Let’s Have Tea & Chit Chat Over Some Blueberry & Mango Jelly Recipes

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Well I had a taste for something sweet and homemade, so I made some easy blueberry and mango jelly and you would not believe how easy it is to make as it tastes so much more better then the jelly sold in stores, well to me it does any way. And while I was making the jelly I began thinking and wondering what’s the big hold up on the release of the movie “The Tomorrow Man” with John Lithgow as Ed Hemsler and Blythe Danner as Ronnie Meisner. The movie is due to come out on amazon videos and on DVD and so I just wished they would make all movies available to see from home instead of having to go to the movies theatre. I am just not a movie theater person. I do not feel theaters are safe anymore nor do I feel those places are sanitary enough for me. So I am impatiently waiting to see this amazing movie.

These two character personalities seems so intriguing and similar to my likes and hobbies. Why there’s three amazing topics in this movie…. romance, prepping and shopping all sandwiched up together.

On one hand you have him as he is a “doomsday prepper!” And then on the other hand you have her as she’s an incredible “shopaholic!” and then they enter into a romantic relationship. So this movie is right up my alley.

Just watching the trailer makes me want to see this movie more and more. I loved the scene in the trailer where Ed (John Lithgow) showed Ronnie (Blythe Danner) his hidden prepping room. I thought wow that was so cool. I like the idea that he created this hidden space in his home in a way that perhaps no one will ever know it’s there if he doesn’t tell them. It was so cool to watch as he opened the doorway to the room with the swipe of a magnet right outside on the side his home and then you get to see them as they walked inside. My first thought was the place was so organized and it inspires me to have a similar type of room for myself one day y’all. LOL!

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“This is my security blanket, my safety net, my 401k”

Ed Hemsler (John Lithgow)

~The Tomorrow Man~

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The Tomorrow Man”

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So this week we purchased a case of Underwood chicken spread and a couple of cans of their roast beef and corned beef spread along with a few boxes of various kinds of crackers. I tell you the cans look so tiny but you’d be surprised at how far each can goes, they go a long way in my opinion and they are kinda salty but so delicious.

I also ordered tons of jig saw puzzles for myself as they occupy my mind for a good while and I like that I will have plenty of them to be putting together over and over again in the future and perhaps for doomsday…. while awaiting for Christ’s return. (Smile) Also speaking of jig saw puzzles I just purchased the movie “Puzzle” with Irrfan Khan. I didn’t get a chance to watch it yet but heard it is a very good movie so if I like it I will post about after I see it.

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Anyway….. lets get back to the recipe.

So I really do love this jelly especially on top of a bowl of sour cream. I love the combination of the sour and the sweet and the fact that sour cream is very low in carbohydrates. Also it tastes so good on biscuits, toast, croissants or in plain yogurt. I tell you that my husband is addicted to these jellies now and likes to have them on bread or toast first thing in the mornings with some juice and hot tea. So if you make it I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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Blueberry And Mango Jelly Recipe

Ingredients for Blueberry Jelly:

2-3 cups of frozen Blueberries

1/3 to 1/2 cup of agave

1/2 large fresh squeezed lemon

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Ingredients for Mango Jelly:

2-3 cups of frozen Mango Chunks (peeled)

1/3 to 1/2 cup of agave

1/2 large fresh squeezed lemon

½ teaspoon of cinnamon

½ teaspoon of pumpkin spice

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Utensils:

8 to 10 – 4 oz. Jelly Jars with lids and bands

Two 3 or 4 quart pans with lids

2 Large stirring spoons

Directions:

1. Put the blueberries in pan number one and the mango’s in pan number two.

2. Stir in 1/3 or ½ cup of agave to the blueberries and the other 1/3 or ½ a cup of agave to the mangoes (you can add more agave if you really want it super sweet but I think a half cup is more than enough because it seems agave is much more sweeter then white sugar and better for you to eat)

3. Next stir in 1/2 lemon juice to the blueberries and the other ½ of lemon juice to the mangoes.

5. Stir in the vanilla extract, cinnamon and pumpkin spice to the mangoes pot.

6. Stir each pot and cook on high till ingredients comes to a boil.

7. Then turn both pots flame down to a very low flame to simmer for around 12 to 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Once done you will see the mangoes and blueberries have broken down quite a bit and has a thicker consistency or syrupyness to them.

