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4 Easy One-Pot Dinner Recipes

I love being able to cook my own meals, which allows us to try to make so many different things and taste some amazing flavors from around the world. The only problem is that it can sometimes be very time-consuming. When you’re looking for a delicious meal that doesn’t take up too much time, it …

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How to Throw a Cultured Diverse Dinner Party

Dinner parties are a great way to get together with friends and family. What’s better than throwing a culturally diverse dinner party? By incorporating dishes from different cultures, you can create a fun and interesting evening for your guests. Today we’re provide tips and tricks for throwing a delicious and culturally diverse dinner party. 1) …

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World of Coke {Staycation 2014}

Over the 4th of July we took a trip to Atlanta for a little staycation. We got the City Pass, which was a great deal and gave us plenty do. We had a great time at the World of Coke back in 2007 and found it to be even better this time. Your tour starts …

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Pizza Party!

Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving, our friends, R & J, and 3 of their kids came over for a Pizza Party and football. For appetizers I made: Salsa Jalapeno Popper Dip I made 2 batches of dough the night before. That morning I rolled out the dough and cut it into pieces for individual pizzas. I …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #12

Whimsy Create Dust Seed or Sprout Swing or Drop

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #11

Vintage This is a necklace that was my great aunts. It’s quite vintage as you can see some of the little stones are gone. I still love it though. Word or Quote Family Nature’s Own People Friends and neighbors enjoying the 80 degree weather. Photographer’s Choice I actually cropped this to have the dark space …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #10

Water Cool water feature Light Driving home in the drizzle Chocolate Strawberry cheesecake ice cream with chocolate syrup Animal I discovered this weekend that goats are really cool animals. I think I want one. 😉 Crowded As hard as I try to keep my freezers organized it’s nearly impossible, especially when they are so crowded.

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #9

Routine Daily devotion is an important part of my day that unfortunately I haven’t been faithful with lately. Music I love music. I think sheet music is beautiful. Technology My iPod Show Me Your Style I didn’t have a chance to take a pic of me to show my style this week. I did receive …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #8

Crossed I was looking around the house for something to snap for this one. I found this and loved the way the pic turned out for it. What’s this thing called? The name of it has slipped my mind and it’s driving me crazy! A Glimpse I originally chose this picture because it showed a …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #7

Love Here you see my gift from Rob for Valentine’s Day. Keep an eye out for the funny story that goes along with this. Duplicated This weekend we went on a cub scout trip to the McWane Center in Birmingham, AL. What an awesome place! It’s a science museum that covers many types of sciences. …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #5

Strike a Pose This is one of my awesome student workers, Marci. She was sporting her BAZINGA shirt (Big Bang Theory) the other day and I just couldn’t resist having her strike a pose. Thanks, Marci! So cute! Footwear These are not my “go to” shoes, but I like them because I usually always wear …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #4

I am in such a rut right now photography-wise. Blah! Part of it is I’m rushing right here at the deadline to get pics done. I want to be creative, but these last few weeks have been too dang hectic. This week isn’t lookin’ much better. Smile This weekend I pulled out a box of …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #3

Sunset I’m so sad I was not able to capture a real sunset this past week. With our sunset occurring about 4:45, it makes it a bit of a challenge for me to take a pic of it. So I improvised by taking a picture from my front door and using the “Magic Sunset Action” …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #2

Stacked Up Stacks of jax While going through stuff this week I found some Jax and thought it would fun to try and stack them. Winter Wonderland Here in Alabama, our winter has hardly been winter. We finally, just this week, got temps below 50. I went outside to try and find something to symbolize …

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday #1

One Color Laundry I was actually almost done with laundry when I took this picture so, it was not even a full basket. Usually the bed is covered with clean clothes waiting to be folded. Empty Rob got this money clip when he graduated from Auburn. You can tell by looking it that it’s never …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 12.2.11

The holiday season is my favorite time of year. I love soaking up all that the Christmas season has to offer, from the smells, the decorations, the food, Christmas movies, cooking for the occasion. There’s not much that I don’t like about the Christmas season. Snow makes me excited. Living in the South, we don’t …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 25

Today I’m thankful for the little things in life. The laughter of my children, the beautiful fall colors, the butterflies in the spring, the smell of homemade spaghetti sauce cooking, the silliness of Daisy, the comfort of my bed. All these are little pretty “insignificant” things, but they make me smile and happy even when …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 10.27.11

1. When I was a kid I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up, just like my 2 uncles. 2. As an adult, my dream job would be either a house wife, or after my kids leave home, I’d like a job to that travels, but like I’ve said before I’m pretty in …

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10 Day You Challenge: Day 7 {Three Films}

3 Films I’m glad I never had to suffer through…. The Man and His Dream The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain Soul Plane

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10 Day You Challenge: Day 3 {Eight Fears}

8 Fears………. 1. Death: Dying too young/My kids dying before I do 2. Teeth: Going to the dentist/Losing my teeth 3. Disappointment: Letting people down/Not meeting my goals 4. Pests: bed bugs/lice/roaches/mice/rats/snakes 5. The Unknown: not knowing answers to questions of life/unresolved issues 6. Confrontation: arguing/being called out/disagreements/unhappy people 7. Natural Disasters: fire, tornadoes, lightening …

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