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Memorial Day Salads

Memorial Day Salads

| May 27, 2007 | 1 Comment

I can’t believe it’s Memorial Day already. Yea for warm weather, swimming and lots of beach time! Boo for overpriced gas and higher electric bills. Can’t have it all, can we? Tomorrow, we are heading to the beach for a family day and probably a barbecue. Nothing quite compares with sand, surf and family on […]

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You’ve GOT to be Kidding Me?!? (or How to Save Money at the Movie Theatre)

You’ve GOT to be Kidding Me?!? (or How to Save Money at the Movie Theatre)

| May 26, 2007 | 4 Comments

Cost of 2 movie tickets for Friday night: $22 Cost of 2 sodas, one popcorn and one nachos at the movies: $21 Total cost of my husband and my first night out alone in nearly a year: $43 Seriously. I mean seriously. WHY DOES IT COST SO MUCH TO GO TO THE MOVIES?!? I thought […]

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I Said I Was Going To . . .

I Said I Was Going To . . .

| May 22, 2007 | 12 Comments

. . . and now I have. (You can read about my decision here.) Goodbye melamine! Hello Corelle!

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I’ve Been Nominated!

I’ve Been Nominated!

| May 18, 2007 | 1 Comment

Check it out! My little blog here has been nominated for a Blogger’s Choice Award. It’s a big people’s choice type competition and voting continues for months (until the fall). Should be interesting to see who ends up with the most votes after several months. Don’t forget to vote!

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Blackout

Blackout

| May 18, 2007 | 4 Comments

Will and I were driving, planning on running a few errands, yesterday when we first glimpsed the dark – almost black – storm clouds. We headed home instead. Fat raindrops began to fall around us as we went inside. By the time I reached the rear of the house to let the dogs out, rain […]

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French Dip Panini

French Dip Panini

| May 16, 2007 | 2 Comments

So yesterday was the first time I ever tried a Rachael Ray recipe. I know, she’s been huge for several years now, but I managed to remain under the radar … or something. Anyway, this French Dip Panini was amazing. I made a few changes: I added salt and pepper to the sauce, caught out […]

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French Dip Panini and Caprese Salad

French Dip Panini and Caprese Salad

| May 15, 2007 | 6 Comments

Dinner tonight was a pretty quick combination of recipes. First, I threw together Rachael Ray’s French Dip Panini (with a few minor modifications). Then I whipped up a two-minute caprese salad (which coincidentally is a perfect inclusion for Sweetnicks’ ARF/5-A-Day Tuesday). Honestly, I dare say this is the first Rachael Ray recipe I have ever […]

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Wishing you a very Happy Mother’s Day!

Wishing you a very Happy Mother’s Day!

| May 13, 2007 | 2 Comments

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Blood Orange-Citrus Marinade for Grilled Chicken

Blood Orange-Citrus Marinade for Grilled Chicken

| May 12, 2007 | 1 Comment

So, since the blood orange season is pretty much over and my attempts at making a blood orange vinaigrette will surely take several more attempts, I decided to set that aside for now and use my last blood orange for a special marinade for grilled chicken. See, Kalyn over at Kalyn’s Kitchen has been grilling […]

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Interview Meme

Interview Meme

| May 10, 2007 | 3 Comments

A few days ago I noticed an interesting meme post by Ilva at Lucullian Delights. In it, she revealed not only a photo of herself, but some interesting answers to a personalized interview. Did you know that Ilva has a Ph.D? Wow. And I knew she was a great photographer, but a Ph.D is just […]

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