It's {MAN} Day Monday !!!
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{ManDay} Monday… If You Don’t Believe Me Just Watch

Hey Luv-lies,

I want to do this work out!!

… of course, I’ll have to work on my balance…

What are you working on today?
Do Tell …

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It's {MAN} Day Monday !!!
#ManDayMonday, Friendships, Inspiration, Man-Day Monday, Pamper Party, Relationship

{ManDay} Monday … From the Heart of A Baby Boy

Good {ManDay} Monday Luv-lies!!

Found this little gem.  Thought I’d share it with you.  I know that you’ll luv it as much as me

 

Do You Luv It?

Do Tell ….

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Friday Food Porn … Your Beer has A Loft

Heyyyyy!!!!  It’s Friiiiiiiday!!!!!  Luv-lies,

Got through yet another Rain/Sleet/Snow storm.     How’d you do?

The day before the storm, I joined my neighbors and stocked up on the non-necessities.  The necessities?  Got those before the last storm.  So that just leaves stopping to get, what I call, ‘the goodie’.

I bought some popcorn, quac dip, chips and a few other ‘comfort bites’.  Of the low/no fat kind.  Of course.  Picked up, what turned out to be, too many over-sized bottles of O.J. and half-half iced tea.

It took me some time to rearrange the stuff in the fridge – so that the oversized bottles would fit.  Can you say … ‘work out’!

Now.

If I had one of these little babies,  I might not have bruised all of my delicious fruit.

 

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The peeps over at  Strong Like Bull Magnets call this the ‘bottleloft’.

Taking advantage of the under used ‘head room’ in the fridge, frees up shelve space for those left-overs.

And.

You can hang more than beer….

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If it has a metal lid, you can hang it.

How’s all this magic work?

There’s a super-duper-extra-magnificent-ginormous magnet that makes it all work!

Want to know more?  Read this

Do you need more space in your fridge?

Do Tell ….

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Happy 105th Birthday Momofuku Andos

Good Morning Luv-Lies,

Quick post this early morning.

Google’s done a great 105th tribute to the founder of Ramen Noodles, Momofuku  Andos.

If you, like me, spent your college years:

“Peel[ing] off the lid.

Pour[ing] boiling water into the cup.

Let[ting  it] sit for three minutes.

Stir[ring] well and serve.”

Get yourself right over to Google and help yourself to this celebration! 

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It’s National Pound Cake Day!!! … Five Hyped-up Recipes You Shouldn’t Pass Up!

Happy Wednesday Luv-lies!

According to the weatherman, I’ll be stuck in the house, again, tomorrow due to another round of snowfall!

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Made sure that I picked up all of my comfort foods  today before hunkering down for tomorrow’s storm.

I’ve been trying to limit my snacking, especially while I’m snowed in.  I wonder why we snack much more when we’re stuck indoors?  Don’t you?

Well, today is National Pound Cake Day and although I won’t be celebrating it with a cake of my own, I feel compelled to give this simple, but delish dessert a #ShoutOut!

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This lip-licking version is made over at The Pioneer Woman Cooks. Here secret ingredient to assuring that it’s moist? … Pop!(Not sure what ‘Pop’ is? She’ll let you know when you hustle over there for the recipe)

Whenever I want to know the history of food, I always take a hop-skip and a jump over to John-Bryan Hopkins’  fun and information filled { not to mention the mouth-watering foods that are featured} Blog.

Although I know how the Pound Cake got its name, here are a few 3 Interesting  Facts from his blog:

* The British are said to be the creators of the Pound Cake

*  On your next trip to Britain, when ordering Pound Cake , you’re more apt to be understood if you ask for it by either ‘Sponge cake’ or ‘Madeira cake’

* When in Germany, order  Eischwerkuchen.  It’s very similar {in ingredients} to the Pound Cake

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 The traditional, seven ingredient Pound Cake recipe may suit you just fine.  But I have Five hyped-up Pound Cakes that you may not want to pass up.

1.  Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

 Two of my favorite things!  Cake! And. Blueberries!

‘Thank You’ *doing a perfect curtsy* to  Chef in Training – Nikki

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2. Pistachio Pound Cake

Never thought of putting pistachios in a cake, but… ohh lala

I’m Thanking  The Candid Appetite’s Jonathan Melendez for this

decadent creation!

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3. Rose Chiffon Pound Cake

I’ll take my roses any way that I can get them…

*another curtsy is order* to Kristina Gill over at DesignSponge for this beautiful slice of heaven

4. Marble Pound Cake

Okay.  I think that we can agree that ‘marbled’ anything is just plain good.

Always With Butter makes good on this one

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5. Lemon Pound Cake

Just two words.  Simple. Elegant.

via Sweetie’s Home

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So there you are.

You should be able to find at least one Pound Cake to eat with your favorite drink.

You might even want to try your hand at whipping up one of these beauties.

Although there are only seven main ingredients, take your time so that you won’t end up with a Pound Cake fail!

What’s your favorite Pound Cake?

Do Tell …..

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Blog Luv!, Twitter {Tuesday}

Twitter {Tuesday} is Here!!

 

Happy Tuesday Luv-lies!

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed that I’m up much earlier than usual.  Have you ever been so excited about something that you just couldn’t sleep?  Try as you might, you just can’t get the darn thing off  your mind enough to get just a little shut-eye!  Every time that you close your eyes the thing just keeps running through your mind!  You know what I’m talking about.  Right?

Well, that’s exactly what is going on that has me up well before the crack of dawn.  This idea has to be tired because it’s been running through my head all night!

So enough thinking about it!  I want to tell you about it!

You know that I’m always thinking of ways that I can stay connected with you guys.  And to give you all Shout Outs for staying connected with me.

Follower LuvI can’t think of a better way to say ‘Thank You’ than to feature you right here in this spot.  Right here in my #BlogHomeSpace!  I want to tell all of my you about each other.  You know.  Sort of a ‘Thank You’ and an introductionall in one!

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The picture is a dead give-away to the idea that has kept me too excited to sleep.

The idea is a jump off from my Friday {Facebook} Feature that gives a ‘Shout Out’

to my Facebook followers.  I want to extend the Luv by giving a warm ‘Thank You Shout Out’  to all of you who Follow me on Twitter.

You know that I have to give it a name. right?

And so,  *drum roll puh-leez* ….

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Twitter {Tuesday} is Born!!!!

So what can you expect?  A weekly round-up of a few of the musings from:

My Twitter Feed

 Retweets from You

Posts From Your Twitter Page

Twitter Tuesday

It’s that easy.  So hurry!  ‘Follow’ me on Twitter  and Your Tweets will appear here in no time!

What new is going on in Your Neck of the Blogosphere?

Do Tell …

 

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{ManDay} Monday … I Like My Shots in Chocolate Chip Form

Good Monday Morning Luv-lies!!!

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Dominique Ansel Bakery is the man behind today’s ManDay Monday inspiration.

Known for such bakery delights and the ‘Cronut‘ {pictured above} – a hybrid pastry fancied out of combining the donut with the croissant.

Or

this sweet and gooey taste of nostalgia with the clever handle – ‘Fro Smo’.  Did I say that its made ‘torched to order’?

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#Yumlicious!!!!  … just add cracker… graham.  of course.

With the temperatures still in the single digits, I think that I’d like to snuggle up to one of ‘Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shot’ inspired dessert

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I’ve got to get the ingredients before the next snow storm!!

Watch the video and get the recipe.

You won’t regret it!!

What delish culinary delight is keeping you warm tonight?

Do tell …

 

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