Friday, July 31, 2009

Inspiration 7/31

If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.
Sophocles

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Inspiration 7/30

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The bridge of Upson County

The other weekend when the kids and I went to the Zoo over in Pine Mountain, I saw a sign for a covered bridge. I really wanted to stop and explore, but we were getting a late start as it was. So I waited until we were on the way home. This bridge is just off of HWY 80 in Upson County. My understanding is that there are 12 other covered bridges in Georgia, and I would like to find them all eventually. pine mountain wild animal safari 269
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Bumped back to the top~ MckLinky Blog Hop Recipe edition~Patty's salsa

I am bumping this back to the top, because Groovewoman is having a recipe hop this week. :) So head on over there and show her some love.


This weeks blog hop is all about our favorite recipes. I almost forgot about it! Noooooooooooo that would have been bad. ;)

So my favorite recipe is one that I change almost every time that I make it, just depends on the crowd that I am planning to serve it to.

Patty's salsa:
Items needed: blender/food processor
sharp knife
chopping board
large bowl

ingredients:
2-4 Large ripe tomatoes depending on size of batch you are making, if I am making a batch just for our family I use 2, if for a party I use 4
1-4 Jalapenos depending on how spicy you want it and size of batch you are making, for our family I usually just add 2
1-2 banana peppers
other peppers to taste (tobasco, etc depending on how spicy you want it)
1 bunch cilantro
1 large yellow onion
1 bunch green onions
1/4 clove garlic
1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
1-2 cups tomato juice again depends on how much you are making.

Steps:
1. Wash and Cut large tomatoes into quarters and place in food processor
2. Wash and Cut out the stems and seeds on peppers, then cut into halves and place in food processor
3. Wash and cut stems off of cilantro and place in food processor
4. Quick pulse food processor for about 30 seconds
5. Wash, peel, and cut into quarters yellow onion, place about 1/2 into food processor, quick pulse food processor
6. Wash, peel garlic and place in food processor
7. Wash, cut off roots of green onion, cut into 1/2 and place in food processor
8. Quick pulse food processor
9. Add tomato juice and mix, I usually just add enough to make the salsa have "juice"
10. Add salt to taste.

Refrigerate (if you can, normally my family starts to eat it right away) and serve with tortilla chips.



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Inspiration 7/29

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Lions and tigers and bears... oh my!

More pictures from our day out at the Wild Animal Safari in Pine Mountain. :)
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And a baby liger to boot.
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Who they housed right next to the sheep
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Lemme at um! Lemma at um! You just wait you sheep till I get bigger, then this fence wont keep you safe!
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Inspiration 7/28

Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much

Monday, July 27, 2009

inspiration 7/27

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt

I Heart Faces~Beach

When we went back to Jacksonville on the 6th for Jerry's follow up, I could hardly wait to get DJ to the beach.

Why?

Just for this week's I heart faces entry. ;)

As I was going through the pictures on the 7th, this one jumped out and screamed, THIS ONE!!!

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Can you blame me?

Happy Birthday Declan John!!!!

It hardly seems possible that five years have gone by already. You have seen and done so many exciting things in your short life. Born in England, on a hot summer day, you have been a precious gift to us all.
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