8. Next you’ll spoon in the mixtures from each pot into their separate jars. You should have 4 jars of blueberry jelly and 4 jars of mango jelly.

9. Next cover the jars with the lids then refrigerate up to 12 hours or overnight. Then there you have it. Jars of blueberries jelly and jars of mango jelly. They are ready to serve the next morning on some warm toasted crusty bread, croissants or biscuits or in a bowl of plain yogurt or as I like it in a bowl of creamy sour cream. (Smile)

*Important Note: So do make sure to be careful when jarring up the mixtures because those jars become very hot once you put the mixture in them. That’s why I prefer to place my jars on a flat tray or plate as I spoon the mixtures in the jars. Then all I have to do is transfer the plate or tray right into the fridge once I lid them up. So you want to make sure you have made enough room in the fridge to store them in there on the trays or plates overnight. I hope you enjoy them as we do.

~Thanks so much for visiting me at my blog today. Be sure to come back as often as you like! (Smile)~

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Will The Mid West Flooding Cause Food Prices To Go Up & Skyrocket? On Prepping: Here’s What We Stocked Our Pantry With This Month

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I just wanted to stop in again to quickly comment on what’s been going on with this devastating weather in some states and how it’s going to affect us really soon. I truly believe the price of food is going to sky rocket possibly within the next six months to a year so and it will be because of this extreme flooding situation in the Midwest (Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri) then add on the tariffs placed on Mexico and China the two places we get our food from. Need I say no more.

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My husband and I have decided that we’d better double up on our groceries as we have stocked up once more on certain items while we still can before the prices shift. We have gotten lots of various cuts of beef although we aren’t huge beef eaters but we still like a steak every once in a while but don’t want to wait and have to over pay later. Then more canned goods like corn and mixed vegetable and soups and things like that. Also gotten a bunch of boxes of pasta meals. Then this week my husband picked up a few bags of flour and cornmeal. So we have been busy trying to beat what’s coming.

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So yeah, I had been meaning to post about this issue as soon as it happened but been kinda busy. We have just gotten through our spring cleaning chores and now have taken on another big job. The cleaning out the pantry area. So we have a lot of things in there that can be transferred to the shed to make room for our haul. We cleaned the deep freezer to make room for the beef, chicken, flour and cereals we picked up this month.

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I tell you I am feeling really sorry for those farmers who have lost so much to this weather and as a result they will not be able to do much as far as growing crops for a long while. People are talking about this all over social media. I believe all of this is going to hurt a many family a great deal and so I am praying that we all do the best we can as far as getting prepared and stocking up beforehand.

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You’re Not Built That Way….. How A Women Cares For Her Body & Feminine Issues Should Go Back To Being Discreetly Handled And Discussed In Private Part One: Woman To Woman Series

What’s come over you, acting like you do, trying to be rough…

you aren’t built that way.

And when somebody cute tries to be a brute (she) may find it tough,

oh if (she’s) not built that way….

~Betty Boop~

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When I was coming up it was a somewhat different world for some women. Back in those days everything my sisters and I ever learned about our bodies, sexuality and femininity came from our mother. She also took the time to teach us things like what a woman was meant to be, how she should behave and about our essence. And so over time we sisters grew up and experienced some of life together and began learning from each other, mistakes and all. Our learning expanded out as we would be around a few knowledgeable aunts, female school teachers, female school nurses and our female friends. But one thing was for sure was that we never got our womanly information from the male species. (Smile) When all the women in our circles got together there wasn’t a man within a ten mile radius. LOL! Us girls and women shared secrets, learned about our bodies and how to care for it and all sorts of things with each other with no help from the men.

