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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
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Weekend inspirations: Tribute to Mothers

For this week's Weekend Inspirations i would like to dedicate this inspiring story to all Mothers in the world. Happy Mother's Day to all of you!

WHEN GOD MADE MOMS

By the time the Lord made mothers, he was into his sixth day of working overtime. An Angel appeared and said "Why are you spending so much time on this one"?

And the Lord answered and said, "Have you seen the spec sheet on her?" She has to be completely washable, but not plastic, have 200 movable parts, all replaceable, run on black coffee and leftovers, have a lap that can hold three children at one time and that disappears when she stands up, have a kiss that can cure anything from a scraped knee to a broken heart, and have six pairs of hands.


The Angel was astounded at the requirements for this one. Six pairs of hands! No Way! said the Angel. The Lord replied, Oh, it's not the hands that are the problem. It's the three pairs of eyes that mothers must have! And that's just on the standard model? The Angel asked. The Lord nodded in agreement, Yep, one pair of eyes are to see through the closed door as she asks her children what they are doing even though she already knows. Another pair in the back of her head, are to see what she needs to know even though no one thinks she can. And the third pair are here in the front of her head. They are for looking at an errant child and saying that she understands and loves him or her, without even saying a single word.


The Angel tried to stop the Lord. This is too much work for one day wait until tomorrow to finish.


But I can't! The Lord protested, I am so close to finishing this creation that is so close to my own heart. She already heals herself when she is sick AND can feed a family of six on a pound of hamburger and can get a nine year old to stand in the shower.

The Angel moved closer and touched the woman, "But you have made her so soft, Lord." She is soft, the Lord agreed, but I have also made her tough. You have no idea what she can endure or accomplish.


Will she be able to think? asked the Angel. The Lord replied, Not only will she be able to think, she will be able to reason, and negotiate. The Angel then noticed something and reached out and touched the woman's
cheek. Oops, it looks like you have a leak with this model. I told you that you were trying to put too much into this one.

That's not a leak, the Lord objected. That's a tear. What's the tear for? the Angel asked. The Lord said, The tear is her way of expressing her joy, her sorrow, her disappointment, her pain, her loneliness, her grief, and her pride. The Angel was impressed. You are a genius, Lord. You thought of everything, for WOMEN are truly amazing!




Comments

  1. nice story!

    Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love. ~Mildred B. Vermont
    Happy Mother's day!

    Mother's Day here is on August 12!

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