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{It's Almost August}

 Hello Sweet Sunday Afternoon! Where in the world has July went? In a few more days we will be venturing into August and I feel the summer is passing quickly. I want to say that several have pointed out blogger issues from me. Some of you are getting that I am a non-reply blogger. I have no clue why. Some of you are not able to see my pictures that I post and I have no clue why. I have had so many issues lately with blogger. Any old ways I will try again today and we shall see what happens. You should be able to find my little old blog over at www.bloglovin.com too. Just type in Creationsbycindy in the search box.  What have you ate good lately? We let me say that we have ate quiet well this week. I whipped Marty and I up a Chicken Fajita bowl this week served over brown rice. It was so good and favorable.  I took some leftover breakfast bacon and made myself a BLT using fresh tomatoes out of my garden. YEP, more tomatoes than bacon I think. But oh so good.  Of course I had to have a l

{Sweet Summertime}

 


Sweet summertime brings me a fresh tomato sandwich straight from my little garden. Lordy mercy, I do love me a mater sandwich. I grow my tomatoes in buckets and I only planted 6 plants this year and one did not yield a thing. But, so far, the other five is surely bringing me some yummy to my tummy. 


Speaking of sweet summertime...oh this watermelon was my 2nd one for the summer as of today. So, so sweet and of course these girls make that melon even sweeter. 


Our sweet Kyleigh wanted to have a little purple in her hair for our July beach trip so she now has purple hair. Yes, she is going to be my grand that might just want a different color hair every season. LOL! It will wash out in about 6 weeks but she sure loves it. I told her to hold on cause Nana was getting a little purple, blue or pink streaks in my hair for the beach trip. She is so excited and of course told me exactly where to streak it at!  But.....mine will be chalk paint that washes out over night. LOL! YEP, girls just wanna have fun.

Marty and I are still enjoying our Friday late afternoon "fun foods". I do not like to eat heavy after 4 pm if I can help it so this kind of stuff is right up my alley. 


My daughter usually sends me a picture every Sunday morning of the girls ready for Sunday school and church. They enjoy church and that makes this Nana's heart leap with joy. 


So, I ventured out of my comfort zone and decided to try some avocado toast. I have NEVER liked avocado but several of my friends kept telling me that avocado toast was the best. I looked up several different ways to spice it up a bit. But....just in case I decided I did not like it I needed plan b. Which for me is peanut butter toast. So, my take on this avocado creation.....salt, pepper, seasoning salt, fresh mashed avocado and diced turkey was "it's okay, but nothing I would write home about".   If you have a favorite way of making avocado toast do share and I might try it again. Taste buds sure change as we age so who knows...this woman that absolutely disliked roasted oysters at one time LOVES them now!


My youngest daughter and I done a little shopping recently and she spotted this adorable utensil holder and so it came home with me. But, It was a reminder with the words that ring so very true.....


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The word that got my attention was....

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As I begin a brand new week I am praying for this verse to be upon my heart and that I practice the truth of this wonderful verse. I hope that you all have a wonderful week and that you too will ponder God's precious truth of this verse as you begin your new week. 

Hugs and blessings to you all.

Cindy


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  1. What a wonderful idea your daughter has, sending you pictures of the grand-girls all ready for church.
    I find avocados too bland and can't see why others like them so much. Our tastebuds are all different :)

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    1. I wish I liked avocados better. I have tried gucamaloe and did not like that. Maybe I am just not going to be an avocado fan! LOL!

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  2. Avocado: it's pretty bland to my taste buds, but I like the texture of it, and of course, guacamole is great with chips or on tacos, etc. Kudos to you for trying it!

    The reminder to do all things to the glory of God is so good. That is my prayer, too.

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    1. i am glad I tried it too. But, I did not like the texture of it. Not sure me and avocado will become friends. LOL!

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  3. Summer sure is sweet. I love a tomato sandwich too! That new hair color is just adorable on your grand!! The little ones in their Sunday school dresses is such a sweet idea. I love chopped tomato on my avocado toast. I season the avocado with salt and pepper first. Everything but the bagel seasoning on the tomatoes is so good too. I've been known to make a whole salad on top of the avocado too--greens, scallions, carrots, peppers, tomatoes...all finely chopped. Some people do a fried egg on top too. I just had the best avocado toast of my life, they grilled the sourdough bread, used big chunks of avocado and seasoned with olive oil, salt & pepper and micro greens on top. Divine!

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    1. Well Heather Lou, I may have to try one of your versions of the avocado toast again. I will try something several times before calling a NO! LOL! Kyleigh loves her hair. She said she thought it was just adorable! LOL!

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  4. Thank you Cindy....you always make me smile. I hope you have a beautiful week. smiles

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    1. Thank you Linda. You always make me have a good laugh!

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  5. Your tomato sandwich looks so tasty, and so dies your Friday afternoon snack board. A friend of mine loves avocado toast. I like my avocado in my salad and in guacamole. Those girls sure are cute and fun, Cindy!! They keep you young in spirit!