Back at home my sisters and I shared the same large bedroom and it was a fact that no males were allowed anywhere near or in our bedroom under any circumstances and we liked it that way. We felt safe and happy. That’s why I always likened our bedroom to a harem where only girls and women were allowed. Our brothers nor our father dared to enter therein. LOL!

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Our bedroom was filled with all things feminine and of course we had all our delicate little things in there. In our dresser draws you found all our pretty, scented and clean under garments, slips and dresses. Did I say slips. LOL! Yes we wore them under our dresses back then as we were taught modesty by wearing them. So we had our full or half slips and under garments on pretty hangers sometimes out in the open but in our private room.

If the truth be told we as young girls back then never dared to ever get any of our information from anyone of the male species. Back then men had no clue in how to teach a girl. The men didn’t want to take on that role anyway. Not even did our father dare to cross the line between the sexes. He knew to send us to our mother right away regarding all things female. There was that healthy division between the sexes back then. The differences were ones most people accepted and expected. It was normal and that’s how things were done. Men always felt uncomfortable to speak on a woman’s issues publicly because a woman’s world was considered just that, “a woman world” and the woman and girls had the decency not to speak on women’s personal subjects and issues while in the presence of a man. It was called being discreet! So there was a lot of whispering going on. (Smile)

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So that’s how we lived and it was wide spread in our world and a common way of living. All women’s issues were left in the hands of woman. That was it and that was all. The men never interfered nor tried to go down that road nor enter into our areas of living nor trample on our subjects.

But today that has all changed and I feel somewhat sad for the young women today when it comes to this. Women, young girls and children are being exposed and are living in an x-rated world where everything seems to go. But lately I am seeing some women trying to bring back modesty to their lives and to their daughters and that is so refreshing to see. There are a few women and young girls out there who are starting to appreciate the differences that used to be between the sexes. But sadly as the world turns and time goes by we are seeing a loss of those wonderful and natural protections that were there for the women.

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I tell you it would be nice if we could bring back some of those ways and ideas of old. Imagine women being discreet about their bodies and caring for themselves again in those old fashioned ways. Imagine a place where women can go to learn from other women on how to be women again. Where we could share secrets behind closed doors, discreetly but in a private space where there was less shame and no men allowed.

So you have woman letting go of their real selves in exchange for roughness and toughness and so this is what this world emulates and glorifies. You see woman rapping like men, acting like men and some of the men are complaining that women aren’t behaving like woman, nor being ladylike anymore. While at the same time you see men disrespecting women and mistreating them which is so unfair. So we have the girls and women wanting and learning to be rough and tough in our mannerisms and ways. I tell you for far too long you can see women trying to either out do the men and are comfortable swearing, over drinking, getting drunk, smoking, dressing, having sexual one nighters and moving just like the men, thinking its all good. But no! We are not men! The Most High made us different. And so as a result of living this way you see women are suffering from the same types of ailments and diseases that only men use to suffer from. It’s as if we already don’t have our share of things we go through as women.

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Statistics show that depression is found to be more common among women then men, due to our biological and hormonal differences along with all the social factors that are only unique to us being women.

So it’s high time we turn back the hands of time just enough to make a change for our own well being.

Imagine a time when it was ok for a woman to be feminine, charming, timeless and delicate all at the same time. A time when men were gentlemanly enough to hold open your door and brought you flowers. We need that again.

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~Thank you and I hope you liked my post. I appreciate you stopping by my blog today and please feel free to come back to visit with me. ~

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“You’re Not Built That Way”

I tell you I just adore this cute little long ago cartoon as it is about two dogs, one is trying to be what he is not. It makes a clear statement. 

