christmas count down
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      1 comments

just a little under 2 weeks to go... and I am so ready for Christmas to be here. It will be so much easier since I am not cooking this year. I hosted the past few years; so it's someone else's turn. It makes it easier to resist seconds and s... Read more
It's snowing outside
Thursday, December 08, 2016      1 comments

So what you say... but I live in Texas! So it's exciting and worth repeating... It's snowing outside ! I loaded the crockpot with a bag of fresh cranberries, 4 granny smith apples chopped up, brown sugar, cinnamon, ground cloves, nutmeg and... Read more
work progress
Thursday, November 03, 2016      4 comments

My gardening days are almost done, at least the creating part. Now that it finely is raining and the temperatures are dropping most the yard and garden is going into Fall and Winter mode. The back porch is littered with acorns and the leaves are... Read more
so fast
Thursday, October 20, 2016      2 comments

So much time has past and it goes so fast. The closer we get to the end of the year the faster it seems to go. Is it really 9 weeks till Christmas?! I been working outside using the warm temperatures to get a lot done. I set the last of t... Read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      0 comments

I had my errands day yesterday. Picking up meds at the pharmacy, getting a hair cut, going shopping... and I went Christmas shopping. I was so toast when I got back home. It was all I could do to get the groceries sorted and put away. But I ... Read more
don't you just love Fall
Saturday, October 01, 2016      3 comments

The weather's been so wonderful all week and I am looking forward to this Fall. There is not so much to do in the garden right now, since I pretty much kept up with it all as we went along. I have to dig out the shrubs by the drive... they didn... Read more
Saturday with the monkey
Monday, September 26, 2016      0 comments

I spent Saturday with our grand-daughter and yes, we been calling her monkey pretty much since she was born. Aspen will be 5 in January and the time until she starts Kindergarten is precious, because once she starts that formal school stuff the... Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      4 comments

Wow last month was a challenge to stay on track. It was so much up and down and I ended being so much up that I almost lost track of what's really important. I wanted to give up and just let it all go. I also have a bad cough and am congested, ... Read more
yesterday's project
Friday, August 19, 2016      4 comments

I spent yesterday in the front yard... gardening is my favorite exercise and it really does work you out. Just ask my shoulders and back, my thighs and arm muscles... they are all screaming. lol So Yesterday I did a project I been wanting t... Read more
amazing morning
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      6 comments

I am going to whisper it... what an amazing morning. I don't want to jinx it, so no shouting or even talking loud, not even normal. What an amazing morning. What a difference a night of good solid sleep makes. I got a little over 8 hours without... Read more
tid bit
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

I am working on the meal thing... and so far I am switching back and forth with 1 or two meal deals. My breakfast is consistent, I found something I like and I am sticking with it. Greek yogurt with a heaping teaspoon of ground flax and chia ... Read more
I'm giving up
Friday, August 05, 2016      7 comments

Ups and down and it's not working. Every time I turn around and do the food thing by myself I mess up. I lose two pounds only to gain 2 1/2 back. So I am giving up and only eat pre-made meals. That way I know I got the portions right and I know ... Read more
can't and can't... and the difference
Sunday, July 31, 2016      4 comments

I define can't when it's something that's can't be done because you don't have it or it physically hurts you when doing what ever you can't... like I can't get down on the floor. Physically can not get down on the floor short of falling, which I... Read more
back to basics
Saturday, July 30, 2016      1 comments

Isn't that the phrase we use when we start over and have to find a starting point... back to basics. Well for me it's back to paying attention to calorie counting and more accurately filing it. Also back to more vegetables and good for you food... Read more
early mornings
Monday, July 25, 2016      2 comments

It's getting better outside and even when the day temps still climb close to 100 it's much better in the mornings. Since I am an early riser that suits me fine. I get outside and yard time for about 2 hours before it gets too hot. I already cle... Read more

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