Thursday, January 22, 2015

Titles, Actors, and IMDB

I walked in the door from Radio-Memphis to find J2 watching a Western. 

Now, I am notoriously bad at remembering movie titles, actors names, tv shows, and song titles; I get them all mixed up. It's ridiculously embarrassing. I like to think I make it up by having memorized the heck out of story lines and plots. But that's just to make myself feel better. 

Not paying attention, I simply glance at the tv screen before turning away, but I hear their voices and say, "Ohh! Oh! Oh! That's Waterworld and A Fish Called Wanda." 

For some reason this beautifully minded man gets me. He responds, "Yes, and that's Hunt For Red October and Lethal Weapon."

Without IMDB can you guess the movie?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Vintage, Pink, & Phallic

Yesterday was a spectacular mail day! They are completely inappropriate and that's why I LOVE them! Soon we'll have little, vintage, pink, phallic salt & pepper shakers on the dinner table. 

I promise, I'll try to keep a straight face while they are being used. 

Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK Day 2015


I took  advantage of a still moment on Friday night at the National Civil Rights Museum (@ncrmuseum) reflecting upon the good done by a man with a belief, a voice, and a perseverance for Civil Rights. #KingDay2015 #MLKDay #MemphisTN #CivilRights #NationalCivilRightsMuseum #MartinLutherKingJr

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Great White Help

He never gets acne. However, this afternoon when arriving home from a two night Boy Scouts camping trip his face has broken out. 

Phaedra goes into the bathroom comes back and confronts him, "Here Mav. Take this. You need it."

"Uhhhhh....Really? What is it?"

The jar is in her left hand and a small, damp, white, quilted, cotton buffer clamped in between her index finger and thumb, "It's a Stridex acne pad. It'll help you. Wipe it across your acne covered face. It looks like you have herpes on your mouth. It'll clear it up quickly."

"No! That's the rudest thing you've ever said to me!"

"No it's not. I've been much meaner."

He walks away from her. 

She follows closely behind to corner him in his bedroom, "Seriously. It looks like you've been making out with a hooker. Are you sure that's not mouth herpes? You need this acne pad!"

He slams the door in her face while I am hysterically cackling at this interchange.

I'm no help. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

Recipe: Chicken Nachos

I am always on the look out for extremely easy and quick recipes that will feed this family of four. I'm not one to post recipes, but I am doing it.

Today, I've found a gem! 

My best friend, Jenny, and I are on the phone. I am lamenting about meal planning, my lack of it, and what to cook this week. Jenny pulls up the Rolodex in her mind and begins to scroll through her go-to recipes and suggests Chicken Tacos. 

I look in the pantry and of course I don't have taco shells. Why don't I have taco shells? I could have sworn I was more like my mom and kept taco shells on hand. 

Jenny asks, "Do you have tortilla chips?" She says 'tortilla' mockingly in the manner of Napoleon Dynamite. 

"Why yes I do!"

 "Great! You can have Chicken Nachos instead!" 

I gather the ingredients. Here is the best part: I dump them into the crockpot. That is it!! 

Chicken Tacos/Nachos

2 lbs of frozen chicken breasts 
1 can of Rotel
1 cup of salsa
1 package of taco seasoning
1 package of ranch seasoning
1 spoonful of diced jalapeƱos (omit)

Dump all of the above into a crock-pot. Put in the frig over night. Place the shell back into the crock-pot - I had the Little Rottens do this when they came home from school. Set the crock-pot on high for three hours. Our crock-pot cooks quickly, you may have to adjust your temperature and cooking time.

It's so damn delicious, try not to eat it all by yourself!