Sunday, August 30, 2009
My brother has done this many times and tells me that the first three days are the hardest, then after that you no longer feel hungry. Hmm...I'm not sure how I feel about that, but I guess we will find out!
I have decided to start it September 6th or 7th because Bob will be out of town that week. I figure if I get cranky due to no food, he will not have to feel my wrath and since he will not be here...I can keep the fridge empty! Which means, NO FOOD TO TEMPT ME! :D Perfect!
I will be blogging (hopefully not angry blogging) about my Master Cleanse experience in a short time! I'm going to try to find a bunch of projects to keep me busy and keep my mind off food...that will give me more to blog about as well!
Friday, August 28, 2009
It has legs that fold up underneath it, too. I thought that would be nice for extra counter space when serving food. Items can be placed on top and underneath it : )
This is going to be the front. The side and back will also have the same pattern on it...
Here are some of the pages I have done so far...
I have a ton more to do and unfortunately since they're from magazines, not all recipes will have photos to go with. The ones without photos will have a few recipes per page.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
But, on a quick side note...I think my interview went well : ) It was for an office administrator position. I guess I will find out just how well it went if they call me back for a second interview!
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Friday, August 14, 2009
The view while laying down on the blanket...
Us laying on the blanket (horrible pic of both of us, lol)
Thursday, August 13, 2009
(I have just realized, my blog has been all about food the past few posts)
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Monday, August 10, 2009
: the newest fashion
Example Sentence:When it came to shopping for a new wardrobe for school, Jacqueline tended to ignore the dernier cri and would instead pick clothes that suited her own tastes.
Did you know?Paris has long been the last word in fashion, but hot designer clothes from the city's renowned runways aren’t the only stylish French exports. Words, too, sometimes come with a French label. "Dernier cri," literally "last cry," is one such chic French borrowing. The word is no trendy fad, however. More than a century has passed since "dernier cri" was the latest thing on the English language scene (and cut-steel jewelry was declared the dernier cri by the Westminster Gazette of December 10, 1896), but the term (unlike cut-steel) remains as modish as ever. Other fashionable French words have walked the runways of the English language since then: "blouson" (1904); "couture" (1908); "culotte" (1911); "lamé" (a clothing fabric, 1922); and "bikini" (1947), to name a few.
Courtesy of: http://www.merriam-webster.com/
Sunday, August 9, 2009
At the end of the meal I had a full glass of tea left (after two refills) and our waitress was so amazing she gave me a to-go cup!!!
Saturday, August 8, 2009
This was the Import Beer Flight (I forgot to take a pic before we drank most of it...) Stella Artois, Hefeweizen, New Castle, Guinness.
This is the Staff Favorite Beer Flight. Zommerfest, Leinie's Classic Amber, something we can't remember and Blue Moon Honeymoon.
Thursday, August 6, 2009
I have to share how easy the asparagus is to prepare:
Kosher salt & Fresh ground pepper (Bob's specifications)
Simply pour vinegar, oil and seasonings on top of asparagus, let hang out for a minute, then grill til cooked, yet still crunchy.
SO YUMMY!!! The basalmic vinegar scared me at first...but is a MUST HAVE!
demean • \dih-MEEN\ • verb
: to conduct or behave (oneself) usually in a proper manner
Example Sentence:Sylvia was proud of the polite way her young children demeaned themselves in front of the dinner guests.
Did you know?There are two words spelled "demean" in English. The more familiar "demean" -- "to lower in character, status, or reputation" -- comes straight from "mean," the adjective that means "spiteful." Today's featured word, on the other hand, comes from the Anglo-French verb "demener" ("to conduct"), which in turn comes from Latin "minare," meaning "to drive." This verb has been with us since the 14th century and is generally used in contexts specifying a type of behavior: "he demeaned himself in a most unfriendly manner"; "she demeaned herself as befitting her station in life"; "they knew not how to demean themselves in the king's presence." As you may have already guessed, the noun "demeanor," meaning "behavior," comes from this "demean."
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
jingoism • \JING-goh-is-uhm\ • noun
: extreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy
Example Sentence:Albert Einstein was a pacifist who found German jingoism, with its ultra-nationalistic ideology and militaristic policy, so objectionable that he left his homeland in 1933, never to return.
Did you know?
"Jingoism" originated during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, when many British citizens were hostile toward Russia and felt Britain should intervene in the conflict. Supporters of the cause expressed their sentiments in a music-hall ditty with this refrain:
"We don't want to fight, yet by jingo if we do,
We've got the ships,
we've got the men,
We've got the money, too!"
Someone holding the attitude implied in the song became known as a "jingo" or "jingoist," and the attitude itself was dubbed "jingoism." The "jingo" in the tune is probably a euphemism for "Jesus."
Courtesy of: www.merriam-webster.com
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
tantivy • \tan-TIV-ee\ • adverb
: in a headlong dash : at a gallop
Example Sentence:Once the school bell sounded signaling dismissal, the children rose from their desks and headed tantivy for the exits.
Did you know?"Tantivy" is also a noun meaning "a rapid gallop" or "an impetuous rush." Although its precise origin isn't known, one theory has it that "tantivy" represents the sound of a galloping horse's hooves. The noun does double duty as a word meaning "the blare of a trumpet or horn." The second use probably evolved from confusion with "tantara," a word for the sound of a trumpet that came about as an imitation of that sound. Both "tantivy" and "tantara" were used during foxhunts; in the heat of the chase people may have jumbled the two.
Courtesy of: www.Merriam-Webster.com
Saturday, August 1, 2009
13. I have two mice as pets, Finnigan and Gilbert. Finnigan is a jerk...he used to beat up on Gilbert. I had to put them in separate cages. A few years before I got Finnigan and Gilbert, I had two other mice name Mr. Pipkin and Barnibe...Barnibe was the jerk of those two.