Friday, July 31, 2009

Prize winning pansies


I just love to plant my pansies in this ceramic pot. Year after year, they are so beautiful. The colour isn't quite right this year however. Some mildew, and the pansies ?.. well? ... one can hardly pick them out. Hard to believe how badly "green" the container became. What did I do wrong? Oh yes, I know. I should have been living in a sunnier climate area.

activity book


Get your little one a Dr Suess activity book. One per address. Free from our friends at Energystar. "Lorax" activity book.

Scroll down to the 3rd item, and add 1 to quantity, then scroll back up and press add to cart. Then checkout. I ordered one for the smaller ones in our family, when they come visit.


Thursday, July 30, 2009

Who'll stop the rain?

I heard from a reliable source that the NDP are responsible for the weather. If you think about it, ever since they won the election, the weather has been crappy.

Oscar ? Nemo ? Sadie ? Tigger ? Garfield ?


Get your parent (or foster parent in Garfield's case) to order you a free sample of Purina.

Polysporin Spray and wash type thing


Yes, polysporin has a great product out. It's a spray type thingy. They have a great coupon out as well. A print-your-own. $3.00 off !

What the heck?


Yes, I have been having a PMS mental block. Even the few things I did blog, would not work. I fixed my blog entries, got my brain back, , and look forward to using it more and more. I figure I am vitamin D deficient.

Tylenol for body aches and pains


Tylenol has a great coupon out. $2.00 of of Tylenol for body aches and pains. (Never even heard of it). It's a print-your-own coupon.

www.livingwell.ca/english/coupon_tylenolmuscle.asp?OpenToken=s8956c5571494o27271t3654n60003e

Old favorites

If you are my age, or older, you'll remember these couple songs. Jim Stafford had a few more favorites, like Spiders and snakes, but I always liked these. Mom, Aunt C, and Aunt Rain, and the Redneck should enjoy.

My girl Bill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg_1FJvpTLc&feature=related

Wildwood Weed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PciMH7nO5wY&feature=related

Women are from venus

Yes, women are strange, so it seems. One day they would like to send their spouse to Mars, and the next day, their period arrives, and they feel like blogging a love song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGnNQM_9q-w&feature=related

Monday, July 27, 2009

Men


So, here's a thought.
If men are from Mars, and women are from Venus... Why can't we send the men back to Mars for just a bit. Is it the cost? We could always fundraise.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Honey Garlic Sauce

I made this sauce for ribs, and it was delicious. All enjoyed them very much. I read it can be used for meatballs and chicken as well.


Ingredients
1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
2 tablespoons oil
1 cup canned chicken broth
1/2 cup honey
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Directions
1)In a bowl whisk together the chicken broth with cornstarch until smooth and no lumps remain. 2)Add in honey, soy sauce, vinegar and brown sugar; whisk vigorously until well combined.
3)In a medium saucepan heat oil over medium-low heat.
4)Add in garlic and chili flakes (if using) cook stirring until softened (about 2 minutes, do not brown the garlic).
5)Whisk in cornstarch mixture; bring to a simmer stirring constantly and cook until the sauce is slightly thickened (about 3-4 minutes).

Saturday, July 18, 2009

iceland




here in Iceland. Land of fire and ice. Beautiful weather. Sun goes below horizon for a couple hours, but it does not get dark. Really cool. Lava fields for miles, and at first it looked like we had taken a wrong turn and landed on the moon. Having lots of fun. It's all so awesome. This is the Perlan. Going on a long tour tomorrow, to see geysirs and waterfalls and hotsprings.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Monday, July 13, 2009

Open Mic

Went to the "Open Mic" tonight, son #1 and myself. Never dreamt he would perform on a stage in front of an audience that size, but he surprised me. He put his name, and accepted a harmonica player to accompany him, and played Piano Man. All his friends gave him a standing ovation, and even some adults stood up. I was so proud. It was good !

Sat with Cinnamon girl and hubby, and Oscar's grandmother. Nice to see them again. My best song was sang by one from the Miniques. "Something in the way she moves". It was spectacular. If he doesn't have a woman, he should perform more love songs, surely his songs will melt someones heart.
On the way out, I saw the hyper one in the audience. He must have laryngitis, or a broken finger. And the redneck was there.... full of promises as usual. Today he said if that I went he'd sing that " I used to love her" song. He let me down. Again.

At the Red Cap


Red Cap Restaurant

Dinner & Music

Luc d’Eon & Colin Frotten

Wednesday July 15th
6-8pm

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Fireflies

Kids are great for keeping us young at heart. Our property is just swarming with fireflies. Tonight son #2, armed with a butterfly net, and I, with the mason jar, and donning only a nightgown, went out after dark, to capture a couple of these wonderful flying disposable flashlights. In no time we had one, but had to work pretty hard for the second. After we had our fill of them, we released them back to nature. No flies were harmed during the capture and release. And lots of fun was had.

Know where your kids are?


Do you know where your kids are? Well, I now know what mine is up to.

Check out their video. It would be a good advertisement for Tide.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Requiem for a dream... take 2

Son #1 on you tube. Who knew he had added more videos? Obviously, I am not the videographer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5pts0fmvR0&NR=1

Music Camp

Son # 1 has been to music camp all week. They have 5 bands performing.

Their concert is on Sunday, at 7pm, at Par-en-bas school.

Dire Dire Docks ( super mario )

By son #1, on you tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkk4HlOq_UI

Reykjavik


Here's a little clip of Reykjavik.

Cajun Night with Simon

Cajun night at the Ye Olde Argyler Lodge. It's on Saturday July 11th, from 5 to 9pm. Local entertainer Simon LeBlanc will be playing, and the menu has lots of neat stuff like Gumbo, Jambalaya, Dirty Rice, Something Blackened, coffee, tea and dessert for $19.95 per person. Reservations can be made at 643-2500. Sounds like a nice evening.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Tonight at the Red Cap


Red Cap Restaurant

Dinner & Music

Luc d’Eon & Colin Frotten

Wednesday July 8th
6-8pm

Call 762-2112 for reservations!!

Monday, July 06, 2009

Scary


Yes, I am back from a weekend camping, I eventually perked up, and had a great time. Joined the "kayak club" and feel it a bit today in my arms, as it was pretty breezy yesterday when we went out.

Tonight, I was searching for these pirate pants and eye patch in the attic. There's a lot of scary stuff up there. But the scariest of all was what I found all in a bag, tied with a knot. It wasn't in the Halloween stuff, but should have been. Maternity clothes ! Why would I save my old maternity clothes with the 5 ft waist? ( And that is an honest statement, I hate to admit)

They are Scary !!!

Hugo Boss


Get a free sample of the new fragrance Boss Orange.

Complete this form and they'l send you the scent that you can wear with passion.
Samples are available as long as the stock lasts. You must be aged 18 or over to request or send a free sample. Please allow 28 days for delivery.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Feeling ill


Feeling somewhat crappy.... a little yucky, and very tired. Been horizontal since yesterday. Let's hope tomorrow is a better day.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary to the Adams.
Married the same month and year as we. I heard today that the spark in marriages starts to dim in year number 5. I'd say we did pretty good ! Nice love song from our friends at youtube, and me !

Happy Canada Day Quiz


All this talk about Canadian History not being taught in school, led me to find this cute 16 question quiz on Canada.


Happy Canada Day !

Order your P & G sampler box

Available today, July 1st, limited quantities, Procter and Gamble is offer their sampler box of goodies. You won't be disappointed. Order yours today, makes great stocking stuffers.