Friday, August 16, 2019

GIVEAWAYS AND SOME OTHER STUFF

Have you seen all the Halloween candy at Dollar Tree, Walmart and Dollar General?  If that's not enough to let you know that Autumn is coming, be sure to get your serving of Pumpkin Spice Spam, my friends.  
Pumpkin spice seems to be showing up everywhere - pies, coffee, hot sauce, cupcakes, cheesecake and everywhere else.  I can't say that I'm a fan, but if you are, be sure look for this treat in Walmart or at www.Spam.com.  Inquiring minds just wanna know ,what's left to add pumpkin spice to?(lol)

This probably sounds too good to be true, but your Friends addiction is finally ready to pay off  Interested candidates can apply here and you can have the chance to earn $1000 for watching 25 hours of your favorite program.   Plus they're throwing in a year of FREE Netflix so you can watch it nonstop.  But there's a little work involved, and includes interacting with social media with LIVE tweets, so camera shy, should not apply.

Do you have a really hard time leaving your pet at home when it's time to go on vacation?  Well hotels.com wants to hire your dog.  Yep, they need Fido's unbiased critique of various pet friendly hotels around the world, but you get to travel too if you win!  What's great about this sweepstakes is that it's open to the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Germany, France,,Spain and MexicoVisit  https://www.instagram.com/hotelsdotcom  or hotelsdot.co/CanineCritic for more info and enter no later than August 25, 2019.


August 22, 2019 is National Be An Angel Day.  This special day was actually created back in 1993 and is a great way to show kindness to a stranger. So many people are in need of hugs, blankets, a place to stay, help carrying groceries, socks, a listening ear, a smile or even a thank you.





Amazon has a cool perk for employees that work in their Seattle headquarters.
Camden is ready to work

Not only does it have a doggie deck with a fake fire hydrant and water fountains, but over 7000 dogs are registered to come into the office with their owners every day.


Wow!  If you're thinking of moving to San Francisco and renting, you may want to think about buying instead. According to a recent survey with Zumper, people pay the highest rents in San Francisco, with the average rent for just a one bedroom apartment being a whopping $3690.00 per month!



If you want to save time and money when it comes to traveling, download the FREE app that everyone is talking about https://www.packpnt.com
All you do is type in where you're going, the dates of your travel, and what you plan to do on your trip and packpoint will create the perfect list of what you should pack, and you won't have to guess about the weather conditions either.  Talk about a lifesaver!
Antonis Achilleos; Food Style-Torie Cox, Prop Style-Kathleen Warner
CHICKEN SALAD STUFFED TOMATOES



Ingredients(Southern Living)
6 Large Beefsteak Tomatoes
4 Cups chopped Rotisserie Chicken
1 1/2 cups chopped tri color Bell Pepper Mix
3/4 Cup Mayo
2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice from Lemon
1 Tsp Kosher Salt
1//2 tsp black pepper or cayenne if you like it spicy

INSTRUCTIONS

Remove and discard tops of the tomatoes, then core and seed them
stir together the next 6 ingredients in a bowl until well combined.  Spoon about 1/2 cup mixture to each tomato. You're all ready to serve.  Cover and refrigerate the unused chicken mixture  up to 5 days or gobble it up later.


Even though she took a 15 year musical break due to Lyme disease, and the damage of her vocal cords, Canadian born introvert Shania Twain is still the top selling female country music star of all time, and worth a whopping 400 million dollars.  Celine Dion may be the number one selling singer in Canada, but she's followed by none other than the Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain

Not only was it my birthday this month, but we're helping our Blogger Bud Lauren from over at https://shootingstarsmag.net/ to celebrate 12 blissful years of blogging for her blogiversary too!  Lauren talks about books, magazine, crafts, travel and so much more on her site, and there's never a dull moment.  You can also find her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  One really cool fact about Lauren is that she's hooked on all things Harry Potter!  Be sure to enter these giveaways! 
Year’s Worth of Books – 12 books, one for each month. This is the giveaway I’m hosting and it’s U.S. only unless you can help with shipping. It ends on August 31. Even if, for some reason, you don’t want the books, you can still enter and have me tailor the books for a friend or family member if you win!
For What It’s Worth has a giveaway running for any book up to $25 (again, it’s open to International entries if The Book Depository ships to you). You have until the end of August to enter!

