ON_A_DIET's Blogs

Learning From A Friend
Saturday, February 20, 2021      20 comments

I am known for keeping everything, but not a hoarder. I keep band-aids in my purse. Water and something to eat in a cooler for when I am out in public. Etc. People make fun until they get a scratch or are thirsty. About 2 years ago, I w... Read more
A Treat For My Feet
Friday, February 19, 2021      8 comments

This week, I was in a town that has a GoodWill. I usually do not go there to shop, but decided to ask my friend if she minded if I went in for a few minutes. I really wanted t-shirts for work, but could not find any. I went through the ... Read more
Crock-Pot Dump Cakes
Friday, February 12, 2021      8 comments

Do you like cake? Me too. However, do you want a simpler way to bake? All you need are 3 ingredients and a Crock-Pot! Use any cake mix, any pie filling and any butter. With this recipe, you cannot go wrong. These are call... Read more
Would You Kindly Convert This Recipe For Me?
Tuesday, February 09, 2021      10 comments

Years ago, I had been attempting to prepare a new dish in the oven... cauliflower pizza. The oven caught on fire and luckily my roommate stopped the fire. I promised myself I would never use an oven again. Since then, I have used the mic... Read more
You Can Still Party!
Sunday, February 07, 2021      10 comments

There is an alternative... Are you a designated driver? Are you an alcoholic? Are you simply a non-drinker? Do you want something kid-friendly to serve? Have you ever heard of "mocktails"? In case you haven't, mocktails are n... Read more
A Rare Event
Sunday, February 07, 2021      4 comments

Hello there Sparkpeople! This is a rare event... I am sharing a blog recipe! For dinner today, I prepared Candied Kielbasa in the Crock-Pot. Grab your Crock-Pot Throw in coin-size pieces of kielbasa jar of grape jelly jar ... Read more
Not Even Payday Yet
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      10 comments

As I work throughout the week, I complain to myself about how bad my back hurts, about getting up so early, is the pay really worth it, is getting told what to do constantly worth it, etc. I am a barista. However, do not be fooled. ... Read more
Comfort Day
Sunday, January 24, 2021      11 comments

Hello all of you Sparkpeople members! How are you? I hope wonderful! I just thought that I would stop by. I have so much work to do, but always tell myself that my health is more important. Meaning? Hop on Sparkpeople! What is ... Read more
Tale of a Homemade Slushie Maker
Monday, January 04, 2021      21 comments

My roommates like to drive to Speedway and Taco Bell to buy large slushies. Last night, I took matters into my own hands. Why pay all of that money? Would you like to know what I did? I got out the blender, water, ice cub... Read more
Delicious Gnocchi: Just Like My Mother's Homemade
Sunday, December 27, 2020      10 comments

Last week, I went shopping for some packaged gnocchi. I bought Giovanni Rana at the local grocery store and Pampa at Dollar Tree. I have been having delicious results! For Christmas, I prepared three packages of the Giovanni Rana gnoc... Read more
Mocktails: The Complete Bartender's Guide
Saturday, December 19, 2020      16 comments

I am so excited! I need to tell someone! As I work a side hustle called YouGov, I work toward earning gift cards. Recently, I earned an Amazon gift card. I searched and searched for something, until this morning, I said Yes! I wante... Read more
A Little Treat Instead Of Stress
Saturday, December 12, 2020      11 comments

I think we all need a treat. So much stress is so unhealthy. I do have a splurge that I take part in every day. I do not feel bad about eit... Read more
A Bag of Potatoes To Get You Through
Saturday, December 12, 2020      14 comments

Are you ever short on grocery money? As I am frugal, I am always doing pantry challenges. Then, I am co-team leader of team Eating On A Budget where obviously we talk about the topic of eating on a budget every day. Would you like... Read more
Did You Stand In Lines Today?
Friday, November 27, 2020      14 comments

While people were out shopping and standing in lines today, I sat at my desk drinking mochas! I must have had coffee on my mind. I simply ... Read more
Never Again! But Never Fear... A Crockpot Is Here!
Friday, November 13, 2020      5 comments

All my roommates and I can say is “never again”. The roommates and I have been doing superb with our grocery budgeting. We only get what we need, buy what is reasonable and like to go to dollar stores. So, every so often, we treat our... Read more

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