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Quickie update...

Monday, August 12, 2013

Hi y'all!! I'm still plodding away. I'm a little bit sad this week... I dropped off my DD this weekend with my parents for 2 weeks. Her summer camp is over; but school doesn't start yet. DH and I don't get quite that much leave, so my parents help us out. We're lucky! Today was my first day coming home to an empty house...
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DD is usually with me coming home from camp or home before me during school. It's so strange. I let myself wallow a little bit; but I'll be okay. At least she texted me today to say she missed me. It was sweet!

I'm REALLY enjoying the fresh veggies. We're having fun coming up with lots of new ideas. One of our new favorites is to take some heirloom tomatoes, onion and sweet grilling peppers, grill them, then chop them up like a salsa. It was fabulous on a burger and I'm having it on my turkey sandwich for lunch this week.
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It's so easy and delicious!

Tomorrow night we're grilling fresh squash and heirloom tomatoes cut up and stirred in to sauce with whole wheat penne pasta. After that I'm tackling the kale! LOL!

I'm still addicted to the doughnut peaches... I even substituted one of my items (mushrooms - not that I don't like them, I'm terribly allergic to them) to get some extra peaches this week!
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Hope you all are having a great week! I've got to go put my groceries away. Spark on my friends!
Chris
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FLORIDASUN 8/24/2013 7:58AM

    Yumo! emoticon I love using veggies in new ways! I HAVE to post a FAB recipe I just made with tomatoes. Hope I find some time soon!

Enjoy your DH and you time...know that your daughter is having a good time with her grandparents...she will appreciate you even MORE when she gets back home...you know what they say...distance makes the heart grow fonder! emoticon I love that you have such a close relationship with your daughter..our Josh and we were the same way...and he was 22 and STILL loved his family time! We called ourselves the 3 musketeers...gosh I miss that beautiful boy SO much! emoticon

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CVRONEK 8/17/2013 6:21AM

    I understand how you feel, but do try to see the good side of it.

I love what you are doing with the veggies! I, too have been grilling, roasting. putting on burgers and with eggs, etc.
Do you like eggplant? I have so much from the garden and fixing it in endless ways.
I need to try grilling peaches, while we have so many.

Have a nice Saturday and I bet you will be hearing all sorts of stories from your DD, when she gets home.
Chris

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SVELTEWARRIOR 8/14/2013 12:37AM

    Enjoy your time with DH, your daughter will be home before you know it!!!! I wish I had a service that would deliver me fresh fruits and veggies!!!

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MUSTANG_SALLY2 8/13/2013 12:31PM

    Glad DD is having fun with grandparents. Important memories being created there. Know it's hard on you tho. You guys do a lot together.

Glad you are enjoying your veggies. I still haven't tried those peaches. Need to work on that.

Keep going!

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WILSONWR 8/13/2013 8:34AM

    Sounds like you are loving those new fruits and vegetables. I wish we had a program like that here!

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NEW-CAZ 8/13/2013 2:47AM

    emoticon I hope you and your hubby get some quality time for a while now, she'll soon be back hun.

Doughnut peaches? sounds yummy and naughty emoticon

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LYNCHD05 8/12/2013 10:26PM

    How nice to have that time for just the two of you. Awesome parents I would say!! Enjoy those veggies.

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JAZZEJR 8/12/2013 9:11PM

    Well, you can already say YOU DID IT re getting all those fresh veggies regularly! Good for you, and DD will be back before you know it!

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MUSIC2HISEARS 8/12/2013 8:24PM

    emoticon Chris!!!!!!!! emoticon Here's to hoping you and your hubby get to enjoy some time during these next two weeks. And...that time passes quick enough to have her back home soon again!

I love the different ideas you have for the veggies! I've never heard of doughnut peaches before!

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