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For some strange reason -- I want a cookie!!!! Gee thanks L2T ;)

 

Crock Pots are won-der-ful -- have no idea how we would have made it thru little league years without that thing -- and then Karen suggested getting the small one for traveling -- brilliant :)

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crappers!! now me want cookie too!! coo-kie!!!!

 

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The one I have is smaller( 3 quarts, I believe)  and it does indeed travel well. 

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"C" is for cookie

that's good enough for me

 

"Cookie Monster" is also my favorite sesame street character -- well aside from "Oscar"

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My crockpot thinger comes in handy the odd time but not for true braising. It does free up another burner! When I use my thinger I feel as though I am cheating.

The macarons do look sorta good, do they not?

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I don't mind painting, I highly dislike removing old 70's wallpaper though. The paper comes off, but the glue underneath... <_<

 

Mac and cheese for me. B)

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I don't mind painting, I highly dislike removing old 70's wallpaper though. The paper comes off, but the glue underneath... <_<

Mac and cheese for me. B)

Hi Shadow!

How are you - never heard after your fall.

Mac and Cheese works - seems to be a theme this week ;)

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Hi Shadow!

How are you - never heard after your fall.

Mac and Cheese works - seems to be a theme this week ;)

Still kinda sore, lol. I'll be fine though. :)

 

Indeed, it is. :lol:

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Another one having mac n cheese tonight. My 3 year old hasn't wanted to eat much of anything for the past 3 days and she asked for bunny mac n cheese (Annies) and buffalo chicken so I'm hoping that she will eat at least something.

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When I was little, I didn't like much of anything (or would eat the same thing over and over again)

I ate PB and strawberry J sammies for lunch for 3 years straight, or so my Mom claims. 

 

Actually, Grover is my favorite muppet (Oscar is runner-up) 

 

Hey hey hey... Knock it off with all the mac of cheese chatter , please. Some of us can't have aged cheese right now. 

 

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yeah, yeah I know

 

"Go to Lowe's, buy some wood, build a bridge and get over it". Heard that one from Addy this week for the first time ( which is amazing considering I am old and thought I'd heard it all) and it made me "coffee snort " (as Ski says)

 

Armenian pizza tonight (what the heck is that? you ask) well, it's a savory pizza made with ground lamb, peppers,onions, tom paste  and herbs and I sub in the herbed Chebe dough for the flat bread my Gramma used to make. Works out fine.

 

And because we have had a sucky week, we deserve a treat so, vanilla and coffee ice cream for dessert. It's Sunday, after all!

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When I was little, I didn't like much of anything (or would eat the same thing over and over again)

I ate PB and strawberry J sammies for lunch for 3 years straight, or so my Mom claims. 

 

Actually, Grover is my favorite muppet (Oscar is runner-up) 

 

Hey hey hey... Knock it off with all the mac of cheese chatter , please. Some of us can't have aged cheese right now. 

 

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yeah, yeah I know

 

"Go to Lowe's, buy some wood, build a bridge and get over it". Heard that one from Addy this week for the first time ( which is amazing considering I am old and thought I'd heard it all) and it made me "coffee snort " (as Ski says)

 

Hey, that is what I looked like all weekend! I also need to take my own advice. I am currently (don't kill me) waiting for a huge dish of mac & cheese to come out of the oven. After I polish off the whole thing in about 2 days, I will follow that advice or at least attempt to. *sigh* Can I just say that life without cheese sucks? Someone may need to drag me to Lowe's kicking and screaming. :lol:

 

I also love Grover. I actually have a copy of The Monster at the End of the Book on my shelf. And no, I am not too old to read it just for fun by myself. :P

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Addy, for temporary relief of the canker sores you're dealing with right now,

you might try some zinc lozenges. On the rare occasion I get one I hold the

zinc lozenge in my mouth right over the canker sore, two-three times a day.

Usually clears up in less than 48 hours. I've also found that 'normal people'

toothpaste sets off canker sores for me, so now I use Dr Bronner's minty

soap, one drop at a time from a dropper, to brush my teeth. Sounds weird,

but if it keeps me from getting those HORRENDOUS canker sores I'll keep

it up!!!

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Addy, for temporary relief of the canker sores you're dealing with right now,

you might try some zinc lozenges. On the rare occasion I get one I hold the

zinc lozenge in my mouth right over the canker sore, two-three times a day.

Usually clears up in less than 48 hours. I've also found that 'normal people'

toothpaste sets off canker sores for me, so now I use Dr Bronner's minty

soap, one drop at a time from a dropper, to brush my teeth. Sounds weird,

but if it keeps me from getting those HORRENDOUS canker sores I'll keep

it up!!!

Thanks, Bun! I'm passing this on to my son. He has had some bad ones lately.

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I forgot to mention, the zinc drop thing (I use the Zand brand) also totally

numbs the canker sore. It doesn't hurt to have the lozenge on it, it makes

it feel better almost right away and leaves it numb for a good half hour.

Zand makes an elderberry zinc lozenge, they're like little hard candies,

only good stuff in them, gluten free, and they're mighty tasty too!

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Elderberry? Now you have my attention! My husband was at work all day and I am, quite frankly, high as a kite on lortab, so there was no going to the store for anything. No matter how medically relevant. I'm lucky I can walk to the kitchen. I will attempt to find some in the morning though when the drug store opens. Zinc has an interaction warning with my antibiotic though, so I have to limit its use probably. At least it is only a 3 day antibiotic. When it rains it pours I guess.

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Elderberry? Now you have my attention! My husband was at work all day and I am, quite frankly, high as a kite on lortab, so there was no going to the store for anything. No matter how medically relevant. I'm lucky I can walk to the kitchen. I will attempt to find some in the morning though when the drug store opens. Zinc has an interaction warning with my antibiotic though, so I have to limit its use probably. At least it is only a 3 day antibiotic. When it rains it pours I guess.

