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Pinworthy Thursday

on October 10, 2013

It’s Thursday!  It’s Thursday!  I am always amazed at how fast the week goes by, but I have to say I am pretty ready for the weekend.  I actually have a wedding to go to on Saturday, after Farmer’s Market in the morning (if it doesn’t rain!).  I only have 3 more weekends of the market, and I have quite a big of jam I’d like to get rid of before then.  I will probably pull some for my pantry, put some in gift baskets, and sell the rest on facebook.   Anyway, click on the photos to go to the source.

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So I had been reading through the {createinsprire} blog this past week, getting more and more inspired to do some furniture redo’s.  I love the eggplant color on this jewelry armoire and how she completely transforms plain pieces of furniture into something beautiful.  I’m needing something ‘new’ in the house to reflect ME a little more.  So just be forewarned…you’re probably going to be seeing some furniture being redone on this blog in the future.  It’s going to be great.

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Crockpot chicken tacos.  These appeal to me because they only have 3 ingredients, it cooks in the crockpot all day, and it’s a chicken taco, not beef.  I’m just not a huge fan of ground beef.  I will try this recipe soon and let you know how it worked!  I wonder if I could use drumsticks?  They are A LOT cheaper.  Hmmm….

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This is almost a spin off of the recipe above.  Taco Chicken Bowls.  I keep hearing about burrito bowls at Chipotle, but have never eaten there.  I think this looks fricken delicious!  I would prefer it this way over a soft taco anyway, since I could load on the veggies and it wouldn’t be so messy.

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This is my life right now.  Trying to be the bigger person is so hard sometimes.  But MY momma taught me right.

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My sister and her bf love Dr. Who.  I think I will try to either embroider or paint some tea towels to give them for Christmas.  Or maybe they will decide to get married and I can give it to them as a wedding gift :-).

 

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I think I’m going to include this Reese’s popcorn in my Christmas baskets this year.  Normally I would put my caramel corn (which is fricken delicious, too!) in there, but this seems fun and different!

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Crockpot Chicken and Dumplins.  Comfort food at it’s best!  Sometimes that’s all you need in life lol!

 

And, as Rihanna would say… Cheeeeers to the fricken weekend!

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