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  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 199 of doing the new: Power outage for 2 hours.

    2/18/2020 10:28:53 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "My life is a joy filled with delightful surprises." 189 I do not have a set eating time. I eat either when I am hungry or when it fits into my day the best. For the past week I have not been hungry before 6 PM. Last night it started to snow and even though I wasn't hungry, something inside m... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday !!!! My quiet day today !!!! have a wonderful one .. I'm going to !!!

    2/18/2020 8:56:55 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Be Someone

    2/18/2020 12:00:33 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Be someone that makes YOU happy. 410... Read more

  • Taco Dinner Party!

    2/17/2020 11:05:47 PM, by FRENCHIFAL

    I had some friends over for a belated Galentine’s Day celebration, and made up an amazing taco bar!! I made a few different veggie stuffings - this barbecue jackfruit is a personal favorite! https://minimalistbaker.com/
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    t-meal/ This lentil recipe is a... Read more

  • Satisfyingly Busy

    2/17/2020 8:11:05 PM, by IGSBETH

    Today has been a bit much. I swam for 90 minutes, walked for 50 minutes, and shoveled snow for 20 minutes. I might need to shovel some more later tonight, too. Unsurprisingly, I reached 2000 fitness minutes for the month today. Also, I took a CPR class today and am now re-certif... Read more

  • Snowing in WI

    2/17/2020 6:38:27 PM, by FISHGUT3

    For Rose!! ... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land: Day 198 of Doing the New: Read 44 Fun Facts about Presidents

    2/17/2020 9:28:55 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "As we express our gratitude we never forget the highest appreciation is not uttered words but to live by them." ~John F Kennedy 232 Martin Van Buren was the 1st president born in the USA 652 Happy President's Day! I remember celebrating Lincoln's and Washington's birthday but neve... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday !!! Going to my brother's house today!! Hubby is with mom .. Have a good one!

    2/17/2020 8:57:40 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Breaks From Social Media

    2/17/2020 12:12:49 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "Nothing creates more chaos in my life than social media. And it's not like I receive a lot of hateful tweets! I'm just talking about the ego, the negativity, and the callousness that are part of it. Keeping boundaries around it makes me a much more peaceful person." Leslie Odom Jr. (... Read more

  • Consistency ~ My 90-Day Challenge

    2/16/2020 8:04:00 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MamaDee's Blog ~ SP Day 5050! Today is Sunday! Today is also February 16, 2020. Exactly three weeks since my last blog. AND.... Three weeks until we return to DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME! (I really dislike changing time back & forth - but of the two, I like 'springing forward' one hour best!... Read more

  • Summer is Coming...

    2/16/2020 5:06:49 PM, by REBECCATKD

    We booked our family trip for this summer: Myrtle Beach! I’ve got new motivation to shed those last pesky pounds. I took stock today. A little lumpy, but very much salvageable. My goals for the week: 1. Track all food. Pre-plan meals the night before. 2. Go to TKD on Monday and Thursday. ... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land: Day 197 of Doing the New: breaking the cycle of getting food because it

    2/16/2020 1:02:31 PM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Open your heart to possibilities." 272 On Valentine's day night I was looking for a movie to watch. I went back to 'Not Cinderella's Type' on Amazon Prime. Indy mom had died when she was 10 leaving her with her aunt and uncle to raise who raised her to be their maid. Her best friend Maxton... Read more

  • Serene Sunday ... busy week ahead again ... so going to enjoy today .. whatever I do ... :)

    2/16/2020 10:50:34 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • nephew visit

    2/16/2020 12:30:05 AM, by IMREITE

    he is almost 4 months old. he was baby babbling and wiggling. my brother is the dorkiest dad. he definatly learned form our dad,... Read more

  • Don't Live In A Gray Twilight

    2/16/2020 12:07:15 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure...…….. Than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, Because they live in a Gray Twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt ... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 196 of Doing the New: Candy tasted icky, finding emotions, & heali

    2/15/2020 12:30:21 PM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "You are free to choice, but you are not free from the consequence of your choices." 149 I am very grateful for the book 'The path to wholeness' by Carol Tuttle I got at the library. Every since my son was born, I have felt I was going crazy. As I read this book, quit often I will stop and ... Read more

  • Saturday is here ... Home day today ... looking forward to quiet !!!

