I Like It When Bloggers Return

I have written about when bloggers go away on this blog and how sad it is. Now I would like to say how cool it is to see bloggers you haven’t seen in awhile come back to regular posting. The blogosphere is better with all of us. To all of you who are back to blogging I salute you!

Keep On Blogging good people.

Holiday Shrimp Spread

This is tasty, savory and easy to prepare. Good for crackers among other things. It’s great for holidays and other special occasions.

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  • 2 4.5 oz cans baby shrimp
  • 8 oz Neufchatel (lowfat cream) cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder or paste)
  • 1/2 tsp Old Bay or your favorite seasoning for seafood
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives, minced fine (optional)

Stir all ingredients together until well blended. Spoon into container(s), cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with semi-sturdy crackers like Ritz, Town House, or Triscuit. (You can substitute 1/4 of cocktail sauce for the ketchup and horseradish if you have it.)

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I “adopted and adapted” this recipe from a former coworker, and it has become one of my holiday party staples. I have two pretty Christmas bowls with lids that I use; I can make the spread beforehand and keep it in the refrigerator until party day. I serve it with the Ritz crackers that are shaped like snowflakes. (Of…

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Positive Blogging About Me

I am going to start blogging about myself in a positive light. This comes as a recommendation from a valued friend. How can I go about it without sounding narcissistic or full of myself. Typically I tend to be self deprecating and I come across as not liking myself too much. Feedback and support are encouraged and appreciated. Thanks for the understanding.

Twelfth Night Party

Tonight we had some friends from our former church over for a Twelfth Night Party. It is a celebration to teach the significance of the Epiphany which is the conclusion of the Christmas season. This was a night of fun where we had food, did a play of sorts and exchanged gifts in the spirit of a “dirty Santa” way. This is something we do each year and its a great time to get together with friends.

Where has the time gone? It’s all hard to believe

Wasn’t it like Halloween yesterday or something. Christmas came quick. Now it’s 2016, that came at us fast. Where in the heck did time go? Wobbly wobbly, timey wimey I suppose. Next thing you know it will be Lent and Easter.