Tag Archives: United States

Chocolate Smoothie Goodness, and a Yoplait giveaway!

Who doesn’t love a yummy chocolate-y smoothie? I know I certainly do! I know my kids love a good & tasty morning smoothie. Mornings are hard, let me be more specific….week day mornings are hard. See, I am NOT a morning person. Not. At. All. I like to sleep in, I’m groggy and sometimes I’m …


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I’m off to the fair….

We’re off to the Texas State fair today.  I hope to have lots of lovely pictures and things to tell you about tomorrow.   Today, I’ll share a few links with you.   If you want another chance to win the Gold Medal flour giveaway  check out Life With Baby Donut If you have not …

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White Whole Wheat Banana bread, a review and a Giveaway!

When offered me the opportunity to try Gold Medal White Whole Wheat flour… My answer was “Oh, Yes Please!” If you read my blog regularly you know that I’ve been experimenting with using whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour. If you’re new to my blog,  I’ve had some successes, like my Whole Wheat Chocolate …

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I remember. 10 years later.

10 years ago on this date, an unimaginable thing happened, a safety shattering things happened. I remember……… I remember the first time I felt unsafe in my home. When I was a child, our home was robbed. Things were taken, broken, touched by people who had no right. We were not home during the robbery, …

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My three squashes and the end of summer

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Here in the United States and Canada, today is a holiday.  It’s Labor Day. If you’re not from the United States or Canada, here’s a little info on the holiday. This info is via Wikipedia and Answers.com Labor Day. The first Monday in September, observed as a …

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I’ve seen miles and miles of Texas

***Warning, this post is full of statistics, facts and all manner of brainy info I got from Wikipedia*** You will (possibly) be educated and probably be annoyed by all the facts I’m spewing. You’ve been warned. This is part one of _____. (not sure how many posts I can milk out of our vacation adventures). …

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