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The Travel Year In Review, A Podcast

The Travel Year In Review, a perfect topic for a podcast.   Show Notes Recorded at the home office 2017 the year in review 2018 Travel strategy Plane Drinking. Travel for the year is done, with possibly a last minute trip to Georgia after Christmas. I try to stay out of ... Read More »

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Apricot Curry Cheese Dip

Apricot Curry Cheese Dip is a spin on a Layered Chutney Cheese Spread, an appetizer you will find in community cookbooks from coast to coast. The layered version has long been a go-to potluck starter. But mashing up the elements intrigued me. Instead of chutney, I used apricot preserves. The ... Read More »

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Morning Mix recipe: Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary-Pepper Butter

Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary-Pepper Butter is my Morning Mix recipe of the week. I found it at tasteofthesouthmagazine.com. The recipe creates an impressive holiday entrée. Look for more recipes curated exclusively for WOMX Mix 105.1 at the station’s website. Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary-Pepper Butter Yield: 8 to 10 servings 1 ... Read More »

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Apricot Walnut Bars

Apricot Walnut Bars have a wonderful, light crackle on the top and the insides are soft and sweet. These are my favorite non-chocolate dessert ever and a must for the holidays. I think I have saved the best for last in this holiday series of 12 great bars that go ... Read More »

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Gossamer threads

Thirty two years ago, I was sitting in a women’s clothing store in Hong Kong while Sally shopped. I was in the Navy and we were stationed in Okinawa. This was the first of three trips to Hong Kong during my overseas tour. I struck up a conversation with a ... Read More »

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The BMW i8 Is A Marvel Of Engineering & Design

The term “exotic” isn’t used lightly in the automotive world. But that is the best way to describe the BMW i8. When it first came out in 2014, it appeared to be a car sent from the future, and it still does today. Its unique design, complete with a flying buttress, ... Read More »

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Cocoa Wheat Germ and Walnut Bars

Cocoa Wheat Germ and Walnut Bars are thin treats bursting with flavor. You can substitute pecans for walnuts if desired. Be sure to use a good-quality cocoa powder for best flavor. I used Ghirardelli for this recipe. For the frosting, add the milk a tablespoon at a time. I like ... Read More »

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge was my mother’s signature treat and she always made it for special occasions. And peanut butter fudge is still is my sister’s favorite family recipe. It is such an easy go-to for gifts from the kitchen, treats for Santa, or just a sweet indulgence you give yourself. ... Read More »

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December Crazy Travel Roundup, Part 1

As expected the December Crazy Travel Roundup started out with a bang. So much so, that we’re going to break it up into two installments. Marriott Hotels is coming clean about its latest innovation quest – helping guests capture their moments of inspiration in the shower. Who hasn’t come up with ... Read More »

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