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Shopping at the Mall - Holidays Coming.. Be Alert!
Saturday, November 07, 2009      5 comments

BLOG UPDATE Hi Sparksters~ I have been informed that the following story is an Internet Urban Legend... for which I am grateful! In any event, I'm leaving the posting as it reminds us all to be careful and alert. Here is the snopes link ... Read more
Split Pea Soup - Suggestions Welcomed!
Friday, November 06, 2009      13 comments

Well, I tried my hand today at making some home-made split pea soup. It didn't turn out too bad and my DH thought it was good, if a little bland. He thought some cut up ham or bacon bits would have been a nice addition. I might do that for hi... Read more
Jello Jello Jello Wheeee!
Thursday, November 05, 2009      10 comments

Today I made up a double batch of yogurt fluff and it got me to thinking that I should share this family favorite recipe with my Spark Friends. My DH and I eat most all our meals at home and one thing that I always try and do afer lunch and din... Read more
SECOND Anniversary with Before/After Photo
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      15 comments

Today is the SECOND anniversary of my joining Weight Watchers. When I originally joined, I promised myself that I would go for a minimum of 2 years regardless if I gained or lost. I figured with my previous history of Yo Yo dieting that I migh... Read more
iTunes, iPods and Podcasts
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      7 comments

Hi my Spark Friends, I have used an ipod for several years and really enjoy it. I am a member of Audible Book Club and that is sort of fun because you can download books and listen to them while you do housework drive or what not. Last year ... Read more
The Car Gas Cap - Who Knew This?
Monday, November 02, 2009      11 comments

WHO KNEW THIS??? I have been driving for over 35 years... I would think I should have noticed the little secret on my dashboard that was staring me in the face the whole time...I didn't...and I bet you didn't either... Have you ever ... Read more
Halloween Trick or Treaters and Dried Apple Slices
Sunday, November 01, 2009      6 comments

The FUNNIEST thing happened last night. We live on the hill in an area that gets inundated with trick or treaters. There are probably about 50 houses up on the hill with no through streets ~ and so people love to drop off kids and let them go ... Read more
FREE Download from Oprah Book Club "Say You Are One of Them"
Saturday, October 31, 2009      3 comments

For those of you that follow Oprah and her bookclub, I thought you might be interested to know that for a limited time you can get the first story in Uwem Akpan's powerful collection Say You're One of Them. You can also join Oprah and Uwem for ... Read more
FREE Pumpkin Carving Stencils
Friday, October 30, 2009      9 comments

Tomorrow is Halloween so most everyone that is going to carve a pumpkin has done it already.... but I wanted to share this with my Spark Friends in case you still want to carve one or save the stencils for next year. Better Homes and Gardens ha... Read more
Is it a Cold or the H1N1 Swine Flu?
Thursday, October 29, 2009      5 comments

With the Cold and Flu season upon us... I was wondering how do you tell if you have a cold or the H1N1 Swine Flu? I came across a list of cold and flu symptoms that helped point out the differences between the two. This could be helpful in det... Read more
Family Tree - Keeping Track of Medical History
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      5 comments

Many of you are probably the same as me in respect to keeping track of family medical history... just haven't done it. I know at some point the information could be important, but it is an easy one to procrastinate on. I'm thinking I better ad... Read more
How Quick Are Your Reactions? A Fun Exercise
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      9 comments

As we get older, our reaction times seem to slow.. Ever wonder why they want to take your drivers license away? Why deer get hit on the Highway? Well this will explain it all.. Warning! It is a bit addictive. Enjoy my Friends. ... Read more
Fit Bottomed Girls
Monday, October 26, 2009      6 comments

Okay Okay.. I know the name is a bit strange and off-beat (although I do wish I had one of those fit bottoms!)... but I wanted to let you know about a web site I visit that has lots of interesting information as well as a daily newsletter. They... Read more
FREE Fitness Calendar - Check it out
Friday, October 23, 2009      10 comments

Over the past year or so, I have used a Fitness Calendar to track my daily activities. Of course I use the Spark People fitness tracker to log in my exercise and get Spark Points ~ but the fitness calendar is nice because you get a whole month ... Read more
Pumpkin Pumpkin Pumpkin - Some great recipes
Thursday, October 22, 2009      10 comments

By now most of you have heard of Hungry Girl... right? She has been around for a couple of years and has a free on-line newsletter and has published a couple of low cal cookbooks. Anyway one of the ingredients she routinely uses is PUMPKIN. I... Read more

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