Saturday, June 30, 2012

Day 32

The days are kind of just running from one to the other and it's at this point of deployments and TDY's that I tend to get confused and sort of lose track of what day it is. I think after a while you just go with the flow until your husband returns.
One thing is for sure, I will miss these daily picture posts when he's back, but I'm thinking I will continue to post pics with my daily posts, whatever they may be about :)

:::: early morning breakfast
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:::: folding laundry while watching my Portuguese soap on the laptop
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:::: some cutesy crochet projects under way
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:::: been enjoying the fresh cherries, they seem to have taken over my kitchen
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:::: waiting for their treat after going potty
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:::: dinner...pepperoni and mozzarella garlic crescent rolls
Pepperoni and Mozzarella Garlic Crescent Rolls

Friday, June 29, 2012

Day 31

I've had a crazy busy day and my lower back is paying for it now. And I just realized that I never even got my Everyday Contentment post up. Oh boy, this day really got away from me.

:::: up at 5am, the sun just starting to come up

:::: I love the morning light

:::: heading out for a morning of errands

:::: lots of fruit and veggies came home from the store

:::: cheddar bacon fries, one of my favorite things on earth, also something I don't eat very often

:::: lunch from the food court, a Philly cheesesteak from Charlie's

:::: some of my favorite juices for breakfast
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:::: a little something for mommy

:::: afternoon snack, so glad they are in season, we love fresh cherries

:::: kids decided on subs for dinner and I went with this amazing sushi

:::: ending the day with a glass of yumminess, some more work on my beast of a ripple blanket, and some Dead Files on the tv

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Day 30

:::: apples on the kitchen table
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:::: these sit on my freezer, and yes, I'm proudly sporting plastic flowers, no shame
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:::: menu planning
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:::: military wive's best friend while hubby is deployed/tdy
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:::: the girl's glasses which she has now managed to not lose for 6 months, so she will be getting new expensive ones shortly
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:::: Bible reading, a few moments with God
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:::: candles are to be enjoyed all throughout the year, not just in the winter
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:::: the girl and her laptop, she likes reading the news on yahoo
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:::: the boy playing a game on his computer
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:::: dinner tonight, the kids wanted cheesy noodles but I really didn't feel like it, so coffee and a sandwich it was for me
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:::: peanut butter and jelly, just because
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:::: a good cup of coffee
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:::: my little corner of the living room
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:::: shutting off for the night
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Cooking Thursday - Cheddar and Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

It's a beautiful Thursday morning and time for yet another Cooking Thursday.  I'm sharing with you a recipe for breakfast sandwiches, hope you enjoy them.

I am thinking that next week I'll start sharing some crockpot recipes again, my stash of recipes is dwindling and I really would love to get some new ones to try.  So....if you want to join next week with a slow cooker recipe of your own, I would LOVE that :) 

If you want to use the picture, just click here for the original.

These are always welcomed in my home, especially on a Saturday or Sunday morning.   They are yummy, easy to throw together and the best part is that you can make a few at a time. 

Bacon, Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

Cheddar and Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

3 eggs, beaten
1/4 c. milk
2 T. butter
8 thick slices bread
12 slices Cheddar cheese
4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled (I don't crumble mine)

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and milk; set aside. Preapare a griddle or large skillet by melting butter over low heat.

Dip only one side of 4 bread slices in egg mixture. Place 4 bread slices, coated side down, on griddle or in skillet.

Top each bread slice with 3 cheese slices. Sprinkle cheese with bacon, or if you haven't crumbled it, just lay about 3 slices on top of the cheese.

Dip only one side of the remaining 4 bread slices in egg mixture and place over bacon, coated side up.

Cook 5 minutes per side or until bread is golden and cheese is melted.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

 Bacon, Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day 29

What a BUG filled day I had.  I honestly got up, and by 7am was ready to go back to bed and start the day again.

It started with another blowout with a bunch of ants in my kitchen/living room area, mopping of floors again, more comet cleaner set out outside the perimeter of the house and then vinegar etc.  I'm SO sick of ants.

I thought I was done though, and I sat down to have my coffee when Nicholas asked for some breakfast, so  got up, headed to the cereal cabinet and thought I saw something from the corner of my eye, but I figured I was just imagining things.  Yeah NO.

Low and behold a lizard....a LIZARD folks, was in my cabinet.  Everytime it moved an inch I let out a blood curdling scream, you don't understand I can not stand lizard they make my skin crawl, they make me want to throw up, they give me goosebumps and I actually shiver and want to just cry LOL  It was a sad sight.

I was on a kitchen bench, with metal tongs in my hand, removing all the cereal boxes and every time that darn thing so much as moved I screamed, so much so that the last time I saw it and screamed I actually scared the darn lizard LOL

And the person who saved me, was Jasmine...she got rid of it for me.  How embarrassing.  Actually, no scratch that, I am not going to be embarrassed, I don't care what anyone thinks, I hate those things and I can't be near them Hahahah

::::  nasty little bugger, I still get goosebumps thinking about it
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:::: she trapped it and then set it loose out in the front yard, and it started running towards me and I kicked rocks in it's path and screamed my way into the house
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:::: lunch, a quick wrap. I think this is my favorite easy go to meal
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:::: a view of my kitchen
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:::: fixing dinner, a little boy snapped this pic of me, he says this is how I always am LOL In the kitchen, by the stove, cooking and he says it's a good memory for him. I'll take it :)
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:::: and now getting ready to boil some eggs
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:::: did you know that if you put baking soda in the water when you boil an egg, peeling it is extremely easy?
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:::: I've been doing this for years, just never even thought to mention it until boiling some eggs for dinner. The shells literally come right off
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:::: boiling some pasta
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:::: Tuna Noodle Salad is one of the kids favorite foods on earth. They can eat this in enormous amounts. I usually make it with either noodles or potatoes.
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:::: the sun starting to set
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:::: first clouds I've seen in a long time, maybe we'll get lucky and have a little rain
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