    2/15/2020 9:39:43 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Banking nutrition on high calorie burn days

    2/15/2020 12:35:27 AM, by WEWRTFO

    Arrived back home yesterday having the rare ability to safely drive 25 continuous hours. As much as I like driving, the scenery. Flying out trips in March and April is much preferred and planned. Its been exactly 8 weeks since hip replacement. Loading 300 smalls on hay trailer and throwing out... Read more

  • Last But Not Least............Myth #10: Margarine Is Loaded With Unhealthy Trans Fats.

    2/15/2020 12:23:54 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Not all margarines are created equal. Stick margarine goes through a process called hydrogenation, which produces a firm shape, but also trans fats that are more harmful than saturated fats. A better margarine option is the softer, tub margarine that contains more liquid oil and little or n... Read more

  • level 2 done

    2/15/2020 12:04:33 AM, by IMREITE

    i finished level 2 of my real appeal challenge. i start level 3 on sunday.... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 195 of Doing the New: A surprise Valentines gift

    2/14/2020 10:38:40 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    26 "Where ever you go, leave a heart print." 26 Happy Valentine's Day! 26 Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday. 251 My mom was raised in a home where they celebrated everything. So when they got married, she just assumed Dad would also. But Dad wanted to spend every ho... Read more

  • Happy Birthday TD !!!!! Happy Valentines Day too !!!!! :)

    2/14/2020 8:11:28 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth #9: Farm-Raised Fish Isn't Healthy

    2/14/2020 12:01:27 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Fortunately this is false. Today's farm-raised fish is a terrific source of omega-3 fatty acids with lower mercury contamination. What's more-----the latest technology in farm-raised fish makes them more sustainable with lower use of antibiotics and no added coloration. 492... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday ..... thankful I have a day of rest ...

    2/13/2020 10:33:02 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 194 of Doing the New: Happy Galentine's Day

    2/13/2020 10:29:46 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    Happy Galentine's Day! "What's Galentine's Day? Only the best day of the year!!! Every February 13, my lady friends and I leave our husbands & boyfriends at home & just kick it breakfast style. Ladies celebrating Ladies." ~Leslie Knope 251 I saw this and thought, what a fabulous ide... Read more

  • Bursitis

    2/13/2020 9:54:42 AM, by JODNEX

    I've been dealing with some hip pain for weeks (months?) and it's been getting worse. I had this before, years ago, and now suddenly it's back. It made sense that a big factor is that my muscles in that area have been historically so tight, so I've been stretching more diligently. It turns out that ... Read more

  • Myth #8: Soy can cause cancer.

    2/12/2020 11:48:24 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Soy has been charged with everything from "feminizing men" to causing breast cancer. But it simply isn't true. In fact, soy consumed in youth or adolescence may actually reduce the risk of breast cancer. And even women who had estrogen receptor positive breast cancer can enjoy moderate... Read more

  • Switched it up!!

    2/12/2020 2:53:38 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    Feeling bored with the gym so I did my Leslie Sansone Walk the Walk video today. Still did some exercise that felt less routine. Thank you Lord for variety.... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 193 of Doing the New: Thank you friend 4 helping me heal from Abus

    2/12/2020 11:15:02 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be." ~Abraham Lincoln When I was growing up, we celebrated today as Abe's birthday. I believe when my son was in Kindergarten they celebrated also. But 100 days of school kind of over shadowed Abe's birthday and president's day.... Read more

  • Wonderful Wacky Wednesday!! day of rest yesterday, super nuts fun busy today!!!! :)

    2/12/2020 7:31:43 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth #7: Natural Foods Are Nutritious

    2/11/2020 11:24:08 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Food manufacturers know that the word natural on their label sells. But there is no FDA definition for natural. It doesn't automatically mean that it is organic or healthier. This is another good reason to eat foods from all food groups.... Read more

  • week 109 of therapy

    2/11/2020 7:50:28 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week in therapy we discussed in therapy my release of 12 lbs and the clearance for the surgery by the psych eval. As I told my therapist releasing the 12 lbs was not even the tip of the iceberg for me. What is the fact that I am cleared for the surgery now. When I told her that I was cleared fo... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday !!! MEGA MARVELOUS Monday ... quiet day today, busy day tomorrow!! YAY!!!!

