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Friday, February 24, 2012

Bits and Bobs and stayin' up with DEBBIEDOO....

Hello Everyone...
First on my list of bits and bobs is that

The light rain started falling at Sweet Nothings
about 6 o'clock, a.m.
and I flew out of that bed just so I could enjoy every drop .....

With the snow we received last week, and now a little rain, it is all sure helping with the deep drought our area has been in since last fall.
We are thankful.
♥ ♥ ♥

I've had this cute SEED PACKET on my tiny shelf at my kitchen window for a year....
I've thought several times of getting more little cutie packages....
I've thought, "how cute is THIS"......
THEN..... sweet friend, DEBBIEDOO, comes up with this
for HER kitchen window.
WHY in the world can't I see things the way SHE does ?
More talent.....?
More "with it"...?
More "I can see this and you can't"...?

Excuse me while I run to the Dollar Tree for
MORE SEED PACKETS to make a sweet banner for MY kitchen window..!!!
You want one, too ????
Better hurry 'cause SHE will have us going on ANOTHER project before you can turn around twice.
THESE may not be NEW....
but they are new to me....
....little cups of AWESOMENESS are only 100 calories each
and they are REALLY good.
I've only tried the KEY LIME PIE but going to buy some different ones
the next grocery store trip.
Give 'em a try, if you haven't already.
(Yes, DEBBIE....I KNOW you have tried them already and
think they are OLD HAT and you have something new for us to try....right ??)
I tell ya, I LOVE IT. :)))
I am pretty sure THIS product IS new....
and they had ME IN MIND when they made it.
Any DARK CHOCOLATE LOVERS out there ????
Then you MUST give this one a try....


.....making Warm Chocolatey MEMORIES

 Yes, ma'am.......
it is DARK....and RICH......and so delicious, you'll want TWO cups of it at a time....
one in each hand.
 ...add plenty of MARSHMALLOW CREME and.....
 you'll think you've died and
CHOCOLATE Heaven, that is !!!!!


Kimberly-mytoesareclaustrophobic said...

Thank God for the rain. Makes you want to just go out there and stand in it doesn't it?!

Love that little seed banner - what a precious idea!

Happy Friday,


Elizabeth said...

I love the seed banner, wish I had a kitchen window!

Barbara F. said...

I have to look for that dark hot chocolate,yummy. Seed packet banner, never would have thunk that! These ladies are so creative. xo

Debbiedoo's said...

Oh you are so cute and funny Bj! Let me tell you, I have a feeling, there are days I can't keep up with you! But yes, you better run to the dollar tree at 25cents each they are flying fast. Of course most people are planting them in their garden LOL. Oh I love those little delights...although the chocolate eclair is not my favorite. If I want chocolate I am going for the real stuff, like the 8 cookies I had last night. Have a great weekend.

Debbiedoo's said...

One more thing, in reference to WV...I went to bed angry the other night. Not a good thing. It is ridiculous and what gals do not realize is they are losing comments and followers because who has time to sit and type non nonsensical words?

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Cute post. Love the seed packets and yes I agree, Debbie does stay way ahead of the game, but thank goodness she doesn't mind if we copy cat. Hugs, marty

Designs By Pinky said...

Thanks for talking about WV!!!!!!!!! It drives me BATTY!!! Just this morning I asked someone to turn theirs off. Debbie has more energy than 6 people, I swear. I USED to, getting too old, I guess:):) XO, Pinky

Adrienne said...

That chocolate looks yummy! I had word verification on until yesterday because I was getting so much 'junk' coming through that I had to approve. It took time away from things more important and I got tired of it. Blogger says their spam filters are good, but they're not good enough! Yesterday I took verification off and changed my blog so it won't allow anonymous commenters. The reason Blogger has had to go to such tough verification words is because the people who want to ruin our blogs are getting smarter. And more tricky! I'm hoping the changes to my comments make it easy for all of us to keep talking to each other!

TexWisGirl said...

congrats on the RAIN!!! i know that thrill so well!

