Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Get a Great Deal on Tag Heuer Mens Watches




If you're looking for a great deal on tag heuer mens watches then visit The Watchery.com. On their website they have an incredible selection of Tag Heuer watches. The watches are very elegant and stylish. They would be a great gift for the upcoming holiday season.

There you will find some great deals. Pictured above is one of their Tag Heuer Watches. I really like this one, the color on it is amazing. I bet my husband would like this one too. I love the blue dial color, and it is stainless steel. It also has luminous hour markers and hand dials. I know my husband loves watches with that feature. It also has a scratch resistant crystal, date calander and is water resistant to 900 ft.

Right now they're having a super sale. Where you can save as much as 30% off a Tag Heuer Watch. Certain watches will even get you a free watch or another watch at a savings of 80%. They are also providing free overnight shipping in the US. So if your looking for a Tag Heuer Watch for either yourself or that special someone than go check out The Watchery.com

I Got an Award

My online friend Toni from It is nap time, gave me this award. Go check out Toni's blog for some great posts! Thanks Toni for the award!

They all are charmed with the blogs, where in the majority of its aims are to show the marvels and to do friendship; there are persons who are not interested when we give them a prize and then they help to cut these bows; do we want that they are cut or that they propagate? Then let’s try to give more attention to them! So with this prize we must deliver it to 8 bloggers that in turn must make the same thing and put this text. I am passing this award to:

This is the part I don't like about getting awards. I don't want to "tag" anyone. Maybe I'm weird, but I don't feel like passing it on. So I'm just going to say "Thanks Again Toni" for the award!
 

Monday, September 29, 2008

Invest in Your Future with C'elle

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These stem cells have the potential to possibly treat diseases such as diabetes, stroke, MS, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's as well as applications like anti-aging and wound healing. Women can take control of their future health care by cryo-preserving their own stem cells. This way women could treat these diseases if they ever get them in the future. If you want to learn more from others who have used this service than check out the C'Elle Testimonials.

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A Very Rainy Weekend


It was a very rainy weekend here in New Hampshire. It rained Friday through Sunday. Here's some highlights from my weekend:


Friday: Rained all day. My son stayed home sick from school. When my husband got home from work I went to the grocery store. Not fun in the pouring rain. Woohoo, exciting.
Saturday: Rained all day. The only thing we did outside the house was take my daughter to her panio lessons. Played some games with my daughter, like Sorry, some card games, and even tried Scrabble. Which was kind of cool, playing that with my 8 yr. old daughter. (We still haven't finished the whole game yet.) Even played some Cribbage with my husband. We literally haven't played that in at least a year.
Sunday: Rained off and on all day. Sick of staying in the house so even though it was raining decided to see if a little fall fair was still going on at a place we like to go walking at. Got there around 1 and it was still going on. Saw a live bird show. They had a group that saves injured birds there. Which was neat. They had some owls, and different kinds of hawks. Took some pictures, didn't look at them yet. My son took some, just looked at them and he deleted them! He didn't save any of the pictures he took.

And of course watched the Red Sox - Yankees games. Which they didn't really matter much, because The Red Sox already are in the playoffs and the Yankees aren't.The Red Sox won last nights game. And the Yankees won the other two. So we didn't get swept. Now on to The Playoffs!!


So that was my exciting boring weekend. Hope you had a good weekend.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

5.11 Tactical Gear


I started thinking about what I'm going to get people this year for Christmas. I want to try to think of something different to get my husband this year.

My husband would really like some 5.11 tactical gear. I know he would really like a new knife. Maybe I'll surprise him with one for Christmas.

Photo Hunters (11) 129 "View"

Today's Photo Hunters theme is "view." This was the "view" from my house this summer. After a rain storm the sun came out. I happened to go outside and look up to see this beautiful rainbow. These pictures don't do it justice.

I was lucky to see two rainbows this summer. On two different occasions I got a "view" of a rainbow. After not seeing one in years, I couldn't believe when I saw two in one summer.




Friday, September 26, 2008

Sportsvids!

As you know by know I love the Boston Red Sox. I found a great website with all kinds of sports videos on it. Below you can see the sports vids that I uploaded onto my blog.

