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  • Beautiful sunshine

    4/7/2020 10:05:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    A mild spring day. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll go for a short walk later this morning. Have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • Sunshine

    4/6/2020 5:05:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    A great day here today. Had to go to get some groceries this afternoon. My daughter says hello to all. Stay safe. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Have a great day all!... Read more

  • Hope!

    4/6/2020 11:15:28 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Thank you all medical workers

    4/6/2020 11:11:41 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • We are in this together!

    4/6/2020 11:10:41 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Our Twisting and Winding Life's Path

    4/6/2020 9:29:22 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    The Bend In The Road Sometimes we come to live's crossroads And we view what we think is the end. But God has a much wider wisdom And he knows it's only a bend-- The road will go on and get smoother And after we've stopped for a rest, The path that lies hidden beyond us Is often... Read more

  • Make Your Own Mask

    4/5/2020 8:34:47 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

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  • Guide Us With Your Grace

    4/5/2020 8:03:35 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    If this doesn't touch your hearts and souls....!!! https://www.facebook.com/Hap
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  • Bread From Scratch

    4/5/2020 3:22:23 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    With everybody baking at home, these days Here is my favourite bread recipe! Bread From Scratch In a large bowl combined 6 cups of flour 1 Tbsp of Himalayan Pink Salt Tbsp of Organic sugar Set aside In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup warm water 1/2 tsp organic sugar ... Read more

  • Peace, Hope And The Promise in a Time of Tribulation

    4/5/2020 2:52:31 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    The best-known example comes from the flood story of Genesis 6—9. In Genesis 8:8—12, after the ark has landed on the mountains of Ararat, Noah sends out a dove three times to see how far the flood waters have receded. The first time it found nothing and returned to the ark. The second time it ... Read more

  • A new day

    4/5/2020 12:54:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. I went for a short walk this morning and I am feeling pretty good. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Not much planned for the day. Take care and stay safe, everyone.... Read more

  • And They All Agreed

    4/5/2020 11:36:28 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    This gave me my chuckle for the day. I think we could all use a bit of humour, yes? Just be careful because people are going crazy from being in lockdown! Actually I've just been talking about this with the microwave and toaster while drinking coffee and we all agreed that things are getting wo... Read more

  • When Our World Falls Apart

    4/4/2020 5:50:17 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    We've been here before. When external factors shift... Presently, our whole world feels like it's falling apart and many by the thousands out of fear are not sure what to hold onto. What is fact and what is fiction None the less, it has triggered a fear factor. We feel as if all the walls... Read more

  • A mild spring day

    4/4/2020 1:37:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! My daughter and I will be playing monopoly in a while. I just finished a dance workout from you tube and I feel great. Have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • It's Friday

    4/3/2020 12:38:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Another relaxing day here today. I will do some exercise after lunch. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • Cabin fever anyone?

    4/2/2020 9:00:49 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Sunshine

    4/2/2020 12:09:26 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another beautiful day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! A relaxing day here. Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • A sunny day

    4/1/2020 2:00:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Another relaxing day here. I will get a workout in later. Have a great day, everyone and stay safe.... Read more

  • Wish I had this for this crisis time period.

    4/1/2020 12:55:42 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • A cloudy day

    3/31/2020 11:38:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says thank you for all of the birthday wishes. She had a great day. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day, everyone. Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/30/2020 2:51:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's my daughter's birthday today! She is doing well and says hello. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! We are safe and sound. Have a great day, everyone.... Read more

  • My own current mindfulness strategies

    3/30/2020 1:52:04 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am very poor at this. Especially when I want to eat. 24 After the 24 weeks of the daily NOOM program, I have come to try to apply this: NOOM TAUGHT ME: MINDFULLNESS BEFORE EATING. • BREATHE • WHAT AM I FEELING? H?A?L?T? HALT This is "emotional hunger") • BODY... Read more

  • Sunny day

    3/29/2020 2:44:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Stay safe. Have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • Remembering God's Promise

    3/29/2020 11:41:33 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

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  • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLEANING AND DISINFECTING

    3/28/2020 5:39:14 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLEANING AND DISINFECTING YOUR HOME—AND HOW OFTEN YOU SHOULD BE DOING EACH I would say that I’m a pretty conscientious cleaner. I’m a bit of a germaphobe and dedicate a decent amount of time to keeping my home clean and tidy. But with COVID-19, I want to make sure I’... Read more

  • A mild day

    3/28/2020 3:20:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. We are doing well and are taking it easy. Have a great day, everyone.... Read more

  • How do you like them apples?

