Elaine McAllister

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Grandma’s Mantra!

Grandma’s Mantra!

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Aging, Downsize, Family, Get Fit!, Just Life!, Simplify, Uncategorized, Weight loss | 2 comments

The pendulum is swinging, and with it comes a promise of freedom! Freedom from stuff! Freedom from bulging closets and overstuffed drawers. Freedom from colored plastic totes, methodically organized and labeled, but full of even more stuff! You see, I’m the daughter of a ‘saver-of-everything’ – one with almost hoarder status, by today’s...

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A Taste of Thankfulness

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

I’m practicing thankfulness!  How about you?  It’s a challenge that is gaining popularity, and it is definitely a practice that has value.  Join me on this journey… I’m grateful for my body! Thankful that I’m taking better care of it – finally. Thankful that it’s serving me WELL even after years of NOT being too...

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“When do I ‘arrive’?”

“When do I ‘arrive’?”

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Uncategorized |

“When do I arrive?” It was a question I struggled with. I was a young wife and mother – well, not real young – but just not feeling like I was where I wanted to be in my Christian walk. Nothing was wrong with it, I just wanted more. I wondered, when do I get to the point of being the woman God wants me to be?  When do I arrive? So,...

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Something Added…

Something Added…

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about life, and growing older!  (Did I say that? Old?  Me? Nah!  Can’t be!)  It’s funny – well, maybe not – when you come to the realization that you have less years AHEAD than in your PAST! I’m there. How about you? I’ve noticed that those who accumulate birthdays, also accumulate...

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