Monthly Archive: July 2010

Celebrating at Zocalo


Thank you for all of the wonderful birthday wishes and the nice comments everyone left! It really made my birthday extra special. I am truly blessed with a wonderful family, good friends and now all of my cyber friends! Zocalo is where I chose to go for my birthday dinner on Friday night. It is …

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Then – little girl, big cake! Now – bigger girl, smaller cake!


This photo of mom and I was taken in Beatrice, Nebraska at my Grandparent’s home in 1959. It’s my birthday today! How old am I today you might ask? I am happy and proud to say I am 51 years young today! I have enjoyed each and every birthday God has blessed me with and …

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Yogurt Food Finds


Yougurt or Yogurt however you spell it I love it! Everyday I have at least two servings of yogurt usually with some fresh fruit. It is a great source of calcium and depending on what type of yogurt and what brand you are eating it can also be a good source of protein. I usually …

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Shrimp Asparagus and Penne Pasta


This is a delightful combination of shrimp, asparagus, garlic, tomatoes and pasta. It tastes like Spring!   Shrimp, Asparagus, and Penne Pasta 2 cups uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta) I prefer whole wheat 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups (1-inch) sliced asparagus (about 1 1/2 pound) 1/2 cup chopped onion 4-6 ¬†garlic cloves, minced 1 pound …

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Are you what you eat?


  This has to be one of my favorite cards! I sent this to my Internet friend Janine and she said she enjoyed it as much as I did. Besides making me chuckle it does make me think about all those so called “diet” foods. Sugar free this and fat free that, 100 calorie snack …

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