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Friends Weekend

Saturday, November 05, 2011

I am going to have a great weekend with friends. Yesterday 2 friends came to visit for the weekend and today Carla (PINKNFITCARLA) is coming too. The two friends that came yesterday are 2 that I grew up with from grade school and we have kept in touch all of these years and are good friends. One other friend that I grew up with wasn't able to make it this weekend and we are really missing her. She will come another time. Yesterday,we went to rehab to visit with Mom and she was so surprised to see them. We had a really nice visit. Today when Carla (my daughter) gets here, we are going to a craft show and then to a Christmas Holiday at "Country Collections". It is an old barn with 3 floors of crafts and lots of things. The bottom floor has all Amish made furniture: bedroom sets, dining sets, rockers, just any type of furniture and it is very well made. The owners' house is just next door to the barn and they move out of the house into an apartment over their garage for this celebration. They have the house all decorated for Christmas and you can tour the whole house. We are looking forward to this happy weekend. Carla will have to go home Sunday evening, but my friends are staying until Monday and one may stay longer. Yesterday, I made Southwest Chicken Chili and made cornbread for dinner. My friends hadn't had it before and it was a big hit with them. I also made an apple pie, which we didn't cut yet. I guess we will get into that today.

  
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BARBARAROSE54 11/5/2011 10:33PM

    enjoy your weekend, and the pie looks yummy

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 11/5/2011 5:58PM

    Sounds like you're going to have a wonderful time, Nancy!! Enjoy your weekend!

Hugs,

Lainie

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PINKNFITCARLA 11/5/2011 4:07PM

    I'm here and I brought you a big surprise! I think I'll stay out of the pie :-)

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KAMAPERRY 11/5/2011 3:58PM

    Fun!! And your pie has me drooling!

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KATHYJO56 11/5/2011 1:06PM

    What a great weekend you are having. Enjoy!

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YAFENELRA 11/5/2011 10:59AM

    That pie looks yummy!!

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4MRSDAND123 11/5/2011 10:52AM

    What a fun weekend. YOU GO GIRL!!! :) Your pie is BEAUTIFUL!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 11/5/2011 10:04AM

    Your pie is just beautiful. What talent. Your weekend sounds awesome. Hope you have a blast. emoticon

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LAURIEANNIE1 11/5/2011 8:58AM

    It sounds like you are going to have a fun weekend. Enjoy the time with friends and your daughter. You put a lot of work into that pie, it is beautiful.

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JANET552 11/5/2011 6:24AM

    Your weekend sounds like fun!!!! Old friends are the best, aren't they? Your plans for today sound very interesting.

P. S Your pie is beautiful!

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Results of Maple Pecan Chicken

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Well, I did make the Maple Pecan Chicken recipe that I posted on my blog yesterday. Hubby and I thought it was pretty tasty. I took a plate over to my neighbor who had hit her ankle yesterday and it was sprained pretty badly. She thought it was very good too. So, there you have it.......3 testers and all said yes, it is a keeper. If you want the recipe, check out my blog from yesterday.

Have a good day

  
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BARBARAROSE54 11/3/2011 4:59PM

    thank you, I'll be giving it a try.

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PINKNFITCARLA 11/2/2011 11:46PM

    Glad you liked it and love Levi all over your page!

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KATHYJO56 11/2/2011 3:13PM

    I have this recipe and I am also going to make it. Thanks for all of the taste testing. emoticon

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 11/2/2011 1:33PM

    That's great, Nancy! Thanks for the review. I saved it to my favorites for a future try when my sister stays with me. My son won't like it. Have a great day!

Hugs,

Lainie

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4MRSDAND123 11/2/2011 9:54AM

    Good to know. Thanks for the review!

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COOKINGSTARS 11/2/2011 7:47AM

    it is a very good recipe emoticon

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Maple Pecan Chicken

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

This recipe was in my SP email today. It looks really good and I have a new bag of pecans. I am going to make it for dinner. Will let you know how it turns out.

Maple Pecan Chicken

A sweet and crunchy taste for this terrific chicken dish.

INGREDIENTS
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into six pieces)
1/2 cup halved pecans
1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
1 tsp pepper
1/2 cup reduced calorie syrup

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Put the pecans and bread crumbs into a food processor. Combine until all of the pecans are chopped into the same consistency as the bread crumbs.
Put into shallow bowl.
Put the syrup into a bowl.
Put the chicken into the syrup, coating both sides completely.
Put the chicken into the pecan and breadcrumb mixture.
Coat each side completely.
Lay the breaded chicken on the prepared baking sheet.
Coat the rest of the chicken pieces.
Bake for 30 - 35 minutes, or until all of the chicken is cooked through.


