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Sugar Slip, Piano Kitty, Found Treasures

Okay after four and 2/3 day of no refined sugar, I ate a piece of fudge this evening. And the stupid thing is I didn’t even really want it. It was there. I got it out to throw it away and I just couldn’t do it. I have a strong don’t waste food problem. But tomorrow it is back to no sugar and I am going to throw the rest of the fudge away. I have to. I have resisted cakes, brownies, Golden Corral buffet, and my normal grocery shopping day treat. But I was overcome by peanut butter fudge…so out it must go. However, going almost five days with no refined sugar is good and I have met my goal of exercising five days this week and I have been drinking tons of water.
Jack and Katrina are supposed to practice piano 6 days a week. Somedays it is hard to fit in the practice with everything else that goes on. One of the things that intrigues us regarding practice is that Mika, our gray cat, really is intrigued by the piano as you can see below. Sometimes, she sits on the bench next to Jack or Katrina and merely listens attentively, somtimes she tries to play along.

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A Girl’s Night Out At Church….A Recipe for Fun!

About a month ago the fathers and sons at our church went on an overnight camping trip. Unfortunately Jack missed out on that as he had a prior commitment. But they had so much fun, that our pastor suggested that moms and daughters doing something similar. Well, it’s November and pretty chilly, plus we wanted to do more of a ‘girly’ thing, so two church members arranged for us to have a sleepover at the church.
Deeanna and Laura did a great job of setting it up! They suggested we bring sleeping bags, pajamas, a snack and drink to share, make up and hair stuff. Several of us also brought an extra game or two, coloring supplies, things to keep us all having fun. We met at the church at 6 pm. Many of the girls were in pajamas
and bathrobes.


Deeanna and Laura bought pizzas to cook and while they started, the girls and moms painted ceramic animal figurines.

After eating, the girls wanted to get their hair done, nails done and make up applied! They did this for one another and the results were…fun!

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