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OK, so now that I got your attention. Normally I read the comics in the morning and we won't go any further than that. This morning was slightly unusual in that I was busy putting together my installment of Links in the Active Rain Chain. With that said, I just read a comic, Pearls Before Swin...
Here's the deal or what may have actually been the deal! I have several acres of land listed for sale. An agent asked me to walk the property with her and her clients. No problem, while we were doing so it was talked about them possibly considering subdividing the property in the future. Thei...
This is amazing with all that's gone on within the mortgage industry. I was just going through some mail that I'd put aside and there was a letter in there from a lender on one of my rental properties. They wanted to offer to lower my monthly payment a little over $300. The rate was going from...
Today, being Thanksgiving, I wanted to give something back to the community. I've learned so much here and many of you have shared sites that I've felt have beneficial to myself. So, with that said...This is a list of many sites that I've found over the years and currently utilize for online pr...
What happened to good old fashioned common courtesy? Even if we are in a fast paced environment with so much so readily available, why should that have been the one simple thing to be thrown out - something that takes almost no time at all?The definition of courtesy according to the Random House...
I had to laugh when I read this comic this morning! But, there was another comic 'Mutts' which was about Thanksgiving with a simple Estonian proverb stating "Who does not thank for little, will not thank for much." You can't get any truer than that. HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!!
PECAN PIE1 cup Karo light or dark corn syrup3 eggs, slightly beaten1 cup sugar2 tbsp butter, melted1 tsp vanilla2¾ cups pecans1 - 9" unbaked or frozen deep dish pie crust Preheat oven to 350º F. In a medium bowl beat eggs slightly with fork. Add sugar, Karo corn syrup, butter and vanilla. Stir...
Now I know that many, especially in the South, will think this is sacrilege not baking a Cornbread in a cast-iron skillet, but...Marc's Cornbread1½ cups yellow cornmeal½ cup all-purpose flour1 tbsp sugar2 tsp double-acting baking powder1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt2 large eggs1½ cups buttermilk½ st...
Actually, this is one of my favorite things to bake. It's just so simple, easy & decadent. Marc's Cheesecake4 eggs1 cup sugar1 tbsp lemon juice4 8oz. pkgs cream cheese, softened2 cups sour cream1 tsp vanilla Butter a 9 or 10" springform pan. Dust completely with flour. Tap out excess flour. P...
Was going through a couple of my recipes, because I have to put something together for a gathering coming up. Thought I'd share a couple of my favorites. Marc's Macaroni & Cheese6 tbsp unsalted butter + some for a prepared baking dish5½ cups milk½ cup flour2 tsp salt¼ tsp ground white pepper¼ ...