    2/11/2020 10:48:26 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Weight Loss

    2/11/2020 10:39:45 AM, by FOXXEE

    A lb here a lb there lost. I just wish I could lose a little more than a little in 2 weeks. I am trying to keep up exercise but wonder if I need to work more on upper cardio than walking and running. I'm not sure how much longer my hip will hold out. I am looking forwards to June 22 when I can get a... Read more

  • My Adventure in Spark Land...Day 192 of doing the new: Finally figured out why I dislike my bathroom

    2/11/2020 9:39:52 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Stop judging yourself and start loving yourself." ~Heather Stillufsen I have a board on pinterest for quotes. I started them to put in my journal. I posted one and everyone liked it so much I kept posting. Now I am adding them to my blog. I looked this morning for a quote on love and only ... Read more

  • February 11... Already?!

    2/11/2020 8:59:54 AM, by JODNEX

    I feel like it's still January, but it's actually mid-February already?!?!? Where do the days go??? I did great yesterday! I ate light and worked out and meditated even. I will do all of it again today. Yep! I 100% know how to do this. Happy Tuesday, y'all! 244... Read more

  • Myth #6: Organic Foods Are Healthier

    2/10/2020 10:41:09 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Some argue that because organic foods reduce exposure to pesticide residues and antibiotic resistant bacteria that they're "healthier" foods. However, that doesn't mean organic cookies, chips, and ice creams with high fat and high sugar content are better for you or more nutritious. R... Read more

  • Glad I made it!!

    2/10/2020 2:15:54 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    Glad I made it to the gym this morning in spite of being tired!!... Read more

  • My Adventure in Spark Land...Day 191 of doing the new: Brownies

    2/10/2020 11:38:03 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action becomes a reality." I like how the quote above states everything! 4 Today is have a brownie day. To be honest, I've never made a brownie before in my life. My mom al... Read more

  • Rediscovering Peace and Joy

    2/10/2020 10:21:28 AM, by JODNEX

    I realize something I've been doing that's not helping. I thought it was helping. I spend some time analyzing why I haven't been doing well with my fitness goals, and it's because I've been feeling overwhelmed with life. So I analyze it and try to come up with strategies for dealing with the stuff t... Read more

  • Carry your Water exercise!

    2/10/2020 9:21:52 AM, by SUSIEMT

    This is a Premium Spark Coach exercise. Carry my water bottle with me everywhere I go. No brainer! I have carried it with me from day 1 here on Sparkpeople. I even drink from it frequently! 'Nuff said! No comments required. 30 194 529... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday !!! Getting out for eagle hunting this morning (can't wait till Wed)

    2/10/2020 9:07:33 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • A High-Speed Chase

    2/10/2020 12:22:00 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Around 11 last night, while I was at my computer, Sparking, I heard a strange noise. I turned down the TV and looked out the window that faces the Highway that goes past our house, and saw 6 Police Cars with lights flashing lined up on the East side of the road. Then a bit later, I heard a larg... Read more

  • Adventures in Cooking

    2/9/2020 11:17:38 PM, by FRENCHIFAL

    Today I tried a couple of new recipes! I had never riced cauliflower before, it turned out to be really easy in the food processor. Some of it got rolled up into grilled eggplant involtini. I roasted one eggplant, diced, with an onion, a cup of cherry tomatoes (quartered), some minced garl... Read more

  • closet cleaned

    2/9/2020 11:16:38 PM, by IMREITE

    i call it closet shopping so it sounds fun. but i am throwing out 1 sweater that had stains on it and 8 other shirts that i haven't worn in months and dont see myself wearing them in the next year. i also threw out 3 pairs of pants that are too big.... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 190 of Doing the New: A single snow flake.

    2/9/2020 11:02:28 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Life's what you make it." 433 Yesterday I needed to go shopping for food. I was really nervous and kept praying my car would be OK. I got to my car and I heard no beeping, I got in and I saw not lights flashing at me! I was so very grateful! I was grateful I got to Walmart OK. I didn't ... Read more

  • Snowy Sunday .. No mom today, but she's doing well .. talked to her yesterday ... :)

    2/9/2020 10:57:11 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth #5: Fresh produce is healthier than canned or frozen.

    2/8/2020 11:43:42 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Foods which are picked fresh and immediately canned or frozen serve up the same---or even greater---amount of nutrition than fresh produce. In fact, your body more easily absorbs nutrients like lycopene when they've gone through the canning process.... Read more

  • Love it!!

    2/8/2020 11:15:26 AM, by S_MHANCOCK

    Love that I am enthusiastic to do laundry on a Saturday!! Thank you Lord for enthusiasm.... Read more

  • Super Saturday !!!! another .. er ... quiet day ahead ... lol ..

