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Oct. 29, 2009 5:46 am 
Updated: Nov. 2, 2009 10:36 am
Woo-hoo! Does the shimmy shimmy swerve and shake through the living room.  "I can bweef!!"  No more stuffy head.  No more ichy yucks and NO more Creepy Crud!  Yay me!   After a two week bout with gummed up breathing, hence the bweef, I am feelin' fine!  And… MORE
 
 
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Tags:  Family, Holidays
 
 
Oct. 27, 2009 5:35 am 
Updated: Oct. 30, 2009 5:18 am
It feels like I had been sick...oh...FOREVER!  Finally I can hold my head up and really breath. LOL And I'm really and truly tired of our families bit o' non-luck too!  I have taken my hubby to the hospital twice in less than that many weeks! Argh! And he's not even sick! The poor… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 21, 2009 6:23 am 
Updated: Oct. 27, 2009 2:09 am
Well...here I am.  Day 4 of the Creepy Cruds and mulling through the days in a daze.  Every morning as the boys head out the door for school I am bombarded with the same questions:Where's my binder?  Hands it over   Have you seen my cap?  Plops it on bare… MORE
 
 
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Tags:  Family, Meal Ideas
 
 
Oct. 19, 2009 3:57 am 
Updated: Oct. 23, 2009 5:35 pm
I cannot help but sit here and giggle a bit....which is a good thing considering that I've got a yucky case of  'The Creepy Cruds'.   But giggle I do and smile.Here in our home, filled to the brim with peoples of all sizes and animals galore we have found quite a bit to chuckle… MORE
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Strahd the Magnificent! WHo refuses to sit still! LOL
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Oct. 18, 2009 12:44 am 
Updated: Oct. 19, 2009 12:37 am
Well...it's 2 a.m in my neck of the woods and half the house is bone weary tired and achy asleep while the rest of us are the same... yet still slodging through wakefulness.I sit here at my computer not really knowing what else to do, other than reach out and blab my medicinely inebriated brain… MORE
 
 
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Ginger

Living In
Oxford, Alabama, USA

Member Since
Oct. 2009

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy

Hobbies
Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Needlepoint, Gardening, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I am the ~MoM~ to 5 sons. Yes that's 5 and ALL boys ranging down from 22 to 8 years old...sighs. This means an awful LOT of feeding goin' on 'round here! I cook in super large quantities! So breaking it down takes me a LOT to get used to on those rare occasions that hubby and I are home alone :) We also have a LOT of pets and I often cook for them too. Treats only! or I would go insane! 1 hubby, 5 sons, 3 dogs, 4 cats and 2 guinea pigs? Trust me when I say there is never a dull moment 'round here and when received- silence is purely golden!
My favorite things to cook
Cake! Red Velvet with Cream cheese and White chocolate frosting, ~Cookies! Chewy Oatmeal, ~Potato salad, Beans ~n~ Rice Glop ( hehehe sometimes I let the boys name their favorite dishes) Joe's Surprise (Hubby's concoction but an Often requested main dish)
My favorite family cooking traditions
Getting together during the Yule holiday to bake cookies. This encompasses all of us in varying ages with cookies to make, bake and decorate by even the youngest! Maybe the grand babies are sitting with the grandparents and 'cooking' chocolate pretzels! While older ones are creating stained glass sugar 'puzzles' or the veterans of us are creating gingerbread cutouts to sugar glaze or hand 'paint' frost for snacking or covering the tree. Once all of the cooking and decorating is done every single one of us takes a plate home of every variety.
My cooking triumphs
Anytime I can cook something that is a hit with all the family and fills them all up? Is a triumph for me! :D
My cooking tragedies
My biggest tragedy was while learning how to cook. I didn't fully comprehend what the ingredient abbreviations meant...sighs....and when something called for t. salt I used T (tablespoons) instead! OMG! those were absolutely the saltiest cookies ever!
 
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