$10 Amazon Gift card from RO (that's me-lol)
a Rafflecopter giveaway




Do you know there are thousands of children who go hungry or can't afford school supplies every year? Last year https://www.blessingsinabackpack.org/ 
helped 85,000 children in 47 states, and they need your assistance to help even more.  You can help start a program, volunteer or help with donations.  This program fills backpacks with nonperishable foods when the leave school on Friday, so they're able to eat through the weekend.




116 comments:

  1. Nice giveaway! That chicken stuffed tomato recipe really looks so good! You know, I've never been a fan of Celine, I don't like that chipmunky type of girl singing lol plus she talked badly of the English back in the days when she was only known here in french Quebec so boo on her...Shania though, I liked her stuff! I remember seeing an interview with her years ago and her poor voice...

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    1. Thanks Rain! I actually tried the tomato recipe using tuna, and loved it. OMG - you're the only person I know who would admit to NOT liking Celine(lol) As a music fan, I like them both, but in different ways. I remember when Shania's hubby cheated on her years ago with her friend, years ago, and she was pretty devastated. then it was a strange irony that she ended up marrying the husband of the friend who cheated with her hubby! Hope you're doing okay! Hugs, RO

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  2. Hmm bucket list. Ya know, I don't have a bucket list. I've actually tried thinking of something that I would add to one but I can't think of anything I want to try to do.

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    1. You'll come up with one soon, Mary! (lol) Hugs, RO

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  3. My husband likes Spam, but says under no circumstances will he try Pumpkin Spice Spam. lol.. I love Shania Twain's music!

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    1. I may eat it once a year, but I'm with your hubby, and will not partake of spam with pumpkin spice either.(lol) Love Shania too! I haven't had a chance to chat, but I sure hope things are going well for you these days. Hugs, RO

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    2. Things are better now that we are back in Florida with family closer. Thank you for asking. {hugs}

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    3. Now that makes my day! Hugs, RO

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    1. Not a bad choice at all Debra (lol) Hugs, RO

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  5. I honestly don't mind SPAM...the food one. But I draw the line at pumpkin spice unless it's in a pumpkin pie :)

    Love that chicken salad stuffed tomato...yummm!!!

    Shania Twain is okay but I prefer Celine Dion songs.

    Happy 13th anniversary Lauren~

    Big Hugs RO
    xxx

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    1. I can't even do pumpkin pie Joyful Jan.(lol) It's just something about the flavor I can't get with. I used the recipe with tuna and loved it. As a music fan, I have to say that I enjoy the music of both ladies. Hope things are well in your world! Hugs, RO

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  6. That is a cool giveaway. That pumpkin spice ham sounds good if you need to hack up a hairball, yuck!

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  7. Happy birthday Ro and happy 13th anniversary Lauren! I'm not a big pumpkin spice fan but I love the ciders that often come out in fall. Hard pass on the spam! Though to be honest I've never had spam so maybe it's the best thing ever?

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    1. Thanks for the birthday wishes, Kool Katherine, and I hope you're feeling pain-free today. I agree and definitely prefer the ciders for sure. I eat Spam once a year, but no way am I adding any type of pumpkin spice to it!(lol) Hugs, RO

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  8. Thanks so much for hosting a giveaway for my blogoversary! I really appreciate it. :-)

    Ooh, I've always loved Shania Twain. It would be awesome to see her live someday. And how fun that you can enter a giveaway to travel somewhere with your dog. I love it!

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. Lauren, you are just so wonderful! The fact that you've been doing this for 12 years is pretty amazing, and to give us all gifts as you celebrate is just too kind. Shania is so talented for sure. That's my kind of contest for sure! Hugs and Happy Sunday! Thanks again for everything!

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  9. I like pumpkin spice- to a point- but Spam? Argh lol.

    Hope you had an amazing birthday! Happy Friday ravishing Ro!!!

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    1. I just say "No" to anything pumpkin related unless I can add it to my Planner, Gorgeous Greg(lol) Hope your Sunday is going well! Hugs, RO

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    1. Thanks a bunch for stopping by Nancy! Hugs, RO

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  11. I am deathly afraid of ticks, poor SHania

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    1. I totally agree with you Blodeuedd. Very scary for sure! Hugs, RO

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  12. Really, Halloween candy two and a half months before Halloween? Wouldn't candy go bad in that time? Oh, of course, it will be bought in a spirit of virtuous generosity to future trick-or-treaters and then devoured by the buyer in the interim, requiring the purchase of fresh supplies for the holiday itself. Retailers are fiendish.

