Monday, January 18, 2016

Bloom Quilt and Heathy Eating

Hello All!

It's Friday! It's raining finally. Been raining pretty much all week.

I've been working on my Bloom Quilt, designed by Lori Holt. It's a sew along, but I've moved beyond the sew along part now. She showed some tutorials on her blog for making the flowers. It looks like making the quilt blocks may begin January 19th. I decided that was to long to wait. I just found the free pattern on Riley Blake Designs website. So off I went and I've made one row so far. 

For Christmas I got a Fitbit Flex. I love
It! I put a cute band on it. 

We also bought a Spiralizer from kitchenaid. It's an attachment. Really fun.

You can make a lot of healthy food with it.
So far we've made zucchini
 pasta. This recipe is in a online PDF file.
Shown above. I made turkey meatballs.
Healthy version compared to beef meatballs. 

I'll be doing a lot of healthy cooking this year. After all, I lost 10lbs on Autumn Calabrese's 21 day fix. Where I learned about food portion control, and eating healthy.

Did you have to much Christmas and New Years? 

Here is a fat burning soup. We ate it tonight. Delicious and healthy.
Cabbage Soup
5 Carrots Chopped
 3 onions, chopped
 2 (16 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes, with liquid
1 large head cabbage, chopped 
1 ounce envelope dry onion soup mix 
1 (15 ounce) can cut green beans, drained
 2 quarts tomato juice 
2 green bell peppers, diced 10 stalks celery, chopped 1 
(14 ounce) can beef broth.
Add all ingredients and simmer until done to desired tenderness.
Excellent soup.
 Hubby loved it. 

Happy weekend all. Be sure to leave a comment and say Hello!



  1. Love your flower quilt and it is coming along great, such pretty fabrics, so nice you could find the pattern to start getting it all put together, it is always exciting to see a quilt come together! Congrats on the weight loss and healthy eating, I know I feel so much better when I am eating healthy. I gained weight since last fall when we went on our vacation and then the holidays. But started back on my diet and have already lost 4 pounds.
    Glad you are getting the rain you need, hope it doesn't turn into flooding or mud for you all

  2. Hi Kat, so nice to see you and thanks for stopping by. Congrats on your weight loss. Looks like your are doing well and started the new year off great.
    Your quilt is beautiful and coming along great.
    I do still have my blog at and of course my shop and other sites too.
    Wishing you a great week and hope to see you again. Hugs!


Have a wonderful day! ~Kat