rest day
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      3 comments

According to my 5 K fitness challenge I am suppose to rest today. I understand the concept and the why behind the rest; but do we ever rest? Really rest? Take me for example... I had 9 hours sleep last night, yah don't ask me how that happened;... Read more
in my yard
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      2 comments

This time of year is always one of my favorites. The leaves are all colors and the light wind just tumbles them down. And then are the days I wake up to wet earth and that lovely smell that makes you think of digging in the dirt and planting. Y... Read more
bread machine
Sunday, November 26, 2017      7 comments

On Thanksgiving we almost lost out on bread rolls. I was so worried about the yeast that I even tried out my recipe a few days before and all was well. Then Thanksgiving rolls around (lol, pun intended) and I start my dough in the bread machine ... Read more
crockpot bread
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

So I was toying with the idea of making bread in my crock pot. A couple days ago I came across an article while searching for something else and thought I give it a try. I used my favorite whole wheat bread recipe and got the dough going a... Read more
taking its toll
Friday, November 24, 2017      2 comments

This week is taking it's toll. I am aching all over and I have sore muscles where I didn't have sore muscles in along time. ... and sadly it's not from exercise. As much as I love my grand-daughter, she is so active that it just drains me. If ... Read more
sweet potato
Thursday, November 23, 2017      3 comments

Opa and Aspen making the sweet potatoes for our Thanksgiving dinner.. they are my special cooking team! Happy thanksgiving everyone! Have a ha... Read more
having fun
Monday, November 20, 2017      4 comments

Best weather to rake leaves. temps in the low 60's and clear blue sky ... Read more
new week
Sunday, November 19, 2017      2 comments

So this is Thanksgiving week and I am officially starting the 60 minute walk cycle. I was going to wait till after the holiday, but why ? really... what difference does the holiday make. My plan is to walk 60 minutes every other day on the t... Read more
Friday, November 17, 2017      1 comments

I am getting better at walking the 5 K consistently. Some days I take my time, but I walk the entire 5 k now. Some days I walk them to challenge my time.. eventually I want to walk it in under 60 minutes. But again, today I took my time and c... Read more
this is what I did today
Thursday, November 16, 2017      1 comments

So I had a rest day... but that didn't mean I was gonna sit still and do nothing.. lol Here is what I did - among other things, like reading and ..reading. ... Read more
shift change
Thursday, November 16, 2017      3 comments

It feels like shift change this morning. As I was waking up I noticed that hubby was crawling into bed. Apparently he was working and monitoring some major updates on the computer last night. .. mostly monitoring I think. So I had all kinds of ... Read more
crock pot
Sunday, November 12, 2017      3 comments

I been playing with my slow cookers and crock pots... is there a difference? I don't know; I use them all the same way anyhow. But I been playing with my 3 pot station today and testing things out for Thanksgiving, kind of a "dry- run" . I m... Read more
working out
Friday, November 10, 2017      1 comments

I been switching up between outside walking and treadmill walking this week due to the weather. I must say I always hated the treadmill, but I think that is changing. I did my workout and now twice in one week I was able to walk an entire 40 ... Read more
messing with me
Thursday, November 09, 2017      4 comments

This getting up at 4 a.m. is clearly messing with me. I just have to find my way back to a more accommodating schedule. I think it's the time change that started this. I feel so much better when I can go to sleep around 9.30 p.m. and get up be... Read more
Monday, November 06, 2017      2 comments

My grand-daughter did great on her project and I must say I was very impressed with her skills. She is been crafting all her life and it shows in her work. Here are some pics as promised.... ... Read more

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