Wordless Wednesday: Bye Bye Charlie #WW

Yes, that is my beloved "Charlie," my Ford Explorer being towed away in the snow. My thermostat housing was completely shot, everything was frozen, lines cracked, so I had to have it towed to the auto repair shop. I'm happy to say after not having my car for 3 days, and almost $400 later - "Charlie" is back on the road as of today! :) … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Now That’s a Sweet Potato #WW

Have you EVER?! I never. My neighbor brought over this sweet potato today... yes, it's a sweet potato. I've never seen one quite this big before. I put it next to an apple so you can see the actual ginormous size. I've been thinking up all the yummy recipes I can make with just this one huge sweet potato. :) Any ideas? … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Before and After #WW #Goals

I thought since one of my goals for 2013 was to bust through this plateau I've hit since my gastric sleeve surgery almost 15 months ago, I would share my progress thus far. The  BEFORE photo was taken the morning of my surgery, August 26, 2011, weighing in at 286 lbs. The AFTER photo was taken approximately 1 year later after an 81 lb. weight loss. The center is one that I took in the last couple weeks. As you can see, I have kept the weight off with a fluctuation of 1-5 lbs here and … [Read more...]

Wordless (never) Wednesday: Happy New Year! #WW

We had a very simple New Year's Eve night home with the kiddos.. the usual! We always try to bring in the new year together .. minus our oldest daughter, who stayed at her friend's house, and our son and DIL who went out for the night. My granddaughters celebrated the new year with us, and spent the night. They loved the toasting part!  In all the excitement, I forgot to take photos... only got a few to share.  Our drink of choice ... we also had virgin strawberry daquiris … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Oh Christmas Tree #WW


Wordless Wednesday: I’m Losing It! #WW

Some of you know that I had Gastric Sleeve surgery at the end of August last year. Well, as of my follow up with my doctor today.. I am down by 81 lbs! I had a total of 121 lbs to lose.. and only have 40 more to go! YAY me! It has NOT always been easy, but I am learning a new way of eating, portion control, and more. I will be sharing a recap post soon.. I know it's been a while! In the meantime, you can read some of my very first posts before and after my weight loss surgery under my … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: My Hawaiian Princesses

My granddaughters are what some would call "Irish Twins." They were born exactly 11 months apart to the day... March 28th and April 28th. We celebrated their birthdays this past Saturday with a Luau themed party! The youngest (on the right) is now 4 and the oldest just turned 5 last week. People ask all the time if they're twins... if it wasn't for their height difference (and the different hair styles that day), they could very easily pass for twins. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Cutest Baby Photo Contest Entry

    My adorable, funny granddaughter, Jiannah, has been entered into a Cutest Baby Photo Contest through the Credit Union of New Jersey! I would love to get some votes from my friends and family if you would be so kind. :) ** You can vote daily! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Up, Up and Away

  These are photos I took this summer (forgot I had them) of a "runaway" hot air balloon that made an emergency landing in the apartment complex down the street from us. The hubby, the kids, and I all jumped in the truck and followed it to see where it would end up.    The people in the balloon were just as surprised as everyone that gathered to watch them land. They drifted from somewhere in Philadelphia into southern New Jersey.     We asked … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Happy Birthday, Jiannah!!

  Happy 4th Birthday to my beautiful granddaughter, Jiannah!! Mom-mom loves you!!   … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday (Almost)

  My "rock star" granddaughters on New Year's Eve! Obviously Justin Beiber fans too. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: My Beautiful Granddaughters

  Not the best quality photo, but aren't they adorable? You can see they are born celebrities! lol   … [Read more...]