Gift Cards Save Money When You #ShopSmarter at Safeway

Gift Cards Save Money When You #ShopSmarter at Safeway

gift cards save moneyAs I’ve mentioned in the past, Safeway is one of my favorite grocery stores.  I love their sales, especially the Just For U deals and I love to make a game out of finding ways to earn more gas reward points.

For example, this weekend only (8/16-8//19), Safeway is running a special on gift card multi-packs.  You get 15% off gift card multi-packs, including Fandango, TGIFridays, Xbox, Cold Stone,…

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Mercy Killing Book Review

Mercy Killing Book Review

mercy killing book reviewTitle: Mercy Killing

Author:Kathryn Johnson

Genre: Suspense

Publisher: Kathryn Johnson

Release Date: July 2014 (2nd edition

Format: Kindle/paperback

Pages: 272 pages

Artist and Washington, D.C. socialite Mercy O’Brien Davis married for love and gave up a promising job as a Smithsonian curator to support her husband’s diplomatic career. But while accompanying him to Mexico City, she learns  her…

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Fried Polenta with Fried Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Polenta with Fried Tomatoes Recipe

fried polenta with fried tomatoes recipeI love polenta.  Creamy, fried, or grilled – doesn’t matter to me.  Cheesy or smothered in marinara sauce – it’s all good.  Whenever I want a treat that’s low in calories, fat and sodium, polenta is what I think of (unless you opt for the creamy or cheesy versions ;-)

Lately I’ve been lazy and opting for the store-bought version.  But store-bought generally tastes a little more manufactured, if…

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The Forest at the Edge of the World Book Review

The Forest at the Edge of the World Book Review

Forest at the Edge of the World book reviewTitle: The Forest at the Edge of the World

Author: Trish Mercer

Genre: YA Fantasy

Publisher: CreateSpace

Release Date:June 2013

Format: Kindle/paperback

Pages: 368 pages

Captain Perrin Shin, assigned to village Edge of the World, is out to do more than command the new fort. He’s determined to uncover the mystery of the Guarders: where they live, why they attack, and what they want. Suspiciously,…

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Fried polenta with fried tomatoes #yum

Fried polenta with fried tomatoes #yum

Homemade polenta ready to be sliced and fried #yum

Homemade polenta ready to be sliced and fried #yum

Peach Glazed Donuts Recipe

Peach Glazed Donuts Recipe

peach glazed donuts recipeBud and Willow bought a tub of peach pie glaze a few weeks ago.  I’m not sure what they intended to use it for, but last week they told me I could use it for whatever I wanted.  So I did some brainstorming and decided that glaze would be phenomenal on some homemade donuts.  Even better – what if I put peaches in the donut batter as well.

These were a big hit at home the first day I made them. …

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theweekmagazine:

Why coffee shortages won’t change the price of your Frappuccino
You’re too loyal to Starbucks — and they know it

theweekmagazine:

Why coffee shortages won’t change the price of your Frappuccino

You’re too loyal to Starbucks — and they know it

Vanished from Dust Book Blast and Kindle Giveaway (ends 8/11)

Vanished from Dust Book Blast and Kindle Giveaway (ends 8/11)

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A CHILL RUNS THROUGH HIS SKIN AS THE PHANTOM APPEARS.

HE SEES THEM EVERYWHERE …

Eric Stark is not insane. Or at least he doesn’t think so. He wishes everyone in Dust, Texas, felt the same way. But that’s not going to happen since the whole town thinks he’s crazy. Why didn’t he keep his mouth shut?

No one understands. Eric is alone as he battles his sanity in a town of tormenters. Suddenly a…

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The Story of the Office Fish

The Story of the Office Fish

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Catelyn

Once upon a time, there was the Instigator of all Things Fun.  Her name was Catelyn.

Mirasol

And Catelyn said to the friendly office witch, Mirasol, “We should get office fish.”  And Mirasol agreed.

Catelyn’s fish was named Panchito and Mirasol’s was Humberto.  Both fish were named after characters in a telenovella.

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Saioa

Soon they convinced the Basque intern, Saioa (pronounced Cy-owe-ah)…

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