    As to what will next be defiled with pumpkin spice, I fear it may be tea. We already have herbal tea and echinacea tea and lemon tea and oolong tea and dandelion tea and duck-billed platypus tea -- the list of abominations is endless, to say nothing of that radioactive green stuff the Chinese insist is tea. Well, I'm not having any of it. Only proper British tea for me.

    In all honesty I've barely heard of Shania Twain (no relation to Mark, I assume) -- country music isn't my thing. Quite remarkable for an introvert to succeed at such an art, though.

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    1. That's why they don't mind marking it down so quickly because the expiration dates can be close, and yes I'm the buyer who would be devouring the discounted candy.(lol) OMG - if pumpkin spice ended up in tea, that would totally be the pits(lol) Hanging my head, I must admit that I'm a lover of oolong and dandelion tea, along with a host of other flavors, and I keep adding to the pile(lol) As a former singer, I pretty much love all kinds of music. Something about it has always relaxed me. Sure hope you're Sunday is relaxing! Hugs, RO

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  13. I've never had Spam (the stuff in a can, that is), but I can't possibly imagine it could be improved with pumpkin spice. That would be a disservice to pumpkin spice, I fear.

    I'm batting zero today, RO. I've heard of Shania Twain, but never heard her music or seen her perform. I'm a classic rock person who has been told I was born a generation too late, since my tastes run to Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, and others like them.

    This contest about dogs almost makes me want to get a dog. But of course, that will never happen now that I have two cats.

    You are an angel, so YOU should be honored on Be an Angel Day, dear. People should shower you with gifts, hugs, and love on the 22nd.

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    1. I may eat it about once a year, but I'm definitely not trying to add anything to it, other than red pepper.(lol) Your music runs toward the classic great, which is very cool! I felt the same way(lol) then I thought about taking the time to walk an exercise them which they always need and deserve, and I'm staying with cats as a pet if I had a choice. Your words are certainly very kind, but there are people out there doing stuff I only dream of for others, and I have a long way to go. I'll always keep striving though. You're the best and thank you for all that you do! You're a really good friend. Hugs, RO

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  14. That is a generous giveaway.
    I have never seen pumpkin spice here.
    LOVE the concept behind be an angel day.
    I hope your birthday month is wonderful, and full of treats and pleasant surprises.

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    1. Wow! No pumpkin spice there, EC? Lucky you!(lol) Happy Be Angel Day to you, my friend. Your kindness is appreciated by so many. Hugs, and thanks for the birthday wishes! RO

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  15. Pumpkin Spice Spam? Oh my... LOL

    Oh, but that chicken salad in tomatoes sounds great.

    Neat chances for the pet travel job and the travel packing apps. Might have to check those out.

    Be an Angel Day is a fab idea.

    Happy Bloggoversary, Lauren!!!!

    Have a great weekend, Radiant Ro!

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    1. I tired the tomato with tuna, and it was fabulous! I sure wish I could find a job watching Law and Order a zillion times and to be paid for it. I've seen them so much.(lol) Happy Be An Angel Day and hugs! RO

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  16. Ummm, another bunch of interesting stuff here RO. I LOVE me some SPAM...plain old Spam in a Spam "sammich". That's it! Nothing else needed (except some sides). And, definitely NOT Pumpkin spice. What will they think of next?!

    I hope you had a wonderful Birthday!

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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    1. Always love when you stop by, and your kindness is so appreciated. Very cool; that you love Spam so much! I don't mind a sandwich maybe once a year, but I could do without the pumpkin spice too.(lol) My birthday was great, and I thank you for the well wishes. Hug and Happy Be An angel Day. RO

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  17. Lol I like the canned spam. I want to watch some classic movies.. it's on my bucket list.

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    1. I'm NOT all in the Pumpkin Spam, Cool Calvin(lol), but I bet it will sell like hotcakes. Love classic movies, and hope you get the chance to check a few out soon. Hugs and Happy Saturday! RO

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  18. Really taking to pumpkin spice to a whole new level of NO. LOL.

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    1. I agree with you Joyous Joy! That's just a little too much!(lol) Hugs, RO

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  19. One thing on my bucket list is to visit the Grand Canyon.

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    1. Now that would be a cool trip, Danielle! Can you imagine all the great pictures for your photo album? Hugs and thanks for stopping by! RO

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  20. HaHa! I've always been a person who speaks his mind..
    If l got summat to say..I~SAY~IT..Period..! :o). Bless!

