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BBQMama
Colorado
Here to enjoy life!
Interests: my family and friends with whom I cook, garden, eat, BBQ, grill, BBQ, take on home improvement projects large and small, now take on camper improvement projects large and small, throw parties large and small, travel domestically, travel internationally, did I say BBQ?
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Well hello, all.... it's been, well.... quite a while! I've been wanting to get back into the blogging groove for a while now but for one thing or another never got to logging in until now. Perhaps because it's just been so lively lately... ...Lately being since Tuesday, 06 August... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at the_farm
Now that we're in Utah and have full cell coverage *at the campsite - so cool!!!* (and before we head farther north where I know cell coverage is non existent) I figure I'll post a bit about Rifle Falls State... Continue reading
Day 3 of our camping trip. Now in Utah with no neighbors at our campsite (yay - love state parks but they're so darn busy!!!) enjoying the pitch dark and starry sky with a perk - full cell coverage! Posting... Continue reading
First stop: Rifle Falls state park - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Continue reading
1. Dig a pit... 2. Build a big hot fire out of hardwood and add lava rock 3. Wrap pig in banana leaves and burlap sacks 4. Put pig in pit and seal with dirt Continue reading
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. G. K. Chesterton Continue reading
We're at T minus 2 days until we depart for Frisco, Colorado to compete in the Frisco BBQ Challenge - our first ever BBQ competition and we're getting excited! Prep is well underway - shopping for ingredients and selling items,... Continue reading
I suppose after posting pics of the cooking I should post a pic of the finished product! It was delish! In prep for the frisco BBQ Challenge next week we got together over this last weekend to make homemade canopy... Continue reading
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A few weeks ago, I put my beloved Blackberry on the deck, well out of harms way, while I replaced a sprinkler head that had busted. I soon realized (after being completely drenched) that I had installed a 270 degree... Continue reading
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While Matt and I may have gone camping a few weekends ago, but it wasn't until the weekend before last that we considered ourselves having officially, the first camping trip of the year as it was all 3 of us... Continue reading
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OK - I'm getting a bit pissy at Typepad's posting interface.... this is the 3rd time I've spent time composing a bit of narrative to go along with my pics only to have the entire thing go POOF! So not... Continue reading
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Gotta love the Rockies! You just never know what you might get in terms of weather - and today is no exception. It's May Day and we had snow ALL DAY LONG! No serious, it had not stopped here at... Continue reading
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It's taken a few days but I'm finally logging back on to type up a post after losing a major amount of work on a post I was preparing for you all over the weekend which left me frustrated as... Continue reading
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From dry and sunny to....... snow! And it's still coming down! Gotta love spring time here! Continue reading
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Well, hello folks! It's been a while - a month and a few to be exact. Time has FLOWN. I knew it had been a while since I last posted but goodness, has it really been a month!? (that would... Continue reading
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At least downstairs anyway! We've got seedlings galore! Tomatoes, peppers, herbs and a variety of flowers... In all so far, around 400 plants. Quite the 'growing operation' eh? Hahaha! I'm beginning to think I should open a nursery... Call me... Continue reading
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Once upon a time, there was a shed. After about 4 years of hanging out right behind the house it was time to move on so the shed mosied over to the back corner of the yard (with the help... Continue reading
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Oooooh looordy..... I hadn't heard of Sweet Brown until one evening not so long ago, on the way to our pals house, Em' erupted into a monologue that had me in absolute stitches! (ping me for the password) Come to... Continue reading
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Check this out! Cat games on the iPad (literally - it's called 'Game for Cats')! This is no joke - it really works! The cats *LOVE* it! Why hadn't I thought about this sooner... oh the sanity it would have... Continue reading
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OH. My. gosh. Hahahahaha! BBQ/grilling and spreadsheets!? Hahaha! This is a match made in heaven ;) Hahahahhahahahahahaha! Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
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Yes, it's February and yes, the luau isn't until July... so why am I digging the new imu (that's a pit for the kalua pig) now, you ask? 1. it's much nicer digging clay in 50-60 degree weather than the... Continue reading
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I briefly mentioned it being a possibility a few posts ago and am here now to confirm it is official folks - we're officially entered into the Frisco BBQ Challenge that runs from 13 June 2013 - 16 June 2013!... Continue reading
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Yum! After a few days of rising dough I finally got to making the apple fritters and my oh my, was it worth the effort! What is it about fried yeasty dough? Couple that with cinnamon apples and a bit... Continue reading
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Somewhere it's blackberry season and boy are we happy! We can't get enough of these things and at a buck a box we sure can put them down without going under too quickly. It may be 5 degrees outside but... Continue reading