You are listening to: Susan Boyle

" Perfect Day "

Oil Painting by: Rob Hefferan

Brad Pitt

Today's pictures center around the song playing ....

The first being the singer Susan Boyle

The drink Sangria -- Colorful citrus fruit make this pretty sangria a fun and festive cocktail!

Sangria is a refreshing summer-time drink that prevails in Portugal and Spain during the warm summer months;

although it is enjoyed by many. Traditionally sangria contains either white or red wine

and sliced or cubed fruits before adding ice and sometimes carbonated soda.

St James Park, London

There is no better exercise for your heart than

reaching down and helping to lift someone up.

~ Bernard Meltzer

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.

~ Mahatama Gandhi

Home is where you dare to dream and your harvest

exceeds your greatest expectations.

~ Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.

~ Earl Warren

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right,

decide on what you think is right and stick to it.

~ George Eliot




Double Cherry Refrigerator Sheet Cake

 1 3-ounce box cherry Jell-O
 1 cherry-flavored cake mix

 Dissolve Jell-O in 3/4 cup boiling water. Add 1/2 cup cold water; set
 aside at room temperature.

 Mix and bake cake as directed in a 13x9 pan. Cool cake 20 to 25 minutes.

 Poke deep holes through top of warm cake while it is still in pan with
 meat fork or wooden pick, spacing holes about one half inch apart.
 With a cup, slowly pour Jell-O mixture into holes. Refrigerate cake
 while preparing topping.

 1 envelope whipped topping mix, 2 to 2 1/2 cups yield
 1 (4-serving size) box vanilla instant pudding mix
 1 1/2 cups cold milk
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 In a chilled, deep bowl, blend whipped topping mix, instant pudding,
 cold milk and vanilla extract until stiff, 3 to 8 minutes. Immediately
 frost cake. Cake must be stored in refrigerator and served chilled.
 Frosted cake may be frozen.
 Serves 16 to 20.

{ Tint frosting for Valentine's Day }

Order now for Valentine's Day!

NOTE: Please note that the poems by Virginia that I have been posting are now included in

the menu at the top of the page. I will let everyone know when a new poem arrives. In the mean

time I will be uploading some of her poetry. She has her own guest book there as well, so take

a look around, but do keep in mind the site is under construction.

Have a happy hump day - and join me again tomorrow for some more

inspiration! Be safe in always being aware of everything and everyone

around you. Take care!