Tuesday, February 28, 2012

My Five Year Old Daughter and Her Children are Moving In

We will be going to the Dollar Tree this evening after picking up all the bigger kids from track practice and drama practice today. Kiki is armed with her bag of money (2.60) saved from discoveries around the house and her first youth fairy visit.

While we drive to the Junior High:

Kiki: Maybe I should save all this money do I can buy a house.

Me: Houses cost ALOT of money honey. More than you can count.

Kiki:  Oh

Later, Kiki: Mommy, when I am a mom I am going to live with you.

Me: Why? So I can help with the kids?

Kiki:  no.

Me: Because you love me so much?

Kiki:  No.

Me:  Then why Kiki?

Kiki:  Because I don't have enough money to buy a house.

Love her!


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Friday, February 24, 2012

Funny commercial!

Have you seen this commercial yet?  Too funny!  Love it, well done Mentos.

Watch "Mentos UP2U Gum Commercial - Tiger" on YouTube

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Chickpea Heaven

I have been on a healthy food quest.  I have made some chickpeas but I am eagerly awaiting making these recipes I "pinned" on Pinterest.  Don't these look like delicious snacks?


Easy Salt & Vinegar Roasted Chick Peas


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Healthy Freshness






Now there, isn't you mouth watering for some good, fresh, raw, (healthy) food?

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Spinach Goodness

I adore spinach!  Just call me Popette! 
I have been on my Green Monster Smoothie kick lately and just fell awful if I skip one.
Unfortunately I ran out of Spinach last week and now my digestive system is still totally out of whack.  So... I went to Sam's Club and STOCKED UP!!

Thus, LINKY TIME to more great Spinach Recipes!


A delicious Strawberry, Asparagus and Spinach Salad.

Spinach and Strawberry Salad via bean town baker





Chicken and spinach patties

Chicken and spinach patties via Juls' Kitchen



The surprisingly tasty combination of Roquefort and Spinach in a Quiche.




Gotta love guilt-free snacking!! Oven-baked spinach chips...


Oven-Baked Spinach Chips via the food faffer

Enjoy.  Aren't these great food blogs?

What is you favorite way to eat this miracle food?

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Paper golf phase 2

Nathan expanded his paper golf course!


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Kitchen Aid Breast Cancer Awareness Goodies

A friends at work have me an awesome Anniversary present today!  Looky!


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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Paper Golf Anyone?

Nathan, my little brilliant 12 year old, apparently was bored after he completed the mock testing at school yesterday. He created this elaborate paper ball golf course. The double with the ramp and chute certainly would be a challenge.


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Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Harris Family Fire

My dear friend LaDonna and her family of (almost) nine lost their home on Tuesday, February 2012 to a fire.  Everyone escaped unharmed, praise the Lord! Even the dog. However, they have lost absolutely all of their possessions.  They are in Canada so it is difficult for some of her friends and family to keep abreast of the news and needs of the family.  There is now a website that we will try to keep updated with the latest news, needs and contact information for donations.  Please stop by Harris Family Support and let us know you are praying for them, send a word of encouragement or a donation. 




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