Hello All, I am not sure if you have missed my online presence or not, but it is time that I made a comeback! I am ready to share my life again and my life at this moment is based on a very simple motto: EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY! My “conversations”/ posts will revolve around just that. I can’t wait to share with you … Continue reading Don’t Call it a Comeback!!!
This is a question I get asked often and it blows me away. I usually respond with “Why Not?”. Growing up I was taught that serving in your community is a wonderful thing. You can learn a lot by just giving some time to help out someone in need. I do get people that support the movement, but I also get negative comments as well. … Continue reading Why Community Service???
This year I decided to try something new and think of some words that I will apply to my life. These are the words that I came up with. Consistency Value Discipline Connections Growth Manifesting (Note: I wanted to post this earlier but this new puppy parent life….whew, that will come in a later blog post) When you hear each of these words, what do … Continue reading My Words For 2019 !
I have been making my quick red beans and rice as a staple over the past couple of weeks so I decided to share with you. First let me say that this can be made with white or brown rice. Also if you don’t like any of the ingredients you can make it without them, just use your seasoning to make it taste the way … Continue reading Cooking with Misstakenid: Quick Red Beans and Rice
I love a good burger. Well, let me say that I love a good burger that I can eat. I am unable to eat beef or pork so my burger choices are sometimes limited. However, I heard about the Impossible Burger in all of its plant based glory and I knew that I wanted to try it. I couldn’t think of a better place than … Continue reading Unscripted Durham’s Impossible Burger Review
I had a chance to visit Miami Beach over Labor Day weekend and stayed at the lovely Confidante Hotel. The onsite restaurant is called Bird & Bone and it’s claim to fame is having the best chicken in Miami. I must admit I was a little skeptical as I am from the south and I have tasted some pretty good fried chicken in my life, … Continue reading CHEF HALES’ HOT CHICKEN REVIEW
Birthdays are special. When the Old Man reaches another birthday it’s always the “whatever you want” approach. This time was no different. This year we went to lunch. I chose lunch because I knew that he would want to go right to sleep after walking and eating. A couple of days before his birthday I asked what meal he would like. He replied “ox tails”. I thought … Continue reading The Old Man Turns 71!!!
One thing I have realized over the years is that when planning road trips I get the most enjoyment out of preparing a snack pack. What is a snack pack? (You might ask) I define a snack pack as whatever snacks and drinks that you enjoy or will enjoy while riding in the car on a road trip, sitting on the beach, or in your … Continue reading What’s in your snack pack?
I am always recommending products and services to my friends, so why not start an official product review segment to my blog. This way I can share not only with my friends but share with my readers and social media followers as well. If you would like me to review a product/service with my readers and social media followers please send me an email at … Continue reading Product/Service Reviews by Misstakenid
Often times people ask me how I make my steamed/boiled lobster. I always tell them that it is an easy process and everyone always looks at me a little blown away. I say it only takes 20 minutes or less depending on the size of the lobster and they always say, “Tell me how?”. So here goes. Things needed: 1 live lobster 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading My Easy Lobster