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I married an Alan wrench

Mom told me to marry a man who is good with his hands. (OK,  get your mind out of the gutter.)

Thankfully, I did.

I bought some new Patio Furniture this week because our 10 year old table and chairs were kaput! Well, the "Easy to Assemble" claim was a big fat lie! They included some stinky little allen wrench to put it together. Seriously? 7 pieces of furniture? Have they lost their minds? That would take a month!

Fortunately, I MARRIED an Alan wrench!

Where's FAT Stanley?

If you have little people, you are likely family with this character or some facsimile thereof.

Flat Stanley has made it's way into my family and I am under pressure to come up with creative ways to photograph him. It's easy to hit all the local landmarks but here are some of the creative ways I've seen:

FLUFFERNUTTER

You can't tell me you have never had a Fluffernutter!

Seriously?

Well then, here is your assignment:

Take White Bread, Add a thin layer of peanut butter*, then a thin layer of marshmallow fluff.

Cut the crusts off and cut diagonally into 4 pieces

Eat with ice cold milk. Chocolate optional. Then send me an email HERE.

*whipped Peter Pan Peanut Butter suggested.

SNUBBED AFTER DEATH?

My favorite part of the awards shows is the In Memorium. Is that Sick? Probably. But after all is said and done, I like to remember, who I forgot to remember that I forgot. What's wrong with that? However, I always try to find people that were left out and this year's Oscar's was no exceptions.

 

YUMMO!

I just stumbled across this recipe that made me wish it was Thanksgiving. There's no rule that says I can't make it anytime, but it looks and sounds and probably smells like Thanksgiving! SWEET POTATO CUBES WITH CINNAMON ALMONDS 1/2 cup Cinnamon Spiced Almonds 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 TBSP olive oil 1 tsp lemon juice 2 TBSP honey (or pure maple syrup) 2 tsp ground cinnamon Dash of nutmeg 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Peel and cube the sweet potatoes, then add them to a mixing bowl.

Valentine's Shmalentines!

Bah Humbug! Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Do you care? Are you excited? Or do you just wish it would go away. In all the conversations I have had about this, most people either don't care one way or the other. OR they dread it.

90's Style is Coming Back!

Which one are you most excited about?

Nineties Fashion Trends That Are Destined To Come Back This Year
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