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I REWARDED MYSELF and OTHERS !!!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

I was up early this morning, I was thinking I would make Brussels Sprouts today for our leafy greens with BACON. That is the way we like them. emoticon

Up until last week I have bought the ready cooked bacon. Last week it went up in price and so I looked at the bacon in the cooler case and took it home.

I kind of knew when I opened it I had made a mistake. Reluctantly I put it in the pan and watched the fat ooze out of it. The spatters were awful and I thought of the past with my Gran in England. emoticon

Sunday was a family breakfast. Gran bought the bacon rashers (SLICES in USA) and fried them in an iron skillet on the fire-the coal fire.
She poured off the fat and it was always kept for flavoring for other meals.
My Gran was given an allotment of land she was a war widow. My uncle and Gran raised chickens. I was the "GO-FER-EGGS - GIRL"every morning. emoticon

I carried a tin bucket and went to the allotment away from the street houses and I would Shoo away the Rooster and get the warm eggs under the hens breast. Many a pecking I used to go home with.

Gran had the bacon fried and then she cut thin slices of bread, poured the grease back in to the pan and FRIED THE BREAD. emoticon

Bacon was expensive so kids did not get bacon but we did get fried bacon bread. We loved it everyone was together and it was a treat. emoticon
We always had eggs to eat and Gran insisted the kids have milk. emoticon

This morning everyone was in bed and I fried the bacon and I thought about my Sunday morning breakfast.

I have tracked food for a long time but today I decided to reward MYSELF.
I cooked the bacon pout on paper towels and saved the Grease. I put the bacon back in the refrigerator. There was a single crust of whole wheat bread ( we call them "NOBBIES", I do not know why we just did) I took the crust and FRIED just the soft face of it till it was golden brown.
My brothers favorite food was and still is MUSHROOMS. He grew them in the coal house and he went out in the fields and picked them. He is older than me so I just got the juice, he ate the 'Shrooms'. emoticon

I had 'shrooms' in my fridge today and I wanted them, I sliced them and cooked them in the bacon grease too.
Finally I remembered ROMA tomatoes in the crisper. emoticon Our own tomatoes were in and I do not like waste so I microwaved them and as soon as the "shrooms" were cooked I added the tomatoes-RED fried TOMATOES, never green.
I could never eat this traditional breakfast and have no EGG, not fresh but EGGLANDS. and we do like them
I sat down at the kitchen table and I thought about my family breakfast and I was happy as I could be. Alone with my memories and my taste buds.

I never thought about it this morning. My breakfast came out of left field. I was the only one out of bed early and I selfishly reveled in what I had done.

DH got up and asked about the bacon smell in the kitchen. I told him it was to cook Brussels sprouts. I offered him EGG and BACON but he wanted coffee and his CHEERIOS.

A few weeks ago I found some 'extra long' men's shirts. Our eldest son and grandson are very tall so I bought 10 of them at $3,00 I realized I needed a big box and a hefty cost.

I called our son and asked if he had to work, he said no so I told him DH and I would meet him half way. We both drove and met in Lancaster New Hampshire at McDonald's and we sat and chatted for well over an hour. We drove almost 4 hours and so did he. He was delighted with the shirts and he hugged DH and I and said he was happy to be able to talk without the children with him.

We also could ask questions without our 14 and 16 year old Grandkids listening in.

We went our separate ways after a kiss and a hug and I felt less stress. DH was happy too because he now knows our sons and their family issues. Nothing we can do but we talked and laughed and had a nice time together.

Short and sweet. !!!!!!!!

When we got home we had our Brussels sprouts, bacon and onions. Carrots and potatoes browned in bacon fat was a great meal.

YES it was a great meal. YES it went way over in my nutrition but there is not a bit of GUILT or REGRET.

MY DAY WAS MY SPUR OF THE MOMENT REWARD AND I LOVED EVERY MINUTE AND CALORIE OF IT. !!

PAT IN MAINE.


  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/15/2014 6:51PM

    I fix my Brussels sprouts the same way. I would take those eggs and bacon. I hate cereal. LOL.I love veggies cooked in bacon grease. Well worth the splurge!