The website is SportsVids. It's an online sport video website. Where you can view and upload all your favorite sports clips.

The first video I uploaded was Red Sox vs. Yankees. The Red Sox hit four home runs in a row. I remember that game. That was awesome!

The other sports videos I uploaded are all blooper videos. There is nothing funnier then blooper videos. And sports have a lot of bloopers. These videos are a riot!

On the Sports Vids website you can view sports clips from every sport. From baseball, skiing, to cheerleading. And every sport in between. They also have sport clips from all different levels, from amateur to professional. If you want to upload your own sports videos and put them on your site or share them with your friends, then visit the website SportsVids.


Red Sox Hit 4 HomeRuns in Row vs Yankees - Click here for more sports videos




Hockey Bloopers - Click here for more sports videos



Randy Johnson hits bird - Click here for more sports videos



Funny Soccer Montage - Click here for more sports videos



Sports Bloopers - Click here for more sports videos


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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thursday 13 # 8 "Celebrity Gossip"




Here's thirteen things I found out on the People Magazine website and on the Huffington Post website.. That are either fact or fiction, I'm not sure, but they are reporting these things. Just for fun! I love "celebrity gossip!"

1. Clay Akin is Gay
2. Clay Akin is a Dad (this I didn't know, until the other day. I had never heard he even had a baby?)
3. Mandy Moore flies to be with her ex-boyfriend DJAM, after his plane crash.
4. Shanna Moakler flies to be with her ex-husband Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, after he was in the same plane crash.
5. Lance Armstrong is coming out of a 3 yr. retirement to return to the Tour de France, to raise Cancer Awareness.
6. Comedian Jeffery Ross (don't even know this guy) was the first star to be voted off Dancing with the Stars.
7. Ted McGinley was the second star to be voted off Dancing with the stars.
8. Pregnant Gillian Anderson (from x-files) fell at the Emmys (she's ok)
9. Former Bachelorette Jen Schefft gets engaged.
10. Johnny Depp will reprise his role as Jack Sparrow for a 4th Pirates movie.
11. John McCain canceled his scheduled appearance on David Letterman, and ended up beign the butt of David Letterman's jokes.
12. Joan Rivers Emmy coverage was yanked from AOL, after they found it too offensive.
13. George Clooney will not return at all for the last season of ER. (I hope he changes his mind, he should make an apperance for the final season!)

That's 13 peices of "Celebrity Gossip." Hope you enjoyed!





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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Time to Ditch The Flip-Flops




These aren't a picture of my flip-flops. This summer I wore I think the brand Avia or something like that. That's one of the things I love about summer is wearing shorts and flip-flops. I barely wore my sneakers unless I was going on a long walk, and never anything but shorts.

Now that it is officially fall, the days are getting cooler. So unfortunately I started wearing pants on some of the days. I wore shorts this past weekend because it was pretty warm out. And will wear them if we still get a warm day here and there. I will definitely miss wearing shorts everyday!

I also loved wearing my flip-flops all summer. But I think it is maybe time to ditch them. I saw a while back on the Today Show, how a new study showed that flip- flops can change the way a person walks and that can invariably lead to foot and ankle pain. The study also found that when you wear flip-flops you take shorter steps then when you wear other kinds of shoes. So that puts more stress on your joints. They're also not good for your toes. Because you have to scrunch up your toes to keep the flip-flops on, and this will actually hurt the muscles in your toes.

So the suggestion is not to wear flip-flops as your everyday shoe. Wear them to the beach or a quick trip to the mall. If you have any kind of pain from them switch to a different shoe for awhile. And unlike other shoes that are more comfortable when there broken in, the opposite is true for flip-flops. You should get a new pair if they get to broken in. (I didn't follow any of these suggestions this summer, but will in the future.)

My legs and ankles started to hurt about a week ago, and I'm pretty sure its from the flip-flops I wore all summer. So until next summer I'm ditching the flip-flops. And next year I might invest in a little better kind. Maybe even sandals!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Change Your Workout With XFLOWSION

I try to eat healthy, and live a healthy lifestyle. But the one thing I know I'm lacking in is exercising. I've never belonged to a gym, because I've always felt uncomfortable exercising in a group setting. Before I was married I used to work out at home to some different exercise tapes I used to have. I don't think I have them anymore though.

