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Sunflower Wreath

Sunflower wreath

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Added by margaret on August 5, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Senior Discounts

As I was waiting in line behind an older gentleman at Wendy's recently,I heard him ask for his senior discount. The girl at the register apologized and charged him less. When I asked the man what the discount was, he told me that seniors over age 55 ...get 10% off everything on the menu, every day. (But you need to ASK for your discount.)

Being of 'that' age myself, I figured I might as well ask for the discount too.

this incident prompted me to do some research, and I came across…


Added by margaret on June 17, 2018 at 8:36am — No Comments

Strawberry Banana Bread recipe

Strawberry Banana Bread

  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups fresh strawberries chopped &…

Added by margaret on June 16, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Damn Ants

It took a while, but I finally stumbled upon one solution that finally did the trick.

The simple homemade ant poison is from Food.com, but it works so well that everyone started sharing it on their blogs and social media, especially Pinterest.

The concoction only requires three ingredients and they're all common items you already have at home. The…


Added by margaret on May 30, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments

Strawberry Rhubarb Crunch

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

3/4 cup oatmeal, uncooked

1/2 cup butter, melted

2/3 cup sugar

1 -2 teaspoon cinnamon ( China best)

2 cups diced rhubarb

2 cups diced sliced strawberries

1 cup water

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1 teaspoon…


Added by margaret on May 7, 2018 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Bill Cosby's Great Adventure...to take over NBC


Added by margaret on April 27, 2018 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Cherry Dr Pepper Cake recipe


  • 1 (15.25 ounce) box super moist chocolate fudge cake mix (dry)
  • 12 ounces Dr. Pepper Cherry (room temperature)
  • 1 (18 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, divided
  • 2 (1 cup) sticks salted butter (room temperature)
  • 7 cups powdered sugar



Added by margaret on February 28, 2018 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Bundt Cake Breakfast Recipe

1 cup diced Ham

2 c tater tots…still frozen

1 dozen whisked eggs

1 can (8) Pilsbury Grands biscuits..diced up

2 c. Cheese…your choice…I used Cheddar

1/4 c milk

All mixed together. Put in greased bundt pan. Bake on 400 degrees for 45 mins. When done flip onto platter and cut and…


Added by margaret on February 15, 2018 at 12:35am — No Comments

Cherry Mash Recipe

Cherry Mash Bars

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup half half or undiluted evaporated milk

1 cup miniature marshmallows

1 cup (6 oz.) Cherry Chips

1 cup (6 oz.) Chocolate Chips

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

1 cup salted peanuts

Combine sugar, butter or margarine, salt and half…


Added by margaret on February 11, 2018 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Spicy Italian Crescent Ring Recipe


2 cans (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

1/2 cup well drained roasted red bell peppers (from a jar)

8 slices provolone cheese, halved

1/3 lb deli sliced hot salami

1/4 lb deli sliced ham

1/4 lb deli sliced capocollo

1/2 cup well drained hot pepper rings (from a jar)


1 Heat oven to…


Added by margaret on February 6, 2018 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Mounds Cake Recipe

***Not Diet**** Chocoholics BEWARE!!!! Highly addictive!

You will Need :

1 Devil's Food Cake Mix

2 cups sugar (divided)

24 large marshmallows

1 1/2 cups milk (divided)

14 oz pkg. coconut

1 stick of butter

1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips

Mix and bake cake according to package directions.…


Added by margaret on February 2, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Who they were: The victims of the Montecito mudslides


Added by margaret on January 13, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

Kenai Alaska Cheese dip Recipe

The sharp cheddar cheese called for makes everything taste just that much more…


Added by margaret on January 9, 2018 at 2:26am — No Comments

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe

Ingredients for filling

2 cups cream cheese

3 diced Jalapenos

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp garlic powder

Mix all above ingredients and set aside


1 lb ground beef minced 

1 whisked eggs

2/3 cup bread crumbs

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 Tbsp parsley

Mix these ingredients and spread in bottom and 4 sides of small baking…


Added by margaret on January 8, 2018 at 7:49am — No Comments

Potato salad recipe


8 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered

2 tbsp white vinegar

5 hard-boiled eggs, peeled

2 celery stalks, diced

4 green onion stalks, diced

1½ cup mayo

1 tbsp mustard

2 tbsp sweet pickle relish (I prefer dill pickles instead)

1 tsp sweet paprika…


Added by margaret on January 6, 2018 at 8:34am — No Comments

If you see a Fireball in the sky here is a place to report it...I did.. it was kewl!

It is fun to see how many others saw it too and where they were...…


Added by margaret on December 22, 2017 at 8:33am — No Comments

Red Velvet Fudge

  • 3 cups…

Added by margaret on December 18, 2017 at 3:00am — No Comments

What Odd, Strange Holiday Falls On Your Birthday?

What else you should be celebrating on your birthday? Scroll down & find your birth month below!

1. January

 2. February

 3. March



Added by margaret on December 17, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

American jobs and that sucking sound...

Walmart: 1.5 million employees? Source

Government jobs  out numbers Walmart …


Added by margaret on December 16, 2017 at 10:20am — No Comments

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