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Definition of CHANGE (Merriam-Webster) changed;  changing transitive verb a :  to make different in some particular :  alter never bothered to change the will b :  to make radically different :  transform can’t change human nature c :  to give a different position, course, or direction to changed his residence from Ohio to California a :  to… Continue reading Change

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5 Love Languages

So the other night, David and I were watching “A Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” and someone made the comment in the movie about being married takes out the romance of the relationship.  I snickered.  David took offense.  We have different definitions of romance, and we both realized that at that moment. The 5 Love… Continue reading 5 Love Languages

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Chicken with Portobello Mushrooms

Boneless Chicken Thighs with Spinach in a baby Portobello Mushrooms Lemon Butter Sauce. Y’all…this was super yummy.  I made this for dinner on Tuesday, and really kind of came upon it.  Stephen was supposed to come over for dinner, but ended up sleeping through. Ha. Adulting, right?  Anyway. Ingredients: 6-8 Chicken Thighs – boneless, skinless… Continue reading Chicken with Portobello Mushrooms

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Weekend Trips

I am in charge of our next couples weekend trip.  Some of the parameters for the trips are that they stay in budget of $400 for each couple for the rooms, within a days drive, and can work within everyone’s schedule.  Ha. So, we are looking at early October, and I have no clue where… Continue reading Weekend Trips

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LSU & Baby Girl

This week is my Spring Break at the Northwest Florida State College.  I love being able to be off for both school and work.  I do have Math test on Monday when we return, but overall, I have the week off. Catching up on appointments, the dentist, rheumatologist, and eye doctor all this week.  But…I… Continue reading LSU & Baby Girl

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Craft Room – Part 5 – Reality

David has been working on his office area now that I thought I had everything out.  Ha.  I forgot about the closet.  You know, where everything was stored. Yep. So…what once was a wonderful, calm space is now cluttered.  I need to go through all of this before I even think about finding a spot… Continue reading Craft Room – Part 5 – Reality

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Craft Room – Part 3

Painting is done.  I am so happy with the shades of grey with the bright white trim. We decided that a door would make a good craft table.  The doors are sold without paint or stain for about $35.00.  We sanded and painted the top and sides.  David drilled holes for the cables (sewing machines).… Continue reading Craft Room – Part 3

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9 Month Check

Officially it was my 9 month surgery anniversary on the 16th of this month.  I had my nutritionist check up today (a week late). I am 120 pounds down.  I started at my heaviest at 315lbs.  I am 195lbs!!  So excited.  The picture on the right is from today before our walk.  The picture on… Continue reading 9 Month Check

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Craft Room – Part 2

Progress, right?  The window wall is the darker of the two shades of grey that we chose.   It seems that we always take pictures later in the day.  I will try to be better about the pictures.  But, I love the contrast of the colors with the bright white of the doors, and trim.… Continue reading Craft Room – Part 2