Nutritional Info:

Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 192.4

Total Fat: 7.4g

Total Carbs: 13g

Dietary Fiber: 1.1mg

Protein: 18.9g

  
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KAMAPERRY 11/5/2011 3:57PM

    How was it? Sounds awesome!

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PINKNFITCARLA 11/1/2011 11:13PM

    How did it turn out? You were making it when we talked. Sounds yummy!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 11/1/2011 1:18PM

    emoticon It sounds yummy, Nancy. Can't wait to hear how it tastes. Enjoy!

Hugs,

Lainie

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SAMDJS 11/1/2011 1:08PM

    I'd like to know the stats for this dish.

Anyone have them?

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KATHYJO56 11/1/2011 12:23PM

    This really sounds yummy! Let us know if it tastes as good as it sounds emoticon

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BARBARAROSE54 11/1/2011 8:41AM

    Nancy I just finished reading this in my SP mail and thought the same as you, it looked really good.

Let me know how it turned out. emoticon

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4MRSDAND123 11/1/2011 8:25AM

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Witchy Mom and the clown

Monday, October 31, 2011

I went to rehab today to celebrate Halloween with Mom and they were having a parade. It was in the fine dining room after lunch. I dressed Mom as a witch and I was a clown. We had a great time and they also served refreshments. We had carrot cake or marble cake, orange or black soda, cheese curls (orange) and then everyone got a treat bag. The facility where she is does so much for the residents

Here is a couple of pictures:

Mom as witch......


Mom and Nancy

  
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KAMAPERRY 11/5/2011 3:56PM

    Love it!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/31/2011 11:32PM

    emoticonLooks like ya'll were having fun. emoticon

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HOWLERMOM 10/31/2011 11:29PM

    Fabulous - I'm so glad you two got to share this and your Mom participated. She looks great!! emoticon

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MTNGRL 10/31/2011 10:43PM

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/31/2011 9:33PM

    So glad you got to go do this with Nanny. You both look awesome!

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JANE1216 10/31/2011 8:20PM

    Love the pics and your costumes --- so glad you posted --- it's fun to read a fun post like this one!

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KATHYJO56 10/31/2011 7:45PM

    Nancy, I love these pictures! Your Mom looks great. Happy Halloween! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 10/31/2011 7:30PM

    Oh I love the pictures! Nancy your mom looks so happy in the 1st picture, the little grin makes me smile.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 10/31/2011 6:45PM

    Love the pictures, Nancy. Your mom looks like she was enjoying herself.

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BARBARAROSE54 10/31/2011 6:06PM

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YAFENELRA 10/31/2011 5:33PM

    Great picture and a great daughter!!

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1st snow of winter 2011

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Well, it isn't even Halloween yet and we have already got our first snow of this season. We got about 2 - 2 1/2" and it has just started sleeting. We are under a warning still until 2:00 this afternoon. There is a huge chance of large power failures because the leaves are still on the trees and it makes the branches heavier and they could fall on power lines. We have our generator ready and plenty of gas.





  
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MTNGRL 10/29/2011 7:05PM

    We got it too. It sure is beautiful. Didn't like the power outage from 9AM this morning until late in the afternoon!

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 10/29/2011 5:16PM

    Beautiful pictures, Nancy! You can keep the snow up there. Hopefully, there won't be any power outages. Take care!

Hugs,

Lainie

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MNNICE 10/29/2011 4:54PM

    I'm SO not ready yet for snow! Hope yours disappears quickly with no damages!

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KAMAPERRY 10/29/2011 3:39PM

    Unbeleivable you got it so early!

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/29/2011 3:13PM

    It's gorgeous! I woke up to lots of heavy rain, but it changed to sleet about 1pm and it's been snow for the last hour or so.

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KATHYJO56 10/29/2011 2:59PM

    I saw this on the news. Take care. emoticon

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LAURIEANNIE1 10/29/2011 11:54AM

    It seems a little early to me, but then we used to live in Minnesota and there were several years we had snow for Halloween. The last year we lived there on Halloween we had 16 inches!

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 10/29/2011 10:49AM

    WOW! That looks pretty but I still don't like snow, lol. I hope you don't lose power, but at least you have the generator ready.

So far we are only getting rain, and I hope it stays that way.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/29/2011 10:10AM

    The snow is so beautiful.

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BARBARAROSE54 10/29/2011 10:06AM

    we had a covering of snow yest. morning, but bright sun soon melted it away.

hopefully you won't lose any power

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4MRSDAND123 10/29/2011 9:43AM

    Wow, you got snow before we did this year. Stay safe..

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JANET552 10/29/2011 9:27AM

    Frightening!!! It does look pretty but, really?? Already?? Couldn't it just wait another month or two??

You are right to plan for the worst but I hope everything is okay by you.

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KITT52 10/29/2011 9:19AM

    nice pictures

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