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pretty sure the neighbors are gonna burn them out, lolz - no, they are not supposed to have it down there.  the neighborhood association dbags, whom i do not associate with, are taking another land owner to court on the 30th about the same issue.  we are curious as to how it will turn out.  it would be different, i think, if they were actually enjoying the (pretty awesome) location.  we went down and floated for a good two hours last night and the guy came out of their hole once.  to retrieve his cell phone.  

 

i can't imagine how that thing must smell inside - we had a full week of non-stop rain last week and they had 6 kids & 3 adults holed up in there.  p. u.  :blink:

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hmmm what the hell is for dinner now that I am reliving all the scary apartments I had to visit in my property management years -- ewwwwww

 

let's see -- kids left some very nice organic handfed (joking) chicken breasts in my freeze...thinking tacos will cheer the recovering patient -- maybe...grouchy pants, but thankful he is on the mend and simply coughing, tired and grumpy.

 

dessert is cherry cheesecake -- sister's birthday so i made individuals in custard cups so one of the kids could run them up...tried to get them ready early this morning as I needed to run up to take care of Mom...oh well delivered a meatloaf dinner ready to throw in the oven and one of the boys will run up dessert...done :)

 

Oh...have to attach a pic later of one of the best kitchen gadgets ever...a little piece of wood with a nail you use to remove cherry pits...can't remember where I saw for sale, but asked hubs to make me one a while back but hadn't really tried it for large quantity of cherries until this morning....AWESOME and so flippin' simple :D

 

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Oh...have to attach a pic later of one of the best kitchen gadgets ever...a little piece of wood with a nail you use to remove cherry pits...can't remember where I saw for sale, but asked hubs to make me one a while back but hadn't really tried it for large quantity of cherries until this morning....AWESOME and so flippin' simple :D

 

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Hey, Ski's hub is the Tool time guy...don't you love they can make us things like this? me too! That is very cool.

 

 

forgot to add: making sweet potato wedges with cilantro and lime on the grill to go with those pork burgers....that small bunch of cilantro is getting a 

workout  :D

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Oh boy am I having fun now!!!

Oldest son...he's the one dx'd for anyone keeping count....he's got his friends over for movie night.....love these things cuz his friends always have some food requirements....I'm vegan, I'm veggie, I only eat grass fed....blah, blah...you get the idea. Anyhow....this group is new since my seven mon nap last year...so, here is what's for dinner:

Just threw a huge assed can of diced tomatoes in KFG with fresh basil and oregano from my silly little garden.. oh and some garlic, salt, sugar and squeeze of lemon....May have dumped the wine I was drinking in too ;)

Told oldest he is in charge of the noodles....pulled out the big stock pot filled with water and left three packs of spaghetti next to it.

Ran back for a dip in the cooling pool and remembered my piggy men polished off too much cheesecake to be able to share with 12...so filled an extra pie crust I made with cheesecake with apples cinnamon .... A half bag of Betty's yellow cake mix and some melted butter on top and put the younger one in charge of that.

Now that I have updated the important peeps...I am jumping back in the pool.

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so if I suddenly show up, I can not only eat but also drink and swim? man.....I wish I lived next door. ;)

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so if I suddenly show up, I can not only eat abut also drink and swim? man.....I wish I lived next door. ;)

Yep.

Not fancy, but always room for more.

You, however, would get a room....both boys would gladly make room ;)

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Yep.

Not fancy, but always room for more.

You, however, would get a room....both boys would gladly make room ;)

 

 

tell 'em old Auntie Irish is going to take them up on that offer very soon.  :D

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I just put a rosemary and garlic crusted pork loin in my rotisserie oven. I'm sure between now and dinner I'll think up some sides. Right now though I've had a long day, which included making myself a new heating pad with chocolate mint in it. It smells like a mint fudge brownie and I'm taking some time to relax before I finish thinking about dinner. Tomorrow I'll finish up what I've been working on and by the end of the day I'll have my heating pads in a retail store. :D

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gluten-free ravioli w/chardonnay blush sauce (and 2 stuffed mushrooms)

 

i hoard.  ravioli.  ;)

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London broil in KFG with cream of celery soup, balsamic vinegar, fresh herbs...just threw in a bunch of carrots and onions...will serve with rice.

