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Daily Prompt: Food Good For The Soul


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Daily Prompt: Food for the Soul (and the Stomach)

by michelle w. on November 11, 2013

Tell us about your favorite meal, either to eat or to prepare.
Does it just taste great, or does it have other associations?

Photographers, artists, poets: show us FOOD.

In our home I cook from scratch for almost every meal that we have.
I use corn free products and shop at our local Korean Market to purchase items such as Rice Flour or Potato Starch, Rice Starch and Panko.

My Italian Bread Crumbs have to start with the Panko and then add my own Italian Spices.
Some we actually grow on our window sill in Winter months.

Our treat is when we can make a meal with guests visiting and then make a video while making the meal.

It not only creates a memory that will last, inspires our creative juices and makes the meal more interesting.

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To have fun, and enjoy a nutritious meal with friends…

Who could ask for anything more.

Special shout out to our Veterans today and their Spouses… Thank you for your service to our Country!

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Here are a few other inspirational ideas from Daily Prompt Writers:

  1. Daily Prompt: Food for the Soul (and the Stomach) | Awl and Scribe
  2. Food for the Soul (and the Stomach) | Geek Ergo Sum
  3. Daily Prompt: Food for the Soul (and the Stomach) | Under the Monkey Tree
  4. How to make an omelette, for Dummies- Daily Prompt | The Rider
  5. My Heart and Soul… | Haiku By Ku
  6. Everyone Loves Waffles | It’s a wonderful F’N life
  7. The Feel of Taste | Barefoot on Rainy Days
  8. ‘If music be the food of love, play on!’ | alienorajt
  9. Spaghetti and a silent prayer | paperdollsletter
  10. Food for the Soul | Finale to an Entrance
  11. My Favourite Meal | Bizzimummy’s World
  12. Top Ten Specials | vicbriggs’s blog
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We appreciate your comments and questions

Tammye Honey


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Daily Prompt: Life Is Intense


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Daily Prompt: Intense!

 

Describe the last time you were surprised by the intensity of a feeling you had about something,
or were surprised at how strongly you reacted to something you thought wouldn’t be a big deal.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us INTENSE.

When I broke my two fingers on my left hand in June, at first I thought it was not going to be a big deal since I write with my right hand.

As the time progressed, I found myself unable to do so many things that I was not aware that I had performed with my left hand,
until I actually went to do them.

This fact began to terrify me.  I was not used to dropping items.  To have to stop from doing things that I love such as type (blog) or even to crochet.

To do the dishes was a total nightmare.  It is a good thing that we had a steady stream of Tupperware and Corelle Ware dishes.
If I had a quarter for every one that I dropped then I could take a nice vacation in Costa Rica.

The pain was incredible and it still is.  The therapy was intense and really helped until I reached a point that the therapy came to a dead halt.
This is as good as it gets.
With my hubby coming upon his surgery and my recent problems with my thyroid having a growth I am a little overwhelmed at times.

I just take a deep breath, say a little prayer and put on my big girl panties to start my day.

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It is called living my life.  I am not any different than most people.
I look around me and I am thanking God several times a day for having most of my body parts which are functioning.

That I have a warm home, a loving hubby, loving pets, warm food on my table and love of several friends.

My family and grand children are all wonderful, beautiful (or handsome) and healthy.

I am able to start to blog again and share my thoughts about life.

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What are your thoughts on life and do you live a quite life or is it also intense for you.
Do you have special items that you feel blessed about?  Please share them in the comments.

I would love to hear your thoughts.

Have a wonderful day,

Tammye Honey


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Daily Prompt: Innovative Thoughts, Tomorrows Products


Daily Prompt: The Next Big Thing

What will the next must-have technological innovation be? Jetpacks? Hoverboards? Wind-powered calculators?

Photographers, show us INNOVATIVE. 

 

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Inventions a lot of times are created by someone who just did not like the way something worked and they had an idea of how it could be so much easier.

The average housewife finds ways to use products that are innovative in her daily routine without even realizing it.  She might take a product that was meant for one thing and use it for an entirely different purpose.  Men do the same thing in their workshops.  They might find a certain tool that if modified works much better on a project.

