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"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Awe day .....


x_3dadd24b photo x_3dadd24b_zps6282f696.gifNOW THIS IS FUNNY!  You have to admit it!





Thank you Angela - this is so cute - it's what animals would look like if they went to eat fast foods.    I guess we should all stop eating so much fast food - but it is so easy in this busy world. 
Do you eat fast foods  a lot?????  
And if you don't - what do you eat that is fast and healthy at home?  I would love some suggestions.



Thank you Ann - isn't that just the cutest thing ever?  Awe - right?  One happy baby.


Thank you Kelly - now come on - this is an awe picture too.  He knows how to watch television.


Thank you Connie - both our dogs feel the exact same way - in fact I feel the same way too!

Okay thought for the day -


And if it sounds easy - it's not - at least for me.  I go to bed and pray that I make better choices and I'll go to sleep and by an hour or two in the next day - I've failed!  I just have to hop back on the wagon.
Can you relate?



Love always, chatty . . .and Disco !


62 comments:

Shelly said...

Awwww, I loved all of these! Did Disco have a hand in picking them? He did a good job if he did~

Carol said...

LOVE the Cat quote....YEPPER that is me! Also love the 'choices' quote! and....Disco, that in itself made my day! :)

Sandra said...

disco you look so darn sweet laying in the sun puddle, wish i could hug you, even it you did bark at me... i laughed my head off at he fat animals thing, saw it yesterday and bob and i watched it together.

Donna said...

Hahahaaa...A Fun Post Girl! Love all the cute snapshots...
I can't remember the last time we ate at McDonalds...years ago.
Enjoy the day!
hughugs

Laurie said...

I can relate, great line up this morning, have a wonderful day today,

Jackie said...

Happy babies and happy puppies...can't get any sweeter than that; now, I'm off to get my morning cup of coffee...
Hugs,
Jackie

My Journey With Candida said...

You know what I eat Sandie and you wouldn't like it.... but we gotta do what we gotta do to stay healthy. At least I do, You don't have my problems so all is good

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Yes. Yes. Yes! I can relate. I don't know why I can't just GET it and be done. LOL! We'll keep trying though!! Wishing you and yours a joyous Easter! blessings ~ tanna

Optimistic Existentialist said...

The picture of the baby with the puppies should seriously win the picture of the decade award :)

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

I do not eat fast food unless there's no other option. If out shopping and I'm famished, I look for a Subway. No cokes either. Swore those off in 2009. I also eat fresh veggies (not cooked) with my meals. I have lost 40 lbs since starting this way of eating in 2010. I eat a lot of lean cuisines, smart ones, etc.

Enjoyed the laughs today. And I can relate to setting goals and falling off the wagon quickly. It happens! Have a great day!

....Petty Witter said...

Loving that cartoon. Best wishes to both yourself and Disco.

rubyslipperz said...

thanks for giving me some "AAAAW" moments this morning to start my day "aaaawf" to a good start!

hugZ,
annie

Pondside said...

I'm a dog before coffee too!...a Schnauzer, maybe.

barbara l. hale said...

I loved that video! Of course, I don't eat at McDonald's but I look like that anyhow. Oh, well... Hi to Disco!

Susan said...

Oh, I LOVE that last quote about our choices. It's so true, too, isn't it, Sandie? If we don't like our lives, start making better choices. Love it.

I eat fast food very rarely.

My newest "healthy" snack is absolutely delicious. It's raspberries (frozen at this time of year and then thawed), sprinkled with a teaspoon or so of sugar, and then served on top of Greek yogurt.

My fave is "Oikos." Do you have that in Georgia? Then I sprinkle few pecan halves on top. It's like eating a sundae to me.....sooooo yummy.

Hope your day is terrific----like you! Susan

jack69 said...

Absolutely lovely my Chatty friend. Love the quotes, and yes I can relate to making a decision at night then blowing it quick the next day.
Fast food? Yesterday Sherry made the best Salmon stew in less than 20 minutes. I thought that was healthy and pretty fast for a full meal.

But I love soups and one pot dishes, although that way too, I tend to eat too much.
Oh well It is a great read today (as per usual)
(((HUGS)))
Sherry & jack

Bev said...

