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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Fall weekend

What ever you do have a great fall weekend.

Quote by~Thich Nhat Hanh
Hope is important because it can make the present
moment less difficult to bear.
If we believe that tomorrow
will be better,we can bear a hardship today.


Giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can.

Frederic Chopin, the composer and pianist, wore a beard on only one side of his face. "It does not matter," he explained. "My audience sees only my right side."

During Abraham Lincoln's campaign for the presidency, a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat named Valentine Tapley from Pike County, Missouri, swore that he would never shave again if Abe were elected. Tapley kept his word and his chin whiskers went unshorn from November 1860 until he died in 1910, attaining a length of twelve feet six inches.

British medical journal, has determined that bird-watching may be hazardous to your health. The magazine, in fact, has officially designated bird-watching a "hazardous hobby," after documenting the death of a weekend bird-watcher who became so immersed in his subject that he grew oblivious to his surroundings and consequently was eaten by a crocodile.
Free sample: Crest White Expressions.

Use an ice cream scoop to scoop seeds out of squash or pumpkin
Place nuts in old ,clean sock then break.

Pumpkin cookies
2 cups flour

1 cup quick oats

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup margarine or butter softened

1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar (dark or light)

1 cup of sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup Libby's Solid Pack Pumpkin

1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips or M&M's candies

1 cup raisins

1 cup nuts (any kind)

Preheat Oven to 350° F. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Cream butter, gradually add sugars, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Alternate additions of dry ingredients and pumpkin, mixing well after each addition. Stir in morsels. For each cookie, drop 1/4 cup dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet; spread into shape using a thing metal spatula. Bake at 20 to 25 minutes until cookies are firm and lightly browned.


Aino said...

Beautiful picture.

Anonymous said...

Such a great blog. Gorgeous pic and background.Thanks for the pumpkin cookie recipe.Im thinking about making them real soon.~~becky

HDMac said...

I love that picture......'

Happy fall to you! It is rainy and blustery here... suppose to be stormy!