Happy Friday Dinner Peeps :wub:

 

edited to add my loverboy above ;)

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:wub: I got your hearts for you!

 

We're doing leftovers. I worked my butt off yesterday and today to finish up some pads. This evening I finalized a deal with a local store and my heating pads are in a retail store now! :D :D :D :D :D So, once the farmers market season is over and the cold weather kicks in, I'll still be making money. Yay!!

 

I have no leftover sides so I think I'm going to bake myself a sweet potato and let my husband have french fries. Or he may come home with crowns. There is a long standing feud in this house over crowns vs tots. He's obviously wrong, but won't admit it. <_<:lol:

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We're doing leftovers. I worked my butt off yesterday and today to finish up some pads. This evening I finalized a deal with a local store and my heating pads are in a retail store now! :D :D :D :D :D

 

You have worked hard and I am so proud of you--and very happy for you too!!  :)

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You have worked hard and I am so proud of you--and very happy for you too!!  :)

 

Credit where it's due, I had lots of encouragement from you! Probably self-serving encouragement since you were my first customer. :P I've had lots of help, mostly from my super awesome husband. He's been incredible. The best part of all this for me, honestly, is that I don't feel useless any more. I'm actually doing something productive that will eventually be profitable and make us some money. I wasn't raised to be okay with not working and earning my way. In my head, logically, I understood that I have limitations and a very serious disease. That never stopped it from grating on my nerves.

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Credit where it's due, I had lots of encouragement from you! Probably self-serving encouragement since you were my first customer. :P I've had lots of help, mostly from my super awesome husband. He's been incredible. The best part of all this for me, honestly, is that I don't feel useless any more. I'm actually doing something productive that will eventually be profitable and make us some money. I wasn't raised to be okay with not working and earning my way. In my head, logically, I understood that I have limitations and a very serious disease. That never stopped it from grating on my nerves.

 

I knew you could do it!!

And most of those heat packs have gone to good homes ^_^ and those people with sore necks and shoulders are very grateful. I gifted all of them except the bunny one you made specially for me  and the giraffe one. (because it was your gift to me that I treasure!)  One of my friends (who loves mermaids) took a selfie with her mermaid/beach themed pack on.  lol

 

By encouraging you, maybe I don't feel so useless anymore either. I had to stop working because of physical limitations, but maybe in a way, I

was able to do something productive too. And if I could help any fellow celiac and friend get a start in her own business, well, that is what we call "priceless". :)

 

BTW, I gave one to my massage/physical therapist --who also has chronic pain herself....then together, we gifted another to someone struggling with chronic pain and insomnia who does not have a lot of money and who also had to stop working and who probably  has  (in my opinion) celiac. She is being tested this week. So, you see, your talent is something that others truly appreciate and together, we caused a ripple effect of healing with heat!!

 

Good luck with it, hon. I am truly happy for you!  

 

Dinner tonight is looking like beef and whatever fresh veggies I find at the farmer's market this morning. It's a beautiful day here in South Florida and I am going out to enjoy some of it before the thunderboomers start again this afternoon. I have to say, I have a new appreciation for thunder and lightning...it lights up the sky down here like I've never seen it before. Awesome!

 

Happy first day of summer to all!! B)

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Dinner is ribs and baked beans in KFG...after I remove the two butternut squashes that are currently steaming in there...brilliant avoidance of turning on my oven...stupid thing heats up the kitchen too much for me on these warm days...shouldn't call it stupid...I love my 1930s porcelain stove/oven -- and it really is wonderful in the winter...we don't need other heater ;)

 

Thinking a may need to get the larger crock soon ... could barely fit all that squash in mine. 