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    1. Not sure I will come to like avocado. I have tried guacamole several times too and just can't get it! LOL! But, I do love tomato sandwiches!

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  6. I am not one to love avocados alone but I do love them in guacamole. I think it is what you add to them that make them tasty. I know they are very healthy for you. Good luck with all the suggestions. Some of them sound pretty good. Happy Monday. Have a great week.

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    1. I hope your week is wonderful Kris. Your home is absolutely looking beautiful!

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  7. I love fresh tomatoes too and we are going to grill some bacon and make BLTs today. Grilling bacon? You have to watch it carefully! lol And I've been thinking about streaks in my white hair. Wish I lived closer and was braver! lol Hugs!

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    1. Love me a BLT! Girl, come on...you and I will go get our hair done together!

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  8. I like avocado with my tacos! Not had it on toast before and actually not thought about adding peanut butter with it. Interesting. On the other hand, a good tater sandwich with mayo, salt and pepper is great. I started adding basil to mine, I love it. Putting it on fresh bread is GREAT. My fave fruit, WATERMELON....love it. Had my first on last week. Needing another one today, yet time to head for another one. YUM....

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    1. Yes girl, I with you on the tater sandwich too! Love a fried tater sandwich.

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  9. Avocado toast has never appealed to me even though I love guacamole...I say stick with peanut butter! Have a great week Cindy!
    Jenna

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  10. Your tomato sandwich reminds me of one of my all-time favorite dishes - tomato pie. I discovered it at a BBQ place near where we used to live, and oh, my goodness. There is nothing like it. I finally got their recipe, which is a treasure. When I don't have time to make the full-blown recipe, I make it like this - two slices of bread, slather with mayo, heavily pepper, slices of tomatoes on top of that, then cover with shredded cheddar cheese. Put under broiler for about 4 to 5 minutes, and enjoy! It is not as good as the full recipe, but it comes very close and satisfies my craving, in a pinch. One of the guys in our bluegrass band does a bang-up job singing "Homegrown Tomatoes." He just sang it when we got together Saturday. It's true there ain't nothin' in this world like love and homegrown t'maters! Sending hugs to you, sweet friend.

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    1. I have never tried tomato pie. Guess that's next on my list too. Trying new things at my age! Ha! Who would have thunk it! LOL!

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  11. Hooray for tomato and watermelon season!

    Would you believe that I've never coloured my hair? But I would give the temporary purple dye a try!

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    1. Girl, I get highlights and low lights for sure and lordy I have to keep those roots touched up. But, I surely enjoy doing the little chalk paint with the grands. It makes them smile which makes me smile.

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  12. Yep, I'm not an avocado fan either. There are a whole lot of other delicious things to put on your morning toast! Love the purple hair! I'm ready to head back to my hair dresser. Michelle has done a great job dying it during the pandemic but I think she's ready to let the professional handle it again. I'm looking to just hide the gray, maybe a regular tone of brown, though., and a little natural highlight. I hope you share the picture of your new 'highlights!' I am so jealous of your ripe tomatoes! Ours aren't usually ready until the middle or end of July. They sure are worth waiting for, though. Enjoy your week, dear Cindy! Zenda

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    1. I am thinking about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich today. LOL! Your hair always looks nice Zenda. Michelle has done a great job. It seems when the tomatoes just coming in that they ALL come in at once but these I have have staggered out just right for me. Got a few more to pick today.

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  13. Loved your post as always! Your little girls are all so adorable and fun! Purple streaks in the hair sounds like fun. I've never tried anything like that...my husband might have a stroke if I walked out with them now! LOL. Better not try it. As for avocado, not my thing. I am a texture person, and that just kind of makes me not want to try it... But I LOVE peanut butter toast, but mine needs either some apple butter or grape jam on top...or sliced bananas! Enjoy your beach trip with the family! Sounds wonderful!

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    1. We are looking forward to the family beach trip. I think that might be what it is about the avocado that I don't care for....the texture. Oh Pam, I don't like banana's either. The smell of them makes me sick. CRAZY I know. Hope your day is going well.

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  14. Oh, I don't think I would care for Avacado toast either but it is sure popular and it was offered one morning at our B and B where we stayed for our anniversary celebration. My Grangirls love the pink, purple and such hair too. Me, not so much. :o)) Have a great week!

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    1. It seems everyone I know is doing something different with avocados. I even made a face wash with them once and my mercy! What a mess I had! LOL! Oh I can't wait to have a little fun with the girls with streaking my hair. Especially since it will wash right out. LOL!

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  15. Hi Cindy, I just added pictures of my grandson at his first recital. He had me in tears with a Mema's(grandma) proud heart. Grandchildren bring us such great joy!

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  16. Hi Cindy, sorry I am late to comment. A tomato sandwich is summer on a plate. I like avocados, but would never crave one. The granddaughters are so darling, and the purple streaks are so cute. I hope you will post a photos of your purple chalk hair. Have a wonderful week!

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    1. Had another tomato sandwich just yesterday. YUM. Oh don't you worry girl...pictures will come. LOL!

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