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Chicken Cutlets!

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I don't know if I've ever posted my recipe for plain ol' chicken cutlets. This is as easy as recipes get and it tastes soooo good. Hubby has to put Devil's Spit BBQ sauce on them but that's only because if it's not hot, he doesn't eat it. Here is my super simple easy peasy delicious recipe!

1 lb thin sliced chicken breasts- you can either buy them already cut or you can slice big ones in half. If you do it that way, you need to pound them out a little bit to make sure they are thin. Also I use 2 lbs just because I have teenagers.
Italian style bread crumbs
1 egg beaten
milk
salt and pepper

After opening and pounding if need be, sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Take beaten egg and mix about 1/4 c milk, give or take, with it. Then in another bowl, pour the bread crumbs in. Just eyeball it. You will need enough to dredge all the chicken through and cover both sides of each piece. Then, in a skillet, heat olive oil, enough to cover the bottom of the pan,…

On My Journey:Mammograms and MRI's

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For those of you that follow this blog, you know that in January, I had gone in for my yearly mammogram that I get to have at an early age due to my mother having breast cancer. At that appointment, they set me up to have an MRI since I have a high risk of developing breast cancer. Today I had the MRI. It's not as uncomfortable as the mammogram I have to say, but it's still no fun. There is no dignity when it comes to these things. At least I got to keep my socks on. You lie on a table face down with your boobs in holes in the table. The table then slides into a tube that makes horrendous noises. They even gave me earplugs, the noises are so bad. I had to lie still for 20 minutes, but at least there was no squishing or smooshing. They put in an IV so that they can inject contrast at one point during the picture taking, which doesn't hurt at all and I got a good technician who knew what she was doing when she put the IV in. That didn't hurt and no bruising! Bonus! I am…

What Makes You Happy?

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I was just thinking about little things that make me happy. I'm not talking about the major things like my husband, children, that sort of happiness. I mean the little silly things that bring a little bit of sunshine to your day. Like a brand new skein of yarn. Just looking at yarn makes me happy. The possibilities of what it could become are endless and I love that.
Or getting a snapchat from my husband, who isn't a fan of them. He'll send me them of what conveyor he's working on, or sometimes just of him. They always make me smile. Or when my oldest texts me that she misses me. They both know howto bring a smile to my face.
Getting a chance to sit and read a good book. I'm in the middle of Tituba, the Black Witch of Salem. Doodle had to read it for her summer class and suggested I read it. I highly recommend it. And I just finished the Handmaid's Tale. The book and the show are fabulous! That's another thing-finding a series you like. I just finished the…

For The Kitties!

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**This is a sponsored post. I received this product in exchange for my 100% honest review. All opinions are my own**

I figured since I've been showing you great stuff for the puppies, that we needed to include the kitties too! This month's choice from our buddies at Chewy.com is Royal Canin Hair and Skin Care kitty food. I have to tell you, our cat loves this stuff! As soon as she caught a whiff of it, she was on it. It is full of good stuff for them. It has fish oil which is great for their skin and fur, amino acids, B vitamins, and antioxidants. Everything a kitty would need to look his or her best! I have noticed already that Mishka's fur is a little shinier. And like I said, she absolutely loves the stuff. And it comes with a 21 day guarantee that you will see a difference in their skin and fur. So, you can feed with confidence that this will help the kitties be soft and silky! I have not found anything about this food that I haven't liked. She loves it, no messes…

Vacation Idea!

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**This is a review of my own. I have no affiliation with Dollywood and my family just loves going there. All opinions are my own**

For the second time, my family and I are going to Dollywood for our family vacation. Why, you ask? Because it is fabulous! This is by far the best amusement park we have been to. The lines aren't that long to wait in, the park is squeaky clean, the rides are all fun, the list goes on! Even the ticket prices aren't that bad! For a 3 day pass to Dollywood is under 100$ per person. And if you like water parks, it's just 10$ more for a 3 day pass to both Dollywood and Splash Country. We aren't big on water parks so we are just going to Dollywood. In addition to the rides, there are shows to see. I loved the show we saw the last time we were there about different birds. It was really neat to learn about them and see them too! Throughout the year they have different performers and singers in different parts of the park. It is a very family frien…

Happy Birthday!

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Happy 14th birthday to this kid! He is turning into such a wonderful young man. He keeps us laughing all the time. (He's going to kill me for this pic) I can't believe my baby is 14! Happy birthday Bubby! Have a wonderful day!

Moms of Babies

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One of my daughter's friends is getting ready to have a baby and I thought this would be good to repost from before.
 To say I was a novice when my first daughter was born is an understatement. I was eighteen when she was born and didn't have a lot of guidance from my mother. She was very sick and passed away soon after my daughter's birth. One thing she told me makes me giggle even now. "It's not a clean baby until you smell the Baby Magic." I have to say I agree with her!
I thought I would make a list of things that I have learned over the years with my children.

1. If baby is asleep, you sleep. Do not try to catch up on housework, etc. That can wait. You need rest. You just brought this bundle of joy into the world, which is an amazing feat. Sleep.

2. Babies do know when they are hungry. Never wake a sleeping baby to eat. Unless it's been like 12 hours, which I've never had happen. I made the mistake with my first of waking her every 4 hours, unde…