    3/28/2020 3:14:46 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    Minds are like parachutes. They work best when opened. Thomas Dewar Well, how do you like them apples? I approached my boss about continuing to work from home in the safety of my environment. Do you want to know her response? We are not among the businesses that have been ordered to c... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    3/27/2020 3:06:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. We are doing well and are keeping safe. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Hope that everyone is doing well and have a great day.... Read more

  • Wow...7 days since my last blog...I can't use the excuse I have no time :-((

    3/27/2020 1:22:21 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello my beautiful sparkling friends! How are you doing in this crazy new world? I'm coping...but I'm not particularly happy with this new lifestyle. I must say leaving a recently bereaved on their own in isolation is not the best way to cope with psychological mindsets. Sooo... Read more

  • When We Wish For Something

    3/27/2020 8:44:42 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    When we wish for something, our consciousness opens to receiving it, like a flower unfolding its petals to receive a bee. From blowing dandelion seeds into the air to throwing a penny into the fountain, we've all felt inspired to make a wish, to whisper our secret desires into the ears of the u... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/26/2020 4:06:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. In a while my daughter and I will be playing a game of monopoly. Have a great day everyone!... Read more

  • On my own advice, I just collected my reusable grocery bags to wash.

    3/26/2020 1:39:29 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have never thought about washing them before! Thanks for your encouragement, 24 chris... Read more

  • SP article on Mindfullness 24 Short Mindfulness Practices for Your Sanity

    3/26/2020 1:23:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    . The article has actual links to each of these 24 techniques! www.sparkpeople.com/resource
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    2608 Do you use any of these???? 20 135 With a regular mindfulness, you can improve your mental fortitude and find balance. Before you accept unpleasant fee... Read more

  • video link How to handle groceries and other things brought into the house to prevent spreading COVI

    3/26/2020 10:22:10 AM, by CTUPTON

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    TE5WsBq-XIMQw sure seems like lots of time and effort. But I was actually thinking about this myself. I just had groceries delivered to me and also a month's supply ... Read more

  • Instead of a "to do" list....

    3/25/2020 6:25:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    ...write a DONE list. It feels much better.... Read more

  • It's Wednesday

    3/25/2020 5:29:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's pretty quiet here. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Stay safe everyone. Have a good day.... Read more

  • 2nd Blog.......Ever!!

    3/24/2020 11:50:07 AM, by PBVHCCVH

    This a letter that I sent to all the Teams on which I am the Leader or the Co-Leader. Several people asked if I would post this where anyone could read it, so here it is. Even if you're not on the Teams, I still care about you! MESSAGE TO ALL TEAM MEMBERS During this time of turmoil i... Read more

  • Ways to stay Occupied during the Quarantine

    3/23/2020 2:08:17 PM, by NEWFLABULESS

    A lot of people are stuck at home right now due to the COVID-19 outbreak or Coronavirus (whatever you want to call it). Why not try to make the most of by doing something productive? There are so many ways that you can make the best of this time in quarantine....let's find the positives! ... Read more

  • A snow day

    3/23/2020 9:10:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's snowing here now. Then it is going to rain. My daughter says hello. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Everyone is doing well. Have a great day, everyone... Read more

  • How Is Everyone Doing?

    3/22/2020 9:19:21 PM, by DAWNGW

    I just wanted to post here with these very interesting times we're having, globally. How is everyone? It's not just a local jurisdiction but every one is feeling this COVID-19 problem. As for me, I've been working from home this past week but this upcoming couple of weeks I will be on vacation... Read more

  • +canvas bags great for groceries--but wash them

    3/22/2020 8:39:06 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • What Is Truth Protection & Preventions

    3/22/2020 11:10:08 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    Protection & Prevention As we know everyone is looking for solutions and prevention to keep them from getting the COVID-19 Before everyone becomes too excited and goes off half-cocked with the most recent postings for prevention for the COVID-19 every last one of us needs to go to Myth Bu... Read more

  • A sunny day

    3/22/2020 10:12:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day everyone. Stay safe.... Read more

  • It's Saturday

    3/21/2020 10:49:01 PM, by MOMMY445

    I had a good walk outside earlier today. After dinner, I danced for quite a while. My daughter says hello. We are doing well with having to mainly stay in due to the corona virus that is happening around the world. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Have a great night everyone.... Read more

  • about grocery bags and viruses.... I never heard this before!

    3/21/2020 2:04:29 PM, by CTUPTON

    from FB Amanda Whatley Cotton itself rips the virus to shreds in a couple of hours, due to hydrogen bonding interactions between the cellulose fibres and the structure of the protein. Same for wood. Materials like plastic, metal, ceramic and glass will let the virus remain viable for lon... Read more

  • Socal distancing is the PITS my friends!