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You’re Not Built That Way….. How A Women Cares For Her Body & Feminine Issues Should Go Back To Being Discreetly Handled And Discussed In Private Part Two: Woman To Woman Series

Now you see I’m right and you weren’t bright trying to be tough,

cause you’re not built that way

boop, boop be doop

~Betty Boop~

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Today it’s so sad when you see men crossing over feeling the need to take on roles that were meant for our mothers. It’s common now to see and hear brawny, bearded, rough house and tough men speaking out on woman’s issues, as if there aren’t enough woman to do that for themselves. I tell you this shouldn’t have to be. Some don’t seem to want to stay in their place as men while at the same time they have no problem telling women how out of place we can be.

I say men should not be feeling it’s ok nor feel comfortable speaking and touching on some of our personal women’s issues. They don’t see that when they speak in that way it feels vulgar and dirty coming out of their mouths, and they wonder why some women resist and revolt and not want to hear what they have to say because it sounds and feels more like shaming then love and concern. So why is it that some men of today feel the need or think that it’s ok for them to confront and teach a woman about her sexuality, how to take care of her body and how she should be and anything regarding her femininity. This seems all so unfamiliar and new to me.

It’s like we are all being fish out of water.

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As I said I am from the old school when it comes to woman’s issues. I feel we need to go back to the old ways and times when women learned and were taught by other knowledgeable and proper woman and then learned from each other when it comes to caring for our bodies and our sexuality as these are very sensitive issues and these are the things that need a woman’s gentle touch.

So we are starting to see the results of the unneeded wear and tear of woman and their bodies and souls under the weight and the tension that goes with trying to be a man and a woman at the same time. Women trying to wear both hats. Trying to be all she can be. Working on a full time job, coming home to cook and care for her children and her husband if she has a family.

I get it. Some women find themselves in situations where she has to stand up and display some roughness in order to defend or protect herself and be safe. But this is behavior that should not have to be displayed on an everyday basis. Women should not have to fight off the bad men of the world. Why can’t the men take responsibility for their own poor behavior and stop abusing, raping and killing women.

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Back in the day you always had just a sprinkle of a few rough women around and the rest of the women knew what that was all about. It’s was obvious that the tough women were missing out and refused to learn that they were not built to be that way. But we are living in a society and a world that is so against producing modest women who are feminine. Some woman come up in some dysfunctional families which make us become predisposed to domestic violence relationships and we gather ourselves with the wrong type of men. All the ills of society is harmful to women in one way or another. We seem to suffer a great deal more.

Often it was the older women who taught the younger woman. That was the way things were. And it was because nine times out of ten we as women are more gentle with each other and are more knowledgeable when it came to our issues because we are of the same sex.

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I am afraid that some women have sold their souls to men just to have them. So they accept all kinds of crap from them instead of facing the problems that exist between men and woman and learning how to deal with them.

Some of the women today have no clue and have lost their gentleness, softness and loving kindness in this tough society. But I think there should be a place where women can go and feel safe, be safe and discreet as we learn to be feminine once again. Where we are free to learn from each other in privacy and not for every eye to see and ear to hear.

We should not have to learn from the fish out of water.

If you want women to learn to be shamefaced/modest than they should not be present to hear vulgar talks that go on amongst rough and tough men. Nor should men be overhearing our womanly conversations either. Yes we need to learn how to be married, learn how to get along with each other and how to be proper men and proper woman for the betterment of our family life and existence. Men should learn from men but in the presence of each other only and in their own space and the women vice versa. I believe that not all things need to be spoken in mixed company. This is just too much. We have got to make some serious changes even if it means taking on one woman and one man at a time. So be it. No matter how long it takes it still needs to be done.

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Imagine a time when it was ok for a woman to be feminine, charming, timeless and delicate all at the same time. A time when men were gentlemanly enough to hold open your door and brought you flowers. We need that again.