I can relate to choices...thats for the great post!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love the cat with coffee! That's me!! We all have a struggle and mine is daily also. I'm working on better choices, but its just that work...especially on the food front! Hugs, Linda

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

Yes, I can relate on the choice making. Thankfully, we get a new day to start all over again. Hope you have a terrific Tuesday!

Sandee said...

We rarely have fast food because we'd look like those fat animals. That was a cute video by the way. Made me laugh several times. I do a lot of Lean Cuisine dinners for something fast during the day. Works for me and I can have pasta.

Have a terrific day. ☺

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Cute baby pic!

Grandma Bonnie said...

We seldom eat fast foods out. We like to cooks up several meals on the weekends and freeze them for the weeks ahead. I try to make double batches if possible. Another trick is to put our next days meal in a crock pot and start it before we go to bed. It is ready in the morning. I put it back in the fridge until just before dinner then take it out to heat.

TexWisGirl said...

i do love those fat balloon animals. :)

Betsy said...

cat quote - love it!
I loved McDonalds parfait when I had it many months ago. Don't eat out often but it's good to have around when I want too.
loved your post
betsy

Betsy Adams said...

Cute post, Disco!!!! Thanks...

Fast Foods have been the reason that so many of us have weight problems. I used to work hard and would stop at a fast-food place (drive-through)---and eat a meal quickly in the car. GADS!

I have a good friend who still eats alot of fast foods. She'll take her grandchildren --who won't eat anything except chicken fingers, pizza, and french fries... TERRIBLE...

We seldom go to a fast food place anymore --and opt to go to a place where we can get meat and veggies/fruits, etc... Fast Foods have so many hidden calories... BUT--they are simple, taste good, and in this busy society, people go there.

How about you all???
Hugs,
Betsy

Shug said...

I love that "if animals ate at McDonalds" video....We laugh every time we see it. Made me laugh again.
shug

Cheryl @ TFD said...

The McDonald/Animal video is the funniest I've seen in a long time. True, too!

Yep, I only last about an hour or two myself! But at least we try, right?

Have a great day, Sandie!

Retired English Teacher said...

Great post. I love your new look!

Beth said...

Another post with lots of goodies. Thanks Sandie!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That video is hilarious! I know how hard it is to make good choices but you have to start at home with a list of things to shop for. Then when that's what's in the pantry and fridge...that's what you'll eat. Enjoy your afternoon! Sweet hugs!

Susannah said...

Miss Chatty....I love your header.....and the color. Agua was the color of my prom dress years ago and it is a big joke in the family!!!!!!!!!! But it is a beautiful header!

I like the one about the cat without his coffee........That is me...I might just as well be a dog!! I am bad in the morning before the coffee...or so they say!

Susannah

andy said...

Great post ! Just love animals ! Have a wonderful afternoon

SweetMarie said...

Love it all! That is an adorable baby pic!
Yes, I can relate!
Have a great day!
Hugs to you both!

Nonnie said...

If only there were somebody around to limit my treats! Something has to be done. The animal video was funny and sometimes I feel like those bloated animals. You're right. It's all about choices. Awwwww. And you had to go and bring that up.

TARYTERRE said...

cute pieces today. The baby is my favorite.

Dee said...

I do relate.....and it is an awwww day.Fun pictures.. especially liked the cat picture.

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

makes me wish for a doggie. i keep thinking i will try a pug on for size. never had a dog though. makes me nervous. would i make a good doggie mom or not? not sure. ( ;

Babs said...

Hi, Just stopping by to wish you a Happy Easter.
Stay warm,
Babs

Karen Lange said...

Love these! You never fail to make me smile. :) Thanks so much, sweet friend!

Blessings,
Karen

Inger said...

I love your new layout and color scheme. I don't eat fast food, my version before I married my husband was to eat expensive cheeses with Triskets for dinner because I just don't like to cook. Needless to say, that wasn't healthy either and I was sick a lot more in those days. Now I eat very healthy meals thanks to him. And my Greek yogurt for lunch.

Cranberry Morning said...

Kelly's picture of the dog watching TV is just the funniest thing ever! Hi to Disco.Arf.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Funny stuff....thanks for sharing!

Ann said...

Those are all really cute. That last one about the treats could be Duke saying that....lol

Jim said...

