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My Future Letter of Retirement

By Miranda, published on Oct 27, 2011

To My Amazing Children,

MeMe, Butch, Bruiser & Brody October 1, 2028

First off let me begin by saying Happy 18th birthday Brody. It seems like only yesterday you were struggling to breathe and they were wheeling you off to the NICU while I was still in surgery. I was very worried but we were in an amazing hospital with the best Doctors around. We were in good hands. It was a long 6 days but with my emotional melt down in front of the staff after they told us I was being released and sent home 45 minutes away while you stay... (more)

Tags: humor, family, creative writing

A New Twist on Pasta Dinner

By Miranda, published on Oct 27, 2011

Cheesy Rotini & Broccoli From the kitchen of: Miranda Sherman

A quick delicious recipe. Kids love it because of the delicious cheese and fun curly noodles. Parents love it because it tastes great and sneaks in some vitamin packed broccoli!


1 Box of Rotini Pasta 1 Package of Frozen Broccoli 1/4 stick of butter 2 chicken bouillon cubes 6 slices of Kraft American Cheese A Chunk of Velveeta Cheese Milk Water Black Pepper to taste

In large pot bring water to boil. Add 1 bouillon cube and noodles. With medium size pot on medium/low, add 2... (more)

Tags: food, pasta, recipe, dinner

Have You Ever Heard Of HELLP Syndrome?

By Miranda, published on Oct 26, 2011

As you all know I am a Mom, a stay at home, busy Mom. Some of you know that I have 4 children, very few of you know my daughter Marissa was a preemie. She was born at 28 weeks gestation weighing in at a mere 2 pounds 5 ounces and 15 inches long. Our story and experience is a pretty intense story. I would love to share the story with you. I was eighteen when I found out I was expecting a baby. The Dr. said I was due the end of September. I was pretty nervous but I knew it would all work out.

When I was about 6 months pregnant I started feeling miserable. When I went to my OB appointments... (more)

Tags: health, baby, pregnancy, complications, hellp syndrome

An Angel From Hell by Ryan A. Conklin

By Miranda, published on Oct 25, 2011

I finally finished An Angel From Hell by Ryan Conklin. I have to admit this book took me awhile to finish. Ryan Conklin was a castmate on MTV's Real World and had a fun, happy, easy going personality. He was the funny all American guy with the guitar and hilarious songs. He had a bit of a temper but it took quite awhile to push him that far.

At the end of the season he receives heart breaking news that he was being called back for another round of active duty. It was a hard episode to watch and when I found out later he had written a book I was ecstatic and had to read it!

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What's for Dinner?

By Miranda, published on Oct 25, 2011

BBQ Chicken Drummies From the kitchen of Miranda Sherman INGREDIENTS: 18 pack chicken drumsticks (2) one gallon Ziplock Bags black pepper KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce Original Flavor McCormick Grill Mates Barbecue seasoning *Marinade Night Before* The night before place 9 drummies in each bag with 1 Tablespoon black pepper, and 3 Tablespoons McCormick Grill Mates BBQ Seasoning. Squish air out of bag , seal and roll chicken around in bag until thoroughly covered, open bag add 1/2 cup KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce, release air, seal and roll around until covered, place both bags in pan into refrigerator... (more)

Tags: cooking, food, recipes, chicken, bbq

Confessions of a Catholic Cop by Thomas Fitzsimmons

By Miranda, published on Oct 24, 2011

Confessions of a Catholic Cop

By Thomas Fitzsimmons

Officers Michael Beckett and Vinnie D’Amato were partners in the roughest district of New York, “The Bronx”. While investigating a string of arson fires and the death of a homeless teen mom and young baby they slowly begin to uncover corruption and a plot that involves everyone from Beckett’s crush from his TV acting career on Law & Order to a dirty cop in the same precinct all the way up to a very powerful billionaire that happened to be an old friend of Beckett and D’Amato. The two struggle over jealously, drinking, and... (more)

Tags: books, reading, book reviews

Turkey Fryer Explosion in Slow Motion; Lesson Learned!

By Miranda, published on Oct 24, 2011

The other day Sherman and I were lying on the couch watching TV and he was in control of the remote. We started watching a show called Time Warp on The Discovery Channel.

Usually when Sherman has the remote he watches anything to do with Military, Aliens, History, documentary, various law enforcement or hot chicks with 2 criteria, preferable in one of those types of shows or naked. On this particular day and show there were no ladies and the show was far more entertaining!

We learned about grease fires and the wrong way to “extinguish” them. Some people know that you do NOT use... (more)

Tags: thanksgiving, fried turkey, how to cook a deep fried turkey

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