    3/20/2020 6:55:15 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    Hello, my dear sparklers! How are all of you doing during these unknown times? I am doing the best I can to keep my spirits up and keeping myself healthy and busy. I am so very thankful that I have a beautiful home and a big back yard to enjoy...even if it's all on my own without my sweet hubb... Read more

  • BREAKING NEWS

    3/20/2020 10:44:49 AM, by NOMORESTALLING

    As we all know these are serious times and not to be taken lightly. Although I am believing and having faith that this will come to an end and soon we should in all seriousness take every precaution necessary. In Canada, the province of New Brunswick had found that their people weren't taking ... Read more

  • videos from Georgia Aquarium--so relaxing to watch!

    3/19/2020 7:50:16 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • As the situation continues to unfold

    3/19/2020 3:45:17 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    I wanted to share an important article with you today from our friends at TheNutritionWatchdog... This article has been going viral and is a very important update on your immune system in regard to the coronavirus... As the situation continues to unfold around Coronavirus, I wanted to take this... Read more

  • hand areas missed after washing

    3/19/2020 2:00:31 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Fun--Jazz Hands Music and Dance video- for kids and big kids like us

    3/19/2020 1:10:12 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Paris Museums put items up so you can see them!

    3/16/2020 8:57:32 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • The Truth Is.....The Real Threat...

    3/15/2020 5:45:43 PM, by NOMORESTALLING

    Not to make light of the circumstances but just to make folks stop and think. Going back in history we have had, starting with 2000 - the Y2K scare 2001 - it was the Anthrax Scare 2002 - we were threatened with the West Nile Virus 2003 - We had the break out of SARS 20... Read more

  • Solution to a problem of mine. MEETUP groups.

    3/14/2020 1:12:37 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just learned about MEETUPS. There are hundreds of small groups of people getting together for whatever floats your boat. I joined one WNY Excursions--maybe excursions is the wrong word. There is an age range listed. I am going today to a nearby nature center. An indoors activity: ma... Read more

  • More deep thoughts with cookie monster

    3/14/2020 12:42:03 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • a windy and cloudy day

    3/13/2020 1:57:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a cooler day here today. my daughter has started her march break from school. with the corona virus that is going around, public schools across ontario, canada, will be closed for two weeks after march break. she is gettng a longer march break than she realized. i am sure we can do something d... Read more

  • 30 min. flexibility workout that I just might do! You need FB.

    3/13/2020 9:18:52 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Reminder to myself to disinfect

    3/12/2020 12:43:11 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • a beautiful sunny day

    3/12/2020 9:59:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    the sun is shining brightly here today. my daughter says hi to all. she is looking forward to march break here next week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Down 2 pounds!

    3/11/2020 3:26:46 PM, by NEWFLABULESS

    Today marks two weeks since the start of Lent and my no desserts pledge. I'm calling it "no desserts" because "no sugar" is extremely difficult....almost impossible.....for me. So many foods have sugar in them: breads, bacon, some meats, seasonings, etc. No desserts means that I am not indulgi... Read more

  • a mostly cloudy day

    3/11/2020 12:59:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a bit windy today, too. it is not as mild as it was the other day. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i am enoying the zumba class i am taking. i have a few errands to do, then i am off for a long walk. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Honoring my wonderful hub's birthday up in heaven

    3/10/2020 10:35:05 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    So....yesterday was a hard day in a series of hard days these last eight months since I've lost my sweet husband. Yesterday was his birthday...his 73rd here on earth but his first heavenly one. I was so SO sad. We always made a big deal of each other's birthday so it was a very hollow day for me. I ... Read more

  • Wishing we had a word like instead of "death"

    3/10/2020 6:49:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    Bernie Siegel 23 hrs · The term used to describe death in Judaism is histalkut, which does not mean death in the sense of coming to an end; rather, it is an elevation from one level to another. When one completes his or her mission in life, the departed person is elevated to a higher plane. ... Read more

  • a cloudy and windy day

    3/10/2020 2:32:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    there was some rain here this morning. the rain has stopped and the sun has been trying to come out for the past while. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • I love Aunty Acid!

    3/9/2020 1:29:28 PM, by NEWFLABULESS

    We had beautiful weather this weekend in Mid-Missouri. It started raining over night and is supposed to rain all week. As long as it's warm, I'm OK with the rain. I'm praying that it doesn't rain so much that it causes flooding and for those who are still stuck in winter with snow and cold tem... Read more

  • a mild sunny day

    3/9/2020 12:41:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. i will be going for a long walk in a while outdoors. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more