Bacteria, Virus, Influenza …Oh My!

It’s that time of year again….the time when the floating crud hits hardest. And yes, I’ve got it. Oh boy, do I have it. This year its a virus. I’ve been fighting this off for at least the past 1 and ½ weeks. I went to the doctor and he told me not to worry,…

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RBRC: Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs

*NO SPOILERS!* ‘Cross Bones’  by Kathy Reichs was my October read for the Recycled Book Reading Challenge. I am actually late with this post because I got caught up in Halloween and Saints Day celebrations and wasn’t quite able to complete the book in good time. I really enjoy reading Kathy Reichs because, well, Bones….

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Reblog: Spider Cookies — 4 Freckled Faces

I had to share this great post by 4 Freckled Faces 🙂 When you’ve got your Halloween decor out, your costumes on it’s time to get your  creative baking vibe going! These fun and easy spider cookies look just the right level of challenging for me, so I had to share! Enjoy and Happy Halloween!…

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Random Factoids 28.10.2018

‘The king of hearts is the only king in the standard deck of cards, without a mustache.’ *Source Have a happy Mo-vember! -Mliae

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Reader Write-In!

I am so excited. I mean, really. You know when you have those moments where you wonder if anyone actually reads your blog…or cares? Well, maybe you don’t. But I definitely do.  Anyway, I was having one of those moments when I checked my email and Da-dah-da! – email from one of my readers whom…

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“Whosis, Whatsis and Whatchamacallit”

Originally posted on S'amusing:
ALERT: this story isn’t for everyone, just those in long term relationships, say 30, 40 or 50 years. However, you’re still welcome to read it… “Honey, I’m home from, ah, whatchamacallits. Whosis was there, she’ll see us at, you know, whatsis place Saturday.” “Okay!” And with that exchange, we affirm…

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A-List Halloween Costumes!

Hi there 🙂 Halloween is nearing….fast! I’m a Halloween junkie (recently created in the past 2 years) and do you know what? I realized today that I have about 1 & ½ weeks to find a great costume in my size and get it here in time! And of course, while I was looking, I…

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3 Year Bloggaversary and link party!

I love it when I get happy notifications from WP. Today, it’s that Lifexperiment Blog is celebrating its 3 year anniversary! I must admit, I never thought that I would be celebrating 3 years here. I am so honoured that you take the valuable time out of your lives to read, comment, chat and even…

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I Am Ending The Extreme Lifestyle Experiment; Food Diet

It’s been over 2 months now since I initially launched my most challenging experiment thus far and I am at the point now where I have to end the experiment as it is now. For those of you who have not been following, this experiment was based around the premise of only eating the food…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: American Beauty by Zoey Dean

This is my RBRC book for the month of September. I have to start by saying that this was not my kind of book. I think this book is aimed more towards the teen crowd. Apparently this is one book out of a large series. This was more of a Beverly Hills high graduation story,…

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Random Factoids 28.09.2018

Today is both ‘Drink Beer Day’ and ‘Good Neighbor Day’. So why not crack open a cold one with your favourite neighbor?! 😀 *Source I like that, I really really do! 😀 😀 -Mliae

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Must Have Witches!

I realized today, that halloween is next month! As most of you know, I am a new-found Halloween fan. As we don’t have so much on offer for Halloween in this country, I realized that if I order soon, they will be here well before Halloween time and just in time to really freak out…

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Guest post: Ten blasts from the past that are making a comeback

There are some things that fade in our memories, only to come back from time to time when we are reminded with a chuckle and a shake of the head. Then there are some things that come back in the kind of way that can’t be ignored – coming to real popularity once again. These…

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Introducing: Oma’s Cottage!

Hi there and thanks for stopping by today! We met so many nice people when we were visiting the States this summer. One lady who stands out, is called ‘Oma’. This wonderful woman runs her own online store selling doll clothes made for the American Girl Doll series as well as some of their counterparts….

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: The Testament by John Grisham

Hi there 🙂 Last month, I didn’t post a RBRC post because we were traveling. I’m continuing the challenge though and so picking back up with this month’s post. The Testament is a well known book. I have read it before (hence the reason its been collecting dust for a few years), but it was…

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Super Easy DIY: 4 Ingredient Homemade Tortillas

Hi there 🙂 As you well know, I set a challenge for myself that basically forces me to learn how to cook and bake. Cooking is not my thing and baking is a serious ‘No-Go’ zone. In my ultimate frustration with not being able to have what I want, I’ve been scouring the web for…

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Random Factoids 28.08.2018

‘When a person dies, their sense of hearing is the last to go.’ *Source Be careful what you say! -Mliae

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Feeling Defeated – Did The Challenge Get The Best of Me?

