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September 2015

Found 3 blog entries for September 2015.

Bacon Wrapped Rotisserie Chicken on the BBQ

It was a quiet Sunday afternoon, and we weren't sure what to make for dinner. We had a few veggies, a cupboard full of Costco spices, a couple pounds of bacon and a chicken. The under used rotisserie on the BBQ was calling out to us...

The result was the creation of Bacon Wrapped Rotisserie Chicken, but we like to call it "Heaven on a Stick"

Video Instructions for Bacon Wrapped Rotisserie Chicken


For those of you who would rather measure then shake, here are the approximate ingredient measurements:

  • 2 lb chicken
  • 2 lbs of bacon


  • 2 small cooking onions
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 2 medium carrots

Combine for Rub

  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
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No Time to Relax After Selling Your Home

It’s over. It’s all over. No more showings. No more mopping floors. No more dogs in your back seat and no more begging a myriad of friends to host you while buyers walk through your homes and leave ungrateful, muddy footprints on your front tile. You have a firm sale. Some poor shmo bought your tiny closets, and woefully inadequate pantry, and now you’re moving to your palace, where space and storage abounds.

Things You Don't Want to Forget

Now what? Usually there is a gap between selling your house and when you actually move in; and if you’re kind of wondering what you should be doing - well, here it is. These are some of the necessary evils that need to be done when you're moving into a new place, the

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I have been asked for tips time and time again for running great projects for the Angels, and instead of typing it each time, I’m posting it here so that whenever I get asked, I can just send a link!

The Angels is a group the harnesses the power of neighbours doing small things to create a big effect for a neighbour in need. We approach each case in our given community on a project-by-project basis. Usually a report of a neighbour in need will come in to the admin of the group, and the admin will assign a project leader or team lead to handle the request.

As team lead, it’s your job to make the project a great one. Here’s some tips to run a great project.

  1. Write a good story. Tell the people why they should support your cause and why your
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