Category Archives: Recipes

Amber-What Is It?

Amber is a great ingredient in many perfumes. It’s very feminine, almost foody, very smooth, not quite vanilla, will beautify just about any blend in a deep honey-like way. A lot of people think it is liquefied amber (the semi-precious … Continue reading

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Sports Drinks

When I work out hard I get very thirsty, that is normal. To slake my thirst I used to buy all kinds of sports drinks, the diet variety. Unfortunately something always went wrong somewhere along the line. First, a green … Continue reading

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The New Crepe Place In My Neighborhood-Buona Terra

Buona Terra is the brand new crepe and gelato place in my ‘hood. A small, clean, white interior looking like just about every other food boutique you have ever seen. They are specialized and very friendly to boot. If you … Continue reading

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Lip Scrub

I have suffered with chapped lips ever since I was born! They are dry and all I could do was put more grease on them and that was that. Recently, they had really gone into high gear, even my best … Continue reading

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Recipe Du Jour—Wonderful Nut Butter

I do this with peanuts, but you can do it with any shelled and skinned nuts you like. Dump the nuts into a food processor and process until they are the consistency you like for nut butter. So, I am using peanuts, … Continue reading

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A Fabulous Low Calorie Vegetable!

Tonight my husband said a most uncharacteristic thing,”How about cauliflower? On the grill!” Well, I had never had grilled cauliflower and so I took up the challenge with gusto. I have to say it was DELICIOUS! So, I highly recommend that you … Continue reading

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Xmas Crap–My Meanspirited Xmas Essay Part II

Ever wonder what unscrupulous people do with old peanuts which have been lying around a warehouse in Manilla for about 5 years? They make them into some repulsive coated-nut “treat”. They also do this with past-prime: hazel-nuts, cashews, and almonds … Continue reading

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My Pants Smell SO Good! Unfortunately!

I woke up this morning, showered and put on my blue jeans as usual. However, as I was wiggling into my top I noticed this wonderful smell. Since I am a perfumer, this arrested me and I had to find … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Kohl

I found a very good website about how to make your own kohl. I would like to try it. I did this last year but I don’t think I did it quite right. This shows you how. It does take … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Organization For You Grill Lovers

When I got my grill, I wanted to keep all of the gear in one spot so I would not be running around trying to find bits. I saw that there were vents at the back of the grill and … Continue reading

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