I don't mind the jury duty summons because it one's civic duty to serve, but I do mind the early morning wake-up alarm and the long wait until you find out if you are assigned to a court case. I plan on taking a book, crossword puzzles....and snacks to make the wait time tolerable.
Whether you're at the game or cheering from home, kick off your tailgating party with our first-string collection of snacks, spreads, and dips. For starters, scoop up this hearty sausage dip and keep it warm at the tailgate party in an insulated casserole dish carrier.
1 pound ground hot pork sausage
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomato and green chiles
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1. Cook sausage in a large skillet, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well.
2. Drain diced tomato and green chiles, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. 3. Stir together sausage, diced tomato and green chiles, reserved liquid, and cream cheese. Spoon into a lightly greased 1-quart baking dish; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with corn chips.
Today, I'm starting back on my blog. I recently had a double mastectomy and am on my way back to normal day-to-day living. I do have one remaining surgery to finish the reconstruction. I was delighted to hear one of my favorite fruits also helps to whiten one's teeth. Dual functions - nourishment and dental hygiene rolled into one!
According to Redbook:
They may be bright red, but malic acid, a chief component of this summery fruit, acts as a natural astringent to remove surface tooth discoloration, says Dr. Irwin Smigel, president of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics. Fresh, juicy strawberries taste great in any meal—salads, desserts, cereal—and are widely available at farmers markets this time of year, so getting your daily dose is both simple and delicious.
The grandkids had a great time at the Dallas Arboretum yesterday with their friends. It is such a lovely place in which to see the spring bulbs in full bloom and has lots of play areas for the kids. It is currently working on another children's addition that should be open in a few months.