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Thanksgiving at the Table

We are always looking for the perfect recipe for Pumpkin Pie. Do we use the tried and true or look for an interesting new combination? So many pictures look appealing but here is my newest version of Pumpkin Pie. It has a touch of caramel on the bottom layer of a traditional pastry crust, and…

Destination – The Galapagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean west of Ecuador.  The population is approximately 25,000 Spanish speaking people. The islands are known for their vast number of endemic species unique to the island and were studied by Charles Darwin.   His observations and…

Idaho or NYC…Your Choice

If you ever feel the need to cool off and cannot get away, Killer View (2008) by Ridley Pearson might be just your ticket. This suspense novel is set in Sun Valley, Idaho during the dead of winter.  One week in the life of Walt Fleming, sheriff of Blaine County, is covered in this action…

Donna Scorse, Go-Getter

One to watch!Donna was born in Duluth, Minnesota.  Her fraternal grandfather’s entire career was spent working for the railroad.  Her maternal grandfather was a certified pubic accountant.  Her father was a United States Deputy Marshall, and her mother was a chef for the Catholic Archdiocese of Duluth.  Her early education in Elementary, Junior High and…

It’s Pumpkin Time

Pumpkin treats for fall snacking Fall is here. Pumpkin’s popular! ****PUMPKIN OAT MUFFINS**** 1 Cup all purpose flour 1/2 Cup packed brown sugar 2 Teaspoons baking powder 1Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1/4 Teaspoon baking soda 1 Egg lightly beaten 3/4 Cup canned pumpkin 1/4 Cup Milk 1 Cup regular or quick oatmeal…

RED HOT BABES Strike Again!

What fun!A Pajama Party!  What an idea!  Let’s do it at Dimitries!! So off we went in pajamas strolling into Dimitries as sassy as could be…except for one of us, who shall remain unnamed, who ended up (alone) at Bob Evans!  We certainly got the looks in our curlers and babushkas and cute PJs.

Word Of The Week October 23

SUPPOSITITIOUS Adjective (suh-pah-zuh-tish-us) Falsely presented as a genuine heir Substituted with fraudulent intent Extreme care was taken to insure a SUPPOSITITIOUS male heir was not substituted for the right full heir; even if the child’s health was precarious.