    There's nowt on here l can say anything nice about..
    Seriously..! :(.

    Right..I hate C&W music..See..l can't even write it let
    alone say it..It's horrible...Jeeese! Is it ever! :(.
    I'm coming from the SOUL..Always have done, and always
    will..Two things run my life..My Emotions and my music!

    HeHe! NEXT..! If you want to save time and money when it
    comes to traveling, download the FREE app that everyone
    is talking about...
    All you do is type in where you're going, the dates of
    your travel, and what you plan to do on your trip...
    GREAT...So now you've given information as to when yer
    away from yer home..YOUR~HOME~IS~EMPTY..Need l say more..
    Burglars..! Will have a field day..! :).

    Giveaways..??? Neah! I don't think so..though l've won a
    few..but not books, as l've said before..I~DON'T~READ~BOOKS!
    Pages and pages of words..Neah! No! Way!
    But! But! $10 for a trip up the Amazon sounds good to me! :).
    The Amazon..is a mighty long river..and for $10..Yep! Deal me
    in..! ;o).

    To think..l was'nt gonna leave a comment..But! Hey! You gotta
    have a go..express yer feelings..get things off yer chest....!
    AND..Where's the usual Pussy~Cat at the end of the post..!!! :).
    ´*•.¸(*•.¸♥¸.•*´)¸.•*´´*•.¸(*•.¸♥¸.•*´)¸.•*´´*•.¸(*•.¸♥¸.•*´)¸.•*´

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    1. First things first, Wonderful Willie. I added that cat, which I had forgotten about, and I thank you for the reminder!(lol) As a used to be singer, I've become a fan of all types of music. Good point on the travel piece.(lol) I'm glad that at least one giveaway worked for you.(lol) Always love it when you speak your mind which is greatly appreciated. Hugs, RO

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    2. I remember my old Psychology lessons...
      Learning to Speak Up....

      Stay calm and collected. Before you begin
      talking, steady yourself and try to ease your
      nerves...
      Open up to the people you're comfortable with.
      Condition yourself to speaking out around close
      friends and family...
      Use an assertive tone of voice...
      Be confident...

      Don't ever be afraid to speak your mind...
      In both your professional and personal life,
      it will serve you well...Speaking your mind is
      important...!

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    3. Perfect words of wisdom! Hugs to you Wonderful Willie! RO

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  21. "Under the weather"...

    Gentle hugs...

    ✨🍑✨

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    1. Oh no!!!!!! I sure hope you get to feeling better soon. Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello! Hugs, RO

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  22. I can't imagine ghastly spam with pumpkin spice, and I don't want to! I saw Christmas cookies in the store last week, they start earlier every year. Perhaps we will be buying Easter eggs at Halloween. Happy birthday and hope yhe new year will be fabulous for hou. Hugs, Valerie

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    1. LOL! It's definitely over the top Valerie. Wow! You saw Christmas cookies already?!! I agree, things are coming out earlier and earlier these days. Thanks for the birthday wishes. Sending some hugs right back! RO

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  23. Thank you!

    "Under the weather"
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  24. love me some pumpkin and anything Fall. Great post .

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    1. That's awesome that you're a fan of pumpkin. I can't say that I am Trin(lol) But I do love Fall a lot! Hugs and thanks a bunch for stopping by to say hello! RO

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    1. Oops! I was supposed to say something on my bucket list - let's see ... I definitely want to go to Australia someday!

      Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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    2. Hi There Nicole! I have a few friends from Australia, and they always have such great stories to tell me about the are. Hope you get to go soon! Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello! RO

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  26. Traveling the world. No to pumpkin spice Spam.
    www.rsrue.blogspot.com

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    1. It sure would be nice to travel the world and experience the different cultures and food. Hope you get to check that off your bucket list soon! Hugs, RO

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  27. To go to Italy! Thanks for the giveaway. :)

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    1. Wow! That would be so fun. Hope you get the chance to go! Hugs, RO

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  28. Ah, well, with tea or music, chacun à son goût -- that's the bottom line. I like a wide range of music but most country just doesn't do much for me.

    I generally stock up on candy right after Halloween, since it's easy to find it cheap. I'll just need to check that it's pumpkin-spice-free.

    [Tried to respond to your comment above, but the "reply" buttons don't work for me.]

