I have nominated your blog as one of my blog- sunshine blog award & versatile blog award

Thank you. I’m humbled beyond belief. It is a real pleasure reading your blog and nominating me. You put a smile on my face to with the Sunshine Award. I’m always honored when someone takes the time to nominate me!

 

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Thank you again Ruchi Chopra, you are amazing.

I have nominated your blog as one of my blog- sunshine blog award & versatile blog award, check this link thanks 🙂 good Wishes
http://ruchi2312.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/awards/

 

 

Mihran Kalaydjian his Musical Band Playing Noritz Karoun – Spin Your Cotton.

Mihran Kalaydjian his Musical Band Playing Noritz Karoun – Spin Your Cotton in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lyrics:

Once spring comes spring unmatched.
Again I saw my lovely yar.
Were wearing red, rose like a varnam.

Cheyrani like mountains come and passed;
I give you one, it’s forgotten.

Tan mazerd you unroll your back yar.
I smile to your lips shine yar,
Times vain of blows, upper lips.

Cheyrani like mountains come and passed;
I give you one, it’s forgotten.

You are beautiful in the world who makes you smile.
I did not datarkun, in conversation,
I think you’re the ones crying, and you do not look yar.

Cheyrani like mountains come and passed;
I give you one, it’s forgotten.

Clean and Sober

Clean and Sober

trying to make things right

20140727_121243Hey everybody,
I am so Happy today, because on this day three years ago i drank my last beer, woot woot so awesome.I cant believe it has been three years, I never thought i could go longer than 9 months for a pregnancy.
On this day 3 years ago Darrell was considering not marrying me, because he came home and i was drunk and our kids were with me. Everyone told him to leave me alone, they said she will never change, and our wedding was supposed to be in three days. Thank God he didnt listen to everyone else cause i did change, BAMM WHAT Lol.
I wish i could get the word out to every addict and alcoholic in the world, that life is so much better when you’re clean. It has been 3 years since i drank any alcohol, and it has been more than 3 years…

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Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Amanda Greenthumb

Nothing says summer like a BBQ! The grill isn’t just for meat, vegetables taste amazing grilled.

What You Need: 1/2 cup of balsamic vinegar

– 3 garlic cloves

– 2 tablespoons of chopped rosemary

– 2 tablespoons of minced thyme

– Salt and pepper to taste

– 2 bell peppers cut into 1″ chunks

– Pint of cherry tomatoes

– 2 (one green one yellow if possible) zucchini, cut into rounds 1″ thick

– 1 red onion cut into large chunks

Soak bamboo skewers for 30 minutes in water. Combine balsamic vinegar, garlic, rosemary, thyme and salt and pepper. Assemble the skewers; try to switch up the colours to make them pretty 🙂 Brush the “sauce” over the kabobs and place on the grill. Brush with sauce and turn every 4 minutes for about 12-15 minutes, kabobs will start to char and veggies will be tender.

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Orange Fever is (almost) over

Orange Fever is (almost) over

indahs: dive, travel & photography

FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil celebrated in the Netherlands in the form of the Orange Fever (Dutch: de oranjekoorts). It is mainly to support the Dutch National Football Team – sometimes being called as Oranje or The Flying Dutchmen.  A dear friend who has been living in the Netherlands longer than I do, has posted interesting articles on Orange Fever in the Netherlands each time the Dutch football team moves further to the next level of the competition: Chez Lorraine’s Orange Fever Part 1, Orange Fever Part 2, Orange Fever Part 3. Her posts are interesting to read, they are especially on the escalating orange fever whenever the Dutch Team won a match.

The orange fever is also celebrated in Rotterdam. Some houses are decorated with orange ornaments and Dutch flags to support the Dutch Team in the World Cup. Not only houses, the cars…

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It’s Okay to Remember

It’s Okay to Remember

Lorrie Bowden

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Peace.

Quiet Stillness.

Gray sky.

Slight wind.

Thoughts project to a time when life was harder.

A time when the path was lost.

When the leader was not evident.

I am happy that those days are gone.

Poof!

Disintegrated.

Melted away.

The truly worthless events they were.

Well – not exactly worthless.

It has all been a journey.

I am grateful for every last destination along the way.

A small raindrop.

No worry.

I am sitting under an umbrella.

The same umbrella that allowed me to weather every storm along the way.

Hurricanes,

Earthquakes,

Floods,

Beatings.

No pain.

I can turn off the switch that allows me to feel it.

Go ahead –

Hit me harder.

I won’t feel it.

Not now anyway.

Maybe later.

Maybe 30 years later.

What’s that?

You say maybe you would prefer not to remember?

It is okay.

It is time to remember.

All you…

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Vegan Zucchini Gratin -minimalistbaker.com

Vegan Zucchini Gratin -minimalistbaker.com

Amanda Greenthumb

Odds are if you aren’t growing zucchini you probably have a neighbor, friend, or family member that is pushing them on you, or leaving them on your door step (I am totally guilty of this).

This is one of my favourite ways to eat zucchini! Totally not my recipe so let’s thank minimalist baker for this one.

Here is the link for the recipe with pictures: http://minimalistbaker.com/vegan-zucchini-gratin/

VEGAN ZUCCHINI ASPARAGUS GRATIN
PREP TIME
20 mins
COOK TIME
30 mins
TOTAL TIME
50 mins
10-ingredient vegan, gluten free gratin loaded with zucchini, asparagus and onion. So easy, quick and delicious.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Recipe type: Entree / Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free
Serves: 4-6
INGREDIENTS
  • For the Gratin:
  • 2 medium zucchini squash, sliced in thin rounds (I used 1 zucchini, 1 yellow)
  • 1 small bundle asparagus
  • 1/2 yellow or white onion, cut into thin rings
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 3/4-1 cup vegan Parmesan…

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