~Thank you and I hope you liked my post. I appreciate you stopping by my blog today and please feel free to come back to visit with me. ~

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“You’re Not Built That Way”

~Betty Boop Cartoon~

I tell you I just adore this cute little long ago cartoon as it is about two dogs, one is trying to be what he is not. It makes a clear statement. 

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The Last Few Things We Do Before It’s Lights Out: Bed Time Routines

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My husband and I work together to try to make the house a nice and pleasant place to be in the mornings. So we have a few things we like to do just before bedtime and most of it only takes us about five minutes to do each one of them. (Except for the number 13.) And so you would be surprised at how taking the time to do those little things before bedtime can mean so much when you start your day.

1. Walk thru the house to check for tidiness.

(This we do so the house is super neat in the mornings and so we put things back in their places, like for instance we might put a book back on the book shelf and a magazine back in the magazine rack, then gather up any cups or snack trays into the sink to be washed.)

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2. Oil the kitchen sink with lavender scented baby oil and put a pretty porcelain vase full of flowers in the sink and in the fridge and set up the table for breakfast or brunch the next day.

(This is something I like to get done religiously because I absolutely do love stepping into clean a pretty, neat and clean kitchen in the mornings. So there is no dishes left overnight in the sink for us. I like to use the lavender scented baby oil to make the sink smell good and for it to have a pretty shine along with setting pretty things in it just for overnight. Also I like it when there is fresh towels laid out on the sink so I make sure that all dish towels and dish cloths used that day is put in the washing machine to get washed first thing the next day along with our bath towels and wash cloths and so I like to set out fresh clean dish towels and dish cloths every night. One day I plan to stitch the days of the week on each dish towel. And the idea of putting fake or fresh flowers in a vase in the middle of the sink and a vase in the fridge is amazing. It makes the kitchen so cheerful and it smells super nice as it’s so pleasant to the eyes first thing in the morning. The sight of flowers in those two places brings a pleasant smile to our faces and helps set the mood for the beginning of the day. So before getting our hot tea, orange juice or coffee, eggs, hot or cold cereal or bagels it helps us love our morning environment.)

3. Set out any frozen meats or frozen precooked meals for dinner in a pan on top of the deep freezer to defrost overnight. (Thawing out the raw meats or precooked meals makes it much easier for us to get dinner started early as possible so we are not eating anything so late at night.)

4. Vacuum the bedrooms and bathrooms with the cordless vac, wipe down mirrors, sink and toilet seat with Clorox wipes and mirror spray.

(It’s important for us that we start our next day in a clean fresh smelling bathroom. I like it to be fresh smelling and orderly for us for when we use the bathroom in the middle of the night and for in the mornings before getting into the shower. It eliminates having so much to do in the mornings. Also I am so sensitive when it comes to any bad odors at night and so it’s important the bathroom is fresh smelling for me when I get up at night and for in the mornings when we rise. And so I like to put the wash cloths and towels into the washing machine as well and set out fresh towels and wash cloths for the next day.)

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~Meditation Music for Deep Sleep, Relaxing, Stress ( 1hour )~

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5. Turn on all the salt lamps in each room throughout the house.

(Those salt lamps are so amazing, relaxing and calming to the mind, heart and spirit. They help us wind down and get sleepy.)

6. Empty all garbage cans to go to the outdoors garbage bin. (I prefer that all garbage is out of the house right after dinner. I find even those scented garbage bags do not hold down trash can odors. Then we check on the scented plug ins and turn the dials down to the lowest levels at night. We have the lavender scents in the bedrooms and the citrus or febreze scents in the rest of the rooms of the house.)

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7. Bring a bottle of Evian Spring Water to my bedside and pull down the bed sheets and close the curtains (We seem to get thirsty at night and no one wants to go into the kitchen for water and also pulling down the sheets signals it time to wind down.)

