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Old-Fashioned Fried Shrimp

To borrow an old cliché. when it rains it pours.  Seems that is how our doctor appointments have been going lately.  They all hit around the same time which takes a toll on both David and myself.  Lots of travel, lots of waiting. Last week was busy with running and two more appointments this week.   […]

“Oatmeal”

Oatmeal . . . sounds like there might be a recipe forthcoming, right?  Not this time.  This is my new trigger word for when I need to take a step back and take a deep breath.   Call it what you like:  attitude adjustment, time-out, chilling, reality check, etc.  It’s one of those times when everything […]

Delicious – New Cookie!

OK, said I’d let you know if I found a better way to make a cookie from the sugar free cake mix (yellow) – and I did. Have to preface this by saying the cookie I made was based on the Jam Stick cookie recipe – David’s favorite – so I could hardly miss.   […]

Enchroma Glasses, DIY & Puppies

It has been a scorcher this week with the ‘heat index’ hitting 111 on Friday.   Fortunately, it’s not as hot as in Arizona where people are having to wear oven mitts to hold the steering wheel and can cook pancakes inside their cars ! Thankfully,  we had a cold front come through Friday night and today it is so nice.  […]

All I could say was WOW !!!!

Click on the image below to see this amazing young lady perform . . . .