I love your stories of when you were a child. I have never heard of fried bread but I know it would be delicious as it would be like croutons, only fresh.

I'm so glad that you were able to visit with your son and find out what is going on with his family.

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PICKIE98 9/15/2014 4:26PM

    When my Grandma and I baked bread, we called the ends, the "heels". They are treasured in our family,,
bacon grease was used for everything at Grandma's and my Aunt Evelyns. It makes the very best corn muffin and pizza pan grease!!

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NEEDSHELP52 9/15/2014 3:31PM

    Pat, you put a smile on my face. emoticon You needed a day like that. Sounded so good. Glad there was no quilt, didn't need to be. HUGS, Terry

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HARROWJET 9/15/2014 11:20AM

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GINIEMIE 9/15/2014 10:16AM

    Pat,
I don't fry bacon anymore, I bake it. Usually the entire pack at once and use what I need, wrap the rest in a paper towel in a plastic bag. Then Erik can use it in his sandwiches.
When I was growing up we had chickens too and most of our weekend breakfasts had eggs.
My favorite sandwich was bacon, lettuce and tomatoes (from the garden) We would fry the bacon, and toast our bread in the grease as you did. I loved that and still save my grease when I bake the bacon-but rarely eat bread cooked in it, like you it's a special treat.
I've never had brussel sprouts with bacon-guess I should try that, Erik might like it. I like steamed or roasted brussel sprouts.
Isn't it funny how certain odors or foods will bring a rash of memories to mind.
Glad you got that visit in with your son, what a special time.
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MARITIMER3 9/15/2014 10:08AM

    I'm really glad that you got to talk with your son on his own. That is precious time, especially when you live far apart.

As for the breakfast, when we visit Britain, I always allow myself one "full English" and then am good the rest of the time. Love the fried bread, tomatoes and mushrooms, but must admit I prefer North American bacon to the English variety.

When Peter and I were in Scotland, they added oatcakes and slices of fried haggis and blood pudding to the breakfast, and. In Ireland it was potato scones.

Have a great week,
Gail

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BETHGILLIGAN 9/15/2014 7:43AM

    What a glorious day for you!!! Great food, great memories and some quality time with your son. Wonderful!!

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EFFIEANNIE 9/15/2014 7:37AM

    So nice you had a good talk with your son. Nice how food can hold so many memories. I remember the fried bread when we visited England.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/15/2014 7:02AM

    Food has such a way of bringing back such lovely memories! HUGS

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ARTJAC 9/15/2014 1:45AM

    emoticon PAT I LOVED FRIED BREAD WHEN WE WERE LITTLE I STILL LIKE IT NOW WHEN HUBBY HAS BACON YUMMY emoticon

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123ELAINE456 9/15/2014 1:25AM

  Sounds like a very Special Lovely Day for DH, your Son and You. God Blessings Always. Have a Great Day. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Take Care. Great Food.

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NASFKAB 9/15/2014 1:09AM

  we do not eat bacon but loved your memories had not realised that fried bread is cooked in bacon grease, great you got to talk to your son alone, must have meant a lot to all of you

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IOEINC 9/15/2014 12:41AM

    Sounds like you had a lovely day!!! We don't buy bacon that often as it has gotten really crazy expensive of late. My father too loved his bacon and eggs on Saturday morning (Sunday he made the best blueberry and cinnamon pancakes and we had sausage with it). My mom used to save the bacon fat in winter and soak pieces of bread in it and set it out in the yard for the birds. She said it kept them warm in winter. Okay so she was a bit eccentric but she was a truly lovely woman with a giant kind heart. Come to think of it both sides of my family had (and still have) their quirks. I like quirks and eccentricities rather than flat out crazy. Which a lot of them are!!! emoticon

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TERRI289 9/14/2014 11:43PM

    Sounds like a lovely day....with great food and company! emoticon

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RD03875 9/14/2014 11:28PM

    Love my bacon and sausage and will never give it up, it's just one of my "things" You can always bake it in the oven using a rack so the grease drips off.

