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March 11, 2011

~Paula verse's Maxine~

Paula says: To keep potatoes from budding,
place an apple in the bag with the potatoes.

Maxine says :
Buy Smash mashed potato mix.
Keeps in the cupboard for up to a year.

Paula Says:
When a cake recipe calls for flouring the baking tin, use a bit of dry cake
mix instead and there won't be any
white mess on the outside of the cake.
Maxine says:
Go to the bakery!

Hell, they'll even decorate it for you!

Paula says:
Wrap celery in aluminum foil when putting
in the refrigerator and it will keep for weeks.
Maxine says:
Never heard of it!

Paula says:
Cure for headaches: take a lime, cut it in half and
rub it on your forehead. The throbbing will go away.

Maxine says:

Take a lime, mix it with tequila,
chill and drink! All your pains go away

Paula says:
Don't throw out all that leftover wine.
Freeze into ice cubes for future use
in casseroles and sauces...

Maxine says:
Left over wine???

My daughter Dawna is coming in tonight for the weekend can you say YIPPEE!! I just love it when I get to have one of my babies home...She called me this morning and asked me if I was going to bake her a cake...HELLO!!! this is your mama your talking too..This is the same daughter that while in grade school would tell me at 9pm on her way to bed..Oh Mom I told my teacher you would bake 40 cupcakes for the class party tomorrow!! Or would tell me Mom I signed you up to go to the zoo with 40 kids, Mom I signed you up to make 8 block letters for the cheerleaders we need them by Friday and it's Wednesday!! Or Mom your having a baby shower this Saturday for my teacher!! And now she wants a cake?? She'll get Twinkies and coffee ha ha!!
Wish me luck girls!! This is my daughter that came out swinging a purse and chewing gum and wanted to know who the boss was around here ha ha!! But at least I can get all this stuff out of my sun room that I"m been stacking up for her..Oh yes she shops my house when she comes, She goes from room to room and tells me what I don't need and what would look great at her house...Hope you all have a GREAT weekend...
Until next time from my mountain to yours,
Hugs and smiles Gloria


Kelsie From Our Country Home said...

Love this...Your daughter sounds like she is ummmmm errrr a daughter ;)

Have a great weekend, enjoy her to pieces.

Blessings Kelsie

Divine Theatre said...

Make that 40 Twinkies!
Have fun with your beloved daughter!

Lynn said...

Thanks for the good chuckle! I love Maxine!

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Sis...

Girl, I would love to meet your Dawna! You know what would be a hoot...getting your daughter Dawna and my Jenni together! I think they were made of the same mold! Hehe! Well...you girls have fun this weekend! I know you will!!! Hehe...twinkies!!! I love it, Sis!!! I just got a note from my Jenni...says that she is going to try and make it up here soon! I sure hope so...I would love to see her and the grands!!!

My weekend will be busy too but not as fun as yours. I don't think I told you but our renters moved out last week. So now we have the joy of getting the house ready to rent again. YUK! This means finally cleaning out the basement over there. Our last renters moved into the house before we could get the basement cleared out. Girl, all of Russ' folks, grandparents, and even great-grandparents things are down there! It will be interesting! Hehe! Anyway...just wanted to pop over to say hello and that I love ya!!!

Loved this post! I love Paula Deen but must admit that "my ways" resemble Maxine's more! Hehe!

Love ya, honey!

Madeline's Album said...

Have a great weekend with your daughter. My kids will probably come over tomorrow too. We will be celebrating my 75TH birthday. I really enjoyed this post. Have a blessed day. Madeline

bj said...

Guess you are speaking on behalf of ALL mothers 'cause I think we've ALL gone thru the "oops, I forgot to tell you, Mom...." thingy. :)

Have fun with daughter...

Salmagundi said...

It will be a fun time!! Enjoy the weekend. Now, get yourself to the bakery. Sally

Unknown said...

Sounds like my kid(s) ... enjoy your precious daughters visit, Gloria

Love Maxine vs Paula ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day ~
Have a lovely PS weekend ~


Teresa@1800 Farmhouse Rd said...

Love the Paula/Maxine stuff. Have a great time with your daughter.

Janet said...

This is such a funny post! That sounds like my girls, too .... always forgetting to tell me something until the last minute!
Thanks again for your sweet comments! I think you are one of the nicest and sweetest bloggers I've "met" out here in blogland!

xinex said...

I prefer Maxine's rememdies, lol....Christine

Honey at 2805 said...

I love Maxine! Have fun with your daughter!

Lynn said...

That Maxine has one killer recipe for limes!!! Have a great visit Gloria-enjoy:@)

Anita@Theycallmejammi said...

She sounds a whole lot like my two daughters...maybe it's an epidemic! Love your Paula and Maxine wisdom.

