>Coffee Ice cream

>Coffee Ice cream

>Philadelphia Style Ingredients:1 cup milk1/2 cup granulated sugar3 tbsp instant coffee (2 – 2 1/2 tbsp instant coffee for a “weaker” ice cream)2 cups heavy cream1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Mix milk, sugar, and coffee with an electric mixer or whisk so that sugar and coffee dissolve in the milk.Add cream and vanilla and stir.Pour […]

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>Homemade Crunchy Pecan & Maple Syrup Ice Cream

>Since it has been hot I got up in the attic and got my ice cream churn down.  We are going to make some ice cream after lunch.  I found this old recipe and thought I would share it. What you will need: 4 oz pecan nuts chopped2 oz butter2 Tbsp brown sugar2 Tbsp  maple […]

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>Reading Weekend

>What are you reading this weekend?

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>Welcome Dawn Menge

>Welcome Dawn Menge

> Heath Rhoades is the Astronomy Team Leader and specializes in software and technology development for Table Mountain Observatory. Mr. Rhoades conducts asteroid and comet astrometry and collaborates with planetary scientists in acquiring data for Potentially Hazardous Asteroid shape modeling and pole solution.  He is also a phd candidate at capella university. Dawn Menge is the mother of […]

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>Authors I like to read

> Here you will find all the authors I have read or do read continuously.  I will be updating from time to time as I try new authors. I would recommend everyone below to anyone who enjoys mysteries, thrillers,  *Jane Austen or Harry Potter. Jane Austen Joanne Fluke Emily BrightWell Gale Trent Alice Kimberly/Cleo Coyle Agatha […]

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>The Richard Sharpe Series

>The Richard Sharpe Series My kids and I finished watching the whole series based on books written by Bernard Cornwell.  I have to say we fell in love with the series and are thinking of buying them to watch again when we want.  The characters are all great and you do learn a few things.  We […]

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>Mansfield Park

> Lastly of the Jane Austen movies we have Mansfield Park.  I do not own this DVD in any version as I do not care of any of the ones I have seen.   Fanny Price who goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park. Fanny navigates a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants […]

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>Northanger Abbey

> Northanger Abbey.  I have the 2007 version with Felicity Jones &  Willam Beck along with others.   Felicity Jones (Meadowlands) plays romance addict Catherine Morland. Invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies she forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate Henry Tilney , but their […]

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>Persuassion

> Persuasion is the next movie I have come to like.  The version I have stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Sally Hawkins, Alice Krige, Julia Davis and Anthony Head along with a few more it was made in 2007.   Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. […]

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>Sense & Sensibility

> Sense and Sensibility 1995 This is another one of my favorites I enjoy watching.  The DVD I have and enjoy the most has  James Fleet, Emma Thompson,  Alan Rickman and Hugh Grant.  These are just a few of the actors and actresses that are in the movie.     The Dashwood sisters sensible Elinor (Thompson) and […]

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