Jyl’s Fruit Cocktail Pie

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Today I'm happy to bring a guest post from Jyl. I was going to introduce her as "My friend,Jyl' but the more I think about it, it may be more suitable to call her "My accomplice, Jyl" because we're always scheming together over one thing or another. Between the two of us, we've just about got the whole world peace thing solved and figured out how to eradicate hunger and poverty. We're just waiting ... Continue Reading

Pecan Pie Cake & Why We Shouldn’t Wail & Carry On

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Interesting things happen in my life every day. I don't share most of them with you because if I shared everything that I found interesting neither one of us would ever get anything done.  But today, today is different. This past Saturday, as I was taking my weekend special treat shower (that means I can take all the time I want, as opposed to the evening rushed shower), I looked down and saw ... Continue Reading

100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl – August 26

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So y'all may recall that earlier on in this shindig I posted that I felt everyone who broke both legs at the same time should be given a trip to Disney World. Naw, don't get all excited. That ain't happenin'. But having now spent over a month stuck in the house, unable to walk, yadda yadda yadda, HAS got me really wanting a trip to look forward to once ye olde legs start making themselves ... Continue Reading

100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl : How To Make Brownies With Two Broke Legs

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Decide you want to bake a little surprise treat for your family for the weekend. Go look in your pantry and see a box of brownie mix six feet above your head. Find a yard stick and spend the next ten minutes trying to knock it down. In the process, knock down a canister of oats, pack of salad dressing mix, several boxes of rice, and a small stack (only four or five boxes) of cake mix. BUT ... Continue Reading

100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl – August 23

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August 22 It doesn't feel too hot to me! So in my last post I told y'all that a sweet sweet lady was letting me borrow a portable ramp. Well the ramp is here and today we put it outside leading from the back door to the back deck, AKA my outdoor retreat that I have missed so much. I managed to get out there one time since the accident and it was a tumultuous undertaking for everyone ... Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Angel Chicken

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If you're on Pinterest or Facebook and could use one of those buttons above I'd sure appreciate it! If you've never heard of or had Angel Chicken, you're in good company! Until last week we fit into that category. Once we had our first bite, though, we were hooked. My husband kept saying "Oh man. Oh man. Oh man. You have GOT to get this recipe." So I called up Gricelda, who is not a Disney ... Continue Reading

Swiss Bacon Bread

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I'm thrilled to have my friend and honorary little brother, Stacey Little from SouthernBite guest posting today! I know y'all will enjoy visiting with him as much as I do! To follow along on my progress, you can check out my latest journal entry by clicking here, but be sure you check out this yummy Swiss Bacon Bread first!  Gratefully,  Hey, y'all!  It's such a pleasure to be back over ... Continue Reading

100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl – August 20th

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I've had a lot of people asking me why I don't update daily anymore like I did in the first week or so after the accident. It's simple : I want you to stay awake. Seriously, my life right now is pretty boring. I mean, I have two broke legs. I ain't going anywhere. I wake up at 4:30 or 5:00 and if I slept in the hospital bed I can get up myself but if I slept in my regular bed I have to wait ... Continue Reading

Peaches and Cream Pie

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I'm excited to have a friend guest post today on SouthernPlate! I know y'all will enjoy getting to know Lark of Lark's Country Heart and I hope you'll visit her blog soon for more yummy recipes!  ~Christy   First I want to thank Christy for asking me to share a recipe with Y'all here at Southern Plate. I am honored she asked me. Now let me share a little bit about myself. My name ... Continue Reading

100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl – August 15

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I have a lot of topics to cover in this journal entry, so I'll just dive right in. TIME FOR A LIST!  Good things about having broke legs:  There are advantages and disadvantages to every situation so today I thought I'd share with you the plus side of having two broke legs.   1. When the kids ask if I will get something for them that they are perfectly capable of getting ... Continue Reading