How to beat the Halloween munchie monster!

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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Technology love or hate?

I had a fun blog post ready. It’s a recipe for Nacho apples. With good pictures! But my new phone and my computer are not communicating! Sometimes I love technology and sometimes I hate it! You guess which this time is, teehee. I tried all sorts of things that my limited skills allow. Needless to […]

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Time-perspective, priorities, people!

Is life overwhelming? Feeling like life is hard? I’m still adjusting to the new normal with the recent loss of a well-loved friend. My friend’s health deteriorated quickly and within 21 days she passed. This kind of shocking loss puts life into perspective. Priorities change. Irritations lose their power. Stuff loses its appeal. Careers lose […]

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I blew it! I veered off the path of health and well-being!

It’s time for this blogger to ‘fess up! Over this last week I didn’t eat well at all! It was a hard week emotionally. I said my final goodbye to my best friend. I attended the visitation, funeral and graveside service. Then I had the stress of packing and preparing for a big trip that […]

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How do we cope when God says, “no”?

What do we do when God says no? How do we cope? Maybe you didn’t get the job, or the pregnancy test was negative again. Perhaps the house deal fell through or the doctor’s report was not good? We all have hard times when God’s answer is no. God said no to my prayers. My […]

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Can I trust God when life is hard?

Is life rough right now? Are you being asked to do really hard things? Or maybe you are watching someone you love go through tough times? Last week I told you about my good friend who is gravely ill. She is still in ICU. She has made progress in some areas and a few steps […]

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Don’t take your health for granted!

Do you take your good health for granted? I sure did. But this week I was forced to stop and watch as my best friends’ health deteriorated. She went to the hospital for assistance with an ongoing heart issue. But it wasn’t that simple. Within a few days they found serious health issues. She ended […]

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September a mix of what has been and what is to come!

“September is a sort of hilltop in the year. From its crest you can look back on the lush green valleys of spring and summer. In the other direction lie the long colourful slopes of autumn. At the horizon is the the white loveliness of winter. In itself September is a mixture of what has […]

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Tempted? Count the cost!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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Walk with me?

I want to hold onto the shirt tales of summer and beg it not to leave. So I am squeezing in some visits and day trips with friends and family. We will be back to routine in no time! Enjoy this last week of summer my friends.  Talk much, laugh often, summer is on it’s […]

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Eat this fruit everyday for amazing benefits!

Can you guess which fruit is rated as one of the best? It’s sweet and juicy. It has no fat. Only 82 calories for a whole cup and as an added bonus it has 3.4 grams of fiber. It’s packed with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s small and round and blue. Yes, it’s blueberries! So why […]

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Life with Dixie

Hey Friends I was given the opportunity to do a guest post on a friends’ site. Here’s the link for an inside scoop on my life and loves! Inspiring women- life with Dixie

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