Monthly Archives: April 2011

Living outside.

One of the many things we loved about our house when we first looked at it was the porches. Our house has two huge enclosed porches complete with plantation shutters. We love to spend as much time outside as possible … Continue reading

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5 mile run

Next week will be a big week for me. After 10 weeks of training I am going to be participating in my first 5 mile run. I have always wanted to do one of these runs but have never had … Continue reading

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Baking on a diet.

There are many tasks I perform in the course of a week that have become a routine part of my life. One of those tasks is baking a weekly supply of bread and breakfast foods for my family. One of … Continue reading

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Another round.

A year ago I lost a ton of weight on the HCG diet. I managed to keep the weight off until my husband was in a serious car accident. After the accident the weight slowly crept back on. Today I … Continue reading

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On the move…

My youngest child turns five years old this summer. He is the type of child who constantly wants to be moving and doing something. Sitting in front of the television does not appeal to him in the slightest. Even when … Continue reading

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One more time…

Next week I am going to go back on a low carb diet once again. I have completely lost control of my eating habits this winter and need to seriously reign myself in. The reality is that for my body … Continue reading

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A giving spirit.

My oldest son is the type of kid who is always planning something. He loves to make plans for parties, businesses, or trips he would like to take. He also loves to give nice surprises to the people he cares … Continue reading

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Sick and sicker.

For two weeks I have had a cold or something that I cannot shake. My nose won’t quit running on just one side which is weird. My eye on that same side keeps tearing up as well. I almost think … Continue reading

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Being supportive…

Our neighbor has a son who is leaving for basic training in the Air Force tomorrow. She is beside herself with worry about his decision to enter the military. I don’t really know her very well but she stops by … Continue reading

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Teaching kindness…

Today we went to visit my mother-in-law. She had been away for a week or so dealing with a death in the family. We thought she could use some company and therefore a spur of the moment visit was required. … Continue reading

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