Thank you Sandy. Sometimes I feel like those fast food eating animals.

Do you eat fast foods a lot?????
Not a whole lot. We have to drive 20 minutes to get to one. When we are in town we generally don't plan on fast food. Mostly we eat at a BBQ place and have their special.

And if you don't - what do you eat that is fast and healthy at home? I would love some suggestions.
Fast and healthy at home are hot dogs and turkey sandwiches. I also eat sardines. I also keep a jar of chocolate covered raisins that are sort of healthy.
We generally have a dish of low fat ice cream before going to bed.

Most of that, my favorite home foods, is healthy but not in excess. My cardiologist's dietician said I could anything in moderation.
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Happy@Home said...

So many cute things here today. That video made me laugh... in a sad kind of way. Now that my kids are grown I rarely eat at fast food places, but if so I am happy to see that they are offering more healthy choices.
Thanks so much for your recent visit and kind comments. To answer your question, I am in NC. Not too far from you.

Micupoftea~ said...

Fun post! Loved the video- it gave me my daily laugh! HAHA :)
We do not eat fast food because we don't eat meat. The only other options at fast food places are fries (NOT), soda (NOT), shakes (Not)...guess we could go for a salad, but they are usually nutrient light and calorie dense with artificial-flavored dressings. It's a bother at first, but we have become accustomed to thinking and packing ahead: apples, carrots, oranges, salads, sandwiches, yogurt with almonds, etc. I always carry almonds in the car, along with water and healthy whole grain bars.
HAPPY Easter :)
Shawn

Ms. A said...

Yes, I can definitely relate.

Lately, fast food is what I can sling together with relative quickness. We've been being so good because of my Son, we just might have to treat ourselves to a burger and fries. Sounds sinful... and easy.

Jill said...

First the cat...then the baby. I am smiling!!!

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

That video was bloody funny.......I don't eat take away very often and I don't eat fried food unless it is take away........at home I use my air fryer and I grill a lot of foods

Theresa said...

Awe... SO cute:) I adore those sweet pictures! I don't eat a lot of fast food, now I see why:) Have a blessed week dear friend, HUGS!

mail4rosey said...

These are adorably cute pictures. :)

Lee said...

Fun! Fun! Fun! :)

The Boston Lady said...

I feel like one of those flamingos, but don't eat a lot of fast food. Although sometimes only a hamburger will do.... I try to lean towards salads when eating out, but even those can be calorie rich. One thing they do here on EVERY menu is list calories for every item. I love it! It's a good way to see what you may or may not want to choose. My problem is, the food is so good here and so many things to try I'm going to burst! Walking and the gym will be back in my schedule soon when things calm down around here! Ann

Jazzi said...

Baby and doggie, both really cute pics!! Loved them!!
Disco needs his own blog, i'm just sayin...... lol

Diana and jazzi

Paula said...

The dog watching TV would fit perfectly with John even though he doesn't like animals in the house. I wonder what the dog is watching, westerns, game shoes?

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Disco is smart laying in the sun beams!! We had snow flurries today taking the kids to the bus at 2:15!! And it's Easter in 4 more days?????

Tweedles -- that's me said...

aweeee
!!!!!
love
tweedles

Carol Z said...

Cute, cute pictures, but the baby and the dogs won my heart totally.

Angela said...

I take spells about getting pizza on Fridays. Sometimes I like to make my own homemade pizza and other times I like to buy it. There are a few places we like to eat out at. Really there isn't that many around here that we like. There is only one Mexican place we like. One Italian place and we like Chili's and another place that has mostly homemade type food. I do cook if we are home but sometimes if we are out and it is time to eat we will eat out.

Rob-bear said...

Oh, my goodness, Sandie. I finally hauled myself out of hibernation, and am confronted by overstuffed animals when I am SO hungry. That's really not fair of you!

I hope your winter went well, and that you will Disco with disco this summer. Or disco with Disco. (I need to learn how to type all over again.)

Blessings and Bear hugs!

Crystal Mary said...

I can't believe it, that little dog giving the dirty look, because there is a limit on treats is our little Monty. It looks exactly like him and when he wants something, he stands and stares at you until you work out what he wants. Happy Easter again my friend. xxx

Betty Manousos said...

...such an awesome video!