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Apr. 2, 2012 3:22 pm 
Updated: Dec. 15, 2012 8:16 pm
I had to say goodbye to my baby kitty, Logan, today.  As painful as it was to let her go I am sure she is free if pain.  She would have been 20 this summer.  The last cat I had lived to be 19.  My vet says it must be something in the water over here! :)  Logan was a little poof of fur when… MORE
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Feb. 14, 2012 5:53 pm 
Updated: Feb. 16, 2012 10:33 am
Hope everyone is have a great day!  I don't mean to be a downer but I just got a caringbridge notice from a friend who is battling cancer.  She is in Houston having treatments right now.  It made me realize how lucky I am to have my hubs in the next room (even though he won't get off the… MORE
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Nov. 23, 2011 4:47 pm 
Updated: Nov. 24, 2011 4:37 pm
No, that is not a typo and NO I am not dissing T'giving!  I love it!  I enjoy being off for 4 days and spending time at home.  This name came about in '08 when we sat outside in our sweats and jammies to eat our glorious meal, that I cooked... thank ya very much!  It was one of the best meals… MORE
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Apr. 1, 2011 2:30 pm 
Updated: Sep. 5, 2011 3:07 pm
I said I would check in on the 1st of every month to see how we are doing on our Jan. 1 goals!  I am bouncing back and forth.  Doing pretty good on eating healthy!  Doing horrible on exercise!  Anyone have ANY suggestions to get me off my b*tt and do something?  My… MORE
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Mar. 1, 2011 3:49 pm 
Updated: Mar. 23, 2011 7:24 pm
Hope your first 2 months of 2011 have been healthy and happy!  I have met some of my goals and have failed miserably at others!  That is why the 1st day of the month is a good time to evaluate my life.... thought you might want to do the same (evaluate your own... not mine!!) … MORE
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Feb. 1, 2011 12:45 pm 
Updated: Feb. 14, 2011 8:20 pm
Wouldn't it be nice if we could get excited about the first day of the month like we do the first day of the year?  Making resolutions... breaking them a few days later!  lol  I think the first day of the month would be a nice time for us to reflect on how our lives are going.  Are we on the… MORE
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Jan. 3, 2011 6:26 am 
Updated: Jan. 15, 2011 9:06 am
This time last year I started a group/blog H2H ~ HIGHWAY 2 HEALTH!  It was a jump start to help all the AR Peeps who wanted to get healthy (I prefer to say that as opposed to diet/lose weight.)  So I thought I would carry on the tradition and post a blog and tell ya some things that help m MORE
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Dec. 25, 2010 9:20 am 
Updated: Jan. 4, 2011 8:23 am
What are your plans for NYE?  My Christmas is very quiet, so far.  Hubs is still sleeping.  It will just be us today.  I am going to a nursing home later to visit people who may not have friends and family and then we plan on going to a friend's.  I am going to make cabbage rolls and mashed… MORE
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Dec. 13, 2010 4:19 pm 
Updated: Dec. 25, 2010 9:15 am
1 cup water 1 t baking soda 1 C sugar 1 t salt 1 C  brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 C nuts 2 C dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Sample the Jose to check quality Take a large bowl, check the cuervo again, to be sure it is of the highest quality, pour 1 level Cup and… MORE
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Dec. 4, 2010 5:12 pm 
Updated: Dec. 12, 2010 10:26 am
On this date, December 4, 2008 my nephew was in a house fire.  My sister lost just about everything.  Thank GOD my nephew was not hurt.  December 5, 2009 my nephew, mom, dad and cousin were in a serious car accident, in which my cousin did not survive.  My parents will have physical… MORE
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I live in Nashville, TN. I like to listen to music and go out to eat when I am not cooking! I am now an RE addict. This site has helped broaden my horizons in the kitchen and I have "met" alot of great people on this site!!!! I love dark chocolate and any kind of cool kitchen gadgets. Can't stand allspice or anything pumpkin!!!!!
My favorite things to cook
Pasta sauce, Seafood, southern dishes - meatloaf, mashed potatoes, fried chicken! I am now trying to cook healthier recipes!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My favorite one started Thanksgiving 2008! My sis and nephew came down to join my hubs and I for dinner! It was literally one of the best dinners I ever made or ate! We all lazied around (well, I did in between cooking.) We sat outside and just PIGGED OUT! We looked around and noticed we were all in are sweats with no make up, no cleaning up~That is when Skanksgiving was born!
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