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Preparing for Christmas... behind already!
Thursday, December 01, 2011      3 comments

Usually we don't have the budget for Christmas shopping until later in the month of December, so even though I'd like to be all done, we've got a lot to do yet. We did do some on Black Friday - my husband & daughter did it, that is... I babysa... Read more
surprise! grandchildren...xbox 360.. and getting back on track...
Monday, November 28, 2011      6 comments

Well - a lesson learned... don't take too long to post a blog... I just lost a complete blog post because it didn't recognize me by the time I posted.... ... Read more
Red light food... surprise party tonight?... grandma time :-)
Saturday, November 26, 2011      7 comments

Red light foods... There are different foods that end up on my red light food list. Those are things that I particularly like that I am happy to eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks... all day long. This list includes, but ... Read more
Thursday evening
Friday, November 25, 2011      6 comments

Thank You, Father, for a good day! The one non-negotiable in my book about what our Thanksgiving would be like is family... Our breakfast with the whole family was great... but we were all exhausted. My daughter is an awesome cook... Read more
Thank God for dirty dishes!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      9 comments

Day before Thanksgiving... My son and his wife need to work at Walmart until 6 a.m. tomorrow... and then they both have to be back at 5 pm for Black Friday shopping... (for my friends in other countries/continents- *Thanksgiving ... Read more
goin' to town, to city...and surprises (except lost lbs) are overrated!
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      9 comments

Just got back from going to the city... Yes - we live in the boondocks... (no 4-way stops, no traffic lights, no Wal-mart, no fast food... just a 3 way stop, school - prek-12 are in one large building with different wings, bank, convenience/ga... Read more
Meatloaf and memories...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      10 comments

As I made meatloaf tonight, mixing it by hand, many memories came flooding back. My mom taught me to make meatloaf, mixing it with my hands. (When the kids were home, I made a 2 lb pan of meatloaf and used my big Kitchen Aid mixer... - but for... Read more
Nothing profound here - again... :-) read at your own risk...
Sunday, November 20, 2011      7 comments

I don't have too many focused thoughts tonight... Had a great day with our church family today! I love Christmas, and don't mind if the tv movies start early, but it feels like we're totally ignoring Thanksgiving. I like Christmas m... Read more
Treasure Hunt and positive things...
Saturday, November 19, 2011      12 comments

We had our Treasure Hunt for the youth group tonight... in the dark. The good thing is that I didn't have to go out to look for the clues :-). It took the teams longer than we had planned, but all in all it turned out well. I really tho... Read more
funky turkeys - or turkeys from the black lagoon
Friday, November 18, 2011      11 comments

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tracking, turkeys, and thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      7 comments

Today - is a busy day, but I must get back to tracking. I forgot to track until too late on Monday when the site was off... and yesterday, just plain forgot... (forgot to wear my pedometer, too).. so today - no forgetting, no fudging... back to ... Read more
found a gold mine at pinterest.com!
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      8 comments

I've been introduced to a cool new-to-me website: pinterest.com I mentioned in my last blog about turning a hotdog into an octopus... well - here's a bunch new ideas! Some are everyday ideas (search for "colored spaghetti") ... Read more
paper snowflakes...
Monday, November 14, 2011      11 comments

emoticon Had a couple of Grandma days Friday and Saturday. I enjoyed teaching my granddaughter how to make paper snowflakes... seeing her get ... Read more
my office, Anne Shirley, and humble pie...
Thursday, November 10, 2011      8 comments

I'm working from my office tonight.. YAY! It's been a long time since we've had the desk at a point and in the right room to actually use it. It's not totally organized, though, and the room itself still looks more like a messy storage room t... Read more
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      11 comments

emoticon YES! For some, snow is not given a very kind welcome. But for me, I love snow. I enjoy the beauty of it, the freshness, the crisp bit... Read more

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