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Going through High School Woes..
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday, I posted about my failure in the binge department. Well, last night I was good. I am finding out more about my oldest, Mary's, grade issues. It seems that 3 important vocab sheets are missing and she is getting an "F" because of i... Read more
I had a binge...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      6 comments

emoticon All was not happy in our household yesterday. My oldest daughter is a freshman in High School and her gr... Read more
Cooking classes
Sunday, January 09, 2011      3 comments

Today, Kate and I went to free cooking classes at Williams Sonoma. They did a stir fry demonstration that was amazing! Added to the new skills we learned and new friends we made, we even got lunch! Everyone got a decent size taste of the dis... Read more
Workin' the food pantry.
Saturday, January 08, 2011      2 comments

As a homeschool mom, I try to get my kids involved in community work to teach them the value of giving to others. One of my activities is the twice monthly job, filling bags at the local food pantry. This is very rewarding! The kids love to ... Read more
Whole Paycheck
Friday, January 07, 2011      1 comments

I am a careful shopper. That being said, I want what I want, when I want it. I don't really like to shop at Whole Foods, because they are SO expensive. However, they have som... Read more
Working out for...Pokemon?
Thursday, January 06, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday, I was thinking of how to get some activity in. It is tricky with the kids always around. By the time we are done with school, we all want to be a bit lazy, I adm... Read more
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

I have a book titled Superfood RX by Steven Pratt M.D. and Kathy Matthews. I really recommend this book, because sometimes in my meal planning, I tend to focus too much on low-cal, low-fat foods and forget to eat healthy. Look, at 44, I really... Read more
Oh, daughter loves to cook!
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      3 comments

My middle daughter, Kate is 13. Since we are homeschooling her this year, she's discovered many new hobbies! See, Kate is very bright. She cannot stop learning or explorin... Read more
Day two is never hard.
Monday, January 03, 2011      3 comments

Wow, great day today! Good nutrition, drank all my water. Didn't get in my activity, but I hope to include a mini gym class with my kids starting tomorrow. Funny...the first couple of days are so easy. I think, "Hey, this is not so bad. ... Read more
How should I take this?
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

I love to throw parties. My hubby and I have entertain constantly throughout the year, culminating in a HUGE Halloween party with upwards of 50 people. Everyone tells us what a wonderful time was had, and please invite them again. BUT... ... Read more
Oh, man, did I ever blow it....
Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

Geez, what happened? I was doing so great and then...WHAM! I just couldn't stop eating. I had to have Artichoke dip and chocolates and all kinds of chips... Here I am 12 pounds later. I would like to give myself an excuse. You know...well... Read more
Why are kids so cruel?
Thursday, June 17, 2010      7 comments

My son Bob, is 10 years old. He is very friendly, probably to his detriment, however. Yesterday, I was so distressed at the way his "friends" acted. See, Bob is not very ath... Read more
The lunch ladies.
Monday, June 14, 2010      9 comments

One of the things that made me depressed enough to drop out of SP for a while, was the picture posted here. My 8th grader needed to have a picture taken with her parents for the slide show. So my 10 year old son snapped this one and I was horr... Read more
I've been lazy.
Sunday, June 13, 2010      7 comments

I have not been on in a while. My daughter had 8th grade graduation. Also, she and my hubby have been in Music Man in our community theater. I just haven't felt like... Read more
Why is family so tough to deal with?
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      9 comments

I love my sister. Since my dad's passing, she is all I have. That being said, I have to tell you, I cannot talk about weight loss with her. Not ever. She is constantly critical. Recently, she told me that when I was thin I looked SO OLD and... Read more

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