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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentines day

Happy Valentines day
Quote By~Author unknown
Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.
My heart to you is given:Oh, do give yours to me;We'll lock them up together,And throw away the key.~Frederick Saunders

Where did Cupid come from and why is he associated with Valentine's Day.
Cupid has long played a role in the celebrations of love and lovers. He is known as a mischievous, winged child, whose arrows who would pierce the hearts of his victims causing them to fall deeply in love. In ancient Greece he was known as Eros the young son of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. To the Roman's he was Cupid, and his mother Venus .

Protect your pet If your cat’s or dog’s paw pads are cracked and dry, rub a little petroleum jelly on them to soothe the discomfort.
Wipe away water marks Dab with petroleum jelly and let sit for 24 hours. Wipe off the excess and polish furniture as usual.
Loosen up outdoor lightbulbs Dirt and dust can cause outdoor bulbs to stick. Rub a little petroleum jelly on the threads of the bulb before you screw it in and it won’t stick in the future.
Sideline a squirrel Coat the pole of a bird feeder—squirrels won’t be able to get at the food.
Neaten your nail job Dab it on the skin around nails before polishing. If you make a mistake, the polish will easily
Apples-n-Cinnamon Fritters
2/3 cup flour 3 pkt. CREAM OF WHEAT Apples-n-Cinnamon Instant Hot Cereal
1 Tbsp. sugar
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
2 eggs, separated
2/3 cup milk
1 Tbsp. oil Oil, for frying
MIX flour, cereal, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl; set aside. Beat egg yolks, milk and 1 Tbsp. oil with wire whisk until well blended. Add to flour mixture; stir until well blended. Let stand 10 min.

MEANWHILE, heat 1-1/2 inches oil in heavy saucepan or electric skillet to 375°F. BEAT egg whites on high speed with electric mixer until stiff peaks form; gently stir into batter. Drop by teaspoonfuls into hot oil; cook 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Cool completely. Makes 11 servings, about 2 fritters each.

How to Separate Eggs: Pull apart cracked egg with thumb. Pour contents of egg from one half of shell to other, allowing egg white to run into bowl.

Jazz It Up: Dust fritters with powdered sugar just before serving.

Enjoy your day!


Loralynn said...

Thanks for all the pincushion links! Love 'em!

Faye said...

the recipe sounds so yummy! I love cinnamon.

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving the sweet message, Ginger. Happy Valentine's Day.

All the info on Valentine's Day is interesting and most of it was new to me. Love your incredible blog.

Anonymous said...

Happy Valentines day Ginger! May it and the next year be full of love :))

pes: I loved what your card said :)

Anonymous said...

thanks calif.. for ur comment,i m jst a starter to blogger world.. n that was really very sweet of u to take tym to read my blog..

Femmy said...

happy valentines day to you too!!!

Anonymous said...

hey mrs.california,why have u put ur name as ginger??? or is dat truelly ginger???

Anonymous said...

hey mrs.california,why have u put ur name as ginger??? or is dat truelly ginger???

Lisa & Gerald said...

Happy Valentine's Day Ginger!

Gingerbread said...

Happy Valentines Ginger, thanks for the links. Julie.C