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Thank you, Mom

Yesterday the entire family spent the day at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.  The kids loved it so much last year that they begged us to go again this fall.  We spent the full day eating, walking around and viewing exhibits, … Continue reading

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Still Riding on the Wagon

I was only guessing when I mentioned that I was five, or maybe eight, pounds up yesterday.  I bucked up and got on the scale this morning for an accurate report.  Five.  I went over to MyFitnessPal and logged my … Continue reading

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New Year, Old Me?

It has been two years, three half marathons, and fifty pounds since I last wrote on this blog.  Wow.  I have to remind myself of these milestones to combat the small pity party I am throwing for myself on New … Continue reading

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A Retraction and Resolutions

I just got off the eliptical machine and am wondering why it’s such a killer.  I only distanced 1.6 miles and burned 221 calories, yet I feel as though I might pass out!  I had to stick my head out … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I am still trying to get back to normal after a house full of company.  It was wild and wonderful all at once with my parents, sister, brother-in-law, and their two children (1 and … Continue reading

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Fall Treats Via Pinterest

I am in love with Pinterest.  It’s a little like crack for magazine photo junkies like me!  (Is that comment in poor taste?  Probably.  But now you get the picture.  Pardon the pun.  I’ll move along…) Anyhow, I am preparing … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Veggie Tray

I just attended my daughter’s Halloween party. I actually brought a healthy treat, and better yet, the kids actually ate it! Here is my pumpkin veggie tray. The curly-cues on top are green onion tops, and you can see that … Continue reading

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