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8. Drink one cup of Oolong tea with some lemon juice and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. I been trying to have this Weight loss tea called “Oolong Wulong Slimming Tea” as I heard somewhere that this tea helps with weight loss a great deal and there are rumors that it can help you lose anywhere up to 5 to 10 pounds a month by just drinking it. So I figured why not give it a go. I add in bit of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and a teaspoon of blue agave. I tell you I can use all the help I can get these days. LOL! I will be sure to post about it if it works for me or not.

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9. Use dental floss, brush my teeth (for at least 2 minutes) then use my water pik.

(I think as we get older we really need to take good care of our teeth and so double flossing and brushing really does help. I have created a herbal rinse to go into the water tray in the water pik to rinse clean our teeth and you’d be surprised what the water pik washes away between the teeth and massages the gums so well. I also like that we use an anti plaque pre-rinse at least every other day as well. All of this I think is so important for our teeth to reduce cavities from forming in the first place so that dental costs are reduced drastically.)

10. Lightly oil and brush my hair with 100 stokes. (Every Sunday like clock work I like to deep condition my hair with various types of conditioners, like “Garnier Whole Blends Honey Treasures Repairing Mask” or “Amika Nourishing Mask” that I leave in my hair all day sometimes and then I’ll put on my electric heat cap that I keep on for at least one hour and then I use a special anti hair thinning shampoo to wash out the conditioner. I know most people wash their hair first then condition but I do the reverse because I leave the conditioner in and I use a spray bottle filled with “Evian Spring Water” and massage in the conditioner to leave in all day and plus it seems to work better for my hair when I do it this way as I think my hair loves it this way. I also love applying all types of sweet smelling oils like argan oil, nettle oil, rosemary oil and other herbal sweet scented oils on my scalp and hair to help it smell nice longer, grow, feel soft and stay clean. So this night time routine of using my hair brush helps with bringing circulation to the scalp and keeps my hair in the best of shape.)

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11. Wash my face, then put on shay butter with a few drops of marula oil every night and also add rose hips oil 3 times a week at night. (I keep it simple when it comes to my face and neck. I use simple products so my skin looks lovely whether I wear make up or not.)

12. Oil and massage my clean feet, legs and ankles. (My feet swell up so easy and so I like to take care of them with a gentle massage at night before bed and so I’ll watch a few YouTube videos I enjoy as I do this.)

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“3 Hours Best Relaxing Music 2017: Burning Candles & Piano Music”

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13. Listen to the audible bible for one hour or so. Then turn on my meditation things like candle burning or fire place videos with relaxing sounds like running water, soft music or the sound of a crackling fire place, etc.

So I tell you that doing these types of things really do aid in us getting a sound sleep because a lot of the time for me my pain level keeps me up at night more often then I’d like to be and so I like to try practically everything under the sun to help keep my mind, body and spirit calm and relaxed in the evenings.

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“virtual fire place with crackling sounds”

 

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The Games People Play…. I’ve No Time For Little Girl’s Games

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Oh the games people play now, every night and day now

never meaning what they say now, never saying what they mean…

People walking up to you, singing glory hallelujah

and they’re tryin to sock it to you in the name of the Lord….

Look around tell me what you see, what’s happening to you and me

God grant me the serenity to remember who I am…

~Joe South~

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I’ve No Time For Little Girl’s Games”

I don’t apologize for who I am

because I don’t have to

I was raised by a woman with integrity

And so guess what, when you see me, you see her

An example of who she was and every part of her being

I turned out to be that same strong godly woman of integrity

and proud to be…

I am about doing the right thing even when it’s no longer in style

I’m fierce, that’s me always looking to better myself and my world around

So when it comes to handling my business I only have time for positivity

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I tell you that at this stage of my life, I’ve no time for little girl’s games

Because I am a grown a** woman

You can’t light a candle next to my inner glow

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Some women need to grow up, Seriously!

Need to stop being hypocritical in

behavior and speech

Either mean what they say

or say what they mean

Do you even know what it means

to be trustworthy?

