Category Archives: Things that made me LOL

Garden Gab-Garden Oddities, Week 10

No sweeping look at the garden this week. I thought I’d show you some of my garden oddities. Have you ever watched the show Oddities on the science/discovery channel? My husband and I love it. Love it. In honor of our love of Obscura and Oddities….I give you oddities, garden style. Squash twins. Acorn Squash …

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Friday Funny

Just a little sampling of the funny thing I found online this month. Have a wonderful weekend! Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms. Don’t forget to enter my MyBlogSpark giveaway

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Big G MyBlogSpark Curvy Straw Giveaway

What’s better than fun bowls, curvy straws, and blinking cups? Free cereal too! For more information, check out the Whole Grain Nation Website “There are six different colorful straws featuring beloved Big G cereal characters The participating Big G cereals include Cinnamon Toast Crunch® (17 oz.), Lucky Charms®(16 oz.), Reese’s® Puffs (18 oz.), Honey Nut …

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Chicken Taco Salad

Taco Salad, remade.   When I was young,  my mother made taco salad all the time.    Ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, pinto beans, Catalina dressing and Doritos.   We had this version of taco salad almost weekly. When I married and became the “cook” I began making the salad too. It’s very kid friendly, it’s …

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Proof that household chores are evil

This is a real picture. I took it with my iPhone at a local grocery store a number of months ago. I’m prepping for surgery tomorrow morning. My CT scan showed a severely deviated septum and a bone spur in my nose. They believe this is causing the headaches I have been suffering from as …

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Rainy Day Garden Gab

Welcome to rain-apocalypse 2012 at least that is how the weather team on T.V. is treating it.   It’s  been raining here for a little over 12 hours.  Storming, wind howling, thunder booming, lightning flashing, big, cold drops of rain falling. Since we just planted the garden, this is a blessing and a curse.   Water …

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Where I do what I do…

Where do I cook? Where do I write? Have these questions plagued you? Do you stay up at night thinking about my kitchen, my creative space? I hope not. That might mean you’re considering stalking me, which would be REALLY boring for you. For Reals. It could mean that most of the TV shows this …

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Things I shouldn’t say, according to my teen…

It’s rough being the parent of a teen.  The emotional ups and downs. The judgement.  The sighs. Teenagers are strange creatures.  They grumble and grump about.  They are an interesting mixture of child and adult-ish person. Parenting a teen is hard Yo. For Reals. I’m weird, according to my teen.  Yep, it’s true.  My 13 …

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Down by the sea….

To read Part 1 of our vacation To read Part 2 of our vacation Things are different by the sea. Time passes differently, phones don’t work as well, internet…forget about it. Sand gets pretty much everywhere. Everywhere (enough said). Being down by the sea helped my husband be one with the waves (our ninja wave …

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One Hundred

This is my 100th post. I’ve thought and thought, trying to decide how to make my 100th post special. I received the award from a sweet BF (blogger friend) of mine. Chica Andaluza (Tanya) writes about living in Spain with her “big man”, gardening, building a new home, and cooking. I adore her blog. If …

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