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Blame it on the paper bag ....

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It all started harmlessly, why not try to make it easier to cook dinner?

I polled my Facebook friends about their ideas regarding those fresh food delivery places. I settled on one and placed my order, excited to not have to think about what to make for dinner. Hooray!

The box arrived on Monday and I unpacked the cute brown grocery bags all neatly labeled with the recipe ingredients inside. It was something I'd envision Rachel Ray or some other famous chef doing to their foods they stored in their fridges.

I pulled out the mustard and maple glazed pork ingredients. There were gnarled-looking Fingerling potatoes in the bottom of the bag. I was ready to do some prepping as I gathered my Mack truck-sized cutting board and what I hoped was the veggie knife. How clever I thought I was when I put aluminum foil on the bottom of the baking pan. Au Contraire!

It will come back to haunt me in a bit.

I tossed the potatoes in the olive oil completely forgetting any high school Chemistry less…

Happy 2018 fellow book lovers!

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Happy New Year! I wanted to share one of my favorite things to do ... read. If you have a chance to read Amanda Barratt'a new book I would highly recommend it.

I wanted to give you an idea of what it'a about so my review is below.

Author Amanda Barratt writes a beautiful story about a young lady named Adele Linley, who comes from a well-heeled family that is barely able to make ends meet. She seeks to find a wealthy husband in America who can help her family and save her ancestral home in England. Through a series of events she meets a funambulist, a tightrope walker, Drew Dawson and a rich gentleman Franklin Conway. Both of whom intrigue her for opposite reasons.
As Adele distrusts some persons due to certain events in her past she finds it hard to open her heart to both a blossoming friendship and new found faith. Yet she's willing to risk herself to find what she wants, will it be with Drew or Frankln?
This book is a fast read, it is evident that many hours of research we…