Rewarding myself


Last week I told you about my new job. In addition to having to buy new clothes since we can’t wear jeans to work except on Fridays, I decided that after being unemployed for eight months, I decided a reward was well deserved. Nope, I didn’t take myself out for dinner and drinks…

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Friday Funny – Imperial Walker Carrot


I eat two handfuls of baby carrots for my lunch every day. I found this carrot this week. I immediately saw an Imperial Walker… you know like from Star Wars. I had to take a picture. I almost saved it – a friend of mine said I should have… I didn’t. Now I . . . → Read More: Friday Funny – Imperial Walker Carrot

Video of the Day – Washing Chicken, Farting and Sweating


It’s amazing what you learn each day.

1) Don’t wash your chicken – washing causes bacteria to spray (fly/spread) around your kitchen. Cook to 165°F (74℃) to kill bacteria.

2) The average person farts 10 times a day. Healthy number is 10-20. More if eating “gassy” foods (garlic, onions, spicy foods, beer). Average . . . → Read More: Video of the Day – Washing Chicken, Farting and Sweating

Friday Cocktail – Homemade Crème de Menthe


Have you read my Irish Flag Cordial post? Did you notice my Crème de Menthe wasn’t in a “store bought” bottle? There’s a good reason for that… I made it!

When I looked at the ingredients for the Irish Flag I didn’t have any Créme de Menthe. At first I thought, “Ugh, . . . → Read More: Friday Cocktail – Homemade Crème de Menthe

Friday Cocktail – Irish Flag Cordial


In honor of St. Patrick’s Day this weekend, I thought I would share drink I found on Pinterest – actually the pin had 30 different shots. I chose the “Irish Flag” shot. The Irish flag is orange, white and green. So, this is a layered drink.

I’ve never done a layered drink . . . → Read More: Friday Cocktail – Irish Flag Cordial

Friday Cocktail – Raspberry Truffle


OK, so you may not think this is as nearly funny as I did… OK, it’s more “sad” than funny…

I just started writing a Friday Cocktail for today… it was the same thing I wrote exactly one month ago today! THEN I thought “Oh… you never posted your Homemade Amaretto … YEP, . . . → Read More: Friday Cocktail – Raspberry Truffle