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Do what makes you happy

Why do something you don’t love to do? Many people have jobs that they dread going to. Why put yourself though the pain and grief? I know why… because you work for money and you have to have money to live. That’s all a given. I have learned that even though I have to work, I can still be happy with my job, even if that means finding a new job. No, I don’t mean you have to go out and start looking for new jobs to be happy, but that may be an option. I feel that a job only consumes roughly 8 hours of my day, so for the rest of the day I have options. Options that can eventually make my life better. In that time I … Read entire article »

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Roasted Rosemary New Potatoes

3 lbs. small red skinned new potatoes 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp. lemon zest, grated 2 tsp. rosemary Salt and pepper Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Quarter potatoes and arrange in baking dish in single layer. Salt and pepper potatoes as desired. Combine butter, lemon juice and lemon zest in a saucepan and heat until butter is melted. Pour mixture over potatoes. Sprinkle rosemary over potatoes. Bake until lightly browned for 30 to 45 minutes. Serves 6 … Read entire article »

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Baked Spaghetti Pizza

2 small packages of spaghetti 2 cans spaghetti sauce (any flavor) pepperoni 2 packages shredded cheese (can be pizza blend or regular cheese) 1/2 cup milk 1 egg Boil spaghetti according to package directions.  After draining, mix in egg and milk. In long dish, layer spaghetti, then sauce, pepperoni and cheese.   Repeat layers. Bake at 350 deg. for 30 minutes, or until bubbly. … Read entire article »

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Ingredients: Yellow cake mix 4 T. Butter ¾ c. packed Brown sugar Can of pineapple rings Maraschino cherries Melt 4 T. butter in each round cake pan Then put ¾ c. packed brown sugar into each pan Lay pineapple rings and cherries on top of that in each pan Then pour in your prepared yellow cake mix batter and bake till done … Read entire article »

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Peppermint candy

The only measured thing is for one batch, one bag of white chocolate morsels. Everything else is to your taste. You will need about a teaspoon of peppermint extract and crushed up peppermint candy/candy canes. 1. Boil water over a double-boiler 2. Crush candy/candy canes 3. Melt chocolate over double-boiler 4. Take chocolate off double-boiler and stir in crushed candy/candy canes. And add peppermint extract. 5. Spread thinly onto parchment paper and let cool 6. Once completely cool and hard, break apart to sizes that you would like. 7. Most importantly, ENJOY! … Read entire article »

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Cake: 1 (1 lb.2.5oz.) pkg. pudding included white cake mix 1 c. strong coffee, room temperature 4 egg whites 4 (1.4 oz.) toffee candy bars, very finely chopped (Skor) Frosting: 2/3 c. sugar 1/3 c. choc. syrup 1/2 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese, (4 oz.) softened 2 c. whipping cream 2 tsp. vanilla 1 c. strong coffee, room temperature Garnish: chopped toffee candy bars or choc. curls, if desired Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2-9” or 8” round cake pans. In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 c. coffee, and the egg whites at low speed till moist then for 2 min. at med. speed. Fold in chopped toffee bars (or Skor). Spread batter in greased and floured pans. Bake at 350, 9” for 20-30 min. or 8” … Read entire article »

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