    2/8/2020 10:26:40 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 189 of doing the new: Healthy choice simply steamer Garden Vegetab

    2/8/2020 9:39:17 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "What lies before us & what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us." ~www.operationbeautiful.com I am sure you all are sick of hearing about 'Dress Your Truth'. 2 months ago I discovered 'Dress Your Truth' program. I have taken the free test many times and every tim... Read more

  • Myth #4: Sugar Is Toxic

    2/8/2020 12:52:12 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The truth? No long-term studies show that sugar is toxic or causes disease on its own. However, getting your calories from sugary, high-fat foods instead of fruits, vegetables and whole grains is not a recipe for a healthy life.... Read more

  • PROGRESS

    2/8/2020 12:18:20 AM, by WEWRTFO

    Sent photo of my upper part of my incisiin to my surgeon. Turns out its an abscess, dr not at all concerned, prescribed antibiotic taking past several days. Its mostly all healed. Felt so good, decided to test it out how far I could make it up hell hill, relatively difficult hike. To my de... Read more

  • no specific plans

    2/7/2020 11:37:47 PM, by IMREITE

    i have my grandma's birthday party on sunday but i dont want to zone out an be on my butt the rest the weekend so i am getting a list of chores, tasks, and fun tasks so i stay moving and get stuff done. to get stuff done... Read more

  • Book Review: When the Darkness Will Not Lift

    2/7/2020 4:24:07 PM, by ERINLINDSAY83

    "When the Darkness Will Not Lift " - John Piper Going through the darkest depression I've ever known, after my world shattered last summer.... I've not been doing well. I asked my Pastor for book recommendations; this was one of them. It's an excerpt of a larger book. It is a quick, 79 page rea... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 188 of doing the new: Snow White

    2/7/2020 11:57:18 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "You're happy ending may not be what you expect, but that is what makes it special." ~Snow White 204 After Christmas I got the Disney App. I found out when I hit search, it comes up with some 'suggestions'. One is Disney through the years. It has dates like 20-30. that are movies Walt ... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday !!! Road trip today !!! WOOHOO !!!!

    2/7/2020 8:14:57 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth # 3: You only need to limit salt intake if you have high blood pressure.

    2/7/2020 12:14:40 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    90% of us will develop high blood pressure-----a silent killer. One of the best ways to reduce your chances of getting this is to lower your salt intake. Healthy people should limit total salt to no more than 2300 milligrams per day.... Read more

  • So glad I made it!!

    2/6/2020 7:51:18 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad I made it to the gym today in spite of waking up late.... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 187 of doing the new: Ice cream for breakfast

    2/6/2020 10:35:00 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Be brave enough to be bad at something new." ~Jon Acuff 76 Either Monday or today is National Eat Ice cream for breakfast day. It sounds so fun! I am unsure if my tummy can handle it. My tummy has never been able to handle much in the mornings. A friend of my son's from HS posted on Mond... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday .... dinner with friends was wonderful last night .. today is a quiet day ..

    2/6/2020 9:31:39 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth # 2: Loading Up On Superfoods Is The Key To Better Health.

    2/5/2020 11:52:27 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Fruits and vegetables are often called superfoods because they are high in antioxidants. But the levels of antioxidants in foods found in a lab, may not mean much to your body. Studies show you'll get the most health benefits by eating a wide variety of foods because there are synergistic effec... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 186 of doing the new: I am no longer Cinderella! I am safe!

    2/5/2020 11:21:28 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "You need to give yourself time to heal, no matter how long it takes." ~Unknown A few weeks ago I wondered in a blog if I needed a counselor. A friend has told me many times we hear what we hear based on our experience. That really use to bother me. I spend 18 months between college and ... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday .. Made it through yesterday .. and survived amazingly ..

    2/5/2020 10:51:19 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • Myth # 1: Gluten-Free Foods are Healthier.

    2/5/2020 12:07:31 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The gluten-free food business is set to make an astounding $7 billion this year and more than half of these foods will be purchased by people with no medical reason for going gluten-free. But eating gluten-free, when you have no medical reason, can cheat you out of important nutrients found in w... Read more

  • Week 108 of therapy

    2/4/2020 11:27:09 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week in therapy I discussed with one therapist who is not Christine the fact that I seen the nurse practitioner again and she prescribed me a mouthwash called magic mouthwash. Two of the key ingredients are lidocaine and maalox. It is used for mouth sores and pain. Which is what I am battling r... Read more

  • FEB 4.....hi :)

    2/4/2020 9:45:24 AM, by JODNEX

    Howdy, friends! I'm working on balance while juggling a lot. Like everyone else. Add fitness to the long list of big projects. It's a lot. Life is good. I'm choosing to believe this, even with the struggles in my own life and the struggles I see in the world and in the lives of my friends and ... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday! Yesterday could go into the category of "almost perfect".. Let's continue today!

