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"Leftover Omelets"

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Happy Thanksgiving!
This morning I went into the fridge to make breakfast, and noticed there were leftovers in the fridge... this got my creative juices going ;o) well and with it being Thanksgiving, and knowing we will have a fridge full of leftover at the days end, I decided to use what we already had in the fridge for breakfast.
...now I just had to decide what to make.
Well, I thought about my boyfriend, and voila, it came to me - omelets! (He is a chef and I watched how he makes his perfect omelets, so now I can make perfect omelets ;o)I call these "Leftover Omelets" since the "stuffing" was all food we had leftover in our fridge from pervious meals.How to make:
Grab leftover potatoes, veggies, and meat (s) - if no onion or garlic in your leftovers, dice some up, and sautee with leftovers
If you want bacon, cook that first
Use bacon pan & grease to sautee "leftovers" - if no bacon grease, use your preferred "oil"
Drain leftovers once t…

Since the move began...

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I know I have done a post about our move, but did not really talk about our lives "Since the move began". Some things have changed... pretty exponentially, and all "good" changes.
Since moving my son (which I did before doing the actual move - too much stress for both of us, and my parents were willing to take my son), he has been doing really well in school!
(For new readers) My son is super smart, but unfortunately deals with severe dyslexia and issues with A.D.D.. Different schools, teachers, aids, etc, do things differently.
The last school my son was at was very focused on "catching up" Ryder (as with his reading issues he was approximately 2 grades behind). Both schools have actually done this, just to varying degrees. Problem was, the school in Breckenridge was "babying" him. Focusing almost solely on catching him up in reading, writing, and math. My son though thrives on being challenged to a degree - especially when the subject matter…

Gluten Free Crepes

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I made crepes for dinner and they were delish! Though I highly recommend a crepe rake as trying to get a crepe as thin as they should be without one is impossible (and frustrating).
Here is the link for the recipe we used: Gluten free crepes and more - http://pinterest.com/pin/279575089341443668/
Make sure to butter your pan before you pour batter, when you flip, and when you top.
Have fun and enjoy!!!

Egg & Bacon Cups

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Made a super easy, but super yummy breakfast this morning.
Found the "recipe" on Pinterest.
You need bread, eggs, bacon, cheese, non-stick muffin pan, and non-stick spray.
Cook bacon part way, then lay on paper towels.
Use round cookie cutter/glass to cut rounds out of bread.
Spray muffin pan.
Put bread rounds in muffin "spots"/cups (gluten free bread requires some delicate work, but at same time work it... if you're gluten free, you understand ;o)
"Wrap" 1 pc of bacon on inside of each cup.
Put little cheese on top of each bread round.
Put one egg on top of each (may not need all the egg white if not "scrambling" - either way dont fill cup too much).
Bake at 400 degrees for approx 15mins.
Voila!
Add salt, pepper, hot sauce, salsa - whatever you like - and enjoy! :o)

Need to clean out the giggle file again

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The funnies in my cell phone picture gallery are adding up once again, so here is a post purely to share some laughter before I delete these from my phone.
Hope you enjoy! :o)

Pinterest

Hello everyone! :o)

I have decided to finally try and use some of these pins I have been pinning. I am working through recipes and crafts to start, but will be trying to pick things off each board to try out every week.
Please check me out on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/samsboutique/boards/
Follow my boards, and maybe join me on my journey to conquer all of my pins ;o)

Until next time all,
Live. Laugh. Love!

Rekindling my passion for cooking

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I looked in my mums fridge and all of a sudden all I could think about was making tons of delicious meals... is that weird? ;o)
Cooking has always been a passion of mine, but unfortunately one that gets pushed to the wayside when I am working a lot, and/or life gets busy.
One of the things I enjoy about cooking is the prep work. It is a sort of therapy. The cleaning, cutting, slicing process is a time for me to "meditate".
The preparation of the meal is like painting for me (another passion that gets ignored). Choosing the colors, smells, and tastes is an art form in itself. Then combining them and making something people actually enjoy... like revealing an art work that people actually understand. ;o)
So next time you are faced with cooking, think of it as your next masterpiece and enjoy the hell out of it! :o)Today I made:
Garlic, Onion, Bacon, Brussel Sprout Skewers (drizzle olive oil, add sea salt and freshly ground pepper)
Zucchini Chips (drizzle olive oil, add sea sa…

Moved

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So since I last shared with you we have moved. Never fun ;o)
Once we are totally done with this I will sit down and write all about the happenings as of late, but right now I am just sharing moving "shots".
The first pic is the beginnings of our move ;o)
Second pic is of my mums car filled to the brim ;o)
The 3rd pic is of my bedroom once we got everything out :o(
The fourth pic is of my room at my parents before I started going through it all :oP (fun times ;o)
And the last pic is my purging process ;o) didn't have the time or place to purge before the move soo, had to wait until after to move :oP so this pic is the before, after, and the tiny purge pile lol def need to get rid of more ;o)Oh moving - love/hate relationship ;o)
It is what it is; stress lol
Just kidding... kind of ;o)
Moving, like most other things in life, has it's pluses and minuses.
Yes, it is a headache. And yes, it can be expensive.
But moving is a chance for fresh starts. New friends. New lif…