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A Recipe for Your Spring Gathering
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A Recipe for Your Spring Gathering

Easter and Mother’s Day are almost here. Are you in charge of the food? I wanted to share a few recipes we have gotten from listeners and ones I have done in the past that have been a favorite of my guests

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Market Days at the Riverside Park
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Market Days this Weekend

Enjoy a beautiful day OUTSIDE this weekend at Victoria Market Days! Victoria Parks & Recreation makes it possible every 3rd Saturday in the Spring in Riverside Park.

This weekend they will have live music by Kevin Anthony

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Tanning: My Real Concerns

When it comes to tanning beds, I have only one real concern. The first tan of the season. Yeah, I’m not real concerned with the health issues because, let’s be honest, what CAN’T be bad for you these days?

I’m all about natural sun. But I’m not about showing my ashy white “coming out of hibernation” skin tone my first time in a swimsuit. I like to be prepared with at least a slight golden tone. And I’m not just thinking of me, I’m also thinking of you. You don’t want to see these legs right out of winter.

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Facebook – What You Can Learn

Facebook is the largest social network. I mean, is there really any others out there? And we all wonder what we did before it. Some of us update our status, some people pretend not to look at Facebook and won’t admit that they really do, all the time... stalking. And some us are actually using it as a tool to keep up to date with folks we wouldn’t otherwise have time to chat with on the phone as often as we’d like.

We will all admit we learn things about others. Sometimes, it's things we didn’t really want to know.

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Tech Thursday – Windows 8??

WAIT!! I’m still learning about all the features available in Windows 7 and now word has it next year Microsoft will be offering a new OS... Windows 8! Unlike me, maybe you haven’t upgraded to Windows 7. Well, that’s

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Couple Tries to Rob Charity Lemonade Stand
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Couple Tries to Rob Charity Lemonade Stand

In an attempt to garner the title "World's Meanest Robbers," a couple in Houston held up a charity lemonade stand run by 13-year-old Chelsea Edwards and her two friends.

Gage Turner, 20, and Amber Umbarger, 21, allegedly approached the lemonade booth, inquired about the cost and then grabbed the money jar and ran.

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Kids Say (And Do) The Darnedest Things
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Kids Say (And Do) The Darnedest Things

As a mom, you love your kids unconditionally, but they sure can embarrass you sometimes! Just the other day, standing in line at the checkout at HEB, my Bowen, who is 2, pointed to a bearded man standing behind us and YELLED, “That man looks like a billy goat! That billy goat STINKS!”

Talk about wanting to run away! I was so embarrassed and couldn’t even turn and walk in the other direction because I had all my groceries laid out on the belt and was ready to check out. To add salt to the mortified wound, Bowen then asked to have a chocolate bunny at the checkout. I told him no and that too much candy would put holes in his teeth. He pointed to the checker and said, rather loudly, “She has holes in her teeth!” I couldn’t get out of there fast enough! To the man with the beard and the checker, I am so sorry that my 2 year old has not learned better manners!

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375-Pound Shark Jumps Into Fisherman’s Boat [VIDEO]
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375-Pound Shark Jumps Into Fisherman’s Boat [VIDEO]

Some may say that Texas fisherman Jason Kresse caught a shark, but when the 375-lb. sea creature jumped into his boat early last Monday, it kind of caught him instead.

The 29-year-old Freeport resident was out fishing for a red snapper with two coworkers about 50 miles off the Gulf of Mexico coast when they felt something hit the side of the boat. A few seconds later, the mammoth Mako was thrashing around inside the boat, much to Kresse and his posse's surprise.

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Tech Thursday: A Few Tips for Windows 7

If you like to learn new things, here are a few more tips that might help if you use Windows 7.

Have a laptop that you connect to your home network and other times to another network? You would like to use the same IP address on your home network, but the other assigns addresses via DHCP. Well, now you don’t have to go in and change the TCP/IP properties each time to switch networks.

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Home Products Show Returns For 2011

If you're looking to build a home, remodel your home, sell a home or purchase a home, or just to improve your home the Home Products Show in Victoria, March 26th through 27th, is the place to be. Come out and see the latest trends in home decorating and remodeling ideas, energy efficiency products for your home, and the latest in home design

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The Week in Geek: My Kindle Dilemma

Every time I bring up the subject of wanting a Kindle, someone inevitably mentions, “There’s an app for that.” They’re right, of course. It’s a small download, minimal fuss to get it set up the way I want it on my Android phone, and I could be off and reading.

Therein lies the problem.

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Sarah's reasons for keeping it together
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How Moms Keep It Together

My kids are always saying funny things. If you are my friend on Facebook, I’m sure you’ve seen me quoting them from time to time.

The idea for this blog comes from my 5 year old son. He is my rambunctious child

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