 

Oh...the butternut squash will become soup/sauce with cream cheese :wub:

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Thinking a may need to get the larger crock soon ... could barely fit all that squash in mine. 

 

 

 

You have to get a larger one. I can't be the only one with two sizes (it's Karen's fault! it's Karen's fault!) 

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Credit where it's due, I had lots of encouragement from you! Probably self-serving encouragement since you were my first customer. :P I've had lots of help, mostly from my super awesome husband. He's been incredible. The best part of all this for me, honestly, is that I don't feel useless any more. I'm actually doing something productive that will eventually be profitable and make us some money. I wasn't raised to be okay with not working and earning my way. In my head, logically, I understood that I have limitations and a very serious disease. That never stopped it from grating on my nerves.

THAT IS GREAT, ADDY!!  :D   i feel the same way that you do:  i always worked.  i always made my own $$.  i am feeling like i'm in-between (i babysit for everybody's kids *for free* so they can go to work)  and it nags at me that i'm not making any dollhairs.  i'm playing with a few ideas - i put some concoction i made in my hair last night that would work great for sun damage <people around here practically live on the water in the summer)  smoothed my hair right out.  plus, it took the frizz out and it is super humid down here!   i'm going to test it some more :)  

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THAT IS GREAT, ADDY!!   :D   i feel the same way that you do:  i always worked.  i always made my own $$.  i am feeling like i'm in-between (i babysit for everybody's kids *for free* so they can go to work)  and it nags at me that i'm not making any dollhairs.  i'm playing with a few ideas - i put some concoction i made in my hair last night that would work great for sun damage <people around here practically live on the water in the summer)  smoothed my hair right out.  plus, it took the frizz out and it is super humid down here!   i'm going to test it some more :)

 

 

let me know how it works out....you could make a fortune down here...

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Addy I am so glad things are picking up!  :D

 

Yesterday I made crock pot red beans and rice, and today Im making a whole chicken in the crock pot with carrots on the bottom.  Will use the leftover chicken to make chicken enchiladas tomorrow!

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Yay Addie!

 

I have 2 crockpots - 4 qt and 6 qt.  When we have people over at Christmas, you can cook things in them.  Also, its good to cook in them about 3/4 full - so sometimes you need the bigger size.  Or when you want to cook squash and something else at the same time.  

 

I don't mind being a kept woman!  Not at all!

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I have the 6 quart and a small lunch one that is great for party dips.

Probably won't get the bigger oval cuz the round fits nicely on my counter.

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I have the 6 quart and a small lunch one that is great for party dips.

Probably won't get the bigger oval cuz the round fits nicely on my counter.

 

I only have a 6 and a 4...how much bigger do they get for pete's sake?  :o

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I think the oval is an 8...perhaps it is a 6 too...going to go peek

Yep, the big assed oval one is an 8 quart

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Food not too appealing today, so I am having a Wendy's vanilla frosty! Putting a chuck roast in the crock pot for tomorrow. I am allergic to cooking on Sunday. Actually, between church and having to travel an hour each way, and then another meeting in town at 4:00, I don't have the time. Our church has food after service but with this new eating deal, that will be out the window! It is taking me a while to adjust, throw the summer time on top of it, when who feels like eating heavy meals and I may have this down by Thanksgiving. LOL

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Food not too appealing today, so I am having a Wendy's vanilla frosty! Putting a chuck roast in the crock pot for tomorrow. I am allergic to cooking on Sunday. Actually, between church and having to travel an hour each way, and then another meeting in town at 4:00, I don't have the time. Our church has food after service but with this new eating deal, that will be out the window! It is taking me a while to adjust, throw the summer time on top of it, when who feels like eating heavy meals and I may have this down by Thanksgiving. LOL

Hi Patti!

You absolutely will have this down by Thanksgiving and the good news in thanksgiving faire is almost all gluten free except for the stuffing and rolls...thankfully we all have excellent stuffing and roll recipes...Oh boy...now I need to find a reasonably priced turkey in June :)

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