Saturday, July 6, 2013

Gluten Free Peach Cobbler and a little starter baby pineapple plant

As most that know me, know that lately I have been trying to cut out gluten from my diet. My body doesn't seem to agree with it. So I have had this baking mix by Maple Grove Farms that is a gluten free all purpose baking mix. I really have been meaning to use it to make some yummy gluten free pancakes, but alas! I had a bunch of peaches that I needed to use up. So I decided to try out a recipe that I found from Gracefully Gluten Free which you can find her here: http://www.gracefullyglutenfree.blogspot.com/ the recipe I used is located here on her blog http://gracefullyglutenfree.blogspot.com/2011/08/gluten-free-fresh-southern-peach.html. All I must say is oh my gosh! It turned out so yummy, and the recipe is so easy. I had to take a picture to share :)
Today I also decided do a little project, ok well I have several little projects. But this one I decided to use the top of a pineapple to regrow a pineapple plant! My mom Dianne, told me about this on the phone. Of course I started to google, and found several good ideas, about how to do it, but I jumped over to my favorite blog at 17 Apart and found they had done one here http://www.17apart.com/search/label/Our%20Pineapple%20Plant So here is the picture of it and we shall keep track of this little guy and his roots over the next few weeks :)

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Some genealogy meme fun

The list should be annotated in the following manner:
Things you have already done or found: bold face type
Things you would like to do or find: italicize (colour optional)
Things you haven’t done or found and don’t care to: plain type
You are encouraged to add extra comments in brackets after each item

Which of these apply to you?

Can name my 16 great-great-grandparents
Can name over 50 direct ancestors
Have photographs or portraits of my 8 great-grandparents
Have an ancestor who was married more than three times
Have an ancestor who was a bigamist
Met all four of my grandparents
Met one or more of my great-grandparents
Named a child after an ancestor
Bear an ancestor's given name/s
Have an ancestor from Great Britain or Ireland
Have an ancestor from Asia
Have an ancestor from Continental Europe
Have an ancestor from Africa
Have an ancestor who was an agricultural labourer
Have an ancestor who had large land holdings
Have an ancestor who was a holy man - minister, priest, rabbi
Have an ancestor who was a midwife
Have an ancestor who was an author
Have an ancestor with the surname Smith, Murphy or Jones
Have an ancestor with the surname Wong, Kim, Suzuki or Ng
Have an ancestor with a surname beginning with X
Have an ancestor with a forename beginnining with Z
Have an ancestor born on 25th December
Have an ancestor born on New Year's Day
Have blue blood in your family lines
Have a parent who was born in a country different from my country of birth
Have a grandparent who was born in a country different from my country of birth
Can trace a direct family line back to the eighteenth century
Can trace a direct family line back to the seventeenth century or earlier
Have seen copies of the signatures of some of my great-grandparents
Have ancestors who signed their marriage certificate with an X
Have a grandparent or earlier ancestor who went to university
Have an ancestor who was convicted of a criminal offence
Have an ancestor who was a victim of crime
Have shared an ancestor's story online or in a magazine (Tell us where)
Have published a family history online or in print (Details please)
Have visited an ancestor's home from the 19th or earlier centuries
Still have an ancestor's home from the 19th or earlier centuries in the family
Have a family bible from the 19th Century
Have a pre-19th century family bible

Friday, June 17, 2011

meh meh meh meh It’s my world and I will cry too!

Yeah, I said it.  And guess what, yeah I am gonna bitch.  I don’t care. I am tired of being the uppity queen.  My new mission is to be all about me.  You don’t like it? Go play somewhere else.  Now  I understand that this attitude will freak out people, and then I have to hear about it “like omg, I am so worried about you…are you ok? blah blah blah”. Don’t. Stop right there. Don’t even ask. I hate when people ask me if I am ok.  Or act whiney to wanna help me.  Don’t do it. I hate it. And you just add to my building up of the explosion.  The fireworks look pretty….but I only invited myself.  These are my emotions and my world, let me ride them and it.  Not everyone out there is needy and needs a shoulder. I like to have a rant fest and pissy party. Then I am good.

Anyhow with that all out now. I am off to take a nap.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The dreaded dungeon finder

Today I want to go back over the dungeon finder. Yes you know the one…..where you push the little “I” button and up it pops, you choose your role….and wait. And wait. And wait. Well at least I do a lot. Cause that how Rogue’s roll! Smile with tongue out (no pun intended).

Anyhow you finally get into your dungeon….and of course when you choose random…well you get tossed into whatever they toss you into. Now the first thing you are thinking is…please let’s not wipe, gawd I hope the healer is good. And please let the tank be more than L33T!!!!

