Green beans or Asparagus?

Sep

8

2016

My mother-in-law said her children would eat any vegetable as long as it was green beans.  We all know that there is good reason to eat a large variety of vegetables.  Each vegetable comes with it’s own nutritional value.   I have always worked hard to give my family a wide variety of different...

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5 easy good for you snacks

Sep

7

2016

I have always wanted to eat more vegetables so I would buy celery and carrots and salad fixings so I would have vegetables in the house.  Then I would be in too much of a hurry and just open a package of frozen veggies for meals.  I would grab something easy, like a handful of chips or a cookie for...

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5 tips to lose weight and keep it off!

Sep

1

2016

Someone I know refused to try the weight loss system I use because when they stopped the weight would just come back on!  You know what, that is true about any diet plan.  I have found that I need to make permanent life long changes to lose and keep the weight off. With that in mind, I decided to list...

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How do grapes stack up nutritionally?

Aug

30

2016

This week grapes are on sale at my local grocery, so I decided to see how grapes stack up nutritionally.  Grapes are delicious, sweet and juicy and easy to eat, no peeling or cooking required.  They come in a multitude of beautiful colors. The answer to my question:  about 306 calories per pound...

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Vacation in Maine lifestyle part 3 (wild life)

Aug

19

2016

I love the vacation in Maine Lifestyle, We squeeze out every minute of enjoyment and these are some of the reasons! One of the great things about staying in a cabin on a lake is enjoying nature, trees, flowers, water, and wildlife! We have still not seen a moose, except the one that is in the picture...

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Last Friday in Maine for a while!

Aug

19

2016

  Almost every year at least one of our children comes to Maine with us.  Last year our Son Don and his family were leaving home a couple of days after us.  We had forgotten to bring a couple of items so my husband texts my son:  Bring the marshmallow roasting forks, a long extension cords, some...

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The vacation in Maine Lifestyle! (part 2)

Aug

12

2016

We love our visits to Maine.  The Maine vacation lifestyle suits us.  Mostly we live in our swimsuits on or in the water.  We eat too much ice cream and our version of smores.  We soak in all the peace and beauty around us, and we just generally have fun! The local paper is always interesting here,...

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First day of vacation tips!

Aug

8

2016

I have internet access!!  At least some.  So I don’t promise to blog everyday, I might be too busy having fun! My daughter Amy decided to go kayaking on the first day.  It was a beautiful day here at Beech Hill Pond in Maine.  She used the sunscreen, sort of!  She was wearing shorts that she...

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When will your child be ready to drive?

Aug

6

2016

Ha Ha, you probably thought I was serious – It’s Friday again.  So I was thinking about fun things to share, once again grandchildren to the rescue! My oldest grandson will turn 16 this year, and he just got his permit to learn to drive.  So this is a perfect time to tell a story about him. We...

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7 ways to add exercise to your life!

Aug

3

2016

Wednesday’s are going to be answers to your questions.  The question today:  What are 7 ways I can add exercise into my daily life. Do you feel too busy to exercise?  Are there too many interruptions in your life?  Does the time just go so fast that all of a sudden it is the end of the day...

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