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the boredom of a hurricane

Yep, we are still “riding out the storm”.  It is like never ending.  That darn thing decided to just stall over southern Louisiana, for like 10 hours….. So in an attempt to not go insane I am playing on the web, cooking some food while we have electricity, arguing with the hubster, eating to much,… Continue reading the boredom of a hurricane

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Liven up leftovers

Ever wonder sometimes what you can do with leftover foods other than reheat and eat as before?  I always ask myself this question.  I mean Adam Sanders even talks about leftovers in his lunch lady song which sang about yesterday’s meatloaf!! I try to keep things interesting with my meals.  I am a creature of… Continue reading Liven up leftovers

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WIAW – with my shot

**update:  I had computer issues at work earlier with trying to add the link for Jenn’s blog 😦  so I am know updating the page to reflect her link, go give that girl some love! I had to get a shot today 😦 Whoever said those things do not hurt – you lied! We had… Continue reading WIAW – with my shot

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Slow cooker “bacon” flavored “baked” beans

Raise you hand if you are a fan of bacon…..(I have both raised) Raise you hand if you are a fan of beans…….(yep still both raised) Raise you hand if you are a fan of the slow cooker……(yep – two hands) source I know, I know….you are thinking who is this crazy lady, asking us… Continue reading Slow cooker “bacon” flavored “baked” beans

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Back on Track w/ WIAW

Due to technical difficulties I was unable to post my WIAW.  So I am giving it to you this morning, better late than never right 🙂 ****************************** If you missed yesterday’s post, I wrote a plea to Autumn (Fall) to hurry up and get here.  I haven’t heard back yet.  I will let you know… Continue reading Back on Track w/ WIAW

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Helen, Naturally’s very first………..

   WIAW 🙂 I have been promising to join in the party for many weeks now, and well – a promise is a promise! Today I present to you the first ever…….. Helen, Naturally – What I Ate Wednesday   BREAKFAST – the most important & loved meal of the day 🙂 whole wheat english… Continue reading Helen, Naturally’s very first………..

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ball game eats: part I

Kohl has a t-ball game tonight! Noah has ball practice tonight! Practice starts at 5:30.  The game starts at 6:00, which means we have to  be at the field for 5:30…..what?  Thankfully I have Dad to rely on, and both fields are within a couple miles of each other.  But what will I do when… Continue reading ball game eats: part I

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fairy time

Today was a great day! Not only was it great because it is Friday, but I was able to spend some time with my little kitchen fairy and his class today. We celebrated all things Cajun/Louisiana. Red beans & rice, gumbo, jambalaya, & boiled crawfish.  Now a mom can get use to this type of… Continue reading fairy time

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My Journey

Today’s post is taking on a more serious tone that the usual.  I hope that you will take the time to read through the post and really consider my words.  Several of my readers will know this information (fellow bloggers) because you have the same basic principles.  For those of you that aren’t as familiar,… Continue reading My Journey