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Annie

South Lebanon, Ohio
Hello,   I am a simple, sweet, mid-western, gifted, multi-tasking, barefoot, country girl, named Annie, working, writing, balancing life, single parenting, managing two cats, one teen son and Epilepsy all at the same time while being a Starbucks addict, runner, and cyclist, who loves... Full Bio
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Artichoke Dip by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Beat 4 oz cream cheese until fluffy, stir in 1 count (16 oz) onion dip, 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts (drained, chopped), 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, 1 scallion (chopped), 1/2 ... Read on »
Royal Flush Martini by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Shake 2 oz whiskey, such as Jack Daniels, 1 oz pink grapefruit juice and 1/2 oz raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord, in martini shaker filled with ice. Strain into martini g ... Read on »
Find more counter space by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Does it seem you never have enough space to work in your kitchen? Yes, yes, and yes! For a quick fix, open a top drawer and lay a cookie sheet or cutting board on top. ... Read on »
Quiet a noisy door by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is no need to call a repairman to fix a squeaky door. Just put a little petroleum jelly on your hands and rub it into the hinges on both sides. Move the door back and ... Read on »
Bug-proof houseplants by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living To discourage pests from preying on plants, steep 2 tbs lemon peel in 4 cups boiling water. Strain the mixture, let cool and spray on leaves. The citrus oil from the lemons ... Read on »
Revive Metal Kitchen Gadgets by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Dishwasher detergents can leave a powdery residue on aluminum kitchen tools like garlic presses and potato ricers. To get it off, immerse them in a dishpan filled with 4 cup ... Read on »
Clean windows by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is no need to waste paper towels. If you happen to have some paper bags lying around the home, just cut paper bags into squares and use with white vinegar to give your ... Read on »
Line your shelves by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living To protect your cabinet shelves from stains and spills just cut brown paper bags to size and tape in place. This works! I have done it. :) Read on »
Remove dust from faux flowers by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You can freshen up your blooms by placing them in a paper bag with 1/4 cup salt. Close up the bag and give it a few shakes - the salt is supposed to loosen and remove the du ... Read on »
Remove wax from cotton by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oops, a candle dripped on your pants! Oh my what do I do? Well you can remove it fast by laying a paper bag over the spot and gently ironing over the bag on the warm setting ... Read on »
Windshield Snow Helper by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You can save yourself from having to scrape away ice and snow on your windshield. Simply rip a large paper bag in half and place on the windshield under the wipers. After sn ... Read on »
Keep onions from sprouting by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Onions can stay fresh for two to three months! The secret to this is by removing them from the plastic bag and store in a paper bag on the bottom shelf of your refrigerator. ... Read on »
Your dreams are too important to ignore by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It is easy to postpone what matters most to us and put other people's needs first. It's easy to get distracted from our deepest desires by our daily to-do lists. But the bes ... Read on »
Mint Chocolate Chip Hot Cocoa by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In pot, combine: 3 cups milk 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 14 chocolate mint candies 1 tbs sugar 1/2 tsp corn ... Read on »
Blue Idealist by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you: Tend to empathize easily with others Are very sensitive and lead with your emotions Love helping and working with people You are often referred to ... Read on »
Gold Guardian by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you: Strongly believe in putting down roots Honoring family traditions Stand up for your loved ones  Stand for your ideas Greatest strength - your ap ... Read on »
Green Rational by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you: Like to analyze and problem solve Are an avid reader Are a knowledge-seeker Ultra-logical Love a good puzzle Greatest strength - curiosity ... Read on »
Orange Artisan by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you are a person that: Loves hands-on tasks from knitting to taking photographs Are extremely action-oriented Bore easily Very spontaneous Greate ... Read on »
Making a good impression by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First impressions can be very complicated than what one might imagine. We all have basic survival instincts which helps us to make immediate judgments based on body language ... Read on »
Partial Gran Mal by Annie Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Earlier this week on Monday, I awoke around 3:00 AM shaking and the next thing I was on the floor. Partial gran-mal. I managed to get up, hurt my neck, shoulders and back, j ... Read on »