The Accidental Locavore needs a little Pinterest love today. This great recipe for Duck Confit Shepherd’s Pieis a semi-finalist in a contest to get an app developed. Wouldn’t your life be so much better with your own Accidental Locavore recipe app? Please go to this link and re-pin and like my shepherd’s pie. Although you can only like and re-pin once, you’ve got a lot of friends, don’t you? Many thanks!
Tom over at Sightings at 60, makes a habit of reading the news and perusing the financial sites, and as a result he sometimes gets discouraged. But if we pause and try to gain some perspective, as he does in this new post, then we should realize there’s No Reason to Panic.
This weekend the Muslim world celebrates one of their most sacred religious holidays – Eid al-Adha, commemorating Abraham’s submission to Allah. It is a time for asking forgiveness from God and starting fresh. It is also a time for sharing. A ram is sacrificed and the cooked meat is divided into three parts, one for the family, one for friends and neighbors and one for the poor and needy. In recognition of this holiday Arabian Tales by travel writer Katie Foster shares her friend Anne O’Connell’s story of visiting the Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai to learn more about the Islamic faith.
Over at The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, consumer journalist Rita R. Robison writes about a $1 billion-plus lawsuitby the U.S. Department of Justice, charging Bank of America and two companies it acquired, Countrywide Financial and Countrywide Home Loans, with mortgage fraud.
I’ve been busy celebrating up a storm because this blog turns FIVE this week!!! Yes, I’ve been acting as the Queen of Midlife Crisis for five years now, and LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT!
Speaking of Pinterest, I find it to be some of the best fun I have on the Internet these days! Don’t miss out, especially if you are highly visual like me.
Should you ever need a LOL break in the middle of your day, don’t miss my “MIDLIFE MIND” page. I post all of my favorite jokes and sayings over there, reflecting my strange (and somewhat cynical?) sense of humor.
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