Coffee Wakes Me Up

This week’s quote is about coffee, because we got a new coffee machine last week – an iCoffee Opus – to replace our old Keurig machine. It’s just as easy to use as the Keurig, and the coffee tastes richer. You can see a picture of it, at the end of this post.

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Get Started With Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Yesterday, we got a shiny new Instant Pot Programmable Electric Pressure Cooker, and I was excited to try it.

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Monday Memories: Sea Pines Hilton Head

It’s been a long, cold, snowy winter, and a relief to finally see signs of spring.

Unfortunately, we didn’t get to Hilton Head, South Carolina, this winter, so I put together a slide show video, with some of my favorite photos from last winter. In the picture below, you can get an idea of how tall those beautiful trees are, at Sea Pines Hilton Head.

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Relaxing With the Hilton Head Beach Waves

This time last year, we were enjoying the slightly warmer weather in Hilton Head, South Carolina. On January 19th, 2014, it was about 50°F, and a bit breezy on the beach, so people were bundled up.

We’re expecting more snow here tomorrow, so I’m taking a few minutes to relax today, and look back at this short video I recorded, during our beach walk that day.

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Liars Cannot Make Good Soup

It’s cold and snowy here today, so Mr. D made us a delicious kale and lentil soup for lunch.

That inspired me to look for a quote about soup, and I found this one, by Ludwig van Beethoven:

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.

–Ludwig van Beethoven

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Resolve to Keep Happy

Happy New Year! Here is the first Monday quote for 2015, from Helen Keller.

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

–Helen Keller

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