I know that this is a strange question but the saying is, “Running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off.?” I don’t know if you have ever seen this happen but it is pretty funny. I have to tell you a little story about this before I continue on with my point I am getting to.
Years ago I had a friend with a bunch of chickens that needed to be butchered. We had a friend who was a really city girl. She wanted to help. Her job was to hold the chicken while I chopped its head off and then she was to hold it over a trashcan to let it bleed out. Don’t want to have blood all over the yard because that will bring the bears into your yard.
She is holding a chicken as I grab its head and stretch out its neck then chop it off. When the body of the chicken starts wiggling in her hands she drops it and it starts running around. My other friend and I are laughing so hard we about pee ourselves, which doesn’t take much because we both had a bunch of kids.
How is your new year going? Mine has been a little crazy but I have been getting things done. I kind of fell off track a few times at the end of the year with all the kids here. I am now back on track and have accomplished many things. See what I have done this first month of the year. Read on if you would like to know Continue reading “Crazy Life”
Are you going crazy trying to get ready for Christmas? I know I am. This will be the first year since the kids all left home that we are all going to be together, well except for the oldest. That makes 4 children, 2 son in laws, 1 daughter in law, 2 grandsons, 6 granddaughters, my oldest daughter’s in laws and her brother in law and my oldest grandson’s girlfriend. I believe that comes to 19. What a wonderful Christmas we will have, but getting ready is the hard part. Continue reading “Christmas Craziness!”
I have been making Highbush Cranberry Apple Butter when we are lucky and have the berries. We managed to get quite a few this year and I had people asking for it. I pulled out the recipe and started making it. It was so full of sugar and couldn’t believe it. I thought why can’t I make this Keto friendly. Continue reading “Altering Recipes”
David came home with 3 1/2 5 gallon buckets of apples that he picked off a tree that was standing in one of his students front yard. David is a special education school bus driver. It took him 10 hours to cut and core them all. He put 3 kitchen garbage bags of apple slices in the freezer. I had to decide what to do with them. Read on to find out what I do with them. Continue reading “41 Pounds of Apples and Counting”
I found this recipe The “I Love My Instant Pot” Keto Diet Recipe Book written by Sam Dillard of HeyKetoMama.com. There are some very good recipes in here I want to try. You can buy the book by clicking on the link below.
I feel like I really did a lot of today. I just seemed to have so much energy. I know I do have more energy, since I started on this life change.
I started the day off checking my email. Then off to clean the bathroom. I got the towels washed, counter, toilet, and tub cleaned. Then I did the floors.
I knew the boys wouldn’t clean it while I am in Gig Harbor, WA taking care of my daughter, Sarah, after her foot surgery.
I do have to say that I did get tons of worksheets and recipes for the diet. There is a 45 day course I can follow. I am just trying to decide if I should try to follow it now before I go down to Gig Harbor to take care of my daughter after her foot surgery. I know that I will be taking care of 3 of my granddaughters; getting their breakfast, getting them off to school, taking and picking up at bus stop, cooking dinner for family and anything else my daughter, Sarah, needs me to do.