This is innovation this is the process of invention.

I have yet to see the slinky reinvented.   

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That was a simple invention that has been around for the decades.

Product Details

It does come in vibrant colors now and does glow in the dark.  What will be next for this product?

Product Details

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dtoys-and-games&field-keywords=slinky+toy

Will it be able to make perfect toast next?  Will the next step be a different movie theme?  This has proven to be a timeless toy.  

It is similar to the Shape O Ball from Tupperware 

Only the color has changed through the ages…it is also a timeless piece.

What would your innovative thoughts create?

Would love to hear from you.

Here are what other Daily Prompt Writers had to say on the subject:

  1. The next big thing | Geek Ergo Sum
  2. The World is Going Digital | MC’s Whispers
  3. 149. Innovation: Daily Prompt | Sofie’s Diary
  4. MOM | charlottesville winter
  5. Bionic Contact Lenses | Daily Prompt: The Next Big Thing | mattsden101
  6. The Solar Ark | The Life Nomadik
  7. “Blood Tracker”: Better Than Cure | Daily Prompt: The Next Big Thing | likereadingontrains

Since I am so early in the morning be sure to check back with Michelle during the day to see other writers who were added.

Thank you for reading and for your comments.

Tammye Honey


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Road Trip A-Z Challenge, Day 17 Tomorrow (Took a detour)


Post A-to-Z Road Trip [2013]

 

Between our store for Tupperware and answering phone calls for MikeFest 2013, we have been super busy today.  We are on our own type of road trip on a quest of trying to track down the last few vendors to make our total arrive at 30 on premises Vendors who will be at this years event.

We are inquiring about fresh honey vendors in our local area who might want a booth.  There is an entire association in our area so we are hoping for a response before we become full.

We are still looking for an Avon representative (Hoping that we have found one).

We are looking for someone who hand makes Americana Items.

We are down to the wire now with June 8th starting into the count down..

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Will continue the A-Z Challenge Road Trip tomorrow…

Sorry about the detour today.

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Daily Prompt: Seven Days Free


The Ghosts in Your Dashboard

by Cheri Lucas Rowlands on May 7, 2013

Your WordPress.com dashboard is the nerve center of your blog: it’s where your ideas come to life, and your creativity gives them shape. As writers, artists, and thinkers, we know inspiration can be sporadic and those moments of genius are fleeting — they come and go, which means that sometimes your literary flame burns out, and those bursts of creation are short-lived.

The result? An abandoned idea. The dreaded draft, sitting in limbo, staring back at you. And so, we’re curious: what’s lurking in the drafts section of your dashboard?

I honestly thought the answer was going to be nothing till I looked and here it was…

Daily Prompt: Seven Days

by michelle w. on March 7, 2013

You wake up tomorrow morning to find all your plans have been cancelled for the next seven days and $10,000 on your dresser. Tell us about your week.

 We own a Tupperware Store  so the reality of even getting a few days off is a pipe dream.  Finding money in a dresser drawer of that amount?  Seriously, we did not rob a bank last night.
This is not a reality to me and is very odd for a prompt.  Yet when I think about it, every day we have free.  Free to choose what we will do with our lives.  If we chose we could be closed for the day and just take off and do what we want on Post or take off for an appointment to Nashville, TN if we need to.  We are already free to do what we want.  Without the money.  That is what being self employed is all about.
Perhaps that is why I never wrote this prompt.  I was never certain how to really answer it clearly till now.


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Daily Prompt: Communicating in Cyber World


Daily Prompt: It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text World

How do you communicate differently online than in person, if at all?
How do you communicate emotion and intent in a purely written medium?

I am not a fan of the text or the chat box.  I end up giving my telephone number and asking the person to call me.
Even answering a text message on the phone if it has to go into detail will end up being that way.

I love skype as I can actually talk to the person and type at the same time so if they don’t understand then I can speak.

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My hubby uses the Skype for questions regarding  Tupperware.  This way he can explain the answers that customers have regarding the product.  It would be just too much to type.