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    1. Darn you for making me go all the way back to my high school French days so early this morning!(lol) I used to sing in a band a long time ago, and while country music isn't my fave, it's part of the crazy mix that will get me singing or dancing to embarrass my son.(lol) We're kindred spirits when it comes to stocking up on candy after Halloween. I used to get it to give out to kids, but in the neighborhood I live, all of the kids have mysteriously disappeared-lol, so I get the goodies for the house. Ditto on pumpkin spice free please. Sorry you couldn't comment like you do normally in the reply, and hope it's okay now. Happy Monday and Hugs! RO

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    1. Shall we count you in for that phenomenal job Adam?(lol) Hugs, RO

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  30. Happy birthday Ro, and happy blogoversary Lauren! On my bucket list is to go to Washington DC. :)
    Megan S.

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    1. Hi There Megan! I worked in Washington DC for 3 years, and still have family there too. There is so much to see and do there. I hope you get the chance to go soon! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by! Hugs, RO

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  31. Nice giveaway!
    I wouldn't eat spam with or without pumpkin spice. Heh.
    Hugs

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    1. Thanks Super Sandra! I've been known to eat Spam once or twice a year, but I know as a veggie person, that's totally off limits.(lol) Hope your Sunday is fab! Hugs, RO

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  32. "What's one thing on your bucket list?" Visiting Paris! I'd especially like to stay there for an extended period!

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    1. I sure hope you have the chance to visit John. I'm sure it would be a fabulous trip! Hugs, RO

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  33. Pumpkin Spice Spam? LOL, oh my. That is taking the pumpkin spice craze to the extreme.

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    1. I totally agree with you on that Suzanne. Sure hope your day is amazing! Hugs, RO

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  34. Be an Angel Day is such a great idea isn't it!
    Many Happy Birthday Wishes to you Ro and Happy Blogoversary to Lauren.

    That Chicken Salad stuffed tomatoes looks and sounds delicious.

    I've seen Christmas Cards in our UK shops but nothing Halloween yet!

    Enjoy your August days …

    All the best Jan

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    1. Thanks for the birthday wishes Jan, and i agree, Ben An Angel Day seems like a great way to focus on kindness. Enjoy August, Autumn is soon upon us! Hugs and hope your day is fabulous! RO

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  35. Awesome giveaway. I don't eat spam.

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  36. I don't have a bucket list, but if I were to add something, it would be to travel to Spain.

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    1. Spain sounds like a fabulous trip to take, and hope you get to go one day! Thanks so much for stopping by, adn hope your day is fantastic! Hugs, RO

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  37. Thanks for sharing my giveaway Ro! And yay! for Lauren's blogoversary/your birthday! Hope it was a good one :-)

    I do like pumpkin spice - but in moderation. I don't need it every single thing lol

    Karen @ For What It's Worth

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    1. You're quite welcome Kool Karen, and thanks so much for the birthday wishes. I don't like anything related to pumpkins, even pumpkin pie. Something about the taste, so to have it on everything would be too much for sure. Hope your Sunday is amazing! Hugs, RO

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  38. Happy Birthday RO and to Lauren the same plus happy birthday. Another great read, so enjoyable. Thanks RO!

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    1. Thanks for the birthday wishes Denise, and hope your Sunday is wonderful! Hugs, RO

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  39. Hmmm Bucket list. A couple of years ago I would have said I've done everything I'd like, but I'd like to publish a book (preferably through a traditional publisher). I guess another item would be to go to watch the Olympics in person someday.

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    1. Wow! That would be so cool to see the Olympics in person, and to publish your own novel! I sure hope they both happen for you soon! Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello Brooke and Happy Monday to you! RO

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  41. My daughter and SIL live in Philly and they ended up buying because renting was getting so salty. Not as bad as SF but bad enough.
    Oh, before I forget. How is your lilac bush/tree doing?
    YOU have a great one.
    Hugs

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    1. LOL! I wish I could say it was thriving, but there's totally NOTHING there, Super Sandra! I told you I have a purple thumb when it comes to plants. What has been doing well would be my onions, sweet basil, mint, green beans and habanero peppers, which has been a complete mystery.(lol) It's crazy how people have to pay such exorbitant prices for a place to live. Happy Tuesday to you! RO

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    2. Glad your veggie and herbs are doing well.
      Don't feel bad about the lilac. It's more of a Midwest plant. I think NC would be a bit hot for it, which is too bad, I'd love to have one. The one I saw for sale was $57! In the Midwest you can almost pluck them off the ground;)

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    3. Yet another reason for me to be someplace I can get in more 15 minutes of cold air.(lol) Hugs, RO

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  42. I love the Amazon perk. Hmmm, I wonder what their thoughts are on cats...
    Hugs

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    1. LOL! I truly love how you really notice the stuff I sneak in Super Sandra! Hugs, RO

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  43. Beware of those hotel corporations (Hotel com. Booking com. and the others)! I had my disappointments. The thing is it's almost impossible to book a hotel room independently, without them being in the picture. That's just awful.

