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Old 11-11-2012, 04:57 PM   #6761
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visited. met my ex-guy's sister. not much. i'm leaving, soon. visit my pals
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Old 11-11-2012, 04:58 PM   #6762
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I'm perusing "Top Chef: The Quickfire Cookbook" I bought at Tuesday Morning yesterday. I want to improve my food photography and it has tons of gorgeous photos. Good recipes, too
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:06 PM   #6763
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Were they Russian tea cakes, with ground almonds, covered with confectioner's sugar? I love those, too. DH doesn't like almonds, so I get to eat them all
No, they weren't Russian tea cakes. These look like a simple blonde sugar cookie, about 3 inches in diameter. They are very mellow with the only flavors coming from cane syrup, vanilla and fresh lemon juice. They are very cake-like in texture, hence the name.
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:13 PM   #6764
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We just got home from visiting some old friends this weekend. It was great to see them again. I ate & drank way off my eating plan, it all tasted so good but I am feeling pretty quilty. Tomorrow night we need to leave again to go to my aunts wake in Minnesota.
You will get back on track I am sure. We all have faith in you.
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:19 PM   #6765
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We just got home from visiting some old friends this weekend. It was great to see them again. I ate & drank way off my eating plan, it all tasted so good but I am feeling pretty quilty. Tomorrow night we need to leave again to go to my aunts wake in Minnesota.
Take care,and drive carefully, Simonbaker!

Wakes are a great time to reconnect, hope you can relax and have some fun despite your loss.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:03 PM   #6766
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We just got home from our weekend trip to see our son and his family. We had a wonderful time. We went to a Veterans Day parade on Saturday, played on Sunday. My grandsons love to have us visit and we brought along their Uncle too! Such a nice time. Family is one of my favorite things! I'm so glad that I fell in love with my Hubby years ago and started all of this! :)
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:25 PM   #6767
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We just got home from our weekend trip to see our son and his family. We had a wonderful time. We went to a Veterans Day parade on Saturday, played on Sunday. My grandsons love to have us visit and we brought along their Uncle too! Such a nice time. Family is one of my favorite things! I'm so glad that I fell in love with my Hubby years ago and started all of this! :)

it is heartwarming to hear expressed such sweet, family- oriented sentiments, chopper. glad you got to enjoy a family weekend.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:36 PM   #6768
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it is heartwarming to hear expressed such sweet, family- oriented sentiments, chopper. glad you got to enjoy a family weekend.
Thank you. I really can't think of a better way to spend my time than to be with my family.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:39 PM   #6769
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Thank you. I really can't think of a better way to spend my time than to be with my family.

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Old 11-11-2012, 07:57 PM   #6770
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it is heartwarming to hear expressed such sweet, family- oriented sentiments, chopper. glad you got to enjoy a family weekend.
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