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Angry Birds Easter Eggs

We love Angry Birds in our house! Here are the Easter Eggs we made in honor of our favorite game Birds! The only problem – poor R2D2 is upside down! All we did was hard boil our eggs and paint them to look like angry birds. We used some of our favorite angry birds characters […]

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Weight Loss Journey – 1 pound away from 25 pounds Lost!

WoW again and again! Who would have thought that I could have lost 24 pounds already? Not me! I love the way I feel and I love the way my clothes fit!  My wardrobe is already growing since I am able to pull out clothes that didn’t fit anymore.  I am down 1 jean size and […]

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Weight Loss Success – No more Fast Food or Restaurants

I have lost 20 POUNDS SO FAR!! I thought it was time for a before and after picture! I am at only 20% of my goal, but to me, I can’t believe it! I never thought I could do it!! I didn’t really take a formal “Before” picture but I found one taken close to […]

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Top Ways to Start Losing Weight


Recently I started the journey towards a new, healthy me. I had heard it all, over the years. How to lose weight.  Every thing from the cabbage diet to pills to shakes, etc. You know the drill, we are pounded with quick, easy solutions that really don’t have any lasting effect. We also all know the best […]

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Weight Loss Week 3 – The Importance of a Good Gym

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Woohoo and Yeehaw! I lost 5 pounds this week!! I feel great, have more energy and I am getting into the groove of working out. I am thrilled at this new lifestyle! I have more energy, my mood is better, I sleep better. One huge factor in this process has been our new gym membership. My husband […]

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Losing Weight, Getting Healthy Week 2


I made through Week 1 and am well on my to Week 2.  I lost 1 pound.  That’s it.  I was devastated at first because in my mind, I worked pretty hard so far. When I spoke to my Mom she reminded me that a box of butter was a pound. When I thought about it […]

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Valentine’s Date – a Photo Essay

My husband and I usually do not do anything fancy for Valentine’s Day, maybe some candy and chocolates and a special homemade dinner.  But this year when I saw a Living Social Deal for a Wine Tasting for 2, I couldn’t pass it up. We went on Saturday afternoon the day after Valentine’s Day for […]

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The Beginning of My Weight Loss Journey

  This is it!  I can really feel it this time.  It’s different than ever before.  Recently I began the long, rewarding weight loss journey of heading to a healthy lifestyle. THE CHALLENGE A couple of weeks ago my Mom emailed me to offer up a weight loss challenge. She offered me money to lose […]

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