Warrior Wednesday

A Warrior Never Looks Back

Everyone makes mistakes.  Life is all about choices… good, bad, and the ugly.  Right or wrong, your destiny will unfold according to the choices we make.  Why choose to live in the past where everything has already happened.  Why not embrace the current day?!  Today is a blessing, where everything is possible.  Trial and difficulties… Continue reading A Warrior Never Looks Back

Menu Monday

First Week of the Holiday Season – Success!

Last week was a crazy good week of eating!  I succeeded in staying away from unhealthy, inflammation causing foods.  Although I had a couple days of horrible leg cramps, I made it through Thanksgiving and actually LOST weight!  When does that happen? Monday looked like this: Jamba Juice for breakfast; a yummy salad with a… Continue reading First Week of the Holiday Season – Success!


28 Years and Counting

Still moving forward… 28 years is a while. 🙂

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So… Today is my anniversary… married 28 years.

I’ve spent some time looking through old pictures.  Ah… memories!  We have had some eventful years!  So many lessons learned!  Some lessons tested our marriage.  All lessons add strength, personally and as a unit.  Some lessons brought great happiness and a few sadness in those 28 years.  All of our experiences together have taught me that I have found a person that makes me want to be a better person.

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A Week of Thankful Boyacks

We’ve been busy! Check it out!

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This is always a big week around our house.  First, there is my birthday… one year older, but not to sure about wiser.  My birthday was like any other day.  Later in the week I spoiled myself and got a hair cut.  Too bad I can never get my hair to look as nice as it does when I leave the hair stylist!  John took me to see a movie and out to dinner for my birthday too.


I’ve been working on my #bethelight efforts.  One of my favorites was when we went to Jamba Juice and left a big tip… read this to know more about that… #bethelight – Day 21

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Changing Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving was a success! People looking for the recipes… click on the title of the recipe and it will take you to the recipe I already posted on my blog. Thanks for reading!

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It is Thanksgiving Day at my house.  In between the making of all the “fixin’s” and the arrival of the guests, I decided to do a little research as to how this day came about and what might have really been served for dinner.


The “traditional” meal includes roasted turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie.  This holiday feast originated in November 1621.  The Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians gathered together to celebrate a bountiful harvest and new friends.  This gathering is regarded as our “first Thanksgiving.”  However, is wasn’t a national holiday until much later.  In 1846, Sarah Josepha Hale, an editor of the Godley’s Lady’s Book magazine, campaigned for an annual national holiday of thanksgiving after discovering some writing mentioned the gathering of 1621.  In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln declared two national Thanksgivings: one in August commemorated the Battle of Gettysburg, one in November to…

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