So I was looking for some new workout DVDs to maybe start working out again. And I came across some called XFLOWSION. XFLOWSION is a revolutionary "triple training" program. It is the only program that combines martial arts, power yoga, and dance. It efficiently and a effectively combines the proven best moves from martial arts, power yoga and dance. Giving you a 3-in-1 workout that will provide results in 1/3 of the time.

Ever start working out and then hit a plateu? I know I have, that's probably why I gave up working out. This won't be a problem with the XFLOWSION program. Because they have a Plateu Blast, brought to you by Celebrity Trainer Eric Paskel. XFLOWSION has fresh, constantly shifting moves, designed to promote fat burning and muscle toning.

This looks like a great program. And it looks like you won't get bored with this workout, because of the 3-in-1 program. So if you're like me and you're looking for a workout program that you can do from the comfort of your own home, then you should look into XFLOWSION. And with a little sweat you can sculpt and stretch your body into a total transformation!
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Any One Watch The Emmys?

One word - BORING!

I haven't really watched the Emmys in years. But since there was nothing else on, I decided to watch it. Let's just say it was painfully boring, and the comedy skits were horrible. It was actually embarrassing to watch at times. I changed the channel during some of the parts. Just because I couldn't bare to watch.

And they didn't even let the people give their acceptance speeches. I know they don't want the show to go as long as it does sometimes. But this year it was totally ridiculous. They totally cut the people off, while they were still talking. They rushed the show just so they could finish by eleven! I don't know which is worse having the show go on forever or cutting the people off BIG TIME, just to finish on time. It was very annoying.

Also I barely knew any of these shows that won, or were nominated. I mean, I don't get HBO or those other type channels. I think a lot of these shows that won, must be on HBO or something. Because I never even heard of them. Which I don't agree with either. I liked the old days when the shows were on the basic channels that everyone gets. I mean not everyone gets HBO.

Whatever! That's my little rant on the Emmys. The only thing I was happy about was, this was the first year that they gave away an award for Best Host for a Reality Show. And I totally wanted Jeff Probst to win. And he did! Yea! Survivor is like my favorite show of all time. And I feel like it was the first Reality Show on TV. Survivor basically started it all as far as Reality Shows go. So I feel like Jeff Probst definitely deserved to win it. So that was the only award I agreed with or was happy about. But that's just me. Did you watch? What did you think?




P.S. I can't wait until Survivor starts again!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Upgrade to Windows Vista with Confidence

Just this morning when I was trying to upload some photos, the computer was running very slowly. The computer also froze up a few times. It took me over a half an hour to do what should have taken less then 5 minutes. Which was at a very inopportune moment, since I was in a rush to do other things this morning.

Imagine these computer problems, if you actually are running a small business from your computer. Small businesses can't afford to have their computers run slowly or freeze up for a half hour or more. They need to have their computers running as efficiently as possible. In order to do business they must have the optimal performance from their computers.

If you have a small business, or are just a blogger like me, then it might be time to start thinking about upgrading to Windows Vista. You can upgrade very easily, and their support team will be there to help. They have free coaching and support available for small business owners. Their specially trained agents are there to help from 10 am to 7 pm. Call them with any questions, such as: compatibility questions, if Windows Vista is right for your business or any other questions you might have. They are there to help.

I know I get very frustrated when my computer freezes, never mind running a business off of it. So if you are a small business owner then you can feel good about upgrading to Windows Vista with confidence.


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Photo Hunters (10 ) 128 "Road"






This weeks Photo Hunters Theme is "road." These are some pictures I took a couple of weeks ago, at the same time I took last weeks "Wild" pictures.

This was at the same park: Mine Falls Park. I guess the tree got knocked down after the heavy rains from the night before (due to Hurricane Hanna.) It was right in the middle of the "road." It must have just happened because it was blocking the "road," which is actually one of the entrances to the park. I'm sure someone has cleared it out by now.









