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Easy Jalapeno Popper Dip from French's Mustard

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You know what?
The BIG GAME is tomorrow night and I am excited for it!
To be honest, I am not sure what has me more excited... the game or the commercials!!!   But one thing is for sure...
I am excited for all the yummy food to be enjoyed!

No matter if you are having a party, or a quiet night at home with the immediate family, there is an excuse to eat all sorts of yummy treats that you might not enjoy at other times throughout the year...
What do you eat?
Pizza?  Burgers?  Hot Dogs?
All sorts of appetizer / munchies?   I have already been thinking about what all I want to have here... but the thing is, we aren't having a party... So I don't need to have ALL that I want!!  I do know that since reading the recipe provided…

Very Chaotic Week, To Say The Least...

I just wanted to say sorry for basically falling off lately...
The last week and a half has been absolutely chaotic and emotional...
That is putting it mildly.

My father-in-law passed away and that was a very emotional time.
Having to tell my husband that his dad passed away was a very hard thing for me...
Add to it that I had to do it over the phone... and while he was at work... Yeah, that made it a million times more difficult...
I thought that was the hardest thing I had to do... but it did not prepare me for having to tell Broxton that his Papa John had passed away... To be honest, I thought that was going to be sort of easy, as he really doesn't understand death... but when I told him... and his tears started flowing, yeah... mama was crying right along with him.

We ended up having to go to Louisiana to help in the funeral preparations of it all...
I sort of took control of "speaking for the family" and luckily it was all technical paperwork information...
It was just…

Really? Twenty Years?! @ChickenSoupSoul Anniversary Book

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Being an avid reader my whole life, I was one of the ones that enjoyed Chicken Soup for the Soul when it came out 20 years ago... I remember my days as a teenager, we would go and "hang out" at the mall for hours... Walking around... Meeting up with friends...  Goofing off... and of course, I would have to stop in the book store to see what all was available.  (Okay, I had to check out the music store too, but this is about the books!)
I am sure I could find some of the original Chicken Soup Books if I look through my "library." I know there is the original... and probably a couple of the teenage ones as well!  
Talk about showing your age... Chicken Soup for the Soul just released their "20th Anniver…