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Entries from December 2007

Menu Plan Monday

December 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Monday:  Baked Potato Soup, Salad Tuesday:  Apricot-Cranberry Chicken, Green Beans (I never did make this last week) Wednesday:  Roast, carrots, potatoes Thursday:  Chili, Beer Bread Friday:  Spaghetti Saturday:  Leftovers If you like these you might also like my list of Gingerbread Cakes and Cookies recipes, Our Traditional Christmas Eve Dessert, Sweet Potato recipes, list of Pumpkin Bread […]

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Tags: Menu Plan Monday · Recipes

Reynolds Handi Vac versus the FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer

December 10th, 2007 · 13 Comments

After reading a review or two about the Reynolds Handi Vac, I decided I really wanted to get one. I already have a FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer that was fairly expensive. The thought of replacing that with something that does essentially the same thing seemed frivolous and silly. We were out of bags for FoodSaver, which […]

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Tags: Product Reviews

What My Twins Have Taught Me about Selecting the Best Toys for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

December 9th, 2007 · No Comments

At Christmas time, it is sometimes hard to know which the best toys to purchase for young children are. You want them to have something that they will enjoy playing with and you want it to last longer than a month or two before they lose interest. With boy/girl twins, Mr. Right and I have […]

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Tags: Product Reviews

Breakfast with Santa Buckhead Style

December 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

We went to have Breakfast with Santa this morning.  We had a fabulous time.  I am not sure who was more excited the children or me.  I was excited because we share this tradition with some dear friends of our who we have not been able to spend time with in the past year.  I […]

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Tags: BusyBoy · Family Outings · GigglyGirl

Make Yourself into a Cartoon!

December 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

For months, I have tried finding a good, affordable site or Photoshop plug-in that will allow you to make a photo into a cartoon.  Mr. Right and I have even tried vectorizing photos.  Vectoring is cool to know how to do but you have to have so much patience and time to make it look really good. […]

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Tags: Arts and Crafts Projects