Solids part 2

the boy was basically grabbing my food so I decided to give him some cereal and he loved it, though he thought I was moving too slow for him. I hope he continues loving it. Does that mean he is going to be sleeping longer? Rehema HATED cereal, I had to put it in apple sauce for her to have it.


 Funmondaylogo Today’s Fun Monday is hosted by Irish Coffee House. She asked us to talk about our Careers.

Careers- Then and Now

THEN: As a child day dreaming of what your future would hold for you, what did you want to be when you grew up? Did you ever pursue or achieve it?

This is an interesting topic! When I was growing up. my dad asked me the million dollars shillings question.   “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  and like I have been waiting for this question all my life,  I answered that I wanted to be just like my mommy.  My dad’s heart sank.   All his dreams of me being a doctor or a lawyer (those were my only two options)  were shattered instantly.   It did not help that I hated Biology.  My mom was an Administrative Secretary and she seemed to love her job very much.  She talked about it all evening.  I think she was making a lot of money too and I wanted to be just like her, type 70 words a minute, (She was close to that) learn shorthand and dictation, make a lot of money and be happy.  So, I went to college, after 2 other jobs, I got a cushy job which had manager at the end (which made my Dad happy) worked for 5 years at that job and then moved to the US. and guess what I do now?  you guessed right, my dream which I stopped pursuing came true, but I do not type 70 words a minute (but I am close) I do not know shorthand,  I do not make a lot of money, but I am happy for the most part.  So, though I did not pursue it, I achieved it.  NOW: If you could be trained and placed in any career beginning tomorrow, what would it be? Personal Fitness Trainer or something similar (watch out for my exercise video)   For the record: I asked my 3 year old what she wanted to be when she grows up and she said, she wanted to be just like her doctor…I am hanging on that because dreams do come true.  Please visit Irishcoffeehouse for more dream careers.  

Up & Down

It’s not even Monday and I am tired. I have not done all my laundry and yet one baby needs some of that stuff for tomorrow. My baby who can talk just informed me that she is not happy with me. I wish I could take the nap and she does the laundry. On the upside, I got my gallon of milk replaced. They asked me for a receipt and I told them I do not keep receipts for perishables. They asked me for the rotten stinking milk and I told them I don’t keep rotten stinking milk in my house. I told them they can look it up, after all, I have to swipe my member card everytime I buy something. The manager had to be asked if it is okay to give me another gallon of milk. I kept the receipt this time…Have a great week.

Fitness on Friday

 Fitness on Friday

I have the day off from my regular job but I am going to work at my other job…a change is as good as a rest. This week I walked as usual, it is really getting hot here and so I am starting to walk indoors. I went to the gym only once, I am trying to increase my speed and I was given a workout that helps in that. In the gym I go to, you have to run 14 laps to make a mile (I know, makes me feel dizzy at times) so I would sprint one lap, jog one lap until I ran a mile. I was dying at the end. I am told it works so I am hanging in there. I hope you have a good friday and enjoy your weekend too.
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It is that time again, the sale where you find toddler beds to used cloth diapers, tonnes of clothings and everything in between at fairly good prices.  The last time I went there, on the first day of the sale, I was in the line for more than an hour, not sure if I want anything so badly this time to do that again.  Happy Shopping!

Watching What We Eat Wednesday

I found this Chocolate sauce recipe and made it to serve over ice cream and it was really good, forget store bought sauces and try homemade. I found it in my favorite cookbook, Cooking Light and it is really yummy. You can serve it over ice cream, angel food cake or strawberries. I might post a picture later.

Chocolate Sauce
1 cup 1% low-fat milk
3 Tablespoons sugar (you can use Splenda)
2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons cornstarch (you can substitute and use flour)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan, stirring with a whisk until blended. Bring sugar mixture to a boil and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Cover sauce and chill.
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Calories: 32 (11% from fat) Fat .4g Protein 1.1g Carb 6g Chol 1mg Iron .2mg Sodium 13mg Calc 32mg