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Smothered Chicken Casserole

Smothered Chicken Casserole is my Morning Mix recipe of the week. The dish from BettyCrocker.com is just the kind of comfort food you might need on a day when the world seems upside down. You can try different vegetables, such as cut green beans, corn, or thawed and drained frozen ... Read More »

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Counting my valentine blessings

It’s here again. As much controversy as there is about this holiday, I just can’t help myself. I love it. I spent too many years not loving it and I’m back on Cupid’s love wagon. Not that I don’t have to remind myself a lot that I have so much ... Read More »

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Mojo Beef Kabobs

Mojo Beef Kabobs is a great choice for Valentine’s Day. Lean boneless top sirloin steak is a versatile cut that yields juicy results when cooked to optimum temperature. The recipe is from BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com, a website with lots of grocery shopping tips and kitchen-tested recipes. Served with warm couscous or quinoa ... Read More »

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Surviving Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Dear Michelle Valentine, I dread Valentine’s Day! I dread everything about it! I start dreading Valentine’s Day in January, when all the stores are already putting out greeting cards with cute teddy bears, red hearts, pictures of couples in love. I cringe when I see heart balloons, and worst of ... Read More »

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8 Hours on Romantic Santa Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island is a great getaway, only 22 miles away from the mainland in California, USA. It is part of the Los Angeles county, and Avalon. There is not one traffic light on the island! Bring good walking shoes, sunscreen, and fashionable shades. Got 8 hours? Here are fun ... Read More »

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Will a ban list for guns really change anything?

Last year, the US military has started a list of more than 4,000 people who have been dishonorably discharged from the military and banned from having guns. “Good people will turn in their guns and bad people will keep them.” Someone said this to me years ago when I attended a ... Read More »

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What’s Going On With TSA And The Orlando Airport?

I relocated to Orlando roughly 20 months ago. In that time I’ve flown in or out of Orlando International Airport (MCO) over sixty times. Last week Orlando International was named the busiest airport in Florida. Last year MCO handled forty-four million passengers and generated $31 billion annually in revenue for the regional ... Read More »

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