I am generous, humble, kind and genuine

Intuitive and have a preference in strengthening relationships

I go the extra mile

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I tell you that at this stage of my life, I’ve no time for little girl’s games

Because I am a grown a** woman

 You can’t light a candle next to my inner glow

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I’m honest and straight forward

I don’t pretend to be one way

then later show up acting another way

even if and when I don’t get my way

What ever happened to common courtesy

and lady like behavior and tendencies

I tell you rudeness and jealousy doesn’t look cute,

it’s for ignorant fools

Either I let you know what is what

I’m straight up

I respond with out fear

I always have time

for another human being

as I value other peoples time

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I tell you that at this stage of my life, I’ve no time for little girl’s games

Because I am a grown a** woman

 You can’t light a candle next to my inner glow

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And yes, I get it. About being your cup of tea,

well sometimes I don’t expect to be

In that case…

I bow out gracefully

Because when it comes to me…

what you see is what you get

You either love me for the light that glows in me

or hate me because

you are knee deep in some wickedness yourself

So when you come to me

it’s best you come correct

or don’t bother to come at all

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I tell you that at this stage of my life, I’ve no time for little girl’s games

Because I am a grown a** woman

Yes.. a grown woman, is who I am

You can’t light a candle next to my inner glow

So don’t you play your treacherous little games with me 

~me~

~I hope you enjoyed reading my poem posted today. Kindly come back again to see me.~

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If someone asks for reassurance and gets it, that is an operation. If someone asks for reassurance and after its given turns it in some way to the disadvantage of the giver, that’s a game. ~Eric Berne, M.D.~ Games People Play

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~Joe South~

“Games People Play”

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~Jimmy Castor Bunch~

“Troglodyte (Cave Man)”

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Too kind, too trusting and too forgiving? No, these are really beautiful personality traits 🙏❤️ — joypassiondesire

Yesterday something happened that made me stop and think. I did something really kind for someone else, I helped a person who was in need and he became so grateful and happy. But afterwards it dawned on me – I did not think about my own security when I helped him. What had happened if […]

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Have Good Thoughts… Or Else It’s Ground Hogs Day Everyday

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Be a light!

A beautiful & bright shining light.

Be positive!

A beautiful positive being.

Be that at all times!

It will help you start to see the best in your sisters and brothers.

Even the worst person has some good in them.

Even the best person has some bad in them.

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So you represent….

Represent kindness, compassion, patience and courtesy.

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Life feels like were digging ourselves thru hell sometimes huh,

but who has time for that kind of thinking everyday.

The truth is that everybody is going to be tested.

Just don’t choose to be a victim all the time.

We are always going to experience a broken heart and sadness,

but how about if you rearrange your mind.

Change your thoughts.

Make each thought count.

Just be loving…

loving to yourself first and foremost

and you will feel free.

Some say to themselves well a lot of people are going to trample all over me if I am a loving person.

Well good then…

let them….

but just be loving anyway.

And let the Most High in heaven above straighten out those crooked beings.

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Don’t go looking for things in your past that will make you fall apart in anguish over and over again.

Have good thoughts about people and your life

or else life turns into ground hog day everyday.

Life is just as easy, just like it can be hard.

It’s what you allow to grow in your mind.

Learn to let it all go.

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Negativity has no power on its own.

It gets it power from you giving it to it.

Life is not always what we think it is.

Throw garbage out of your life.

When you see garbage in your yard, in your house, anywhere… what are you going to do?

Throw it away right.

The world is full of “looney tunes”  & nut cases.

It’s either someone running people down with a vehicle one minute then

someone shooting up a store, church or school the next.

Sexual assault, misunderstandings, world leaders fighting for control or power,

being given the cold shoulder

although you’ve done nothing wrong,

unjust persecutions, a victim to gossip, relationship cutoffs or whatever.

When someone does something cruel, hateful or mean or when you are present to or witness some kind of cruelty being done to another

then 

they act as if they did nothing wrong.

All parties will need to let all of that out.

Not keep that mess, holding it inside.