I’m not quitting, I don’t think. But I am having one of those discouraging days when I just don’t think I can carry on with this challenge anymore. It’s difficult. I knew it would be when I started it. But it’s also…expensive. I can no longer go to my fave ‘cheap stores’ to buy affordable…

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Cod Tempura

Originally posted on Your Home for Homemade Japanese Food:
Today I introduce you to “Cod Tempura”.  Cod has soft white non-fatty meat and a light taste. It is high in good protein and vitamin B12. In Japan we use Cod a lot for homemade dishes. For example, hotpot dishes, simmered dishes, fried dishes and so…

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Just Checking In … How’s It Going Today?

Greetings all 🙂 I was thinking about my blog-family on this grey cloudy day and I thought I would just pop in and ask you how is everyone doing today? Monday, Monday, Monday… -Mliae *Photo sourced via Pixabay

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Extreme Lifestyle Experiment: Update #1

Two weeks. It only took me two weeks to completely lose my mind. I’m still going on the challenge, but I’ve already had a major slip-up. This is how its been going: On the first day, I thought I had some potatoes remaining in cold storage. Apparently not, as they had all sprouted in the…

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Sourdough Made Simple

Originally posted on olderfatterhappierdotcom:
Sourdough has a reputation for being a bit tricky, so a lot of people find it intimidating. Thanks to my friend P, a fellow baking geek, I’ve been introduced to the Lahey method, which makes it super-easy to bake bread at home. I love this book! I’ve been experimenting with Lahey’s…

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August 2018 RBRC

Greetings! I’m sharing Colette’s Recycled Book Reading Challenge for this month, as we were traveling and I was unable to do my regular post. (Which by the way, the RBRC will be continuing as of the 1st of this month!) Colette is awesome and I hope you will visit her blog. All the best! -Mliae…

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Guest Post by Sleephelp.org : Boost Your Productivity at Work by Napping

It’s mid-afternoon, and your eyelids are starting to droop, but you’ve still got a good three hours before the end of your workday. As much as you want to give your employer 100 percent for a full eight hours, mental and physical fatigue can get in the way. But, there’s a simple solution that’s been…

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EXTREME Lifestyle Experiment…Can I Do It?

Greetings all and thanks for stopping by! Today I’ve got a big one for you… We just returned from our trip to the States, and it was so much fun! But now its down to business and I would like to discuss with you something I’ve been thinking about doing. I’d really like your input…

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Random Factoids 28.07.2018

‘You can’t hum while holding your nose closed.’ *Source I beg to differ! *holds nose -hm m mm m. Damn…I can’t breathe either. Who would’ve thought that would be true?! You know what, though? This would be a GREAT bar bet game! -Mliae

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Random Sauce Referral: Poppamies Kentucky Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Hi there all 🙂 I’m not exactly sure why, but I felt the need to share my absolute adoration for this BBQ sauce. This is a ‘product review’ of sorts. But I purchased this and tried – ok, devoured it all by myself. I love it. Like, seriously – wishing for a closet full of…

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Wedding Vendor Review: The Jewelry Stop, Charlotte, N.C.

I give this place an A++++++++! 120%! As you know, we flew overseas for our wedding. We had about 10 days once we arrived to actually get everything handled. As you know, this is no small task. Even with a wedding planner on hand. We spoke to some people in the States and discovered that…

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Aaaaannnnddd….We’re Off!

Guess where we’re going! We’ve got a holiday planned in the States and we’re so excited about going! We thought that for our 1st wedding anniversary, we should take a trip to where it all began. We had such a wonderful time in the USA last year and would love to see/do some of the…

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Monday Laughs

Aaaahhhh, it’s Monday again and every so often, I like to start your day off with a smile. 🙂 So, here we go! Thanks for laughing! -Mliae *Photos sourced via pinterest, google search (Keywords: Monday funny)      

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Weird Amazon Items

Affiliate links get boring. And I know that nobody really wants to read posts where somebody is just trying to sell things. So I’ve decided to flip the script and make this something fun. Introducing my new, randomly-timed, Weird Amazon Items series! I went past all the great sales and unbelievable items to find the…

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Random Factoids 28.06.2018

In 1979, it snowed in the Sahara Desert. *Source Great, then there’s hope for a sunny day in the arctic 😉 -Mliae

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