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MILLISMA 9/14/2014 10:27PM

    What a great day! Yum on the Brussels sprouts with the bacon and onions. Haven't done that in years. I had to just sit here and smile about the bacon fat....my husband's grandfather loved bacon fat and my husband did too. At times when we splurged and bought bacon, he would save some of the fat to saute things in. It was also his favorite thing to put on fresh baked bran muffins (just like his grandfather)!! Thanks for bringing back such a fun memory.

Glad you got to spend some special time with your son. Very wonderful of you to make the drive and for him also.

hugs.....Mary Anne

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/14/2014 10:16PM

    I'm glad you enjoyed your bacon greease dy.

I love bacon. It's lomsot $7.00 here. I don't buy it but might ahve it once a month. The brussel sprouts and potatoes maybe i could have that but not sure. Enjoy!

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Good Day today the weather cooperated for me.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

I have no more pavers. I have even use up some rough or broken rough edges .
It will see us through and the winter patio we have to Snow blow through the back yard fence.
Today it had dropped much lower, I hope the tomatoes are not too cold.
My hands are tired and I am putting on my Wrist splints

Off to my Bed HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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TERRI289 9/14/2014 11:44PM

    Glad you got so much done!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/14/2014 5:29PM

    It is getting down into the 40s at night here. I hope you got a good nights sleep.

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PICKIE98 9/14/2014 2:32PM

    A good days work!! Relax and enjoy the rest of the weekend.

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UUCEEJAY 9/14/2014 1:34PM

    Way to build those muscles and also achieve a goal! The best exercise is the natural kind that comes from hard physical work. emoticon emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 9/14/2014 12:10PM

    Our little cold spell broke and we are having slightly warmer weather expected this week. I hope it doesn't get too cold there for you.




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NEEDSHELP52 9/14/2014 8:51AM

    Pat, another job well done. Get those arms and hands rested. HUGS, Terry

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LEANJEAN6 9/14/2014 8:03AM

    It must look good Pat!!!!!----It's cooler here too---Lynda emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 9/14/2014 8:00AM

    You've earned a rest!

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BETHGILLIGAN 9/14/2014 7:25AM

    Great job! Hope you got a good night's sleep!! Today you can just admire your work!!

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GOANNA2 9/14/2014 5:32AM

    You did it! Well done on finishing the pavers. Now go
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123ELAINE456 9/14/2014 2:18AM

  Awesome Job. Well Done. Get some rest. You Deserve it. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Day and Week. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!Take Care.

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NASFKAB 9/14/2014 12:11AM

  you have done a great job hope you get a good night's sleep & can rest well

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/13/2014 11:34PM

    I'm so glad you enjoyed your day.

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C-SPARK 9/13/2014 10:37PM

    Your place must look really nice with all you have done lately. Thanks Pat for the friend add. Have a restful Sunday..you deserve it after all that work! emoticon

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MILLISMA 9/13/2014 10:28PM

    emoticon Pat!!! A job well done and I'm sure you're tired. Bet it looks great. Glad you didn't have the rain that we did so you could finish. Get a good night's sleep and rest you poor arms/wrists.

big hugs.....Mary Anne

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I finally can do some sewing and that will keep me busy.

Friday, September 12, 2014

It has been months that my sewing machines were all pushed in with our family's belongings. I wanted us all to enjoy the summer but now it is fall I want everything ready for fall and winter. I know I will be doing a lot of snow blowing , I always work with DH. We call it playing in the snow.

I went to my senior college course "FINANCIAL WORKSHOP" It is a very small group so we asked all kinds of basic questions. No Whiz kids in our group but it is a good place to start with all of us.

I came home and I wanted o finish the patio but I want to get to hemming my winter clothes. I also have to find a place to keep my clothes. I am thinking I will box them up and our son can take them over to his storage locker.

It is coming along and I love the fall so I am going to the next two fairs, just DH and I and just get out together.

That is what I am aiming for through the next few weeks. I feel I missed the summer but we will be out together in the fall. I hope Indian Summer lasts a bit longer. Take care. Pat in Maine.

  
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MARITIMER3 9/13/2014 10:18PM

    It's a really good thing that you and your DH are doing for your son and his family. I know that it hasn't always been easy, but you are making it work by being flexible. Congratulations.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/13/2014 9:55PM

    I am already enjoying the cooler temps here.

