Monthly Archives: July 2011

Simple Things Sunday: A Sleeping Child

There is little more peaceful, more serene than a sleeping child.  What’s even better is when it happens naturally.  The day catches up on them, and they just drift off – right where they are. Summer camp has been kicking … Continue reading

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BBT Summer Pasta Salad!

BBT?  Do you mean BLT?  Nope. This is possibly the world’s best pasta salad.  It’s quick, it tastes super fresh and it’s inexpensive to make.  The flavors truly encompass summer.  At least they so for me.  Be forwarned.  This recipe … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Fab – Weight Loss Update!

It’s Friday and time for a quick update on my progress! I’ve been a work in progress my whole life, and always will be, but my physical progression to a smaller, more compact me began almost a year ago.  I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Health/Wellness | 7 Comments

The Adventures of Weenie Girl and the Incredible Hot Dog Boy

Look!  There!  Up in the sky! Is it a bird?  Is it a plane? No!  It’s Weenie Girl and the Incredible Hot Dog Boy! Meet Weenie Girl ^^^ And the Incredible Hot Dog Boy ^^^  Well, IHDB is upside down, … Continue reading

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Wonder Wednesday 07/27/11

Welcome to the “Wonder Wednesday” Blog Hop! We all Welcome You! **Zelma’s Workshop ** Mama.Mommy.Mom ****The Grande Life ** My Pixie Dust Diary ** **A Day In Motherhood** If you would like to GUEST HOST – please email Lori at … Continue reading

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Fantastic Finds – The Monday Afternoon Edition

Last Friday got a little crazy and I ended up not getting my fantastic Pinterest finds up from the week, so you get a Monday afternoon edition of Fantastic Finds!  This week: Sweet Treats featuring Strawberries!  Still need a Pinterest … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of a Chair

*Cough* *Gasp* *Sputter* *Choke* Time of Death: Saturday, July 23rd, 12.20 PM ….. Wait!  What’s the I hear?  A faint heart beat?  Maybe, just maybe… This chair has obviously had a rough life.  It didn’t start out that way though.  … Continue reading

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Simple Things Sunday: The Difference A Few Screws Make

As far as simple things so, I’m pretty sure a small pile of screws and wing nuts qualify.  But this little pile of screws and wing nuts are a big deal around here. These screws and wing nuts are the … Continue reading

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Citrus Lentil Salad

Lentils…who knew?! I was lucky enough to snag a free package of lentils from the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council a few weeks ago.  At the time, I had no idea what I was going to do with them.  … Continue reading

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Segmenting an Orange – This will be important one day!

Well, specifically – This will be important tomorrow!  You’ll need segmented oranges for tomorrow’s recipe.  Or, you could take the easy way out and buy orange segments, but who wants to do that?  Besides, segmenting an orange is easy!  You … Continue reading

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