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Due to some recent events, I've decided to change viewing access of many of my entries from "Public" to "Friends Only." I assume everyone knows what that means.

Anyway, if you want to add me as a friend and/or have me add you to my friends list and we're not already acquainted, please leave a comment in this post and let me know who you are, etc.

I will no longer add people back as friends without knowing them first (unless you explain how you know me in the comments, that is). Sorry. :\

Well, that's about it. I hope everyone has a great night.


P.S. -- I'm going to date this entry in the future so that it stays on top of my page, but -- for the record -- this was posted on March 29, 2009.


Edit: While I have been meaning to update my LJ more often lately, I've been to busy/lazy to do so. I'm going to make an effort to make regular entries again sometime soon, but in the meantime, you can keep up with me more easily here:

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Ina Hanging On Like FG

Food Post!


We're currently just hanging out in the basement and watching today's episode of "The View" (LOL), so I figured I'd quickly post a couple of pictures of some of the food I've made this week!

Here's Ina's Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp (CLICK HERE for the recipe), which I made last night:

It's soooooo good, probably one of my favorite desserts ever. And, of course, you need to serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Tonight, I made Ina's Bay Scallop Gratins (CLICK HERE for the recipe):

I loved them, but it was a bitch taking the side muscle off of all of those damn scallops! >:O

That's all, folks!


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It's That Time Again!


Despite the late start and all, I've decided to do Christmas cards again this year.

So, you know what that means...

...just comment in this entry with your address and I'll make sure you get on my list! :D

Comments are screened, so there's no need to worry about everyone knowing where you live.

Hopefully your Monday is going by faster than mine is


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I recorded Leo and Petey last night while they flipped out about eating. Some may find moments of it a little boring, but I thought the parts where Leo tries to talk and Petey devours the food/snorts like a pig were funny:

How was everyone's weekend? I'm still a little under the weather, but starting to feel better. *Knocks on Wood* :\

I hope everyone has a great Sunday/week!


Ina Hanging On Like FG

Quick Entry


How is your Monday so far?

I'm doing well, just at work and trying to get some stuff done while moderating ONTD at the same time, haha. I think I'm leaving in a few to go get some lunch. I've been on a smoothie kick lately, so I'll probably do that again.

Did everyone that left me email addresses get a random picture from me? Did you like it? :) Please let me know if you didn't receive one (you may want to check your junk mail folder or something first, though, because I did send one to everyone that requested) and I'll make sure to email you another one. The email should have come from "mattchew03" (

Just thought I'd update quickly and see how everyone was. How was the weekend? What do you have going on this week? Have you been watching The Olympics? Favorite moment? Sidenote: I think I'm in love with Bela Karolyi. His enthusiasm for the gymnastics is just crazy/hilarious/endearing. This GIF pretty much sums it up:

Anyway, I'm rambling.

Have a great day! :D

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Corn on the Cob!

Hi. :)

First of all, if you want me to send you a random picture that I take from my phone and haven't yet left me your email address, please go to the entry below this one and comment with it! Don't worry, comments are screened and nobody but me will see your email address.

Secondly, one of my co-workers has a farm or something (LOL), and today she brought in a bunch of sweet corn into the office for everyone. I took two ears, and just roasted them in the oven. Let me tell you, it was SO good, I can't even describe how something so simple could be so delicious. I took a couple of pictures:

I'm not even exaggerating, it was SO SO SO good! And it's BEYOND easy. If you want to try it yourself, here's the directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place corn husks directly on the oven rack and roast for 30 minutes or until corn is soft. Peel down the husks and use as a handle when eating.


Well, that's about all for tonight. I'm just sitting with Manny and watching the end of (well, now it actually is over) "Big Brother After Dark." I want to punch Jerry and Michelle SFM, ugh.

I hope everyone has a great weekend! Any fun plans?

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Tonight I randomly decided at like 9:00 that I wanted to make an easy, quick dinner for tiredofbeinsexy and myself, so we went to the grocery store and then I cooked it LOL. We had:

Iceberg wedge salad with grape tomatoes, blue cheese dressing, Fleur de Sel and fresh cracked black pepper


Grilled New York strip steak with roasted asparagus (I wanted filet mignon and I was gonna pan sear it with a little bit of butter and oil and do a simple red wine pan sauce, but the butcher counter was closed and they didn't have any prepackaged tenderloin left in the meat case, ugh).






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Vlog / ~Mattchew Smash~


First off, here's a long ass vlog that I did last night in two parts:

Next, check out this GIF that mujerdefuego made:

I posted it last night in my "American Idol" results entry on ONTD, and someone remixed it into this:

LOL so anyway, someone asked me to mimic the ~Paula Smash~ in my vlog and so I did. Tonight, I was browsing ontd_anas and found this gem:

I hope you like it. :)

I'm going to make another entry tonight or tomorrow with some recent pet pictures, etc. and a text update, so look out for that.

I hope everyone has a great night! What are you up to?
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Hi. :D

Welcome to Mattchew's lesson on how to enjoy a bottle of Champagne:




SIP IT    

LOL The End!

Sorry for the lack of "actual" updates lately (besides vlogs and stop-motion pics), I guess it's it's just a combination of laziness and the fact that I actually do talk about my goings on in the vlog and, therefore, am less apt to then go and type it all out...

Anyway, I hope everyone had a great Monday and has a great rest of the week. Any big plans? Exams at school? Huge deadlines at work? LMK what's going on with you :)