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Parsnips - the new food for August
Sunday, August 09, 2015      4 comments

I cooked parsnips in the oven with other root vegetables with olive oil and seasoning. We didn't like the flavor very well. Kind of like a turnip (I like turnips) and kind of peppery maybe. I might try them again as a mash instead. Hope y... Read more
New food for July
Monday, July 13, 2015      6 comments

The new food I tried for this month is Lemon Drop melon. It looks like a small cantaloupe with a yellow peel and green lines on it. It is very juicy and has smaller seeds in the middle similar to the cantaloupe. It is a little tart and sweet.... Read more
Nice visits and genealogy
Saturday, July 04, 2015      7 comments

I am enjoying my weekend so far. My DD came home Thursday afternoon and we had time to get through some items in storage to prepare for a yard sale. It was fun to look at old toys, books, etc. We saw a few spiders and DD ran out of the stora... Read more
That Darn Cat!
Monday, June 22, 2015      8 comments

Cosmo, the adopted kitty, was pretty wild this weekend! He likes to climb on top of my tall pieces of furniture and I have several antique crocks/dishes sitting around. He broke one of my small blue crocks and my candle warmer. I have had to ... Read more
Eggplant tasting and other news
Monday, June 15, 2015      6 comments

The new food for June is eggplant. I was fixing spaghetti tonight and decided this was the night to try eggplant. I sliced it, dipped it in egg, wheat bread crumbs, and fried it in a cast iron skillet with olive oil and a little butter. I let... Read more
Kitty trouble
Wednesday, May 13, 2015      5 comments

My morning was not fun. I was just about ready to head out the door when Cosmo turned over the pitcher of water on the kitchen table, chairs and floor. I had just filled the one gallon pitcher full of water to put out for the dog. I set it... Read more
Rutabaga tasting
Tuesday, May 12, 2015      6 comments

The new food for the month is a rutabaga. The funny thing was that by the time I got it home from the store, I thought I had jicama! I knew what it was when I put it in my cart, but the check out girl thought it was a turnip and then I said ji... Read more
Crazy week so far!
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

It has been a full week so far and it's only Wednesday! I love my new Spark Activity Tracker, but forgot it this morning. I have been increasing my steps everyday, but can't count much for today. Darn! The kitty has a cold and the dog has a... Read more
Tried the Edamame
Sunday, April 26, 2015      11 comments

My New Year's resolution is to try new foods this year. I picked up edamame from the freezer section a while back and finally cooked it tonight. Recipe to follow: Roasted Edamame Ingredients: 1 cup frozen edamame shelled 1 t... Read more
Weekly Weigh-in
Friday, March 20, 2015      7 comments

We weighed at the health dept. today and I lost .2 again and DH gained .2. Not much to report! We have two weeks left of our community challenge program so I will make the best of it. I think DH is getting tired of watching what he eats. He ... Read more
Busy weekend
Sunday, March 15, 2015      4 comments

Didn't have a chance to post my weigh in on Friday. I lost .2 of a pound, but just kept my weight the same on my tracker. DH gained .1 of a pound. We had the Chamber of Commerce dinner to go to on Friday night. I posted a picture of us there... Read more
That darned cat!
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      8 comments

I think I am too old to have a kitten in the house again! He is making so many messes. He slides across the kitchen floor and spills the water bowl - water everywhere! The water bowl has gotten put up (it was for the dog when she comes i... Read more
Weigh In and tough times
Saturday, March 07, 2015      6 comments

My DH and I weighed on Friday at the health dept. I stayed the same and he lost a pound this week. I only exercised twice this past week and had too much sodium in my diet. My MIL has cancer and she is not doing well. We started home health ... Read more
Weekly weigh-in
Saturday, February 28, 2015      8 comments

We weighed at the health department on Friday and I lost 2 pounds! My husband stayed the same this week. He said I sabotaged him by baking bread this past week. I ate a slice of baked bread - not several slices with lots of butter like he di... Read more
Saturday, February 21, 2015      6 comments

We had our weekly weigh-in at the health Dept. yesterday and I lost a pound! My DH lost about 2 pounds. I am back to the weight I was last summer and want to keep going down. I just have to keep working hard and stay focused. I just have ... Read more

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