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Red Wine’s Evil Minions, and The Perils of Vacation Fat

Originally posted on Texana's Kitchen:
I just returned from a week in Texas Wine Country.  Not exactly an exotic getaway, since I live 30 short minutes away, but it’s always nice to get away for a while.  For a few years now, my parents have been renting this great little old ranch house for…

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A Delicious Recipe And A Lame Back Story

Oh. My. God. I know, I know. Right? Totally bizarre that I am going to do this, but this recipe was uber delicious and I wanted to share it while you can still get Meyer lemons….So, I am sharing a recipe, for which I am NOT furnishing a back story.  Besides, I don’t have time […]

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How To Be Thankful For Boys

This is the month we are Thankful.  Not that we are supposed to be more thankful now than the other 11 months of the year, but this is the month that we actually make a group effort to reflect, recognize, and maybe even verbalize all that we have to be thankful for. I am thankful […]

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My June Column in The Company

Hi folks….Some of you may not know that I write articles for a few area magazines.  I’ve decided I should probably share them on here as well. For The Company, I write restaurant reviews from the standpoint of their feasibility as place to conduct business over the lunch hour.  And you know me–they aren’t completely […]

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Of Babies, Botox, and Porcupine Balls…..A Mother’s Reflection

I am old.  I will be 45 in September. I don’t really feel old, and I don’t think I look old, but I have long suspected that I must be old.  Cashiers sell me booze without blinking, and everyone calls me ma’am. But  any doubt that I was aging died a few weeks ago, when […]

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An Apple A Day Keeps Viagra Away

I know that an inordinate number of my posts have lately made reference to boys’ pieces-parts.  It isn’t because I have a perverse interest in such things.  Rather, it’s because when you have boy children, their bits are always getting them into some sort of trouble.  It’s just always there, in the way, tempting them […]

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More Jewels in My Blog Stats

It’s been a while since I reviewed the source of my traffic, so when I finally go to it today, there were some real gems.  For those that don’t follow my “Why Are YOU Here?” page, let me enlighten you… When reviewing my stats, I like to look at the search strings that people entered […]

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How To Eat PB&J Like A Grown Up

Cooking Contest Central is celebrating an entire month of food celebration days.  I chose Peanut Butter and Jelly on April 2, but that leaves 29 more great food celebrations.  Check them out at http://www.cookingcontestcentral.com ************************************* As old as I keep getting, and believe me, I just keep getting older, I still love Peanut Butter and Jelly. […]

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Originally posted on Texana's Kitchen:
I was never good at math.  Like most girls, I excelled in verbal acrobatics and science, but math and history were, well, Greek to me.  Not surprising, I guess, since so much of what we know of math was first contemplated, theorized, solved, and proved thousands of years ago…

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Girls Go Wild

With the white tail hunting season finally closed in Texas, the boys back home on the weekends, and most of the meat back from the processor, attention turns now to other, more domestic fancies.  Like what the heck do you do with the 400 pounds of game meat in your extra freezer.  After all, the […]

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