Category Archives: Event

Birthday? Free Day?

Lucky for me, it was both. And it was a really nice day, even with two sick children. Of course, since it was my birthday, we went for the free day concept full blast–despite having had limited success the past … Continue reading

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Free Day Take 2: Sandwiches, Shakes, and Pizza Oh my!

We had our second free day of our LBN diet today. Again, the free day is an addition that we took from the Body for Life program for my husband’s benefit (to give him something to look forward to). Happily, … Continue reading

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Free Day: Food Fun for Everyone

I had a doctor’s appointment this morning. Nothing wrong, just a normal annual physical. I did end up talking to my doctor about weight and calories and eating, though. After all, when I showed having GAINED 7 pounds since my … Continue reading

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Food Showcase: Asian Foods

On our way home from Wisconsin, my husband got a craving for Chinese food. He tried to hide it by saying he wanted to get it for me. That the hot and sour soup would be good for my cold; … Continue reading

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Back from Wisconsin

We’re back from Wisconsin. We actually got back on Sunday, but by the time we were done with supper it was the kids’ bedtimes and the hubby and I thought an early bedtime was a good idea as well. And … Continue reading

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Home-based Food Showcase

I was working on research for my other recently started writing adventure when I stumbled across the “Des Moines Metro Opera Wine and Food Showcase.” You can read the article I ended up writing about it on Monday, but the … Continue reading

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