Because it seems if you look hard enough or slightly you will witness

how love steps up and comes to the rescue

especially when it’s needed the most.

Because it almost always does come to deliver you, some how, some way.

Yes love always does come to the rescue.

And just in the nick of time.

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Be present in the moment & love truth.

It’s true… you do call the shots in your life.

Never allow anyone to steal 

your joy, love and peace of mind.

That’s why I love meditation. It calms, gives peace.

Let all the crap go.

It really doesn’t matter.

When love resides within.

~~me~~

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I hope you enjoyed my writings today

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.

Feel free to come again and again.

Love and Peace to you!

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Let’s Go Away & Bring Back The Lost Sweetness Of Our Relationship: Balika Vadu

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[Basant] You’re angry?

[Gehna] No, but even if I was, would it make a difference.

[Basant] Ask your heart…. I’ll tell you if it makes a difference to me or not. That…. I….

whatever happened last night…. forgive me.

[Gehna] Apologize to yourself. You’re punishing yourself so severely for no reason. I never complained to you. So why? Along with yours… you’ve lost trust in my love too.

[Basant] I’ll always trust you and your love as long as I live, Gehna. But I don’t know…. I get obsessed. Today… there is nothing more important to me than you. Yet I don’t know why I hurt you.  I don’t understand myself, Gehna.

[Gehna] Please sit. Come on. Don’t think too much. You too are human. You return after working hard all day. One gets testy because of tiredness.

[Basant] Nay, if understandable, if I vent my anger on you for your faults. But here it’s not your fault. But I keep looking for an excuse to fight you. Maybe I blame you to hide my weakness. Why do I stoop so low?

[Gehna] The more you think the more you feel pain. I trust my love as much as… I trust your love. We too can’t hurt each other. It means…. there are some minor misunderstandings. We can solve those by… discussing and spending time with each other. We should get out of this environment. If the place changes, circumstances change too. For some days…. we should go away from here.

(he turns to her and says)

[Basant] Sight seeing in this age?

[Gehna] It’s not sight seeing… well go bring the lost sweetness of our relationship. Maybe at this time, this is the need of this relationship. And we should fulfill it.

[Basant] Fine. We’ll go.

(she looks at him surprised that he agreed to go away

to spend some loving time alone with each other)

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~Balika Vadu Cast~

~Satyajit Sharma~ as Basant Dharamveer Singh/Basant Mahaveer Singh

~Neha Marda~ as Gehna Basant/Gehna Niranjan

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Low Carb Buttermilk Waffles Made With Almond Flour

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It seems I get craving for waffles ever since I started on this low carb diet. So I saw one of my favorite YouTube cooking channel video’s of a woman making these low carb waffles with almond flour and I thought why not give it a shot. So I had to break out the warring pro waffle maker and went to work making them for brunch. And oh boy were they light and delicious and they did hit the spot.

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Low Carb Buttermilk Waffles Made With Almond Flour Recipe

Ingredients:

for waffles mix

1 cup of almond flour

2 tablespoons of baking powder

1 tablespoon of buttermilk powder and ½ cup of water or ½ cup of actual buttermilk

(the buttermilk is optional)

1 teaspoon of almond or vanilla extract

1 pinch of salt

2 eggs (beaten)

1 tablespoon of agave power

and other Ingredients:

1 tablespoon of butter (optional)

½ cup of walnuts

½ cup of whipped cream (optional)

agave syrup

Pam cooking spray

plus

waffle iron

mixing bowl

Directions: 

1. Get waffle iron hot.

2. Beat eggs and then add all the ingredients for the waffle mix and blend it all together.

3. Spray iron with cooking spray then pour in half the mixture onto iron to cook for about 1 to 2 minutes till done.

4. Serve waffles with a little butter, a sprinkle of walnuts, agave syrup and a tablespoon of whipped cream on top. And your GOOD! (Smile)

This recipe makes two large waffles.

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