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Healthy Dessert

December 15, 2005
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It is so easy to over do the sweets…especially this time of year! I made a healthy treat that my family yummed up yesterday. Beth’s Frozen Berry Yogurt Large container of healthy plain yogurt. I like the Brown Cow brand but StonyField Farm has a good plain yogurt as well. Frozen Berry Mix (black, red,…

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The Maker’s Diet

December 15, 2005
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I mentioned that I was reading a book called The Maker’s Diet. I am really enjoying it and highly recommend it. It is not just a “diet” book but a health nutrition book. If you are wanting to regain your health or loose weight, you can….but the whole foods, non processed, unrefined way of eating…

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All about Fat

December 2, 2005
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Here is some info I have found in response to some questions about fat and beef: “Research shows that grass-fed beef contains fat that is actually good for you. grass-fed beef has more Omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce the risk of heart disease. Grass-fed also contains more beta-carotene and up to five times as much…

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Cowboy Joe and Davy Crockett

December 1, 2005
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Cowboy Joe and Davy Crockett

This boy is either “Cowboy Joe” or “Davy Crockett” depending his mood. Both shoot bears and attack the enemy.

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Time of Thanks

December 1, 2005
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Time of Thanks

We enjoyed a joyous Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving Eve, we spent the day cooking and baking: Grandmother Davis’ cornbread dressing (passed down from her mother), fresh cranberry sauce, old fashion sweet potatoes with walnut topping, pumpkin pie. We decided that a 16 lb turkey isn’t near enough. We will have to make two turkeys next year…

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Inching along at 8 months

November 23, 2005
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32 weeks pregnant and slowing…… As these last weeks approach, I have grand nesting plans. The problem is that my grand plans and my physical ability don’t match. I will try and aim my focus on completing those tasks that will aid in an easier last part of pregnancy and postpartum time. Some things on…

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Born Feminine

November 8, 2005
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Born Feminine

I am continually blessed by this 14 month old baby girl. Her little motherly actions are so adorable—she pats her baby doll on the back, rock the doll cradle and gives big wet slobbery kisses on her baby dolls face.

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They Are Always Watching You

November 4, 2005
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The other day, I made a trek into town to the grocery store. I took my daughter and left the rest of the children with dad. We had a nice afternoon out. The Autumn leaves are becoming more brilliant each day. We awed at the brilliant hues of reds, oranges and yellows. We collected our…

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Boys and Swords

November 3, 2005
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Boys and Swords

At 3 yrs old, he is an expert lego swordsman, building some incredible swords , helicopters and airplanes –which he hopes to enter into the State Fair next year. Yes, there is a lego building category 😉

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