Antipoleez Gets Rid of Bad Breath

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Unfortunately some members of my family smoke. With smoking usually comes bad breath. Regular gum and mints only mask the odor, and doesn't always do much to help.

Now there is a a new hard lozenge called antipoleez, that eliminates odors. Antipoleez doesn't just mask odors with a fruity smell, like gum does. But it works by totally eliminating bad breath from smoking, alcohol, or food. And it doesn't leave any other odor in its place. It also doesn't contain any chemicals, or artifical flavors, but only natural ingredients. It complies with FDA regulations.

So if you have bad breath from smoking, alcohol, or that tuna sandwich you ate for lunch. Then try Antipoleez. Maybe I should get some for those members of my family who smoke.
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Friday, September 19, 2008

Four Foods on Friday

My first time joining. Decided to play along. Visit Fun, Crafts and Recipes to play too.

#1. Share a recipe for something Italian.

Chicken Cacciatore. I actually made this last night for dinner. For the first time in a long time. I made a simple version of it. Just added chicken thighs (you can use any kind of chicken), large can of tomato sauce, large can of stewed tomatoes, chopped onion, chopped green pepper. And I added a little water to it to. Just threw all that into a crockpot and cooked for about 5 to 6 hours. And viola! Done. The chicken comes out so tender, it falls of the bone.


#2. Jam, jelly, preserves, marmalade, fruit butter or butter. What’s on your toast or bread?

Usually Grape Jelly, that's what my kids like and that's all we usually have in the fridge!

#3. What’s your favorite Kellogg’s product? (Since they’re multinational I’m hoping everyone can answer this one. If you don’t have Kellogg’s products, what’s your favorite cold breakfast cereal?)

Frosted Mini-Wheats


#4. Do you like liver? What about liverwurst?

Actually never tried it. My Brother-in-law and my Father used to eat liver and liverwurst. Smelled yucky and looked yucky I never could bring myself to try either of them.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Get a New Mattress from Overnight Mattress


Oh how I would love to get a new mattress! I think it's recommended to get a new mattress, maybe every 5 years. I think my mattress is about 8 years old. I would love to get one of those memory foam mattresses. They look so comfortable. And would be great for the back problems I think I'm getting from the mattress I have now.

When looking online for a company that sells them, I came across Overnight Mattress.com. Overnight Mattress is a memory foam manufacturer who sells directly to the public. Their memory foam mattresses look very comfortable. And if you purchase one you can do so at zero risk. This is because Overnight Mattress offers a 120 night mattress trial. If for any reason you are not happy with the mattress, you can return it and get a 100% refund. They will even pay for the return shipping.



This sounds like a great way to try out one of the memory foam mattresses. But Overnight Mattress offers this return policy, because their mattresses are unbelievably comfortable, that they have very little returns. They are also very reasonably priced.

They also ship their mattresses very fast. That's why they're called Overnight Mattress. Any mattress that is purchased before 12:00 pm, will be shipped that day. So if you're looking for a memory foam mattress, like me, then check out Overnight Mattress. And you can start getting a better nights sleep.

Thursday Thirteen # 7 "13 Things Moms Feel Guilty About"



Here's 13 Things Moms Can feel guilty about. Or at least I know it's things I have felt guilty about at times. Sometimes it's the silly, little things that you can feel guilty about.

1.... Sending your kids to school without a jacket.
2....Not having what they want for breakfast - be it waffles, pancakes, bagel, because you ran out of it, etc.
3...Making something they don't like for supper.
4...Having them wear shorts to school, when you get to the bus all the other kids have on pants. Then you worry if they'll be warm enough.
5...Not letting them go to EVERY birthday party they're invited to. (there's just too many)
6....Not having exactly what they want for their snack for school.
7....Yelling at them just because Your in a bad mood.
8....Not washing their favorite outfit in time to wear to school.
9....Not buying Every Toy they want.
10.. Not playing with them enough.
11.. Not talking to them enough.
12..Not listening to them enough.
13..Making them go to bed early, or even letting them stay up to late.


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I Joined myLot

I joined a website yesterday, called myLot. On this website you basically just join discussions and answer questions.