I would love to attend a seminar like that one.

I hope we both have a nice long mild fall to enjoy and a mild winter too.

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HARROWJET 9/13/2014 8:50PM

    Many of us feel like we missed summer. Sometimes it feels like we are still waiting for it to come. emoticon Let's hope Autumn is not in such a hurry to leave. emoticon

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MARTYLYNN1 9/13/2014 12:53PM

    I drug out my machine yesterday and altered a pair of jeans that were too big. I used to sew a lot but not so much anymore.

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NEEDSHELP52 9/13/2014 10:26AM

    Pat, I love to sew but I do most of mine by hand. If I really need to get something done fast I will use the machine. But sewing by hand is very relaxing for me. HUGS, Terry

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MILLISMA 9/13/2014 10:05AM

    Pat, I had to chuckle at the title.....you are ALWAYS busy. It will be nice for you to have your sewing machine available again and nice the you and DH will have some time together just the two of you.

Have a great Saturday!!!

hugs...Mary Anne

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GOANNA2 9/13/2014 8:58AM

    It's great you are still enjoying Indian summer. Great
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SUNNY332 9/13/2014 8:58AM

    I am with you Pat in that I hope we have a long Indian Summer.

Take care and have a good weekend.

Sunny

Thanks for visiting my page and leaving your kind words. I appreciate it so much. Feeling good has been "a long time coming". Huggers.....

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BETHGILLIGAN 9/13/2014 7:25AM

    Sounds like you have things under control there!! I know you'll be happy to get to those sewing machines!! It is cool and rainy here today but tomorrow is supposed to be beautiful! I'm enjoying the cooler/less humid weather! We're having a family cookout at my son's this evening. It will be fun to be all together!

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LEAKAY59 9/13/2014 7:18AM

    I had to chuckle at your headline, Pat. You are always doing something, so the thought of having to keep you busy is just a little funny! You are, by far, the busiest lady I know!

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123ELAINE456 9/13/2014 3:09AM

  Have a Wonderful Fun-Filled Lovely Enjoyable Time with DH and You. God Blessings Always. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!For Everyone. Take Care.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/13/2014 1:56AM

    Can't wait to start uing my rice bag in coler months. I heat it and hug it in bed.

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LITTLEWIND53 9/13/2014 12:37AM

    I hope you have a much better winter than you have had over the past couple of winters.....

It is nice that you are getting your sewing area ready again.....
(((hugs)))

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NASFKAB 9/13/2014 12:31AM

  have a great time with your DH

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Thursday it rained. I thought I would just vegetate but it was too boring.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

I had a call from a dear friend she is well in to her nineties and she and I go back almost 50 years. I have sewn for her for a very long time. She was over 5'8" and now she is as lovely as ever but she is shorter than I am . Her clothes and her colors are chosen with care. She orders by catalogs and I go over to her and she tries everything on and I help her to send some back. This does take a long time but I do enjoy her company.
DH and I have few senior friends, but I do have senior walking buddies.

Today is the fourth time I have altered her house coat. She has bought a huge amount of clothes so next week I will visit her again.

I cooked most of the afternoon.
DH and I were home alone so we watched a British Mystery series together.

DIL came home with new pants o alter so I had to make some space in my sewing area. HUGS I am off to bed-Just weary Pat in Maine.

  
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HARROWJET 9/12/2014 9:26PM

    It sounds like another busy day. emoticon

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SUNNY332 9/12/2014 7:14PM

    Sounds like a productive day. I can't just vegetate either - have to keep busy.

Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Sunny

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PICKIE98 9/12/2014 4:57PM

    Gosh, I have not done any altering in years.. I shrunk a half inch in the past two years, but I do not seem to have problems with garment length.
It is nice that you get to spend time with the lady and enjoy each others' company.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/12/2014 2:51PM

    Having altering done here has become so expensive. It it often nearly as much as the cost of the garment. We do have a local woman who is fairly reasonable but she seems to be very picky and choosey regarding her clientele. I didn't think she would probably want me for a client but I do have my MIL's best friend who is willing to help me. Your family and friends are so lucky to have you. It looks like you will be kept busy sewing.

