12/1/16

Eggnog Fudge Recipe

Eggnog Fudge (A 5 Star Rating) 
If you like eggnog, you will love this eggnog fudge.  It's a favorite at our house.
Ingredients:
4 ½ cups sugar
12 oz. Eggnog (regular flavor is the best one to use)
3 cups mini marshmallows
18 oz. White chocolate chips
1 ½ sticks real butter, salted
1 ½ tsp. rum flavoring
¼ to ½ tsp. nutmeg
Directions:
Line a 9x13 dish with aluminum foil.
In a 6 quart saucepan, stir and bring to a rolling boil the sugar and eggnog. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium. Stir and cook for an additional 7-10 minutes or until softball stage. Make sure all sugar crystals are melted but don’t burn.
Take off heat and add the white chocolate chips, and the butter. Stir until melted. Add the rum flavoring and nutmeg. Stir until blended.
Pour into dish and chill at least 2 hours. Peel from aluminum and slice. Keep covered in refrigerator.
Egg Nog Fudge
EggNog Fudge

11/14/16

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Monsters Guide To Bedtime
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Monsters Guide To Bedtime is intended as a child's bedtime story but adults may find its humor entertaining as well. Sometimes at night in the dark, it can be very scary. There are things that many of us are afraid of such as monsters, bears, or tigers. If you know the rules about monsters, it may make bedtime less fearful. This book discusses the various monsters and how to interact with them. Dark and light play important roles in chasing scary monsters away. If I had known these rules when I was younger perhaps my fear of the dark and the creatures that hide in it, would have gone away.

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This is a darling bedtime story book for kids.  However, I believe many adults will be able to relate. 

Tigers, Bears and regular monsters often times frighten young ones when it's bedtime.  Did you know that they each have rules they have to follow?  "Tigers can only live under your bed...Typically, tigers don't reach up over the bottom or top edge of the bed....Tigers can only be seen at night when it is dark.  They disappear whenever the lights are turned on."  "Bears live in  your closet, not under your bed...Bears cannot leave the closet.  They can only reach with their long hairy arms to grab you as you walk, run, or fly by the closet....The head and body of the bears must stay inside the closet.  You will not see the face of the bear unless you look inside the closet in the dark...Turning the lights on will make bears disappear."  "A random monster can be hairy or not.  They are as scary as you want them to be...They can be friendly and helpful too, but that takes a really big imagination."
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Dealing with monsters requires masking tape and marking a border around your bed, keeping a flashlight close by, being quiet, and having food.  Did you know that, "Food can be a good distraction for random monsters, tigers, and bears. Mints are a good tiger food. Gingerbread cookies are a good distraction for random monsters.  Bears like chocolate candy bars." ..."Do you like candy bars, mints, or gingerbread cookies?"

After reading this book, kids will be ready to take on those monsters at bedtime.
"One never knew what lurked in the dark, outside, at night....My mind could conjure up the most frightening things.  Fortunately, imagined terrors don't come to fruition...or do they?  There would be no purpose in this book if there were no such thing as monsters.  Wouldn't you agree?"

Come learn the rules of the monsters, tigers and bears that lurk in the night.  Practice these rules with your kids, and help them have a night without nightmares of scary things at night.

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10/20/16

Zim's Max Crack Creme

How many of you are like me and keep searching for a great lotion for dry skin?  This is what has led to my lotion fetish.  I'm all about wanting to try the next new thing to see what will work best for me, more specifically, my feet.  I hate to wear socks, so during the spring through fall, my feet are bare. They toughen up and and can handle being bare.  What they can't take is sandals, shoes, and socks.

I do have one of those PedEgg Power gadgets which works great.  Love it!  I also have multiple sanding devices (aka foot files) to help keep the rough edges I get once something gets on my feet. Since I love working out in my yard, I really don't like to be barefoot.  Too many bee stings from my childhood days of doing that.  Even when I prep my feet with various lotions and creams, once something gets on them, they become rough.

Now having rough feet are necessarily that bad, after all, my feet aren't really that bad, I just make it out to be worse than it really is.  However, what I do notice is that once in bed on those satin sheets, my feet snag them to death.  I love my satin sheets, but I detest and almost can't sleep on them anymore due to the pilling caused by my feet.

Sooooo, like I mentioned, whenever I get the opportunity to try out a new lotion or cream, I'm all for it.  Zim's Max Crack Creme was founded over 60 years ago to help cement workers treat dry cracked hands and feet.  The base ingredients include arnica and aloe vera along with other herbs formulated to soften and moisture dry, cracked skin on hands, feet, elbows, and cuticles.



It's very simple to use.  Apply a small amount of Zim's Max Crack Creme on your dry and cracked skin a few times each day.  Within a few days your skin will feel amazing.

Zim's Max Creme comes in the Original Liquid Formula and a Creme Creamy Daytime Formula. Each are $6.99 each on www.zimsusa.com.  They offer a sundry of over-the-counter solutions using naturally-based herbal ingredients for pain relief, skin care, lip care, elder care and first aid.

My personal experience with Zim's has been very positive.  First of all, I do not apply during the day, as I don't like to leave foot prints from any lotions or creams applied on my feet to show up on my bamboo floors.  Therefore, I only apply at night.  I probably apply twice as much as is recommended, but my feet are dry and soak in all that creamy moisture goodness.


I have had a couple of rough spots on the balls of my feet that have been difficult to remove by "sanding" and this cream in just a weeks time has made a big difference.  My feet snag my sheets less each night.  That's the biggest mark I have to know this lotion works.  Throughout the day, I will apply the lotion to my hands, especially after doing dishes and working outside.  My hands feel so much better afterwords.  It's an instant relief, I don't have to wait for it to work, it works immediately.

If there was one thing I could change about this product, it would be to make it fragrant free.  Don't get me wrong.  I do like the fragrance, and my husband thinks it smells like lavender which he likes, but it does clash with my perfume.  That's the only thing I don't like about it.   The good part is that the smell from the lotion doesn't linger.  Within 30-45 minutes the fragrance has dissipated and my perfume isn't fighting to compete with an additional fragrance.


I highly recommend Zim's Max Crack Creme to those looking for the best solution to relieve dry cracked skin.

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