The Other Half
Monday, February 19, 2018      3 comments

This is the other half of my anniversary meal from Texas Roadhouse. It was just as good the second time around! I deliberately cut my steak, potato,... Read more
Human vs Canine Enrichment
Sunday, February 18, 2018      7 comments

If you look closely, you might see a Lindt dark chocolate truffle! This was my gift from my wonderful husband of 32 years. He still knows how to mak... Read more
I Can't See You, You Can't See Me
Thursday, February 15, 2018      6 comments

Here's Bear trying to hide from the squirrels. To be fair, they probably can't see him. They don't seem like brightest bulbs in the pack. Bear runs ... Read more
Meal Planning
Monday, February 12, 2018      2 comments

Today's video on Spark Coach was about menu planning. I was pleasantly surprised to find I have been doing all the coach suggested for decades! Yeah... Read more
Cookie and Bear, Bear and Cookie
Saturday, February 10, 2018      5 comments

There's Mister Fuzzy Butt. Yep, he decided the cabinet was the place to be. I think he thought there would be food in there. Hopefully there wasn't!... Read more
A Few of My Favorite Things, Kitchen Edition, Part 5
Monday, February 05, 2018      2 comments

It seems crazy to say this, but the cheapo interlocking mats on the floor have been a godsend in my kitchen. That tile is hard! These make working i... Read more
Goal in Sight!
Saturday, February 03, 2018      2 comments

Woohoo! I am under 162 pounds! I haven't seen that number in a few years. I may still make my goal of under 160 by the end of the month at this rate. Since losing weight, my shoes are not as tight. Oh, and my trousers, too! Yoga is still a chall... Read more
Talking Turkey
Friday, February 02, 2018      4 comments

If I'm going to get below 160 pounds by February 28, I have to start planning my food and exercise -and sticking to it. It's not that hard. Th... Read more
Gross! or Golly! ???
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      3 comments

I'm a former homeschooling mom who loves to lead young people in learning. Whether it be math or science or writing or sewing or cooking or just lea... Read more
Whether We Should Talk About the Weather
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      6 comments

This is a church in our little New England town. Quaint, isn't it? That describes our little town to a T. A bit of rural mixed with a good bit of su... Read more
Chocolate, Protein, AND Fiber!
Sunday, January 28, 2018      6 comments

This is my go-to when I need a bit more protein and fiber in my nutrition tracker. I originally tried it because it's gluten and dairy free and I thought my youngest would be able to use it. She's a vegetarian. She's also gluten and lactose into... Read more
Gone and Found!
Saturday, January 27, 2018      3 comments

I thought it was gone forever. I even ordered another one. But Bear led me on an explore in the woods in the back of your yard - and there it was! I... Read more
Inside Her Brain
Thursday, January 25, 2018      3 comments

There she is. My little trooper! We finally got a look inside her brain to see what's going on. Literally! My oldest son used his Christmas bonus to... Read more
A Few of My Favorite Things, Kitchen Edition, Part 4
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      3 comments

What's white, round, and hums like a fan? That's right, my dehydrator! The thing is almost twenty years old and still is going strong. When my kids were younger I made fruit leather all the time. It was how I got fruit in them - I told them the... Read more
Big Win For Me!!!
Sunday, January 21, 2018      5 comments

I'm down over ten pounds since starting back with SparkPeople!! By this time next month, I want to be under 160 pounds. On a 5'1" frame, that's a lot of poundage. But taking baby steps and not overdoing strength training should help. ... Read more

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