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Do I need to remind you that you should take PRObiotics after this round of antibiotics, young lassie ? No, I didn't think so; you're no dummy.

 I can loan you an umbrella, Calamity Jane  (that was my nickname, but I am giving it to you) ;)

 

 

Dinner tonight will be burgers and sweet potato fries and if anyone wants to help us throw stuff into a dumpster,

c'mon over!

 

 

 

 

Look everyone! there goes SkiLisa taking some things to her Mom.

 

 

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Hey! I haven't put anything in my eye for like... 3 days! Or done anything else stupid.

 

Tonight I am roasting my tomatoes to make sauce for pizza tomorrow. Since I can eat whatever I want whenever I want tomorrow. I also have roasted anaheim peppers and I'll roast some mushrooms. My husband doesn't eat tomatoes and I needed to use them up. Plus I have one last pizza crust in my freezer to use. Come hell or high water, I'll find a way to manage solid food tomorrow.

 

Dinner tonight for me is honeydew. I'm just not more ambitious than that.

 

Painting could have gotten me, cleaning up not so much. :P

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Hey! I haven't put anything in my eye for like... 3 days! Or done anything else stupid.

 

 

 er, um.....wasn't it you who told me NOT to say things like this??? You'll jinx yourself, babes! :unsure:  :D

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 er, um.....wasn't it you who told me NOT to say things like this??? You'll jinx yourself, babes! :unsure:  :D

 

I invoke my right not to incriminate myself. :ph34r:

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I invoke my right not to incriminate myself. :ph34r:

 

 

Now,  QUICK!  throw salt over your shoulder, spit through your forked fingers and spin around twice and say "UnJinx, UnJInx, boing boing boing"

 

 

 

(it won't help, but it makes me giggle picturing you doing it.)

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Look everyone! there goes SkiLisa taking some things to her Mom.

 

 

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:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

 

ok...done laughing and this is quite close to how i feel lately -- the men are calling me the bag lady --- because i'm constantly dragging gear in and out of the house -- none of it containing the all important item in this house --- FOOD  :P

 

Mondays are very long == so I am sitting in my comfy chair whilst hubby makes noise in the kitchen -- dinner will either be meatloaf or ribs -- think i heard breadcrumbs being made in the blender so my guess is meatloaf :)

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Did someone say Burgers for Dinner???

 

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Bob visiting my High School during my Senior year....I have no idea how he got up there  B)

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Did someone say Burgers for Dinner???

 

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Bob visiting my High School during my Senior year....I have no idea how he got up there  B)

 

 

Oh. I  have a pretty good idea.

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Hi Dee Ho Good Neighbors....

 

Today was pretty darn good -- visited Mom early and did her PT with her until we can line up the professionals -- walked out her new front door to check out the neighbors gardens and then when home to begin procrastination of study -- second Biology Midterm -- how can you have two Midterms????  Should be Test #1, Test #2 and Final IMO....while procrastinating I accomplished quite a bit of cleaning and straightening of my patio -- cousin and her daughter arrive tomorrow for a few days and will be very nice to eat dinner out there.

 

Also added soil ammendment to my shopping bag heirloom tomatoes -- sadly my big plan for my vegie garden has taken a back burner to taking care of folks -- but I did purchase three heirloom seedlings a few weeks back and they now have oodles of little tiny tomatoes -- threw them in the shopping bag upside down growing method to get them planted quickly.  They are hanging happily in the sun on the patio.

 

Dinner tonight is pork country ribs with mac and cheese -- yep non-vegie sister thinks she can make it over today --- it will be wonderful to have her.

 

What is everyone having for dinner this evening???

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holy crap!  am I sore. :blink: We started filling the dumpster today with our old beat up furniture and dusty old stuff that was in the
garage (3rd bay is devoted to all things CRAP  ). I tossed so many things that we're never going to use
(and it is not even worthy of the Salvation Army--that stuff has been put aside) 

There was so much wood the hubs had stockpiled for god knows what (building a freakin ark, dude?)
and all his junk in the garage and basement--I mean billions of nuts, bolts, all his bottles for making beer, etc. Tools out the ying yang.

OMG my husband is a certified hoarder.  I could not stop laughing at it all. He says he feels silly now to have saved some of it.

,,,cuz, everyone needs a coffee mug from every city you've been in for work and pleasure, right? er, NO!
Still have 1/3 of the thing left to fill and it will take another day or so. ugh.
I just keep saying "Soon, it will be over and it's one step closer to being where I want to be".

 

Dinner (and he's lucky I could do anything after all that) was:

 

Baked chicken

baked potato

corn.

 

simple. If I can lift my arm now to eat it, I'll be all set. :D

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mondays and tuesdays i can usually count on eating alone so i get to 'play with my food' - last night was (rice) flour wrap with turkey, cheddar with peach salsa.  it was yums, so it will move on to round 2 where husband will be the guinea pig taster.  (round 4 is church lunch.  they can all have the cheap 'regular' tortillas :)

 

i have a 'flat-iron steak' marinating in some asian bbq marinade.  i got it pre-made, on sale and it has smoke flavoring in it - says GLUTENFREE all over the packaging and checked ingredients, but...............  i think my recipe is better :D  we'll see what the guinea pig says.  probly make some noodles - oh, and (lisa?) weren't you on a squash ribbon kick?  oh.  my.  BOB i did some zucchini with a vegetable peeler, and some red onion, too, and tossed them in a honey-mustard vinegarette oh, so good!!!  we woofed that stuff down!!!

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