Monthly Archives: July 2011

This IS Your Mother’s Dairy Queen (Maybe Even Your Grandmother’s)

Two hours of physical therapy on Monday left K. in intense need of a treat – her special request was a Blizzard from Dairy Queen, so we plugged “Dairy Queen” into our Garmin, Lolita. Yes, we have a name for … Continue reading

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The View From Our Room – Wordless Wednesday #9


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Hollywood, Here We Come!

Just arrived in Hollywood (Florida, that is) this evening for another week of Schroth-based physical therapy. We’re staying at the same place as last time, only I dawdled around making reservations and there was only an oceanview room left – … Continue reading

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Schroth Wall Bars in the House!

Update 10/3/13: I recently came across a source from which to order wall bars – check out this link! 3B Scientific Eucalyptus Wood Stall Bar I participate in the Amazon Affiliate program, which means I get paid when people link … Continue reading

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Dog Days

We are in the dog days of summer – even stepping outside the door in the early morning hours is oppressive. For a menopausal woman who feels like a radiator herself about half the time, this is just a yucky … Continue reading

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Interim Kitchen (aka Who Needs to Cook, Anyway?)

We’re living with what I call an “interim kitchen” – we’re not ready to renovate it yet, but the previous owner stripped a lot of the appliances, so it’s not a functional kitchen.  Here’s a little tour of what we’re … Continue reading

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Patriotic BabyCakes

K. got a BabyCakes mini cupcake maker for her birthday. (Source) It’s not that she is a big cook – mainly it’s because it’s pink. And she likes sweets. A lot.  And it seemed like a fun way to bake … Continue reading

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Twice-Baked Potatoes (aka Once Grilled & Once Microwaved)

(This is a reprint of a post from my old blog – I happened to need the recipe to make them this week, so I moved it over to my current blog for safekeeping 🙂 ) When my daughter and … Continue reading

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