Here’s a Health(ier) update: I started the Ab/Squat Challenge a week ago, and today I finished Day 6. I can tell I have been focusing on working out my lower body when I climb the stairs at work. I am doing the challenge with two of my friends who live on opposite sides of the… Read More Ab/Squat Challenge: Week 1 update
You may have to scroll to see this view of tonight’s sunset. I survived the Arctic blast #1 a few weeks ago, 9 degrees when I left the house and 20 degrees at lunchtime. Therefore, I am sure I’ll survive what they are calling Arctic blast #2. The low tonight is 16 in our area;… Read More It’s that wet kind of cold!
I present to you, Quick Ricotta Spaghetti, and I can eat as much of it as I want, without guilt. How is this you say? Because of Weight Watcher’s new Simple Start plan. Each item is a non-trackable item. I have lost 5.2 pounds since I started using Simple Start with the Simply Filling plan.… Read More Quick Ricotta Spaghetti
I am doing my best to follow the Weight Watcher’s Simply Filling plan. After two devout years of tracking Points Plus, I needed a change in my diet, mainly because I have been spending way too many points on peanut butter and granola bars. When I realized I could eat oats, brown rice, potatoes, and… Read More Tomato-Squash Sauce
Monday night the temperature is supposed to plunge to 8 degrees with a 60 percent chance of snow. I bought a fleece lined jacket and a pair of sweatpants. Both were my first real pair of fleece that I bought with the intention of wearing out of the house. This Upstate winter is breaking in… Read More Foggy Sunday
The first time I read this quote it was captured in a Mary Englebreit painting with two little girls looking out the window at the world. The circumstances were the same for both girls yet one had a big, healthy smile and the other was a grump. It is our choice to decide how we… Read More Favorite Quotes: Abe Lincoln on being happy
Last night’s New Year’s dinner, our first as a couple, consisted of old traditions with a twist. I was raised to eat pork and sauerkraut slow-cooked to perfection in my mom’s kitchen every New Year’s Day. I hated– I mean hated — the taste of sauerkraut as a child and called it sour crap under… Read More Sage Garlic Pork Chops baked with Apples and Dump Soup
I love pinning. I can spend hours on Pinterest looking at new hairstyles, glitter polish designs, fantasy high heels. Don’t get me started on the crafts and holiday pins. And, oh my, oh my, I love the beautiful places pins. And, judging by my peers who’ve linked up with me from Facebook, it’s the new… Read More Top Viewed Post of 2013 ~ Thanks, Pinterest!