    2/4/2020 9:16:28 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 185 of doing the new: Writing affirmations for myself and Journali

    2/4/2020 9:12:05 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    214 "Life's a journey, enjoy it!" ~Unknown 272 I like the actress Candace Cameron Bure. 3 years ago I saw she had out some mystery movies. I was totally a romance girl not a mystery girl but I want to watch her movies. That year they did a Sunday Marathon movie on all her movies so I sat o... Read more

  • One Unchanging North Star

    2/4/2020 12:23:10 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "I believe there is one unchanging North Star. It isn't what you know, and how hard you work, and how clever you are. It's not even who you know. It's how other people know you. It's who YOU are." Frank Bennack... Read more

  • monday done

    2/3/2020 11:58:28 PM, by IMREITE

    monday was not bad. the work day dragged but in the afternoon i realized it was a good day. considering i was crabby last week, today i had a good attitude... Read more

  • Made it!!

    2/3/2020 4:24:50 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad I made it to the gym!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 184 of doing the new: snack classic

    2/3/2020 1:09:12 PM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Change the voices in your head. Make them like you instead. You are perfect." ~Operation Beautiful.com 245 1st off I am sorry if I offended anyone because I made the statement I love myself for having the courage to go to college. I moan and grown because I didn't get to attend the colleg... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday .. Taking a road trip today with my camera -- sunshine and blue skies !!YAY !

    2/3/2020 9:27:24 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • musical today

    2/2/2020 11:38:18 PM, by IMREITE

    i went and say "Guys and Dolls" today. mu cousin was part of the stage crew. my dh and i took out 2 oldest nieces and met my parents there. it was a good show. the school is small so they had some adult actors as the gamblers. one of them was someone i graduated with. his son was in the play as well... Read more

  • Too Much To Ask?

    2/2/2020 11:06:09 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A dear friend sent this to me today and I couldn't agree with it more. I'm becoming less and less tolerant of toxic people, excess stuff, and all the unnecessary stress. I'm tired. I just want to live surrounded by trees, books, and happy people. I don't think that's too mu... Read more

  • So glad

    2/2/2020 7:56:45 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad I joined my church choir. Make a joyful noice unto the Lord. ... Read more

  • Superbowl fast

    2/2/2020 6:57:21 PM, by WEWRTFO

    Its been too long again since my last blog. Drove out west with my dad on the 22nd. Drove through Arches, Canyonlands, Capital Reef and Bryce Canon National Parks, did a few short walks on way out. Wife flew in for a week, walked 4 mile rail road tunnel hike one way from lake mead visitors cente... Read more

  • A Time to be Flexible

    2/2/2020 2:58:40 PM, by IGSBETH

    Life has been weird around here lately. I was tired and headachey all Saturday. I DID go swimming for two hours, but by the end, I was swimming with my eyes shut, I was so tired. I went to bed at 8:30 pm, which is 3.5 hours early. I struggled to stay awake that long, but I was determined t... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 183 of doing the new: Mediterranean-style lentil bowl

    2/2/2020 10:25:41 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    Here's a little Ground Hog: Here's a little ground hog furry and brown He's coming up to look around. If he sees his shadow, down he'll go. Then six more weeks of winter. OH NO! ~Unknown 219 Happy Ground Hogs Day! 'Welcome to the food & commercial party.... Also the... Read more

  • Happy Groundhog Day !!! The sun is out and the sky is blue !! Having a great day, how 'bout you?

    2/2/2020 9:56:12 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • snack upgrade

    2/2/2020 12:13:28 AM, by IMREITE

    i cleaned my pantry and baking cupboard. i looked up some recipes for healthy snacks. i am looking for ways to prepare healthy snacks that will offer different taste options. sweet, savory. a little salty. what ever will give me more nutrients and keep me sated.... Read more

  • Never...............

