I LOVE baking but I am definitely NOT the best baker in the world! My daughter just had her third birthday and I paid someone to make cupcakes. LOL I did make the store-bought ones but I kept them in a box in the corner and never brought them out. LOL And this is why: … Continue reading My ‘Nailed It’ Story! LOL
I decided to make a sign for our foyer and I fell in love with this idea. It is about 2'x3' and made of solid oak wood. I had a blast doing it. First thing I had to do was trim the boards so they were all the same size. Then BEFORE you put them … Continue reading Family Sign
We all lose muscle as we get older. Natural part of life, nothing to worry about—or maybe it is. So You Lose a Little Muscle—So What? Any of my former students who read the Memo should remember the following definition quite well: A motor unit is a nerve and all the muscle fibers to which … Continue reading So You Lose a Little Muscle—So What?
Just in time for Mothers day! Make her a beautiful one-of-a-kind hand print card that says "i love you." Any parent would LOVE and cherish a card with their child's hand print on it! It could be used for any occasion and it is SUPER easy to make. All you need is: Construction paper Scissors … Continue reading I Love You Card
50 ways to freshen up your home that you probably haven't seen before! Taking old fence board and cutting them different lengths is a very simple and easy way to transform a dull half bath into a beautiful rustic or farmhouse feel. Dont want to cover the whole wall with wood? This rustic looking shelving … Continue reading 50 of the Best Country, Rustic and Farmhouse Decor
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If you do 10 minutes of yoga, a 10-minute walk with the kids, and 10 minutes on the elliptical, will you live longer? Here’s something to ponder the rest of the week: why do you exercise? If you don’t, what would your purpose be if you did? I think there are two primary reasons. First, … Continue reading Exercise: It All Counts
Healthy Banana Bread! Have to try!
This week’s recipe is going to be another great and healthy breakfast food. If you remember I shared with you my vegan cookies recipe a couple weeks ago and they are my favorite for a quick and healthy breakfast. The other thing I eat is banana bread but a healthier version with oats, nuts, coconut oil and honey. I noticed that a lot of persons were surprised that I eat cookies and cake for breakfast and the reason is that breakfast is always sweet in France and because this is what I ate since I could eat food, it is impossible for me to eat something savory for breakfast. We all know that sweets are not exactly the best and especially for breakfast when we need something to keep us full until lunch so that’s why I came up with healthier versions of the things I like.
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This was a recipe that my grandma ALWAYS made for Thanksgiving and Christmas. She probably make it just for us grandchildren (10 of us) but it was the thing I remember most about holidays and it was always the first to be gone. This is one of those recipes that is very special to me. … Continue reading Strawberry Cream Squares
This is the original recipe that my grandma had. It calls for a whole fryer chicken because back then that was the only way you could get a chicken. You could do it this way still but my aunt, who makes it for every family gathering, makes it with boneless chicken breasts, my mom … Continue reading Boned Chicken