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GINIEMIE 9/12/2014 2:19PM

    Glad you and Fred had some time to enjoy something you like together. And I bet you cooked something delightful.
I know about sewing for people-I haven't done that (except for my own family) in years. Actually I'd say since 1983. When we moved to Miami I started a different life, then I went back to school. I finished my degree in Georgia and started teaching.
Now I sew for the grandchildren, myself and the hospital.
Take care of yourself.
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123ELAINE456 9/12/2014 12:44PM

  Sounds like you had a very nice day. God Blessings Always. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!A
S Always. Take Care. Have a relaxing day.

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 9/12/2014 12:43PM

    Glad you relaxed watching the movies. Otherwise you sound busy. Have a beautiful Friday!

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MARTYLYNN1 9/12/2014 11:16AM

    You remind me of my friend Rose who has trouble just relaxing. I can curl up with a book but she can't sit that long.
Hpe you are having a wonderful day.


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NEEDSHELP52 9/12/2014 10:35AM

    Pat, doesn't sound like you vegetated at all. Busy as always. HUGS, Terry

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MILLISMA 9/12/2014 10:17AM

    Sounds like a busy and a fun day. Nice that you and DH relaxed and watched a mystery together. I love to watch the ones on PBS. Wishing you another great day.

hugs....Mary Anne

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VEENAS1 9/12/2014 8:18AM

    I always have to have my clothes altered since I am so short I have a friend help me. I wish I could do it myself. Have a great day.

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CHALLENGER15 9/12/2014 7:46AM

    I love Endeavour. Which mystery series did you watch?

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BETHGILLIGAN 9/12/2014 7:41AM

    Sounds like a cozy day!

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EFFIEANNIE 9/12/2014 7:22AM

    I used to sew a lot, but I always procrastinated on the alterations. I have always had to shorten my pants. I have kept a lot of "big" clothes that I need to take in, but have been putting it off because I still have more to lose.

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TERRI289 9/12/2014 7:17AM

    Sounds like a pleasant day, maybe just need a few more hours to relax! emoticon

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IOEINC 9/12/2014 7:03AM

    That is so nice that you help your friend with her clothes. My mother loved clothes too and after she passed away and we cleaned out the house, she had four huge closets full of clothes, shoes and handbags. I gave it all to my cousin who is the director of an agency who helps disabled people so everything could be sold in their store. My mom also had something 20 coats also all donated to my cousin. Luckily I did not inherit her love of clothes. I am happy in a pair of jeans and T-shirt which my mother could not understand. Different times when no one dressed up like they did during my mother's time.

My hubby likes the Inspector Lynley series. I have read all the books but have only seen one episode of the series. My husband started watching the series when he was going back and forth to Sweden. My daughter likes the Wallendar series with Kevin Branaugh which she watched when she lived in North Dakota. Sadly none of our PBS stations show either of those series. We usually watch Midsummer Murders or Rosemary and Thyme.

Have a fabulous Friday!!!

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GOANNA2 9/12/2014 1:49AM

    It's nice that you are able to alter clothes for your
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NASFKAB 9/12/2014 12:31AM

  great you had a good day happy for you

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/12/2014 12:07AM

    Did someone say scones?

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I have to back track on food.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I like to eat right but it just occurred to me that there are a a large number of older seniors who come to our concerts. The concerts are classical, country, folk, chorus and even some one man or woman acting. It is great to see such big crowds. Our performance this October will be a full house.

Our tickets are $10 adults --under 12 free ----12 to 18 $5.00 and UMA students are given passes. The music students like to come.
I am thinking that Carrots are difficult to chew for many seniors, I have decided to go ahead with the chocolate cookies for now.
I am contemplating making sheets of bars. Lemon bars are great I am thinking Brownies with and without nuts and just maybe my small English scones.
Raisin and cheese scones always go over well.

I will have to check out the prices.
October is Cider so I will go to the orchard and buy a few gallons.

