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Lettuce Fruit Salad using Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette (Makes 2 to 4 servings)


  • Iceberg Lettuce
  • Fresh Spinach
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Fat Free Cottage Cheese
  • Golding Farms Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette
  • Sunflower Seeds


Mix the lettuce and spinach together. Top with the oranges, blueberries, and strawberries. Top the fruit with a half cup of fat free cottage cheese - and then top all of that with our unique and wonderful fat free Raspberry Walnut vinaigrette. Sprinkle sunflower seeds on top.

(Sent to us by Elaine Hurley)

Daisy staring at my husband cooking dinner like an alien just landed! LOL

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

In honor of my comic book nerd husband, who by the way, does the dishes.

Do the dishes, Flash. Super Antics

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To all the teachers out there, especially the ones I know and love

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A cute little Christmas song I found on YouTube.  The third verse gets a little chuckle.

Trying to change the color of his nose the old fashion way.

Trying to change the color of his nose the old fashion way.


Alec Baldwin having Words with Flight Attendents.

OMG - do you think Alec will have a music video made like the guys who had their guitars broken by United?  I’d love to see that.

“Remember, if Christmas isn’t found in your heart, you won’t find it under the tree!”

—   Charlotte Carpenter

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”

—   Dr. Seuss

“And no, we don’t know where it will lead. We just know there’s something much bigger than any of us here.”

—   Steve Jobs

Could Apprenticeships Replace College Degrees?


With college costs skyrocketing and the number of jobs for new grads on the decline, it’s no wonder that students are questioning whether a degree is worth the investment. But given that the jobs of the future are projected to require some form of post-secondary education, a key question is how to provide academic knowledge and industry-specific training that will prepare students for the future. The answer might come from a throwback to the Middle Ages: apprenticeships.

» via GOOD via infoneer-pulse:

“It’s not democracy, it’s Digiorno.”

—   Jon Stewart, on Congress’ recent decision to declare frozen pizza a vegetable in public school cafeterias (via natteringnabobs)

(via barackobama)