World’s Best Widget



Writing Prompt: You’ve been granted magical engineering skills, but you can only use them to build one gadget or machine. What do you build?



Without a doubt I would try to recreate the replicator from Star Trek. Could you imagine having a widget like this, and what it could do to ease world hunger?

So According to Star Trek  a replicator works by rearranging subatomic particles, which are abundant everywhere in the universe, to form molecules and arrange those molecules to form the object. For example, to create a pork chop, the replicator would first form atoms of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, etc., then arrange them into amino acids, proteins, and cells, and assemble the particles into the form of a pork chop.

This process requires the destructive conversion of bulk matter into energy and its subsequent reformation into a pre-scanned matter pattern. In principle, this is similar to the transporter, but on a smaller scale. However, unlike transporters, which duplicate matter at the quantum level, replicators must be capable of a large number of different materials on demand. If patterns were to be stored at the quantum level, an impossible amount of data storage (or a set of original copies of the materials) would be required. To resolve this, patterns are stored in memory at the molecular level.

could you imagine the possibilities, no more late night runs for Taco Bell (if that’s your thing)…. want that awesome tropical drink you had on your honeymoon 25 years ago and was never about to recreate it…. the replicator has your back…..

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Writing Prompt: If you could switch with a blogs with any blogger for a week, with whom would you switch and why?




I thought about this for a while, and although I love this blog I don’t think that I would be able to last more than one day. I’m getting to the point where cooking isn’t as much of a chore as it used to be, but I find myself getting really bored with my food so this would be perfect for me, so if I could do a little switcheroo for one day it would be with SkinnyTaste. I have tried so many of their recipes and they are always so yummy.

For me the best part of the entire experience (outside of eating the food) would be photographing the food…. if it was more than a day I seriously think that I would gain weight despite the recipes being Weight Watchers friendly…. it doesn’t really count if you eat the whole dish.

For more yummy recipes go check out the site.


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Food for the Soul (and the Stomach)



Writing Prompt:Tell us about your favorite meal, either to eat or to prepare. Does it just taste great, or does it have other associations?


I love macaroni and cheese, seriously love it . I actually mentioned in in a pervious post, I don’t think there is a way to mess it up…. it’s good in all it’s varieties.  and given the chance I would eat it as often as possible. A week or so ago I was at the grocery store and I saw that they had a boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese on sale, so I ran to buy it…for some reason not only macaroni was on my mind, macaroni and hot dogs, they idea od eating those two foods together (although I’m sure it would have thrown my Weight Watchers points all out of whackjust reminded me of comfort, and my childhood. so I causally asked my mother if she feed up hot dogs and mac and cheese…. and to my shock and awe she said she never did (at least not together) So why the heck would I associate this meal…. this yummy, cheesy, sodium filled bowl of goodness? Who knows, maybe I had it at a friends house and just don’t remember all I know… I consider this childhood in childhood in a bowl

Here’s the recipe if you’re interested



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Friend Making Monday: Food





1. What is your favorite food dish? Macaroni and Cheese, honestly I don’t think there is a way that you can mess it up (well you could over cook the noodles) but any Mac and Cheese is good Mac and Cheese!


2. What is your favorite food type (Italian, Mexican, etc)? Mexican food

3. What is your favorite snack? Microwave popcorn


4. What do you usually eat for breakfast? This week I’ve been having this fantastic smoothie

  • strawberrybananablueberry_SGS0.50 cup(s), Blueberries – Raw
  • 0.50 cup(s), Strawberries – Raw
  • 1. cup(s), Spinach – Raw
  • 1. serving, Bananas – Raw
  • 0.75 cup, Orange juice – Raw




5. Do you eat your veggies?  What are your favorites? I do, and usually by breakfast I have my 5 a day in. I really love spinach, and broccoli (but have to limit those due to being on a bood thinner) carrots have been my go-to veggies (raw not cooked) that are easily portable and I often have a bag with me when I’m going on. I’ve been eating a lot of okra lately as well.


6. What is your favorite junk food/guilty pleasure? Chinese food

7. Do you cook most/all of your own food? I do because not only is it saving me money, but I know exactly what I’m eating and so it’s easier for me to calculate my Weight Watchers points. I also pre-make my dinners at the beginning of the week so there is no guessing on what’s for dinner, on a really successful well, all of my meals are planned out.

8. Are you vegetarian or vegan?  If not, have you ever considered or tried it?  No


9. If you eat meat, do you eat red meat, and if you do, how do you like it cooked? I eat a lot of chicken, turkey and fish, I’ve never really been a big fan of beef. I’ll eat it any way except for deep fried (and man do I miss it)


10. Is there a food or a dish that you have always wanted to try and is there a reason you haven’t tried it yet? I have never really been a fan of seafood, and a month ago I tried crab for the first time, and shocking I really enjoyed it (I actually think it was around the time that I tried sushi for the first time as well, and I really liked that as well)


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Let It Be



Writing Prompt: A restaurant that removed your favorite item from the menu, a bad cover of a great song… Write a post about something that should’ve been left untouched, but wasn’t. Why was the original better?

I am the kind of girl that doesn’t enjoy change. I’ll except it (because I don’t have a choice) but O will bitch about it , and possibly write a strongly worded letter in the process. And one of the things where I refuse change to happen is my food. Please don’t mess with my food. Food companies are always trying to improve something and I hate it. But when it comes to food from one of my favorite restaurants it would be Kam’s Chop Suey. There is not one thing on the menu that I don’t love,  but I will tell you if they changed the way that they make Chinese Fried Chicken I would throw a fit.  Now (This is the fat girl talking) I have had lots of Chinese food, and lots of chicken, my mom has her favorite restaurant and she likes the chicken, but there is no ginger in it (I think I’s ginger), it’s not my Kam’s Chinese chicken. No one wants to hear me sing a sing in protest… but I swear if they change the way they make chicken there will be there in from with a song AND a sign…..



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