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Someone Has To Do It

April 23, 2021

A great big shoutout to my mother, the coolest lady I know. …and strong – both emotionally AND PHYSICALLY. As you know, I...

Weekend Warrior

April 23, 2021

As we continue our search for a travel trailer, dealers usually ask us to check a box and identify ourselves as a buyer. Joe usually...

The Difference Between Know and Can

April 23, 2021

“I do the very best I know how; the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.” – Abraham Lincoln. I love...

The Optimistic Pessimist

April 23, 2021

The glass is half-full, but I’ll probably spill it. Truth be told, I’ve spent the majority of my life as an optimistic pessimist. Most...

Simply Delicious

April 23, 2021

This week, the Deep Blue Sea trilogy was on sale for $10. Honestly, before we were notified of the sale, I wasn’t even aware there was...

Modifications

April 23, 2021

I don’t know all the details of Joe’s “dream house.”  But, I do know it would be close to a Lowe’s. As we’ve worked on the pop up...

Happy Camper

April 23, 2021

If you want to play a game of Wants vs. Needs, try packing a pop-up camper. With all the pop outs “popped out” for the first time, Joe...

Skyline Drive

April 23, 2021

I remember my first time seeing the leaves change colors along Skyline Drive. Barely able to stay in my seat as we passed through the...

Lab Partners

April 23, 2021

Wow, I’m feeling especially fearless today because we are in the middle of our Redmond 24-Hour Fast! I’m a gold star girl! I like...

Tomorrow

April 23, 2021

As a child of the ‘80s, I was, (of course), a fan of Captain Kangaroo. I fondly remember Captain Kangaroo reading books from the Sweet...

Storms

April 23, 2021

Here in South Florida for the past several weeks, we’ve been experiencing afternoon storms. No, not afternoon rains. We’ve been...

Life’s a Beach

April 23, 2021

Growing up in South Florida, I often saw those words scribbled across a vacation tank top in some cool font, nestled between a picture...

The Sequel

April 23, 2021

I remember thinking no movie would every be as awesome as Star Wars: A New Hope. Alien creatures, futuristic costuming, action,...

Celebrate

April 23, 2021

Caleb’s plan was to celebrate a hard-fought victory. He had been studying for his anatomy test for days. Passing on Zoom chats with...

Success Takes Time

April 23, 2021

Wow, I sure have enjoyed getting to know my new  little chicks this week! They are 7 adorable little ladies, each with a very...

Interruptions

April 23, 2021

According to the boys, my name isn’t “Mom.” It’s “Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom…” When the kids were little, they...

What’s Your Name?

April 23, 2021

I’ve got my book of baby names out on the coffee table! After all, Joe and I are expecting…baby chicks! We’ve learned our lesson...

Shotgun!

April 23, 2021

Our three boys were extremely competitive growing up. If we were mulching a customer’s flower beds, they would race bags of mulch from...

Sky High Expectations

April 23, 2021

Ten years ago, my tombstone would have read, “No Better Than I Expected.” I said it ALL THE TIME. When the car was packed for a day at...

The Glad Game

April 23, 2021

This week I rewatched one of my favorite Disney movies, Pollyanna (1960). The story centers around Pollyanna Whittier, a...

Why Don’t We Bury The Headline?

April 23, 2021

After many years as a newspaper reporter, I tend to see things through a journalistic lens.  It’s probably why I am so passionate...

Popular fibers found in Keto Products

March 10, 2021

When we got started on keto it was a lot easier to do “net” carbs.  All you had to do was take the total carbs, subtract the fiber...

Rejecting Complainers

February 8, 2021

I am currently reading an interesting book called, “The Psychology of Overeating.” In this book, author Kima Cargill talks about...

Is Keto Chow too expensive?

September 23, 2020

Is Keto Chow expensive? It’s such a seemingly direct question people expect a “yes” or “no” answer. I think if we said, “yes,” they’d...

You’re No Fool!!

April 1, 2020

Happy April, Family! Ordinarily I’d be plotting my April Fool’s Day joke right now. I’m pregnant, I’m moving, I’m getting a pet...

The Responsible Woman

March 13, 2020

I wanted to share with you one of my very favorite paintings. I think, “The Responsible Woman,” by James C. Christensen, really...

Is Buffalo Wild Wings keto friendly?

March 10, 2020

Necessity is the mother of invention. After judging an amateur figure skating competition at Kent State University, Jim Disbrow and...

Focus on the good!

January 9, 2020

“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever...

12 Days of Serving with 2kk

December 15, 2019

The holiday season can actually be super stressful for someone trying to change their life. Whether it’s attempting to avoid the baked...

Dealing with Dread.

October 9, 2019

The Lord is my Light and my Salvation – whom shall I fear or dread? The Lord is the Refuge and Stronghold of my life – of...

Exogenous Ketones

October 4, 2019

Exogenous ketones are ketones that are taken in the form of a nutritional supplement. They are called exogenous because they come from...

Testing Ketones

October 4, 2019

Do you need to test your ketones? The short answer is NO but one thing that’s nice about the keto diet is there is a way you can...

Electrolyte supplements compared

September 30, 2019

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