Not always what happens, is it? Tonight I experienced just that, and after like 5 people left here and there, and we kicked people, finally a good group. When I arrived in this group, noone knew where they were going, who was doing what. We wipe, the tank cries someone pulled, in reality the healer was off dicking around. So the healer leaves. New person arrives… now new person has to tank, after they asked me, yes me, the rogue to tank. LOL The other tank is off dicking around….finally kicked him as he was standing off to the side gathering free xp. So as you see you don’t get like what you used to get back in the day. Yes you get into a group faster. But the thing about the dungeon finder is you get a group of people that are not from your server and you have no clue how good they are, or are they there to just gank one item and leave on you. Back in the day (vanilla), you had to find a group. And then the nice thing was most of the people on the server knew if someone was ganking or just sucked. At least if they sucked on your server you could help them out.

And that is my rant for the night. Because of what just happened.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Following Warcraft Less Traveled 1 and loremaster

I have gotten really interested in Lore of WoW.  And I swear that deep down inside I have a secret hero named Shade. She is from All Things Azeroth Podcast. I am sure there is lots of really good lore people out there. But honestly I just don’t care about them. She is MY lore hero, and HAVE to…NO! NEED to be like her. Well kinda. I don’t need to be totally like her. LOL Just the love of the lore. So this brings us to what I have been doing lately. First I am working on the Loremaster achievement, of course you would figure that out. This requires going back to places like low level areas of Westfall, Redridge etc….at first I thought this would be tedious and painful. But believe it or not it is fun. Not only can I pull a whole group of lvl 15’s and kill them at once for one quest, but some things have changed in WoW since Cataclysm. Yesterday I was blessed with the cinematic in DeadMines. And  the end of DM is different now, along with some other places in DM. The one thing that is still same: that silly murloc, Cookie still resides there.

This also brings up some changes in exploration. WoW has always done a great job of making the land looking pretty, or ugly in some areas. But definitely worth looking at while you go along. Since Cata, there is lots of changes. And I am one of those people who do look at the scenery in wow, along with some hidden places. This probably explains why I , galleri (gallereigh), have yet to hit 80….and well yes I have played since vanilla. I am probably the slowest lvl’er in the history of WoW. Not to worry my current main is now 68. I am sure I will 80 by next year Smile with tongue out (so my guild hopes!).

The hidden stuff brings up Warcraft Less Traveled Podcast.  I listen to his stuff faithfully and been to lots of the places he has mentioned. While this podcast is the subject…I was quite shocked that my guild, which is a lvl 11 with like 480 members, had noone in it that knew what Warcraft Less Traveled was. Grrrrr!!! Of course not all 400 something people were on the day I was talking about it. So maybe there is a few there.

So here are a few pics of my adventures of going to places that WLT sent me to:

First up is :

Warcraft Less Traveled #33 – Tekton and the Robotic Sheep Farm of Elwynn Forest

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Next up:

Warcraft Less Traveled #34 – Darkshore Whirlpool and Demon Hunter

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Saturday, January 1, 2011

The Past Year

Here we are….2011. This year in April marks my 2 year anniversary of being sober. I am constantly reminded everyday of sobriety and that is fine…..trust me I need it. Like tonight for example my boss said this “I really would love to tell folks to get out of the restaurant because my staff all wants to go get shit faced, well except for Sundee” I had to laugh, cause when he said the part about the staff wanting to get shitfaced, I made a nasty face.

This last year I have learned a lot about me. I am not perfect, nor will I ever be. And I embrace being not perfect! I have made a lot of sober friends, and I have given out a lot of advice (normally I was the advice seeker of others before). I have become a sponsor to 2 wonderful ladies. I have reconnected with family.

I am proud of me! It was hard, long roller coaster to clean up my path of destruction that I left behind before.

Do I have any New Year’s Resolutions? No not really…I was never a big fan. Do I have things I want to do this year? Of course!!! I can’t wait to move to my new place, and I will quit smoking. Yes the smoking thing will happen. Either I am switching to the E Cig or I will quit cold turkey when I have my first surgery in Feb. I will be hospitalized for a few days and doubt I will be moving…And yes I will continue dying the grey out of my hair!

May your year be full of what you would like.

Remember Just for Today/One Day At A Time.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Serenity

So apparently today I was told I hit Serenity. I wish I could explain it. All I can say is....calm. I feel calm..nothing could make me angry now. And I just don't want it anymore.
So here I am close to my 2 year mark...ok I have a few months to go for it, but still!! LOL I am excited for it.
I was asked last week to sponsor. I can't sponsor! I am only at 19 months. I feel it's too early. I am not ready! blah, blah, blah...me, me, me!!! Well I was told today by an "old timer"... I could sponsor. Why not she said? I told her my reasons and apparently my reasons are not good enough and I should be sponsoring. I am not sure I can do it to be honest. I am going to have to work on me first.

Current books reading: Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp and
Shaman Healing within the Medicine Wheel