When you join myLot, you fill out your profile. The profile "wizard" helps you by finding your interests. You click on your interests in different categories, like food, health, family, TV, etc. Then it saves your interests, and when you want to join discussions it will know what ones to point you to. By filling out your interests you can join discussions in areas that appeal to you.

And you make money for every discussions you join. I just joined so I'm not exactly sure how much money you get, but the more questions you answer the more you can make. And you can make friends, comment on their profiles, add you blog name, and more.

Visit the myLot website to join, (it's free) and you can make some extra money via Paypal. After you reach the $10.00 mark they will pay you to your Paypal account. It seems fun so far, and easy. How much easier can it get then answering questions about things you like?

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

WW 26 "Make Way For Ducklings"


Just a brief story. This picture of my daughter was actually taken a couple of years ago in Boston at the "Make Way For Ducklings" sculptures in the Public Garden. I took it with my cell phone. Just recently got a new cell phone & didn't want to loose this pic. so I emailed it to myself. I love this picture.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Morey's Piers Amusement Park



I was recently talking on the phone to a friend of mine who I haven't talked to in awhile. And she told me how she had a family beach vacation this summer.

Her and her family went to Morey's Piers. It's an awesome amusement park in Wildwood New Jersey. It's the largest amusement piers in the world. Morey's Piers is located on the boardwalk of Wildwood, NJ. It's not far from Ocean City and Atlantic City, and it has over 100 exciting amusement park rides and attractions.

There is also weekly specials at Morey's Piers. Mondays are "Magical Mondays." Some random guests will be awarded prizes such as wristband upgrades, and free food and games. Tuesdays are a "Time Special," get there at certain times and you can receive All-you-can-ride wristbands. Wednesdays are xtreme! Ride all the xtreme rides and then enjoy unlimited rides on all six rollercoasters. Thirty dollar Thursdays are were you can buy an All-you-can-ride wristbands for thirty dollars and then get free all-you-can-eat buffets. On Fridays for $30 is a waterpark special. And on Friday nights you can light up the night by riding under the Coca-Cola's fireworks display!

My friend really had a great time there. She stayed at a local hotel. If you want information where to stay in the area then check out their website for more information on wildwood hotels motels. And like my friend, you could be on your way to a great “New Jersey Vacation."

My Son Made a 7 Layer Dip!

My son is in 7th grade this year. I can't believe it, he is growing up so fast! His first trimester he is taking cooking class. I can't believe that either, that seems so grown up.

But anyway he seems to be really enjoying the cooking class. He has always shown an interest in cooking anyway. When we go camping he likes to help do some of the cooking. So in his class last week they made a 7 Layer Dip. He came home with the recipe and really wanted to try to make it himself.

We actually had the perfect opportunity to do that, this past Sunday. My sister and brother-in-law came up to visit Sunday. So he decided to make it for them on that day. I went to the store the day before to get the ingredients. And he put it together Sunday morning. He made it all by himself! (Well virtually all by himself, with a little help.)

The dip came out great! And when he served it, everyone seemed to really like it. As evidence by the fact that it was pretty much eaten up quick. I'm very proud of my son, for trying new things, and being interested in cooking. Which is a great skill to have. Who knows maybe someday he can cook a whole meal for us!

Here's the recipe for 7 Layer Dip:

1 1/4 C refried beans
1 avocado (mashed)
1 1/2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 tbsp taco seasoning mix
1 seeded, diced tomato
1/8 C sliced black olives
1/4 C green onions sliced
1 1/8 C shredded cheese

In casserole dish or pie plate, layer refried beans. Mash and add lime juice to mashed avocado, layer. Combine sour cream and taco seasoning mix, spread for next layer. Spread tomatoes for next layer, then drained black olives. Chop green onions and spread over olive layer. Finish with shredded cheese, and serve with tortilla chips.

Start Your Online Business


In these hard economic times people are trying to find different ways to make money. I am also trying to find ways to make money. Well one way is to start a profitable internet business. Which can be a hard thing to do, and you may need a jump start in starting your own online business.

Well now there is a website that can help you with your online business. It is called The ListBuilding Club. It's a quick start program that puts your idea online within 24 hours.

