Archive for January, 2010

Cards For Kayla

We are sending encouraging mail to Kayla today….
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I recently read this post over at Serendipity Is Sweet.
It is about a little girl named Kayla. Her family has been pushed to the limits with illness.  2 years ago, just days before Christmas they got the news that daddy was ill with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Then 3 days [...]

5 Question Friday (post #2 – you see I found this other blog hop that I love!) ;)

I love Five Question Friday too – so I am giving this one a try at the same time as Aloha Friday!!! I hear it is “The hip, fun, zany, happenin’ way to meet and greet your fellow bloggers!” and I need to meet fellow bloggers…. I found this on [...]

Aloha Friday – How do you order your coffee?

In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that they take it easy and look forward to the weekend.  Since I love Hawaii ….  on Fridays I will take it easy from posting along with Kailani from Islandlife808.com.   I’ll ask a simple question ~  Please join the fun and tell us your [...]

Think Food Thursdays – Think Thai Peanut Turkey StirFry

Monday I bought Turkey Breast Strips for the first time.  It is a heart healthy meat so I thought I would give it a try.. and hey… I didn’t have to cut it up.. .it was already cut into tiny stir fry strips for me!  Love it!  Since I LOVE Thai Peanut Sauce…I thought that [...]

Power of Positive Thinking

Yep -  its Wednesday… I failed to post yesterday (sigh)!   I did have a few inspired ideas that never came to pass… my day was ‘discouraging’ to say the least!~  I hate those days!  Oddly enough,  I seem to be having more discouraging days than not since Jan. 1…..  I am struggling to keep [...]

Kissing My Belly Goodbye with Heart Healthy Life Style Changes

Good Morning !  I am currently laughing at myself … my blog name ‘Seizing My Day’… is very motivating to me… however… since I have entered the learning curve of blogging… my days are not as ‘easily’ seized!  Bear with me a few more weeks and I think I can live up to my name [...]

Ice Skating Adventures

We had a great time ice skating!  One of my favorite family adventures!  We were so grateful for the walkers to get us started!   Lots of smiles and laughter… there were only a couple minor falls… After one hour we had a proud mommy and daddy… and happy kids feeling successful at their new skills!  [...]

Aloha Friday

In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that they take it easy and look forward to the weekend.   Since I love Hawaii …. I thought maybe on Fridays I would take it easy from posting with Kailani from Islandlife808.com    So,  I’ll ask a simple question for you to answer…. Nothing that requires a lengthy [...]

Think Food Thursdays … Think Delicious Sweet Corn Bread Muffins

I start with the recipe Straight off the Albers Corn Meal box… and make a few ‘heart healthy’ changes to the already very delicious recipe!

Sweet Corn Muffins
1 c. King Arthurs Unbleached Whole White Wheat Flour
1/2 c. Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Corn Flour
1/2 c. sugar (reduced from 2/3)
1 tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. milk [...]

Happy~ness … Wednesday’s Word

I know Happy-ness is not spelled right… I like the letter ‘y’… I hate giving it up!
Yesterday as I was blog surfing one of my new favorite bloggers “My Little Life” posted on Happiness.  OK… I will spell it correctly!  I liked it so much I decided it would be my word today! Happy comes [...]