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Thankful Thursday

Hello Friends…it’s

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This week I am thankful for the following:

hubby and son’s covered the pool before I got home and they did it correctly!

 had a lazy…do-nothing…no makeup…didn’t-even-leave-the-house weekend

ironed almost all of my clothes

finally defrosted the freezer in garage

watched season premier of  The Walking Dead

 #1 son is doing well and is actively seeking full time employment – say a little prayer for him

#2 son attended his final Homecoming Dance and was home before midnight

 discovered and watched the new show “Sleepy Hollow” and now I am hooked

but most importantly,  I am thankful for my health, family, friends , finances and of course my faith

oh and that tomorrow is Fri-Yay!

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Thrifted Pumps from GW Boutique (Goodwill) – Do you remember this haul?

Speaking of which I am about due for another one – lol!

Thrifted from Goodwill

Thrifted from Goodwill

I wore this outfit on Wednesday and chose to add the red blazer because the weather was a bit cool early morning

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This was another beautifully blessed week despite the 3 hour commute into work yesterday due to a tractor trailer accident on route 896 – no one was seriously injured just cited for inattentive driving!

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Now it’s your turn, what are you thankful for this week?


Friday Foodie Feature – Lean Pockets

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay!

What happens when it’s Friday night and you don’t feel like cooking, ordering pizza or going out and a bowl of cereal just won’t cut it? In our house when that happens we head straight to the garage and to the freezer.  There is where I try to keep microwavable meals and snacks specifically for those occasions and last Friday night it was Lean Pockets Pretzel Bread Sandwiches.

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I am not a big proponent of frozen meals & snacks because of the excessive sodium some of them contain but these Lean Pockets brand sandwiches are only 250 calories with 650 mg of sodium which isn’t a lot compared to others that contain well over 1000 mg of sodium.

The Lean Pockets Sandwiches were filled with Spinach and 3  Cheeses, Fontina, Romano and reduced Fat Mozzarella.  I zapped one in the microwave for 2 minutes 30 seconds in the crisping sleeve then cut it in half.  It didn’t seem like it had a lot of filling and could have had more spinach, but to my surprise it was quite good and hit the spot. The soft pretzel bread encased a flavorful mix of spinach and cheeses that paired well with my glass of Friday night wine!

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Speaking of wine, I want to reintroduce my “play cousin” Cook E doe Face.  She is a down to earth YouTube Vlogger who will have you in stitches as you watch her create some delicious dishes and “knock you on your butt cocktails”.

Cook E de Face is from Philly and I fell in love with her atty-tud (Philly slang) from the very first video I watched.  In today’s world it is so easy to get caught up in the negativity but you know me, I like to keep it light.  Cook E doe Face has me laughing out loud and reminds me of my own New York cousins.  If it were left up to me she would definitely have a show on the Food or OWN Network!

Check out this recipe for Flatline Cocktail.


Have a fantastical day – Smooches!