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Here is what some other Daily Prompt Writers had to say on the subject as I go to clean my keyboard from the spilled coffee of the first cup this morning:

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge ABOVE | 2013 Weekly Photo Challenge Blog
  2. Imagining the author | idiotisms
  3. May 4 Daily Prompt: It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text World | Nadeen’s Corner
  4. Not the Boy Who Cried Wolf | Daily Prompt: It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text World | likereadingontrains
  5. Daily Prompt: It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text, World « Mama Bear Musings
  6. 6 The Big News: DPChallenge | Sofie’s Diary
  7. Netizen/Citizen | Sofistikeyted
  8. I Don’t Want To Be Politically Correct I Just Want To Be Left Alone | The Jittery Goat
  9. Ghost in the Machine | Matthew Vett’s Development Blog
  10. Daily Prompt: It’s a Text, Text, Text, Text World | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  11. Let’s talk | Spunky Wayfarer
  12. Daily Prompt: it’s A Text, Text, Text World | Morrighan’s Muse

Stay dry and stay safe,

Tammye Honey


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Homemade Dryer Sheets


I have heard so much about these and so many people are using the Tupperware containers to store them in that we can’t keep them in stock.  They are using the container with a neat lift out center to keep the liquid in the bottom for reuse.  I found a blog on another site with another great way to recycle flannel shirts and make them.

Homemade Dryer Sheets // Clean Living

I’ve heard from multiple friends how I should start creating my own laundry detergent (which trust me, it’s coming in the near future of clean living), but I hadn’t heard of anyone creating their own dryer sheets, so I looked to my good ole pal, Google, for some tricks and tips. I came to find, much like a lot of clean living recipes, that it’s easy as pie. I was definitely skeptical with the main ingredient being vinegar (cause we all know that’s a lovely smell..), but I was so happy with the result. Here’s how it’s done:
Supplies:
 Flannel fabric
1/2 cup vinegar
15 drops essential oil
Combine the vinegar and essential oil (I used lavender) into a small bowl and mix well. Next, cut the flannel into small 5×5 inch squares. Soak each square in the liquid mix, and lay them out to dry on an old towel. Once they have dried, store them in a sealed container. The vinegar smell will be strong at first, but once it’s gone through the dryer cycle the harsh odor will disappear and leave a fresh, clean scent. What I love about this is how soft the lavender scent is, not overwhelming in the slightest. Plus, the flannel is recyclable, so you’re doing mother nature a favor, as well your wallet. Sometimes, we all win. I’m okay with that.
Posted by Sincerely, Kinsey
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Women are all about saving money these days in simple easy ways if they can so I really hope this helps.
Tammye Honey


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Daily Prompt B+: What I did last Weekend?


Daily Prompt: B+

by michelle w. on February 23, 2013

Write about what you did last weekend as though you’re a music critic reviewing a new album.

Prelude:  Has a woman sitting at her desk asking herself what she really did last weekend.  It was only one week ago.

Track One:

Hubby goes to grocery store on post and has a panic attack before he finishes grocery list and hurries home with ribs (not on list) and half of the grocery list.  Not a great track here.  No happy dancing here.

Track Two:

Wife slowly puts away few groceries and finishes cleaning the house..Not an exciting track here at all.

Track Three:

Time to feed the animals again.  They eat three times a day in small portions. This track is a bit better.  At least a little better dancing.

Track Four:

Time to blog of course since Daily Prompt never takes a break.  This is definitely a better dance track while working.

Track Five:

This track is all about getting in a shipment from Tupperware and Scentsy that I had to inventory and stamp catalogs.  Not very exciting but very necessary since we were out of catalogs and only had Canadian Catalogs no USA ones. This track had a bonus track with it.

Track Six:

This is where Tammye Honey decided that she was hungry and made dinner.  A simple track but easy to follow.

Track Seven:

Short track of time to do the dishes.  Only wish I had a dishwasher.

Track Eight:

Time to relax and watch some tv while crocheting a light evening of quiet time snuggled in the bed with two dogs and a cat.

