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New June/July Goals
Sunday, June 06, 2010      9 comments

Enough whining. And enough wine-ing! I am not reaching my goals by doing either. Today: new goals to accomplish by July 3. I really want to be thinner and healthier. And I really miss getting into sexy evening dresses and attending events that ... Read more
Farmer's Market opinion?
Saturday, June 05, 2010      8 comments

I have now spend three Saturdays lugging the canopy and all the bits to the Market. Slow the first week, doubled the second week, then today was back to like the first. I talked and moved and explained and yada - yada for five hours. By the time... Read more
Finishing out the week
Friday, June 04, 2010      4 comments

I didn't weigh in today, since I started running early and forgot until I was totally dressed. And i didn't really want to since I haven't been THAT good lately. We have eaten out today, after saying we were going to stay home and eat, but we we... Read more
Cassava Blight threatens Africa and more
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      3 comments

Cassava is the world's third largest source of calories. Although it isn't very nutritious, it is a staple in the African diet die to being drought resistant. Cassava can stay in the ground for up to three years. The tuber also goes by the nam... Read more
Bloating or swelling?
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      7 comments

I'm working hard on being more positive. I'm positive I am going to win the battle against my excess weight. I am positive all my hard work will pay off. I am positive! It really helps that I have a couple of SP friends who write positive and u... Read more
Baking on Memorial Day
Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

Today is a day for remembering those who have served and honoring their memory as well as those who still serve to ensure my freedom. When my middle son was in the military, he was deployed to Iraq, spending over a year there. Once he deployed, ... Read more
Shrimp with Lemon-Wine Sauce over Spaghetti Squash
Monday, May 31, 2010      5 comments

Ideas for dinner last night started with some gorgeous, huge shrimp I got from the farmer's market. I also picked up some beautiful tomatoes and a spaghetti squash. I had lemons on the brain - so I started thinking about a lemon-wine sauce for t... Read more
"Sending Out an SOS" (with apologies to The Police) 198
Monday, May 31, 2010      3 comments

When the boys were teens, I was a coordinator for foreign exchange students. Over the years, we had 21 exchange students touch our lives in many different ways. My favorite was a 16 year old girl from Frankfurt, Germany who has remained a friend... Read more
Scheduling exercise
Thursday, May 27, 2010      4 comments

I am supposed to be finishing up the biscuits, but I broke the clip on my KitchenAid mixer yesterday and have ordered a new bowl. I took the broken bowl to a welder to try and fix it, but I have the other coming just in case. What to do... what ... Read more
Latest, greatest and all that
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      6 comments

Himself's birthday was today. It went quite well with a little help from my friends - He loved the pics from Kaseycoff in England!!! He so misses England and each time he sees the dining room, it's a reminder of the beauty of the bluebells of E... Read more
Why I hate AYCE vs. grilling at home
Sunday, May 23, 2010      4 comments

If you see a sign on a restaurant that says AYCE - DON'T STOP!!! It means all you can eat! We went out to run errand this morning and got turned around and went over the bridge. Not so bad, except we hadn't eaten breakfast and were hungry and ... Read more
1st Farmer's Market
Saturday, May 22, 2010      5 comments

We participated in the first Farmer's Market of the season this morning. Took 60 assorted herbs in 4" pots, beach glass art (turtles and angels), Dylan's Biscuits and my SO's invention (tah dah!) "the Original Watering Stick". It sounds like an ... Read more
Salt - it's your choice for now!
Thursday, May 20, 2010      7 comments

According to Forbes magazine, the American government has decided that Americans (and others that live in the US) consume too much salt. ("Take Food Nannies with a Grain of Salt" 05/24/2010) They have decided to "take aim" at our consumption. ... Read more
Simple? Today.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

The best intentions of mice and men have nothing compared to the TO DO list some women make, me included. I think we think we can solve world hunger and get everything else done in just one day. Things went okay and not okay today, but I want to... Read more
Crazy, clumsy day
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      4 comments

Today has been kinda bizarre. I celebrated success in getting out of bed at 5:30am to start rocking my TO DO list. Took the car for new brakes at 7, bought more plants at two nurseries, hit the Post Office and the office supply and home by 11am.... Read more

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