Month: October 2012

Free Greek Yogurt?

Just mentioning a cool giveaway on Danica’s Daily blog.  Want to win a case of #WeightWatchers 2 #pointsplus @Yoplait Greek 100 Yogurt? Enter this #Giveaway hosted by @danicasdaily Personal note:  Greek yogurt is excellent.  If one of my readers

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The “Ps” of Long Term Success, Part 4

You’ve got PASSION. You made your PLAN.  And you are physically PREPARED. The next step? 4.  PROCEED Pick up your posterior and proceed toward your goal. In other words: Get going! This logo and its associated tag line says it

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BBQ Sauce, Pan Fried Chicken Thighs and Two Side Dishes

Pan-Fried Chicken Thighs, topped with Homemade Barbecue Sauce and sides of Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cheesy Roasted BroccoliServes 4 8 chicken thighs (or 16 ounces chicken breast)1 tablespoon olive oil1 onion, sliced thinly2 cloves garlic, mashed and mincedBarbecue sauce (recipe follows)Your preferred seasoning

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The “Ps” of Long Term Success, Part 3

The continuing thoughts on how to achieve long term success. 3.  PREPARATION So far, you have or are developing a PASSION for your goal and you have mapped out a PLAN to achieve the goal. But isn’t planning the same

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Fall Bounty

I love autumn! It truly is my favorite time of year. The air gets crisp and fresh. The leaves turn colors and then fall to the ground. The aroma of the fallen leaves immediately brings me back to my childhood

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The “Ps” of Long Term Success, Part 2

Continuing my series on how to achieve long term success. 2.  Plan So, you have passion for your goal. Or maybe you don’t. Maybe your goal is something you would like, but don’t know if you can commit to it

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The “Ps” of Long Term Success, part 1

This is going to be a series of posts about how to find success, primarily in weight loss, but I believe that these ideas will be universal in application. These tips really do apply to everyone (it’s just that not

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Asian Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs

Asian Beer Braised Beef Short RibsServes ?  (Depends on how many racks you prepare. Plan one per person.) I made this with a pressure cooker. It cooks faster and creates tender meat. You could do this in the oven by roasting

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Pork Schnitzel with Sauteed Cabbage and Brussels Sprouts

Pork Schnitzel with Sauteed Cabbage and Brussels SproutsServe 6 This is ridiculously easy to make. 24 ounces boneless pork chops (thin-sliced if possible)1 egg white1/2 cup panko bread crumbsSeasoning of your choice (I used 1/2 teaspoon of Penzy’s Krakow Nights,

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And Now For Something Completely Different…

Regardless of your political leaning, it is cool to be a parent of one of the members of the Green Bay West drumline, who was asked to perform pre-rally music before President Clinton took the stage to speak in Green

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