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My great cup of coffee

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A Husband’s Amazing Response To ‘She’s A Stay-At-Home Mom? What Does She DO All Day?’

Yes, my wife is JUST a mother. JUST. She JUST brings forth life into the universe, and she JUST shapes and molds and raises those lives. She JUST manages, directs and maintains the workings of the household, while caring for children who JUST rely on her for everything. She JUST teaches our twins how to be human beings, and, as they grow, she will JUST train them in all things, from morals, to manners, to the ABC’s, to hygiene, etc. She is JUST my spiritual foundation and the rock on which our family is built. She is JUST everything to everyone. And society would JUST fall apart at the seams if she, and her fellow moms, failed in any of the tasks I outlined.

Yes, she is just a mother. Which is sort of like looking at the sky and saying, “hey, it’s justthe sun.”

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5 Unretouched Beer Labels That Breweries Don’t Want You To See

5 Unretouched Beer Labels That Breweries Don’t Want You To See

January 28, 2014 · Oliver Gray

Beer magazines always objectify our brews, display them in unrealistically ideal poses and glassware that are so disconnected from what’s “normal.” These images establish a ridiculous standard of beauty and make us feel bad about the askew labels, slightly rusty caps, and greasy fingerprint smudges of our own beer.

Well I say, “no more!” No more making otherwise happy, healthy beers feel bad about themselves. No more perpetuating an unattainable stereotype of what is “beautiful.” No more faked, Photoshop foolery like we see from Vogue and Disney.

With some clever sleuthing and some help from some insiders (who will remain unnamed for their own safety), I managed to get my hands on some of the raw versions of the images they plaster on the glossy fronts of magazines – before they’re manipulated and edited into unrecognizable fizzy facsimiles

Warning, what you’re about to see might shock you with truth lightning.

1. Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout

2. Southern Tier 422 Pale Wheat Ale

3. Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale Oaked

4. Avery IPA

5. Milwaukee’s Best Premium

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Delicious veggie muffins


Also known as ‘veggie pop-overs’, this is a wonderful way of getting more veg into the diet.
Article Source: Food 24
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 2 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 Tbs Ina Paarman’s seasoned salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper and a pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped and sautéed in a little oil until soft
  • 2 large carrots – peeled and coarsely grated
  • 250 ml grated butternut
  • 6 baby marrows – washed and grated
  • 1 small red pepper – finely chopped
  • 1 cup grated mature cheddar
  • 60 ml vegetable oil
  • 125 ml milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • Servings: 18


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Sift flour, salt and pepper into a LARGE mixing bowl.
  3. Add the grated cheese and mix until coated in the flour.
  4. Beat the oil, milk and eggs together.
  5. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture and add the liquid together with the prepared vegetables. Mix until just combined – do not over mix.
  6. Spoon into a greased muffin tray/s and bake for +- 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  7. NOTE: These muffins do not rise a lot because of the high veggie content.
  8. Remove from muffins tray/s and cool on a wire rack.

TIP: This mixture can be baked in a large loaf tin or a 20 cm spring form tin for +- 45 – 50 minutes.

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