(Queenmothermamaw) Peggy said...

Oh BJ you have got to see this video about word verification. It is by Luis von Ahn and it is on You Tube. go to and just put in his name. It is the one about CHATCHA.
Let me know if you get to see it. You will be amazed.
Love your photos. I have to use the diet Swiss Miss but I love it.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

First of all I agree with the letter verification. I can't tell what those letters are!
I love the little banner....and I love the pudding cup thingys! Had the chocolate ones. Have to find the hot chocolate....
Have a great weekend...and yeah for rain!!

Sall's Country Life said...

So happy you're getting some much needed rain! It's snowing here today and that hot chocolate sounds perfect! Love that seed packet banner!

Beth said...

Hi BJ, So glad you got a rain. Our rain yesterday turned to snow and it is absolutely beautiful. That being said, spring can come anytime! I love hot chocolate and I use Swiss Miss sugar free (60 cals) and Swiss Miss dark chocolate. I make them with milk, soy milk, or almond milk to give me more calcium. I add marshmallows but I think m. creme would be easier. I agree 100% about the word verification - it has gotten so much harder to read. You have a wonderful weekend, dear friend!!!
God bless you and your family, Beth

Theresa said...

It is raining here too:) I am enjoying staying in and getting some chores done! LOVE the seed packet banner, great idea!

I am heading to the grocery store in a few minutes and will be looking for the key lime jello sweeties!

Have a blessed day dear BJ, HUGS!

NanaDiana said...

Yeah- What is up with all that new stinking word verifier thing? Whose bright idea was that? I think there are a lot of people that don't even know they have it on there...and I think part of it happens automatically when you switch to the new formatting?

That Debbiedoo is ahead of the game, isn't she? I missed that banner on her blog...maybe it posted when I was traveling.

Glad you have rain- I know how arid you have been in the past. Were you out there doing that naked rain dance again?;>) xo Diana

Linda Chapman said...

I have seed packets! I will soon have a banner - thanks to your cute post!!

Blondie's Journal said...

The banner is darling...I am definitely going to make one once I have opened my seed packages this spring! Debbie DOES have so many great ideas and projects...She never sits still! ;-D

I am such a key lime pie lover...I am ready to go out right now to get a package of these. 100 calories is fantastic! Never heard of this or the hot chocolate, so keep these ideas coming, BJ!

Hurray for your rain!


"Auntie" sezzzzzz... said...

Oh Hon, that's what I say too. These clever ladies, who are crafty, *see* how to do things... Which I do not. I know just how you feel.

Yes, that seed packet banner is precious. Betcha' Vee will have one, soon. :-) She has been the cute *Banner Queen* for me.

"One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats." ~Iris Murdock

Kathleen Grace said...

I am sooo happy that you are getting rain! Just think what that will do for al lthe spring flowers and grass. The seed banner is adorable!

On Crooked Creek said...

So~o~o glad to see you're having a balanced cup of hot chocolate in each hand! Ha! I agree the seed banner is too cute! Have a great weekend, dear friend!

Vee said...

The seed packet garland is adorable. John gets such a kick out of your rain gauge. =D He thinks you have a good sense of humor. I'm so glad that you got some rain. We'll keep praying for gentle rains to fall. Gentle being the operative word.

Kathleen said...

You are so right about that word id thing! It is killer! I wonder if the people who have it , very few thank goodness , realize how hard it is and how it discourages leaving comments!

So happy you got some rain, and I wish you more!

I like the jello sugar free pudding, 60 calories, with a squirt of whipped cream. I only buy them when they are on sale though, otherwise they are pricey.
Enjoy your weekend, I know you will!

Honey at 2805 said...

So happy you got some rain. We have had a little off and on over the past couple of months but are scheduled for stage 4 water rationing starting April 1.

Thank you for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I don't have a kitchen window either..and just hung my new rose window in the dining room...but..hmmm..I'd find a place.
Debbie Doo is, yep, talented! I agree.

Sherry said...

What a cute idea with the seed packets! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!