Monthly Archives: June 2012

Coconut oil

Check out what I got in the mail!!! A gallon of coconut oil. Now this stuff is awesome for moisturizing your body and some people even use it to moisturize their hair. Here recently it has been very popular as … Continue reading

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Healthier than ice cream

I have a weakness for ice cream. A huge weakness. 😦 I could eat it all day and every day for the rest of my life, but my weight might balloon up if I do that. So, my solution is … Continue reading

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Flaxy oatmeal

I switched it up this morning and instead of peanut butter going in my oatmeal I added flaxseed (ground of course because it makes it more easily absorbed in the body). Flaxseed can be healthy but too much can me … Continue reading

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Sonic blast

We love Sonic! 1/2 price fountain drinks, teas, and slushes from 2-4 pm daily. How much better can you get? Well, they continue to surprise me, but not in a good way this time. After stopping at my parents’ for … Continue reading

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Smoothies

I’m not a big smoothie person, but my son wanted one so of course I jumped to making one. I dug out the blender and started adding ingredients: Blueberries Fat free yogurt A spoonful peanut butter 1 super ripe banana … Continue reading

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Back from the beach

After spending 4 days at the beach in Corpus Christi I’m back home! Within 10 minutes of actually being on the beach my son was stung by a jellyfish. A nurse was close by and wrapped him in pickle relish … Continue reading

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Morning exercise adventure

My shins were feeling a bit sore today so instead of a run I opted to take the kiddos biking. We all enjoyed it, although I really felt the extra weight behind me. I forgot my phone (again) so here … Continue reading

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Dangers at the gym

I had my Monday dose of Zumba today and it was great, but I hurt myself during the abs class afterward. You’re thinking maybe I pulled a muscle? Nope. Maybe I strained my back? Nope again. I cut my ankle! … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Charro Beans

Crock Pot Charro Beans by Karen Serna   Ingredients: 3 c dried pinto beans 2 cans rotel tomatoes 1 Tablespoon garlic powder (or 1 fresh clove) 3 Tablespoons cumin 1/2 Tablespoon salt (or to taste) 1 Large handful of fresh … Continue reading

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