Disaster in the Kitchen: Stabbing myself #foodbloggerproblems

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Who said Food Blogging wasn’t dangerous?

I found that out recently when we had a slight disaster in the kitchen.

Yes, I stabbed myself. Literally.

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Music MeMe Day 6 – Air Supply

Day 6 – Genre – Lite Rock With their heavily orchestrated, sweet ballads, the Australian soft rock group Air Supply became a staple of early-’80s radio, scoring a string of seven straight Top Five singles. Air Supply, for most intents and purposes, was the duo of vocalists Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell; other members came… 

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Music MeMe Day 5 – Bryan Adams

Day 5 – Genre – Adult Contemporary New Genre A little something about Bryan Adams Canada had its share of pop success stories in the 1980s, though for most – Martha and the Muffins, Men Without Hats, etc. – that success was pretty short lived. Bryan Adams meanwhile has managed to stay on top of… 

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Music MeMe Day 4 – Jim Brickman

Day 4 – Genre – Contemporary Instrumental (classical piano) We changed genre’s again. Though classically trained, pianist Jim Brickman prefers to play more pop-flavored gently lyrical New Age music. His unique compositions are emotional and structured, but not rigidly so. Brickman enrolled in the Cleveland Institute of Music in his late teens. The focus was… 

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The Eye of God

I was surfing blogs on blogexplosion and happened to stumble across a picture that I’ve seen before. My son was standing behind me when the page loaded. (age 11). We both gasped in surprise when it loaded. Yes, I’ve seen this before, but each time I do, it just catches me off guard. My son… 

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Wonderful Holiday Hostess Gifts

Being in direct sales, I am always hosting a party or a class or providing a workshop for a group. At the holidays it become even more so! Most of the time I am presented with the issue of purchasing something special for the hostess – a thank you for hosting a party with me…. 

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Music Meme Day 3 – Michael W. Smith

Day 3 – Genre – Contemporary Christian We changed genre’s for a bit.   Michael W. Smith – Smitty is 17 years into a career which began as Amy Grant’s keyboard player, you’ve already been awarded 23 #1 songs, 1 platinum record, 6 gold records, two Grammy awards and 22 Doves awards. This year also… 

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Music Meme Day 2 – Martina McBride

Day 2 – Genre – New Country – Tomorrow we’ll change genre’s a little. Ok, it’s day 2 and I did it again. LOL Why is this so fun? Or am I just an oddball here? Martina McBride (born Martina Schiff) was born July 29, 1966, in Sharon, Kan., and grew up on a farm… 

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Music MeMe Day 1 – Reba McEntire

Day 1 – Genre – Old Country I am not well-versed on the whole MeMe thing but I was browsing blog explosion and came upon a cute one (and well me and my music), so I decided to do it! It was challenging to say the very least. I thought I’d add a blurb about… 

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Frugal Stocking Stuffers for Anyone

What was that I forgot? So the gifts are bought and wrapped and placed beautifully under the twinkling lights of your Christmas tree. Cookies for Santa have been left, and the children are sleeping all snuggled in their bed. Oh No! What about those stockings hung by the Chimney with Care? What do you put… 

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Christmas Cookies Recipes & Traditions

I thought I would share with you some great Christmas Cookies – well, the recipes that create the Christmas Cookies anyway. (sorry impossible for me to actually SHARE the cookies themselves with you) LOL First, let me explain about the Christmas Cookies. Every year, we host a “Christmas Cookies Party”. And every year, we invite… 

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