My Secret Life in Lilly said...

I think we have the same daughter! Love your Paula vs Maxine!

Beth said...

Thanks for the chuckle, Gloria! You're amazing! Have fun with your daughter!!!
Blessings, Beth

Carole Burant said...

Heyyyy, can I come shopping at your house too???? lol I'm sure you'll have a fabulously fun time with your daughter:-)

I love Paula Deen but I must admit that I prefer Maxine's views on how to do things! LOL

Snowed here all day again today, right now all I'm hearing are the neighbours out shoveling or using their snowblowers! I need Maxine here to cheer me up!! lol xoxo

lvroftiques said...

I'm with Maxine!! And you knew I would be *winks* Dang girl can I do that too when I visit?? I'd be sure and bring my REALLY big purse...and a moving van LOL! You guys have the best time! And don't forget to take pix and set your clock forward...don't wanna miss any deals *winks* Vanna

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

OH, good grief! You've got one of those too? :)

(have I told you lately that I love you?)

Lynn said...

I am a lot like Maxine!
Your daughter is a lot like mine!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Have fun with your daughter!

Thank you for the sweet comment! So good to hear from you again!



Picket said...

Girl I know you will have a ball with your beautiful daughter and she will not only get the joy of spending time with her precious mama but she will get to take home some of her glorious treasures! That is a win win situation...have a great weekend sis and thanks for the info on that fern...love ya girl...Picket

Debbiedoos said...

LOL...I love Maxine! Her and I would get along gr88!!~

Debbiedoos said...

enjoy your daughter too, even if It is not me:P

Julie Harward said...

Your daughter sounds like my Tiffany! Love Maxine too..have a great weekend together! ;D

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Gloria,

Lovely post and many thanks for visiting me.
Sounds like our son used to do things like that asking for string and scissors on the ferry to finish the project he was working on. Kids!

Have a fabulous weekend with your daughter and are you busy baking the cake?


Draffin Bears said...

Hi Gloria,

Lovely post and many thanks for visiting me.
Sounds like our son used to do things like that asking for string and scissors on the ferry to finish the project he was working on. Kids!

Have a fabulous weekend with your daughter and are you busy baking the cake?


Richard Cottrell said...

You are just so cleaver, thanks for stopping by. Richard and Sissy Dog

Melissa Miller said...

That is hialrious! Happy shoppimg to her. Ha!

Thanks for grabbing my new button my sweet blogger Mom. You're the best!

Have a great weekend.
~Melissa, NC daughter :)

Ms. Bake-it said...

I love your new header. I bet if my mom read this she would say Dawna sounds like me! I love to go shopping at my mother's house!

Loved the Maxine and Paula Deen comparisons! Too funny!

I hope you have an absolutely fantastic weekend!

~ Tracy

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Hi Darling, I know you're going to have a ball this w/k. I would love to be there and see all the action. Especially when you serve the twinkies and coffee. lol.... Miss ya sweetie.... hugs ~lynne~

victorian parlor II said...

Girl you always bring a smile to my face! You are so funny!!! Enjoy the time with your daughter and don't let her leave with too much loot:).



Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hello dear Gloria!

Oh my I haven't visited in awhile! I just love Maxine, and I love Paula too! I have the Maxine calendar, it's too funny. I get one every year for xmas. Awe, how sweet you are spending time with dear daughter. Enjoy!! Have a great week sweetie!


Chari at Happy To Design said...

Mornin' Sis...

Just thought I'd stop in with my morning cup of coffee! How did your weekend go with Dawna? Bet ya'll had a great time! Not too much going on here. I'm feeling yucky! Was supposed to go in for a general checkup today at the Drs. but I am going to cancel because I'm not up to going...that's pretty bad, huh? Hehe! I'm just having a fibro flare but I know that it will pass. Say a prayer for me, Sis!

Sooo what are you up to this week? Anything exciting going on? Just wanted to stop in and say good morning and that I love ya, Sis!

Have a great day, dear friend!
Love ya,

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a great post to read on a Monday, Gloria! I love that Maxine! Well, a twinkie is kind of a cake . . . Enjoy your visit with your daughter.

Karen said...

Hey my friend.
Long time no talk to. I have been so bad - just too dang busy! And now getting ready to leave for 10 days - going to Round Top Texas antiquing with my friend Joy. CAN YOU SAY EXCITED???
I will think of you often on my trip - only because there is so much stuff that you have that I am trying to find! LOL! You are an expensive blog to follow! hehehe.
Big hugs. Have a wonderful day!

SmilingSally said...

Your daughter sounds like my son! He used to be the first one to raise his hand and say, "My mom will drive!"

Love the Decor! said...

Love Maxine!!
Have fun with your daughter!! I always treasure the time my girls come home especially when my sweet grandson is here too