Regularly the List Building Club, charges $97.00 to join their program, but if you sign up now you will be given free access to the club. They will tell you how to get your first site up and start making money from it.

You will also be given access to their free tutorial videos. Which will help you maximize profits once your business is started. All you need to do all this is enter your first name and your email address, and you will be given free access to The List Building Club.

If this sounds like a good deal to you then go to their website and sign up now.


Monday, September 15, 2008

A Very Easy Way to get a Favicon

I always wanted a Favicon (which stands for Favorites Icon), for my blog. It's the cute little icon you see next to a website's name. But I never knew how to go about getting one.

I did some research on it. I read a few posts on other people's blogs on how to do it. I was still lost. I'm not very good with html codes. I get nervous messing around with my template too much. And I have no clue how to unzip a zipped file. Which is all things you had to do according to what I read on how to get a Favicon. (By the way if anyone can explain unzipping files, that would be cool.)

After trying all that, I found a website that makes it very simple. It's Free Favicon Generator. You can either make one from one of your own pictures, or you can browse their gallery and use one of theirs. There are other websites that do the same thing, but they require you to download the file, save it, open it, etc. I could not figure out how to get it to work. With the Free Favicon Generator all you had to do was pick your favicon and then they give you the code to put in your blog.

All you have to do it copy and paste the code they give you and put it directly under the head tag in your template. Save template and you have your favicon! It was so easy, even I could do it. I had a heart, but just changed it to an "S" for STAY AT HOME MOM, or Sue for my name. I guess I'll keep that for now. Do you like it?

If you want a favicon for your blog visit this website, it's a very easy way to get one for your blog!

Network Solutions


With the evolution of the Internet has come better options for small businesses. Now small businesses can enjoy what once only larger ones could before. Mainly being able to reach customers around the globe. As an example, my husband works for a small company, but now with the Internet, they have been able to do more business. The company has grown due to their ability to do business online and with customers all over the world.

If you have a small business then Network Solutions can help. They help small businesses start and market their businesses on the Web. They pioneered domain name registration, and today also offer Web site design and hosting, e-commerce solutions, online security products, and search engine marketing and optimization.

The network solutions news is that they have announced a series of enhancements to their current Web site hosting offerings. The enhancements focus on ease of use, enhanced performance and improved reliability that web designers and developers need to meet the demands of their clients, while continuing to be user-friendly and backed by superior customer support.

The business my husband works for has grown due to the Internet. If you have a small business and want to see your company grow, then you should visit Network solutions today!

Freezing Zucchini

I'm very disappointed in my vegetable garden this summer. I planted 9 tomato plants, 3 cherry tomato plants and I guess it was 6 zucchini plants. As I stated in a previous post, (read Here for that and for my zucchini bread recipe) we had a lot of rain this summer. So I think I got out of all those plants 5 tomatoes, and they were really small ones. And a couple handfuls of cherry tomatoes. Other years I had so many tomatoes I couldn't keep up with them. Which was great I would be able to make sauce and even freeze some of it. Other years I had so many cherry tomatoes I was giving them away to the neighbors. Oh well, this summer was a bust for the tomatoes.

But I managed to get a reasonable amount of zucchini out of the garden. I think I had maybe about 14 or 15 zucchini that managed to grow this summer. I made some zucchini bread with some of the zucchini. But the problem with zucchini, just like all vegetables is that by the end of the summer you have a bunch of them all at once. I had them all in the refrigerator, but they wouldn't last to long in their. So I decided to freeze them.

I'm just using them for zucchini bread. So what I did was shred it, measuring 2 cups at a time. And then putting them into ziploc baggies. Because it takes 2 cups of shredded zucchini to make a batch of the zucchini bread. (this will actually make 2 loaves of bread) So I figured when I want to make some zucchini bread, all I have to do is grab a bag of the frozen zucchini and I can make some bread. I tried it last week with one of the frozen bags of zucchini, and the bread came out great. I hope it will stay good frozen for the rest of the winter, because with what I froze I will be able to make about 14 loaves of zucchini bread!

