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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 11:31 AM
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A lovely relaxed Sunday here. The menfolk let me...

A lovely relaxed Sunday here. The menfolk let me sleep in until 9:30, which was much needed. So far today -

- Made a "big" brunch - breakfast potatoes, scrambled eggs and cornbread. Plus yogurt...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-24-2015, 07:56 PM
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Views: 61,105
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Rotisserie chicken from the store with French...

Rotisserie chicken from the store with French bread and green beans. Tomorrow night I'm making up a big pan of scalloped potatoes with ham.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2015, 07:53 PM
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Views: 962
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Crazy busy day of running around here - -...

Crazy busy day of running around here -

- Dropped husband at work for a day shift so I could have the car.
- Went to Dollar Tree to check out Valentine's Day stuff - nothing really good this...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2015, 04:40 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
I am SO GLAD for the weekend! And sounds like...

I am SO GLAD for the weekend! And sounds like everyone else is ready for it too! I've spent the last two days into back to back to back meetings from start to finish, and worked on yesterday's train...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-23-2015, 03:26 PM
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Absolutely no idea what I'm making tonight......

Absolutely no idea what I'm making tonight... probably fish sticks and fries... LM will probably eat the fries, turn up his nose at the fish, and then eat mac and cheese and fruit too.
Forum: Meal Planning   01-22-2015, 05:06 PM
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Last night husband made crockpot hot wings, tater...

Last night husband made crockpot hot wings, tater tots and corns. I'll discover tonight's menu shortly!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 102
Posted By kitchensqueen
Part of the soundtrack of our youth!

Part of the soundtrack of our youth!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2015, 05:12 PM
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Views: 102
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Oh, Fireside! I miss it from the early days....

Oh, Fireside! I miss it from the early days. Great venue.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2015, 05:11 PM
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Veruca Salt at what was then known as the World...

Veruca Salt at what was then known as the World Music Theater in Tinley Park, outside of Chicago. Part of a festival, where we also saw Local H, Joan Jett and a whole bunch of other bands. But VS was...
Forum: Gardening   01-21-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 75
Posted By kitchensqueen
Plant what you eat. ;-) Don't put in ten zucchini...

Plant what you eat. ;-) Don't put in ten zucchini plants if you don't eat squash.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
Happy belated birthday! Work happened. On...

Happy belated birthday!

Work happened. On the train ride so far -

- Ordered my orchard! Got 2 persimmons, 2 hazelnuts, 1 Gala apple, 1 Fuji apple, and 1 Golden Delicious apple. And yes I have...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-21-2015, 04:56 PM
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Last night husband make spaghetti with Italian...

Last night husband make spaghetti with Italian sausage pasta sauce. Not sure what's on the docket for tonight - but I'll find out soon!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
More congratulations! So exciting! ...

More congratulations! So exciting!

Yesterday's day off was amazing. We took Little Man to a children's museum and had a great time. I felt like a human being again.

Today, run of the mill. I'm...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-20-2015, 04:34 PM
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Views: 61,105
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Why yes I do. :-) Season the roast well with...

Why yes I do. :-) Season the roast well with salt, pepper and thyme. Lay it on a bed of onions, carrots and potatoes. Dump a beer in it. Set the crock pot for 8 hours on low or 4 on high and walk...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
We got up way late this morning - Little Man...

We got up way late this morning - Little Man could't fall asleep last night, so was up close to 11 PM. So this morning we slept in until nearly 10 AM. I vaguely recall husband leaving for work around...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-17-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
Had a stomach ache for most of the day, so that...

Had a stomach ache for most of the day, so that was a fail. After husband left for work -

- Got lunch for Little Man.
- Put LM down for a nap.
- Took the pantry stuff down to the basement and...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-17-2015, 01:23 PM
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Ended up doing a tour of the pantry to check...

Ended up doing a tour of the pantry to check expiration dates and was super annoyed to have toss a few items that got poorly sorted when we moved in... but did find a few things that are expiring...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-17-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
Last night's family time was great - - We...

Last night's family time was great -

- We all walked over to the square, and strolled around window shopping.
- Went into the bookstore and bought this year's farmer's almanacs. Almost bought...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-17-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 61,105
Posted By kitchensqueen
Dinner out last night was great! Husband has to...

Dinner out last night was great! Husband has to work tonight, so I have no idea what I'm going to do. We have an open jar of pasta sauce in the fridge, so I'll probably just make some Italian sausage...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-16-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
Ten minute mental break before the crappiest last...

Ten minute mental break before the crappiest last hour of the work day. After will be awesome though - husband doesn't work tonight, so we'll all walking to the square to have dinner out! I'm crazy...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-16-2015, 02:14 PM
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I'm so excited! He gets less than half a dozen...

I'm so excited! He gets less than half a dozen Fridays off per year, and this one couldn't have come at a better time. I've got a rough last hour of my work day coming up (hence the ten minute mental...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
I'm an operations manager for the devil himself....

I'm an operations manager for the devil himself. ;-) The job isn't difficult in the least, it's just Satan's corporate culture. He's a bit a psycho, you see...

I worked from home today because I...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-15-2015, 08:33 PM
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Views: 61,105
Posted By kitchensqueen
Tuesday we had breaded chicken and green beans....

Tuesday we had breaded chicken and green beans. Yesterday was crockpot corned beef and mashed potatoes. And tonight was half-home made pepperoni pizza.

Tomorrow night husband actually doesn't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-14-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 962
Posted By kitchensqueen
- Marathon of Doom - Murderous Rage - Hid...

- Marathon of Doom
- Murderous Rage
- Hid under rock
- More Murderous Rage
- Half hour bitch session with my counterpart manager (aka Work Sister) trying to figure out how we got ourselves into...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-11-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 66
Posted By kitchensqueen
I went out a bit out of order, and made my first...

I went out a bit out of order, and made my first salve today - a lavender one. I used grapeseed oil, beeswax and lavender essential oil. It took ten minutes and filled up two 4 ounce jelly jars - and...
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