Monthly Archives: February 2007

Orange Cookies – A light version

Baking is one of my absolute joys in life. There is an obvious and clear problem with that give the topic of this blog. To continue to engage in that hobby I am now experimenting with lighter baking options. These … Continue reading

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Managed Care Joke

I have been dealing for the last two weeks with a series of billing errors by our insurance company. This is not just one claim but claim after claim that is being processed incorrectly. To lighten the mood I went … Continue reading

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Mommy Blog

As you know I am a Mommy. Being a Mommy is an experience unlike anything else I have ever done. I love when a blog embraces this philosophy and No Average Mom does just that very thing. This is a … Continue reading

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I am Tagged!

My good buddy Jimi tagged me a few days ago and well I am just getting around to responding… hangs head in shame…. The Question Posed is: Name 3 things you are Grateful for: Well… I am grateful for many, … Continue reading

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I Want That Phone!

I was out today shopping with a friend and she had the coolest Nextel cellular phone! Built into the phone was a push button walkie talkie feature she was using to talk to her husband. She explained that this enabled … Continue reading

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Melissa’s Place

I found another great blog today and hope you will check it out! Melissa’s Place is a a fun read about the ins and outs of the life of Melissa. Sprinkled with humor and also insight on our world this … Continue reading

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Valentines Treat

In honor of Valentines Day I thought I would offer a low fat treat recipe. Today is a day for love and indulgence. This recipe sound VERY indulgent and fun to make! Chocolate Cherry Hearts 3 egg whites 1/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Breaking the Grip of Addiction

In just about every family there is a person who has succumbed to the grip of drug addiction. My family is no different. My cousin, Bonnie,began experimenting with drugs in high school and gradually fell deeper and deeper into addiction. … Continue reading

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Good For You Foods – An Installment Series

Vegetables contain 25 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate. One serving equals: 1/2 Cup Cooked Veggies – broccoli, carrots etc 1 Cup Fresh Veggies 1/2 Cup Vegetable juice like V8 The food pyramid suggests we should have 3-5 servings per … Continue reading

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Packing for Vacation

When vacation time rolls around this spring I will finally have everything ready ahead of time. This year I did not wait until the last minute to plan my vacation attire and have just placed an order for Reef sandals … Continue reading

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Beginning an exercise program

These are some basic pointers to get you headed in the right direction. As always you SHOULD consult your physician before beginning an exercise program – I know I am going to to make sure I am allowed to do … Continue reading

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Good Reading!

Just a few of my favorite blog buddies. Take a moment to show them some love today! Toil SEO This Simplify Every Obtacle Pencil Thin That Boy Ain’t Right Candid Quips Each of these blogs has unique topics and entertaining … Continue reading

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Protein Shakes YUM!

I have been drinking a great many protein shakes lately simply because that is all my busy schedule affords me. These are couple of my current favorite combinations: Banana Berry Shake 1 c. lowfat milk 1/2 c. plain lowfat yogurt … Continue reading

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I Need To Get Moving

This bitter cold has taken every once once of gumption out of me. I literally dread stepping foot outside. Today was the first time I went outside since last FRIDAY! Yikes, so I really must focus on getting moving and … Continue reading

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Top Vegetable Choices

Most of us don’t eat nearly enough vegetables. Getting in our daily requirements of healthy veggies doesn’t need to be such a challenge. When it is a problem it is important to maximize every bite of nutrition and choose prime … Continue reading

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How Many Carbs Per Day?

How many carbs you should take in each day really depends on the type of diet you are following. In general the following is a good way to calculate the number you need: About 50% of your calories come from … Continue reading

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Keeping Kids Healthy

Our oldest has started to become aware of differences in the physical health of different people. While I don’t want to promote him being obsessed with weight nor to look disapprovingly at those who weigh more than might be healthy … Continue reading

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What We Should Eat Each Day

These are the daily nutritional recommendations as put out the US government. Someone emailed me asking for more information and this seems to be the most understandable list I have found. Of course you will find differing opinions based on … Continue reading

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Healthy Magazines

One way I have found to keep me in a healthy mindset is to keep healthy reading material around. Even I just look at the cover with all those fit and trim people on it I am spurred into thinking … Continue reading

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This Sounds Good

I love oatmeal and eat it VERY frequently. I am a huge fan of old fashioned or steel cuts oats. I prefer a little texture to my oatmeal but am always looking for ways to spice it up. This seemed … Continue reading

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