Here's a few pictures of the shredding and the bags of zucchini:


(See similar post here: Freeze Your Bananas)

Sunday, September 14, 2008

What Kind of Music do You Like?

Here's a survey about top 5 in music. I must be getting old because I've never heard of half of these songs. I'm starting to like more of the classic rock. What kind of music do you like?



Also here's another survey about the new TV Shows this fall. I don't know about you but I'm also not that excited about to many shows coming on. Any shows look good to you?












Saturday, September 13, 2008

Photo Hunters 127 (9) "Wild"



Today's Photo Hunters theme is "wild." Here are some pictures I took last weekend. It is of a wild river. This is the river that runs through the city were I live. It's the Nashua River. Besides running through the city, it also goes through a really nice park where you can walk. The park is called the Mine Falls Park. It is a 325 acre park that includes forest, wetlands, and open fields. My family and I love walking in there on the weekends.

The Nashua River was wild last Sunday because of the heavy rains we had the night before. It was from the remnants of Hurricane Hanna. I bet it will be pretty wild again after Hurricane Ike comes through, I think on Monday.



Friday, September 12, 2008

Mrs. Sproutwell is a Soccer Mom







Here's the latest video of The Sproutwells, the fruit and veggie family. In this video the daughter Ruby is playing soccer and the Mom starts getting a little aggressive. She turns into a "Soccer Mom." My kids don't play soccer, they play basketball, so I guess I'm not really a soccer mom. But some of their friends play soccer. I'm sure their moms are on the sidelines cheering for them.

In the video it says Ruby got her soccer shirt from freshfunds. If you want to start bidding on products from freshfunds, then you should start accumulating some points. You can do this by purchasing healthy foods like Chiquita Fruit and Veggie Bites, Fresh Express Gourmet Cafe Salads, or Fresh Express Packaged Salads. Then you can start purchasing things too, on freshfunds. You can also use your points towards charity donations, if you like.


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Book Review "The Glass Castle"



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I recently read a book that my mother gave me called, The Glass Castle: A Memoir, by Jeannette Walls. It is the author's account of her life.

Jeannette Walls today is a reporter for MSNBC, but growing up was a different story. "The Glass Castle" is her account of her childhood and life before she became a reporter. This is a very poignant book and I highly recommend it.

Her childhood was a very interesting one to say the least. She grew up with two very colorful parents and had many unique experiences. Her family never stayed in one place for long and moved from town to town. She grew up very poor, because her parents didn't really hold down regular jobs. And her father was also an alcoholic.

She tells the story in very precise details, recounting pretty much everything that happened to her since her first memory starting at three years old. And a lot of things did happen to her, I don't want to give away to many details, because you should read this book for yourself. But let's just say she experienced everything from digging food out of trash to living in a house with no electricity or running water. And many more things that are to numerous to mention and, like I said I don't want to give away to many details.

This book is told in a bittersweet way. At some points you can't help but laugh at how absurd some of the things that happened to her were, and other times you want to cry at how horrible her childhood was. This is one of those books that you read, and don't soon forget after you put it down. You read it and continue to think about it days, weeks, even months later.

"The Glass Castle" is not the usual kind of book that I read. So when my mother gave it to me I wasn't sure at first. But after reading it I really am glad that I did. It really gives you something to think about. I recommend this book to anyone who likes memoirs and stories of people rising above hard times and then succeding despite it all.

I can't speak for anyone else, but after
I read this book I appreciated that, I didn't have it so bad growing up compared to this. Like the author Jennette Walls says at the beginning of the book, anyone that's interesting has a past. And this is one interesting story!

Thursday, September 11, 2008

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Thursday Thirteen #6 "Places I'd Love To Visit"



Here's Thirteen Places I'd like to visit. Most I've never been to. Two places I actually went to briefly and so long ago I barely remember. Maybe some day I'll be able to visit these places!




1. The Grand Canyon




2. Hawaii

3. Australia

4. Alaska


5. San Diego

6. Niagara Falls

7. Yosemite National Park

8. Yellowstone National Park

9. Mount Rushmore

10. San Francisco

11. Washington D.C.

12. Bahamas

13. Ireland









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