Banana Bread

Yummy and Simple Banana Bread


My kids love fruit, and bananas are one of their favorites. There are those times though, when the munchkins get  “banana-d out”, or the bananas ripen faster than we can eat them. On my last grocery run, I purposely purchased bananas that were more ripe just because I wanted banana bread. They were cheaper too! This is my go-to recipe…

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After Losing a Child

Moving On After Losing a Child


  A parent never dreams that they’ll have to experience the loss of an infant or child before they even have a chance to truly live. A parent doesn’t really, truly prepare for how to explain that loss to a sibling. They don’t look ahead and see how it might affect a family dynamic, friendships…just the future in general.  I’m…

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This Blogging Thing (2)


Expect many parts to this saga. Over the past few days I’ve been researching affiliate marketing techniques. No offense to my fellow bloggers, but, no, this shit is not simple. Then again, I have no freaking clue what I’m doing. This is new territory. This thing will look like poo for awhile, until I can figure out what in the…

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This Blogging Thing (part 1)


I’m not saying it’s not possible, and maybe it’s just me (I’ve read how simple and easy this is…uh-huh), but this blogging thing…CONFUSING! I guess the confusion doesn’t come from the blogging itself (social journaling), it’s the plug-ins, the creation and linkage of social media to the blog. I’ve got Facebook and Twitter covered, yet Pinterest…the one spot that, from what…

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Crispy Shrimp Scampi


Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. This means we may receive a commission if you click a link or make a purchase. Please check out our disclosure policy for more details. Thank you!   One of my family’s favorite meals (except for my youngest), one I kinda stole and tweaked a bit from my mom, is Shrimp Scampi. Yummy,…

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Being Productive, Slowly but Surely


   I’d love to get things accomplished.   I’d love to complete and entire load of laundry (sort, wash, dry, fold, put away) in less than 3 days. I’d love to remember to PUT everything on my grocery list let alone GET everything on my grocery list. You see, there are more than a few things that keep me occupied and busy. They range…

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