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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

I have the day off, yay. It couldn't come soon enough either, I have got to clean up my kitchen. I've been way lazy!!! I have a great quote today for ya'll so you'll actually be getting TWO of them.

Ultimate Quote of the day:

"Whatever you give a woman, she will make greater. If you give her sperm, she'll give you a baby. If you give her a house, she'll give you a home. If you give her groceries, she'll give you a meal. If you give her a smile, she'll give you her heart. She multiplies and enlarges what is given to her. So, if you give her any crap, be ready to receive a ton of shit."

He he ... if that isn't true ladies and gents, I don't know what is!

Let the parade roll on ...



ஜ~§Quote of the Day§~ஜ


Honor lies in honest toil.
Grover Cleveland

ஜ~§The Question Of The Day§~ஜ


Describe your morning routine.

Oh my ... because I don't go to work until the afternoon, my morning routine is pretty slow and easy. Unless I've stayed up till the early morning dawn hours, I usually just let myself wake up whenever. That tends to be around 11am. I'll have myself a little breakfast, cheese and toast, a hard boiled egg, or a bit of cottage cheese. Yumm-oh. Then, I'll watch any programs that I may have missed the other night. (speaking of which, Heroes is getting really freaking awesome!!) Then I'll take a shower and pop back into my bathrobe. While my hair dries, I'll put together my blog, get online and chat, put on my face (I never leave the house without my eyebrows at the very least). Then, I get dressed, pack my lunch up, and head out to work.

There ya go ... a morning in the life of Surry. I keep telling ya'll my life is dead dull!

ஜ~§The Word Of The Day§~ஜ


Lachrymose

PRONUNCIATION:
(LAK-ruh-mos)

MEANING:
adjective: 1. Tearful. 2. Relating to or inducing tears.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin lacrima (tear).

USAGE:
"The lachrymose John Terry then delivered himself of a self-serving open letter to the fans a few days later. ... He wasn't ashamed to admit he had cried and that Wednesday night would haunt him forever."


ஜ~§What I'm Reading§~ஜ


Opposites Attract and Jewels of the Sun.

ஜ~§What I'm Watching§~ஜ


Tonight is: Leverage, which is the season finale, and promises to be fantastic! There's nothing else on but basketball and Obama. UGH! I wish the Pres would quit his yakkin and get down to biz already. FOH SHIZZLE!

ஜ~§Poem Of The Day§~ஜ


Rain

The rain is raining all around,
It falls on field and tree,
It rains on the umbrellas here,
And on the ships at sea.

Robert Louis Stevenson


ஜ~§Recipe of the Day§~ஜ


Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers from Simply Recipes






Ingredients:
1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked white rice (starting from about 3/4 to 1 cup raw white rice)
4 to 6 bell peppers (red, yellow, or green), use 4 large, or 6 medium sized
1 to 1 1/4 lb of ground beef (ground chuck, 16% fat)
6 large fresh basil leaves, chopped (or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil)
1/2 teaspoon dry summer savory
1/2 teaspoon ground marjoram (or 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped)
(Can substitute herbs with other herbs such as an Italian herb mix)
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
Paprika

Preparation:
1 If you haven't already made the rice, start cooking the rice following the package instructions (usually 1 cup of raw white rice plus 1 1/2 cups of water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, bring to boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes.)

2 Cut the tops off of the bell peppers. Remove and discard (compost) the stem and seeds. Place bell peppers cut side up on a steaming rack over an inch of water in a large covered pot. Bring to boil, let steam for 10 minutes.

3 Heat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl mix together the ground beef, basil, summer savory, marjoram, salt, several turns of black pepper, and rice.

4 Remove bell peppers from steamer pan. Place cut side up in a pyrex or other oven-proof casserole. Gently stuff the peppers with the ground beef rice mixture. Drizzle olive oil over the stuffed peppers, along the outside of the peppers, and into the pan. Rub the oil over the outside of the peppers; it will help with browning. Sprinkle the tops generously with paprika.

5 Place on middle rack and cook for 25-30 minutes, until meat is cooked through.

Serves 4 to 6. Serve with ketchup.


Brightest Blessings,
~S~


8 Things people say ...:

Lacey said...

Haha, that quote is priceless!

CaJoh said...

I just love how you have these little diddys for every post.

Way cool!

♥ Kathy said...

VERY true opening quote :D

Hmm morning routine eh? K, here goes:

Sit up
Drag myself to the living room
Sit some more
Get up to make coffee
Run to the bathroom because the running water reminded me it was yesterday since I visited the bathroom
Head back to the living room
Drink some coffee while staring at the TV
Remember I have a zoo
Get up and feed all the animals
Computer time! (my favorite)
Then I usually stay at the computer until it's almost afternoon lol and you thought YOUR life was boring! Ha! I beat ya :) Have a great day off hun! Don't spend the whole thing cleaning though...that would be a waste ♥

Sassy Britches said...

Yes, eyebrows are a must. But, you can't see, smell, or taste out of them, so I hope you don't forget the rest of your features.

Captain Dumbass said...

That quote was great. I'm not sharing it with my wife though.

SweetPeaSurry said...

lol Sassy, the other features are naturally prominent. Since my hair has darkened significantly from my original toe headed features of birth, I've had to start pencilling in my brows, they never did darken, so weird light brows and dark hair.

The Cherry Blog said...

I just found your blog - love it! and enjoyed your first quote today - amen sister!! lol xx

Small Footprints said...

Your posts are always so interesting!

That recipe looks fabulous! I'm vegetarian but I think it would work without the meat! Thanks for sharing it!

Small Footprints
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