Quick and Easy Salsa

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This is one of the easiest and tastiest salsa recipes you’ll ever come across! The fact that it comes from a can means you can have it all year round! Print Quick and Easy Salsa Ingredients2 Cans Ro-tel Tomatoes with Peppers 1/2 onion cut into chunks Cilantro, to taste 1t minced Garlic 1/2 t Salt […]

Five for Friday – what I’m reading now

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My name is Deanna, and I am a reading junkie… Thank goodness for kindle because my reading consumption would be nearing hoarding-level status without it. I am lucky that I have many talented friends who write fabulous books, and I am THANKFUL that so many cookbooks are now available as kindle books because as much […]

Happy New Year!

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What – almost three weeks late? No matter, it’s still a new year! I am happy to say that I am officially kidney stone free. It only took 6 months to get there, 2 attempted surgeries, 2 successful surgeries, and a whole lotta medicines. SO now I am on a (semi) health kick. Don’t worry, […]

Ninja winner and endless sniffles


Sorry for the delay in posting – the flu/plague/ok, maybe just a bad cold – has invaded our house. The little guys stayed home yesterday while I tried all I could to NOT get sick (so far so good – keep your fingers crossed! Now…what was I here for??? Oh right! The giveaway! The winner […]

More Thanksgiving prep


Today I made the stuffing, potatoes, sweet potatoes and green bean casserole…the recipes I use can be found in my Springpad Thanksgiving notebook – it’s been a fabulous resource for me to organize this year. I have my menu, decoration ideas, recipes and more. I’m looking forward to using it for Christmas too! This is […]

Remembering Lonny Stone…

  Lonny Stone left his Bellmore home each morning at 10 minutes to 7 to catch the 6:59 train into the city. That put him at his desk at Carr Futures on the 92nd floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center at 8:15, and that’s where Stone, 43, was Tuesday when American Airlines […]

A to Z of me

(still adding a few more posts from the old site – thought you might enjoy this one) Saw this on my friend Carrie’s site – it looked like fun! A. Age: 45 B. Bed size: queen – way too small for a flipper and a snorer – dual masters in my dream house! C. Chore […]

Happy 2012!

I get so excited about the new year – I have grand ideas, big plans and goals. Of course I forget about them approximately 6 minutes after I wake up on the first, but that’s what Mondays are for, right? I took a break from working over the Christmas break, but still managed to sneak […]