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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Bonus to Ordering Cheesecake on the Internet

Food is something that many different people are interested in, and it is also something that people work really hard to learn. There are even those who decide that they should go to school in order to learn all of these kinds of skills. It is not the easiest thing in the world to learn, but for those who are willing to work hard and be dedicated to it, it is something that you can become good at. There are those who want to make these kinds of things on their own, and there are also those who would rather order cheesecake online.

There are definitely some benefits to deciding to order cheesecake online, such as the fact that you don't have to make the dessert on your own, but someone else can make it for you, and that leaves you in a better position as far as time goes. These kinds of desserts can be tricky to make, and there are also a lot of different things that can go wrong when you are making these kinds of things. There is always the chance of burning things or of making them dry and tasteless. This is one of the reasons that baking is considered to be a science. Everything must be measured out correctly in order for them to be made correctly.

One of the other good things about ordering this kind of food online is that you can order it ahead of time. This allows you to get the product while it is fresh, and it also allows you to order any of these products, no matter what time of the year that it happens to be. This makes the online option great for holidays, anniversaries, birthdays, or for anyone who likes food or desserts in general.

Desserts are something that will always have a cult following, and there will always be those who are going to try the best way that they can in order to make them. There are all kinds of different places that can teach you the best ways to make these kinds of items, and there are just as many places where people are able to order the kinds of things that they want to eat. When it comes to eating these kinds of items, it is important to make sure that you are not overindulging yourself. Overeating on these kinds of rich foods is something that has the ability to cause weight gain, and it also has the ability to cause other illnesses such as diabetes. This is one of the reasons why moderation is important.

Whether you decide to order these kinds of items through the internet, or you decide to make them yourself, it is important to have something that you can enjoy in a healthy way. These kinds of foods have a negative connotation within our society, however, if you choose to make these kinds of things yourself, there are ways that you can make the things that you like, and still enjoy them.

Author Interviews

I have several cool author interviews on my writing blog at tamiparrington .com Please check them out. I'll have several more added in the days to come, so keep checking back.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

A Really Good Cigar

My husband swears by them... he loves a really good cigar. He isn't a cigarette smoker, but he will light up a cigar after dinner, or sometimes just to relax after work. He prefers alec bradley cigars There are many different selections and assortments in alec bradley cigars and that's part of the appeal. However, it's the brand he really trusts for a uniformity every time he buys them. His favorite is probably the Sun Grown Robusto. I like the aroma of that one too.

Weather Woes

Well, it isn't summer yet, but we have definitely jumped right into summer weather. From a balmy 60s and 70s, we have skipped right into the 90s. No 80s, no high 70s. Right into hotter than the sun. I am not complaining too much. I like heat in general, and much prefer it to cold, but it would have been nice to have a spring.

Guitar Sounds Like No Other

Have you ever wondered how guitarists made those really interesting "bendy" notes or wailed away? I used to play guitar when I was younger, and they had the same kind of things then. They were called "wah wah pedals"--at least affectionately. Now, though, the technology is far more advanced. You can do much more than just make bendy notes. You can make a whole new sound with "screamers." These really are just that. You can use a screamer to create all of the interesting sounds, and even adjust volume controls and other levels to get the perfect sound from your guitar.

New Video New Release

Here's the follow up video to the last one I posted. This is for the second book in the series that will be released in the fall.

Fine Furniture and Redecorating

I was telling some friends just the other day that I really like chaise style couches. I want to add that to the decor in my living room. First, however, I want to paint and get new drapes and really start from scratch. Now that the kids are grown I would love to add really elegant furniture. Horchow creates some of the most visually stunning pieces, and they even have a beautiful chaise that would fit perfectly into my favorite "earth tones" color scheme.
There are lots of others, but that one really struck me when I saw it. When a piece of furniture resonates with you, you know that is the right piece for your home. I loved the huge 4-poster bed they have too, but one room at a time!

Website and Video

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Thursday, May 03, 2012

Playing with Fire

I really miss the fireplace I had in my last house. There's no place to make a real one here in the new house, but there's plenty of room to put an electric one. Actually I can think of several places I could put one. I could put one on the back wall in the living room, in the nook in the bedroom, and maybe even one on the enclosed patio. That's one of the really cool things about electric fireplaces, you can put them anywhere, and you don't have to worry about access, chimneys and best of all, you never have to clean them. That was the one thing I hated about the wood fireplace I had at the other house. You had to clean that thing, and it was a dirty, messy job. Soot always got everywhere no matter how hard you tried to keep it tidy. Once a year I had to have a chimney sweep guy come and make sure the chimney was clean and safe to prevent fires. None of that is necessary with an electric fireplace.

Metal Building

steel shop buildings make great outbuildings. When we decided to build a new barn on our rural property, I really wanted a wood, old-fashioned one. They always seemed so warm, friendly and inviting, but you know what? They are also hard to take care of, decay quickly, and sometimes even dangerous. We finally decided on a metal building and it looks as new today as it did 10 years ago when we had it built. It will continue to look great for many years to come and we never have to do a thing to it to keep it that way. There's a lot to be said for metal. If we decide to get a new garage on the urban property we live at, I'm pretty sure metal will be the way we go then too.

Tired, but Feeling Better Now That Spring is Showing Up

Spring has finally decided to come back. After that brief tease in March where we had record temperatures and summer-like weather, it dove back into the cellar temperature wise for all of April. Finally, it seemed like the minute May came around, so did the nicer weather. It's warm and breezy today, and all the windows are open! It's amazing how good that can make you feel. I've been working overtime lately, and the weather and the work had me dragging my feet and always feeling tired. The good weather makes it easier to work hard without feeling drained.