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My two-year-old niece had a tantrum today.  She is an only child, the first child, the envelope pusher.  And today she broke into new, uncharted territory.  She got her mom, my sister-in-law, to leave a partially loaded grocery cart in the middle of the aisle and head for home because of her screaming. There is … Continue reading

Chicken Chop Suey in Your Slow Cooker

Back on topic!  My kids are taking EOG’s this week (End of Grade testing) AND the ballgames are always going.  So we are still cooking up healthy, tasty meals that require minimal prep in the evening.  If you haven’t been following along, the criteria for our slow cooker dinners includes few (if any) processed ingredients, … Continue reading

Small Southern Towns

On the heels of my last blog, I feel that I should count our small town blessings, so-to-speak.  In a county that covers 954 square miles with a population of 58,000, you know it’s nothing but small whistle-stops.  Our particular municipality has one stop light.  No, I’m not kidding.  If you needed an inspiration for … Continue reading

Off Topic

It’s off-topic.  Of this, I am well aware.  But it has been haunting me.  And my significant other said that blogging should be from the heart, as much as anything. I’ll start with the Blind Side.  If you’ve seen the movie, then you’ll understand what I mean when I say that we would all like … Continue reading