments
Happy Thurday All! It's really warming up here. High today will be around 80 degrees. Yesterday, I did a lot of yard work cleaning up the flowerbeds and spreading mulch. It's on sale. My asparagus crop was really too small to harvest... Read more
A week with my Fitbit...love it!
Saturday, April 04, 2015 17 comments
First full day with my fitbit...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 21 comments
I finally broke down and got a Fitbit Charge HR Wednesday. So far, I'm really liking it. I'm impressed with how well it integrates with SparkPeople too. Yesterday, was the first day I wore it all day. I went to a line dancing class and a ba... Read more
Finally got a Fitbit!!
Thursday, March 26, 2015 23 comments
After many years of contempating getting a Fitbit, I finally got one!!! I got the new Fitbit HR because I wanted to be able to monitor my heart rate and I wanted to wear the monitor on my wrist. I had a 30% off coupon at Kohl's so I was ab... Read more
Line dancing, ballroom dancing...haircut
Friday, March 20, 2015 21 comments
Bike ride two days in a row...first Zumba class!
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 13 comments
Hubby and I want to ride our bicycles regularly now that the weather has gotten better where we live. We rode yesterday for the first time and rode again today. We rode about 6 miles each time. My goal is to do that every day this week and th... Read more
First bicycle ride of season and hubby's birthday
Monday, March 16, 2015 21 comments
Mom back in assisted living...Breast surgeon checkup okay
Thursday, March 05, 2015 25 comments
My mom got out of the hospital yesterday (from having a heart attack). Thankfully, she was strong enough to go directly back into assisted living. That was a huge relief for my brother and I who share in dealing with her care. My brother actu... Read more
Power back...Mom had a heart attack
Monday, March 02, 2015 30 comments
RANT ALERT: My husband and I have decided Feb. was the month from hell for us. After both of us getting the flu and then not having any electricity for a week due to a massive ice storm, our power was restored and we were able to get... Read more
Day 6 of no power....
Thursday, February 26, 2015 20 comments
Last night it snowed a couple inches. It's pretty, but I just want the electric company workers to be able to restore power to the thousands in our county that haven't had power for almost a week now. We are safe and relatively warm in the time... Read more
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