“Always get your dishes done before you go to bed.” –Mom Of course, she was right and, of course, I went many years without taking this wise counsel. Over the course of 5 years I went from a size 18 jeans to a size 8. I did not use a “weight loss plan”. I began… Continue reading Advice from Mom
A journey has a beginning. Sometimes the beginning isn’t easy to identify and you only know of it when you have gone far enough to look back. My “journey” to find better health is like that. For many years I had various aches and pains and I always found reasons why I shouldn’t be… Continue reading Journeys
I live in the truly beautiful state of Minnesota. We enjoy water. Boating, swimming and fishing fill up much of our precious summertime. Minnesota is known as the land of 10,000 lakes but there are actually 11,842! As a Minnesota native, I take water for granted; I have never known life without plenty of fresh… Continue reading Water
Growing up, my summers were filled with vegetable gardens, dogs, cats, and various animals my dad would bring home to our little hobby farm. Days were filled with chores and muggy Minnesota heat. Except Sundays. Church first thing in the morning and then a drive to my grandparents lake cabin. Cold, clear water, sand and… Continue reading Strawberries!
The kitchen has always been my “happy place”. I grew up cooking, I was blessed with a mother that allowed me great freedom in the kitchen (thanks mom!). Occasionally Sunday morning dad would fry up some bacon in our old cast iron skillet. That bacon always tasted the best! I don’t know if… Continue reading