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Food 4 Thought Friday

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A little feast without the calories!!

Please visit Jodi's blog!  She posts these for us.   Feel free to play along for some yummy fun! She will post a new one each Thursday night.  JOIN IN!!!

Food 4 Thought Friday ~ This week's questions:


It's All Complimentary! Breakfast ~What is a compliment you have received that you still remember? Just a few weeks ago I received a gift and a note from some of my recent students.  They all complimented me on the teaching I had done in their class, stating that they really learned from me and that they appreciated my teaching techniques.  
I work very hard to teach in a way that will help the students learn and retain the information they will need to practice in the real world.  These compliments mean the world to me! Lunch ~Do you compliment others often? Not nearly as often as I should.  Most days I am so oblivious to the world that I just don't notice things.  But if I do notice then I try to compliment. Dinner ~ How do you usually react…

August 2017 - Yard Sale, Tuacahn, San Diego, and A New Baby!

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This has been a very eventful and wonderful month! It started out in a perfect way, kayaking on Pine View Reservoir to watch the sunrise.  My co-worker, Amber, invited me to enjoy this experience with her.  She does it many times each summer it and I was grateful that she asked me to join her.  We met at the lake at 6:00 am, carried the kayaks down to the water and then just paddled and relaxed for about an hour.  It was INCREDIBLE!  So relaxing and so very beautiful.  I look forward to the chance to go again.

That evening we spent getting ready for our "garage" sale.  Actually we have a huge storage unit that we want to quit using so we  decided to have a big sale to empty it out.  Some of the stuff in the shed had been stored for over 30 years!  It was a lot of hard work, but so nice to purge the things that we have no use for anymore.

Saturday was the big day of the Sale.  My sisters and Shandra were awesome workers and we were able to get everything ready before the firs…

Tasha's Baby Shower

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Tasha and Zane flew up for a VERY quick trip, partially to visit all of us who miss them so much, but also so that she could have a couple of baby showers.  She isn’t due until September but we are not sure how well she will be able to travel closer to her due date and her work schedule is much busier in the summer so we decided to celebrate now.

It was the fastest trip ever, I believe!  Tasha and Zane arrived Thursday at 9:30 pm.  Friday Tasha had lunch with Kim, Kalel and I along with Jamie and Amber from work and had a shower from Zane’s family.  Saturday they attended a memorial service for Zane’s uncle, had lunch with some friends and then attended the shower Shandra and I threw for her.  We were able to get in a few games with Cyn and Marilyn after the shower, and then Tasha and Zane headed to Ogden.  They left at 6:00 this morning to drive back to San Diego (in an RV with Zane’s mom, Joyce, and 6 grandkids).  It was so fast, but so very good to see them.  I miss them SO MUCH!

Food 4 Thought Friday

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A little feast without the calories!!

Please visit Jodi's blog!  She posts these for us.   Feel free to play along for some yummy fun! She will post a new one each Thursday night.  JOIN IN!!!

Food 4 Thought Friday ~ This week's questions:

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HOW DO YOU DO? Breakfast ~ How do you do plan family vacations? I search, and search, and search to try to find the "best" deal I can find.  It is exhausting, and I'm constantly in a panic that there will be something better that I miss.  But, it usually all works out and we have a great time in the end.
Lunch ~How do you stay on top of things? Are you supposed to stay on top of things?  I'm always playing catch up!  I do have my calendar at my fingertips at all times, and everything I have to do is put on the calendar.  If it isn't there, I don't do it. Dinner ~ How do you keep calm in stressful situations? 
Again, I didn't know you were supposed to stay calm!  I'm a panic-ridden idiot who runs…

Birthday Treasure Hunt

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Birthday gifts for Kim are not easy to acquire.  He loves tools - but I could never choose tools for him because he either has what he needs or it is much too expensive.  He loves tee-shirts with funny sayings on them - but he owns a plethora of tee shirts, so much so that there is no more room in his closet, and he buys them himself whenever he sees one he likes.  He isn't into electronics or movies or office supplies.
So this year I researched Pinterest and decided to make him a treasure hunt.  I had visions of planting little gifts (but what?) all over town in places that had meaning to us as we reminisced of years gone by.  Of course plans such as that never seem to come to fruition.  I ran out of time (and energy) and was not able to hide any fun treasures.  However, I did make a fun treasure map with clues of places to go.

Kim does like playing games, so I think he got a little kick out of trying to solve the clues.  I use the treasure map and had all of the clues relate to …

Food 4 Thought Friday

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A little feast without the calories!!

Please visit Jodi's blog!  She posts these for us.   Feel free to play along for some yummy fun! She will post a new one each Thursday night.  JOIN IN!!!


Breakfast ~ What is your recent biggest financial disaster? I booked and paid for a trip that we could use anytime within a year.  I should have known better.  If I don’t book with an absolute plan things never seem to work out.  Now with Tasha expecting I want to spend my vacation time with her when she has her new baby, so the trip will just be wasted.
Lunch ~ How do you deal with things you can't change? After beating myself up about the situation, I then just try to either deal with it or try to forget it.
Dinner ~ When things get stressful, what is your go-to for calming yourself? I wish I could say that I calm myself with something productive and healthy like going for a walk or yoga.  I can’t say that because it isn’t true.  I calm myself by playing mindless games on the computer and eati…

40 Odd Things about Me

Let's have some fun on here. Forty odd things about me. 

1. Do you like blue cheese? A little is nice, but I don’t like it if it is strong. 2. Coke or Pepsi? Neither – Dr. Pepper all the way!  (If there is no Dr. Pepper then I will tolerate Pepsi) 3. Do you own a gun? No 4. What flavor Kool-aid? Fruit Punch 5. What do you think of hot dogs? If they are cooked over a fire I like them a lot, but I always get sick after I eat a hot dog, so I haven’t had one for many years 6. What is your favorite TV show? I love any of the old sitcoms 7. What is your favorite movie? Any musical. 8. What do you prefer to drink in the morning? Milk then water 9. Can you do a push-up? Not anymore
10. What's your favorite piece of jewelry? My new pearl necklace 11. What is your favorite hobby? Scrapbooking/blogging – but I haven’t done much lately 12. O.C.D. or A.D.D.? A.D.D. 13. Do you wear glasses? Yep, getting blinder every day 14. What was your favorite cartoon? Hmmm, can’t remember 15. Name 3 things you did to…