    2/2/2020 12:12:38 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Sometimes later becomes NEVER, DO IT NOW!!!!! 381 ……………...NOW.... Read more

  • Super Saturday .. Success with January stepping goals !! WOOHOO!! On to February !!!

    2/1/2020 10:18:06 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 182 of Doing the New: Looking at my cross stitch stuff.

    2/1/2020 9:35:25 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Hello February! Wishing you a life filled with love, peace, and joy." 129 February has been known as the month of love. As I got thinking about February, I thought why not focus on loving myself. Focus on what I love about myself and see what happens. Many do this daily. I grew up accep... Read more

  • February 2020

    2/1/2020 8:38:08 AM, by JODNEX

    New month. New goals. Let's goooooooooooooo! January's excellent reboot and then fizzle are behind me and a new fresh start starts NOW. I have a lot to be excited about. Big changes in my personal life and the ability to manage my time and activities in a soul-satisfying way. Yes, I can do... Read more

  • epicure

    2/1/2020 12:55:41 AM, by IMREITE

    Today i went to an epicure party. my cousin sells it and her brother was the host. i found some interesting spice mixes i want to try.... Read more

  • Notes Are A Way Of Life For Us.................

    1/31/2020 11:30:31 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    If my DH and I don't write things down (especially when we have a lot of activities to coordinate) something is likely to be done incorrectly or missed altogether. When I read the following email today, I could see both of us when we reach that age. COUPLE IN THEIR NINETIES are both having pro... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 181 of doing the new: Hobby Lobby

    1/31/2020 3:17:49 PM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    "Love this day. There will never be another one like it!" ~Heather Stillufson Today I drove to a town an hour away. I didn't get every where I wanted to go because I got there earlier then some places were open. One of my stops I wanted to make was to Hobby Lobby to see if they had any cross... Read more

  • So happy!

    1/31/2020 12:18:12 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So happy I made it to the gym 5 out of 5 days this week!!! God is in the blessing business.... Read more

  • ARGH! 2 Weeks On. 2 Weeks Off.

    1/31/2020 10:16:53 AM, by JODNEX

    I did great the first half of January, and then.... less great. Overall I am down 4 pounds. I'm working at getting back on track. Again, LOTS of issues that I can point to, as reasons for my struggle, but yeah, more than anything it's frame of mind. BACK ON TRACK. NOW. MINDSET: SET. 224... Read more

  • February 2020 Goals:

    1/31/2020 9:54:33 AM, by SWALLIS7

    My February 2020 Goals! 1. Keep going to the gym 3 days a week. 2. Try to keep extending my time on the elliptical machine. 3. Eat home cooked meals and try to swap in more healthier options in place of bread, rice, and pasta when able. 4. Keep reducing anxiety! 5. Eat more fruits and vegetables! 6.... Read more

  • Finally Friday ... garbage day .. lol lol .. Looking at a domestic day today !!!

    1/31/2020 8:44:46 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • I'm Not Failed

    1/31/2020 12:05:18 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I'm NOT Failed...………….. My Success is just postponed...………… because I will NEVER give up. 594 ... Read more

  • i need sunlight

    1/30/2020 8:28:44 PM, by IMREITE

    67 it is so cloudy and i want sun. i went for a walk at lunch. good idea but i decided to go to a local coffee shop, still ok, but then i bought 2 peanut butter bars. then i ate them boot before my work day was done. my body felt crummy afterward. so a good reminder of being more careful about... Read more

  • So excited!!

    1/30/2020 1:34:17 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So excited to be setting goals and achieving them. Since December 16th I have been working out 5 days a week, praise God above! Hope you are crushing goals to friends!!... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday ... thankful I made it through Wednesday .. lol lol .. Dells day today!!!

    1/30/2020 9:23:43 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!!... Read more

  • My Adventures in Spark Land...Day 181 of Doing the New: Lindsey Stirling

    1/30/2020 9:21:04 AM, by GODS-PRINCESS

    'I love music. To me music, is my morning coffee. It's my mood medicine. It's pure magic. A good song is like a good meal I just want to inhale it and that share a bite with someone else.' 335 Yesterday I was doing something on you-tube, I saw this on the right side under recommendations. ... Read more

  • At The End Of The Day.............

    1/29/2020 11:26:56 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    At the end of the day, it doesn't matter who's Stronger, Smarter, Prettier, or Richer. The only thing that matters is whether you are happy or not. 220... Read more

  • One week gone - RIP Mom

    1/29/2020 5:13:25 PM, by FISHGUT3

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