Pat in Maine. FINALLY an earlier night. emoticon

  
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TERRI289 9/12/2014 7:11AM

    Glad you will have cookies...cookies make me happy.... emoticon

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PICKIE98 9/11/2014 5:59PM

    I think iced tea and scones is great!! Or cider.. Diabetics may prefer tea, but crunchy and sweet always go over big!
I have to tell you what I did one year for Christmas,,I had no $$, was invited to a Civitan Club Christmas party. Very fancy,, I looked in my fridge and had jars of this and that. I went to the day-old-bread store, bought some kaiser rolls, spread them with some cream cheese, some had green olives, others had bacon and diced scallions, others had shaved turkey, ham, some had chopped egg..I cleaned out my empty fridge , the meal of poverty got rave reviews,, Everybody asked me where I bought these delicious sandwiches(I cut them in quarters and put radishes on the sides of the platter and green olives on the other for Christmas colors...

When I told them I made them, they all wanted the recipe!! Even the men! I made six dozen rolls times four(quarters) and there were no leftovers...

Moral of story:Out of desperation comes success!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/11/2014 5:40PM

    I agree about the carrots. The things you suggested sounded good.

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MARTYLYNN1 9/11/2014 12:21PM

    Sounds good

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MARITIMER3 9/11/2014 11:34AM

    Sounds delicious

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GINIEMIE 9/11/2014 10:58AM

    Oh yea, someone made the suggestion for pumpkin. You could make pumpkin bars for October and the lemon bars another time....I used to make a babe's Apple cake-relatively healthy and had apples with skin in it and wheat germ too.
Cider always sounds great to me.
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MILLISMA 9/11/2014 10:54AM

    Some great idea! Do you have anyone to help you? Hadn't thought about seniors and carrot sticks since they're still one of my favorites. If I lived closer, I'd help you out.

hugs...Mary Anne

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RD03875 9/11/2014 9:15AM

    Don't forget something Pumpkin

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LEANJEAN6 9/11/2014 8:37AM

    just make the bars--the seniors will figure it out!--LOL---Lynda

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SUNNY332 9/11/2014 8:37AM

    You are busy as usual, my friend! You will find the best snack, I am sure. I am with Barb in that you need to make sure you don't have nuts. You could have nuts on the side so people with nut allergies don't have to take them.

Our trip to Columbia & MU for DH's eczema was productive. The docs there think maybe his is somehow allergy related and they have started allergy testing. We are optimistic.

Take care and have a blessed day.

Sunny

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123ELAINE456 9/11/2014 8:33AM

  WTG!!! Pat. You are doing an excellent job. That is a lot od baking too. You love to bake and cook very much. So enjoy doing it. The people at the concert will love the bake goods you bring. And appreciate them very much. Apple Cider is perfect too. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Day. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!Take Care.

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EFFIEANNIE 9/11/2014 8:27AM

    Sounds like you will have things well in hand for your concert. Sounds like fun! emoticon

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NEEDSHELP52 9/11/2014 8:24AM

    Pat, your yummy thoughts for snacks are making me want some. HUGS, Terry

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BETHGILLIGAN 9/11/2014 7:56AM

    I think you're on the right track! That's a lot of baking, though! October will be here before you know it!!

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1CRAZYDOG 9/11/2014 7:05AM

    I think your thoughts about carrots are true. I think everything else is wonderful. Does anyone have nut allergies thought? That's the only thing I think about when baking for events such as this where I don't really know if someone has allergies or not. Might be worthwhile to just make brownies w/o nuts. Just a thought.

HUGS

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GOANNA2 9/11/2014 6:38AM

    I'm sure whatever you bake will be perfect. The prices
for the concerts are very reasonable. October is not that
far away so happy baking. emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 9/11/2014 6:20AM

    It is a process to come up with the perfect snack, isn't it. But you will get there and it will be GREAT !


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NASFKAB 9/11/2014 12:53AM

  wish could have the brownies & scones what a great job you are doing

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IOEINC 9/11/2014 12:46AM

    I have to agree that carrots may be too hard to chew for older people. The rest of it all sounds like it will work really well and would be well paired with cider. Sounds like it will be a lovely concert with great refreshments by Pat!!! emoticon

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ARTJAC 9/11/2014 12:46AM

    emoticon PAT

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/10/2014 11:18PM

    Now that Cider is sounding good.

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