Hope this leaves you in a relaxed mode to be able to continue and read what other Daily Prompt Writers had to say on this subject:

  1. Daily Prompt: B+ … | Fasting, Food and other musings by determined34
  2. 10 degrees of separation «Natalie Elizabeth Beech Natalie Elizabeth Beech
  3. Daily Post: B+ | tel-uh-vizh-uh-ner-ee
  4. Daily Prompt: B+ Being Shut in, But Not Shut Out | Lines by Linda
  5. Storm A brewing | Kansa Muse on Micro Farming and More
  6. Harlem Shake | Philosophy & Photography
  7. Daily Prompt: B+ | The Evolving Dad
  8. Daily Prompt: B+ « Mama Bear Musings
  9. Daily Prompt: B+ | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  10. Critics Are The &%(%@* Of The Earth | The Jittery Goat
  11. Daily Prompt: B+ | Queenie

 

 


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The Animal Welfare Blogger Challenge!


The Animal Welfare Blogger Challenge sounded like a great idea to try for my readers…

How do you participate? It’s easy! Just write a blog post about something you do in your daily life and how it impacts animals.

The idea behind this challenge is simple: A change in action is the result of a change in thinking, and this challenge is designed to make you think about what actions you take in your daily life that negatively impact animal welfare.

For instance, we all know that when humans shop in pet stores that sell animals, they are indirectly supporting the breeder mills that sell these animals. Or when humans eat pork they support the inhumane practice of gestational crate usage.

But there are other things we do or eat that we don’t think of. In many processed foods and restaurant foods are additives we don’t question. Like raspberry flavor in sweets? You might be eating castoreum, which comes from the anal glands of beavers. That’s gross enough, but it’s HOW the castoreum is harvested that is the most gross.

Even if you eat nothing but tree leaves and dirt, your choices could have an impact on animal welfare. For instance, when humans choose to build out “away from it all,” they are also choosing to take habitat from animals for themselves.

Now this is NOT a challenge designed to get you down on yourself.However, there are little changes you can make that makes all the difference in the lives of animals. But before you make those changes, you have to be aware of what you’re doing.

One other rule: This has to be about you. No preaching! Well, except for June Buggie…. hard to tell him anything.

Are you up for the challenge?  Great! Here’s your Challenge Button:

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Get to writing!

We are Tupperware consultants and we have found a twist on how to recycle our Tupperware returns from customers.  http://www.pawswithacause.org/

We send the returns that do not have to go back to Tupperware directly to this local chapter in our area to help with the animals who are awaiting adoption.

We support this cause and donate blankets and pillows from our customers also.

Our branch is in Hopkinsville, KY and they are so glad to come and visit us with their huge truck and volunteers who come and pick up what we have collected.  A cereal keeper that might have gone to the land fill because it had a chip out of the top will store dog or cat food just fine.

As for the food end of the spectrum…since I cook from scratch due to my allergies, it is easier for us to be more cautious of what we purchase.  That was the easy part for us.  Our animals do not seem to play with toys so the pet store purchase is out of the question.  All of our animals originally were from shelters not the pet stores.

What are you doing to help the cause?  I would love to hear.

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Take the Challenge and make a difference.

Tammye Honey


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My Organized Mess


I would show you a picture of my office, however…it is “Top Secret”…off limits…

Certainly not this bad

Although at the end of the month prior to filing it can almost feel that bad…

Not as bad as this one either…more contained

Since I run 5 businesses out of this office I really do not feel that being able to place my hands on something requested within 30 seconds is a bad thing…

This includes product returns, products to be returned, Tupperware Exchanges, and Warranty or upgrades, Video Commercial materials for customers, and business cards.

This is closer to my cluster mess

Add a few stress balls, an intercom system, a security camera system and you about have it…

So when hubby says to me when are you going to redo this room?  My question is…

Where do I run the businesses in the meantime?  Since they can’t go over or under, perhaps up…. I will hold that thought for another day…

Have a great evening and hope that your organization is always to the best….

Thank you for viewing…

Tammye Honey