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  44. Hi there RO. It's me again. I’m just saying hi, stopping in to see how you are doing and to show my face...giving an account of myself and so forth.

    I hope you are enjoying yourself and everything is going well.

    Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday!

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  45. I will pass on the pumpkin spam, but I love the coffee and pie in October and November and not before..lol I think I will pass on living in San Francisco..yikes! I adore Lauren. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope you are well,. Hugs my friend!

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  46. The main item on my bucket list is travel to Greece with my hubby! My email is tmcooper1972@gmail.com

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  47. Thank you so much for this opportunity :):)

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    1. Thanks a bunch for stopping by to say hello Lovely Lily! Hugs and Happy Thursday! RO

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  48. I would love to work at a place that allowed my doggies. Thing is, my dogs are too terrible. They'd be all over the place and barking at the leaves the drop from the trees. One of my supervisors brings in her "therapy" dog. The dog was in training but over the last few years, the training part got dropped and now she just hangs out which is fine with all of us. We love to love her. So I guess that makes her our office therapy dog. :)

    Elsie

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  49. I'll be honest, I'm not much of a pumpkin spice fan. I know a lot of people love it, but I like the actual squash itself. Can't say that I'll be buy pumpkin spiced spam anytime soon. LoL

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  50. Lovely giveaway. Congrats to Lauren.
    Was your bday wondrous?

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    1. I spent lots of time getting my food freebies Super Sandra! Now I'm looking forward to all the goodies on Veterans Day(lol) Hugs, RO

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  51. Um no to Pumkin spiced spam, ewww.
    Yes to the backpacks we have a few around me that do that on Fridays
    Thanks RO

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    1. I know, right? What else can they put pumpkin spice in I'm wondering?(lol) Very cool that you have some programs that are helping those in need. Hope you're doing well, and sending some hugs your way! RO

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  52. Too. Much. Pumpkin Spice. Enough is enough, already. And in Spam? Nope, no thanks. I don't mind an occasional pumpkin spice cookie, or mug of tea, but I think the food industry has gone way overboard with it.

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    1. I agree Lark. I just can't get into all that pumpkin stuff at all.(lol) Hope you're dong well. Hugs, RO

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  53. Blessings in a pack is such a wonderful concept. Kudos to the angels that fill and deliver those packs. Thanks for mentioning it.
    Hugs

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  54. Hi Ro! I went through this post 3 times, looking for my comment! ! I really thought I commented on this post! Sorry!!
    I have to see if that Spam is in Canada! Would love to try it, for fun! LOL! That is so cool, to be able to take your dogs to work! Thanks for the recipe! Looks so good! I love Shania Twain! I hope your birthday month was good! That sure is some giveaway!
    Big Hugs!!

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    1. I'm not sure you'd be missing out on much if the Pumpkin Spice Spam is missing.(lol) I love that people really respect our love of animals in the workplace too. Shania Twain is really talented for sure. Hope your day is amazing! Hugs, RO

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  55. Great post darling!! I truly think that Shania Twain is QUEEN!I don't care what anyone says. I love anything pumpkin or sweet potato....so give it to me hehe

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    1. She is definitely a talented woman, nd I really enjoy her music too! No, no, no to anything pumpkin related.(lol) You must love this time of year, huh?(lol) Hugs, RO

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  56. If I read your profile correctly, you're in North Carolina -- is that right? Stay safe when the hurricane comes. This sounds like a bad one.

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    1. Thanks so much for the kind thoughts, and we'll keep you posted (unless I lose power). Hugs, RO

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  57. Do you what to know something awesome... my kids are 14, 12 and 10 and they love watching Friends re-runs with me!! What awesome kiddos 😜

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  58. Oh I would have been all over the FRIENDS thing. How flipping fun!

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