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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BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

This is one of my favorite recipes for a summer BBQ with hot dogs, hamburgers or chicken straight off the grill. It’s fairly easy to make, and looks quite pretty sitting on the plates ready to eat. But don’t worry, it’s delicious also, but I won’t guarantee it will keep the calories away. BLT Pasta… 

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How to Avoid Common Writing Mistakes – Humor Edition

I have seen this before and had it posted on my other blog a few years back. I came across it again, made me smile, and I figured I’d just share it with all of you too. So, sit back and enjoy (and learn something too! Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read. Never… 

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Where to write…

My very favorite place to write happens to be outside. In nature. Doesn’t matter so much where as long as its beautiful. In the Winter, its a lot harder for me to write anywhere outside because it is just too cold. So, instead I make myself nice and comfy on my sofa, grab a cup… 

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The Pocket Muse 2

I picked up The Pocket Muse 2 by Monica Wood, today. I know I’m a little behind the times, as it was released quite awhile ago.  I really enjoyed the first one though and have had it for a couple of years. When I am just plain stuck, for whatever strange reason, just looking at… 

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A Case of Extreme Frugality

Wow. Sometimes people seriously go to extremes to be frugal. And honestly, the woman I am about to tell you about, did it more for the principal of it being her money, but she fought for over 10 years about 14 cents. Is that not the craziest thing ever? It all started over a cheap… 

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10 Tips for Picky Eaters

Anyone who has followed me on my blog for any length of time, knows I have a few picky kids, and I also happen to have the pickiest kid I’ve ever met in my life. So do you have a picky eater in your family? If you do, there are a few tips that can… 

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AOL Owned Seed.com – New Site for Freelance Writers

Calling all freelance writers. Have you seen the new Seed.com owned by AOL? I am always skeptical of any and all new endeavors, however based on ownership and the ever popular AOL, it definitely has my curiosity peaked. Here is a blurb from their website: You might be a writer. A photographer. A filmmaker. Or all… 

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Examiner.com – St. Louis Frugal Family Examiner

Very excited!! I applied to be the examiner.com St. Louis Frugal Family Examiner after noticing that the previous writer had not published anything since April of last year. I waited for awhile before applying to see if she would post again, but she never did. I took the chance about two weeks ago and went… 

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A Happy Ending

I figured with Adgitize I finally found the silver lining. If you read the previous post, about how I won the grand prize for this blog back in September ’09 and I just discovered it yesterday, then you realized I didn’t have high hopes for Adgitize to still award me the prize money. Honestly, it… 

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Story of My Life…

After being completely aggravated by my hosting company and the merging of the hosting accounts (which didn’t quite work the way it was supposed to), I had to restore everything on my blog. While I was restoring everything … suddenly my “links” updated and I could see who was saying what about my posts. So… 

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