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Eco Styler Gel

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So, I know it has been a while since my last post.  A lot has been going on in my world.  We are working on a few major projects and have some big news coming ahead.  As a result of all that is going on, I will most likely be posting less frequently in an attempt to keep my head above water.

Today's post is quite simple.  In December of last year, I decided to make a major change in my life.  I decided to attempt to "go natural".  For girls with curly hair like myself, this means no longer putting a relaxer in my hair to permanently straighten it.  I have contemplated this decision for the last couple of years, I even created a list of pros and cons for making the decision.  Below I have posted my actual list.


So, now it has been nine months since I have had a relaxer put in my hair.  I decided to slowly transition rather than do a "big chop".  A "big chop" is when you cut all of the relaxed hair off and start from scratch.  Luckily, my hair never rea…

Mom's French Toast

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My mother makes the best french toast in the world.  I'm not just saying that because she's my mother.  It is so good!


I have been trying to crack her recipe for years.  She doesn't keep her recipe a secret, she just doesn't measure her ingredients.  That makes it extremely hard to replicate her recipe.  Every time I ask her how to make it, she tells me to just throw in milk, eggs, cinnamon and sugar.  When I ask how much of these things to put, she always says, "just eyeball it".

So, after years of experimenting with this one, I think I have finally figured it out.

Ingredients:
2 eggs
12 slices of bread
3/4 cup of milk
1/2 cup sugar
cinnamon
butter (for the skillet, about 1/4 cup needed)

Crack the two eggs into the container.  It works best if you use a square container to do this because the bread fits in it better.  I actually use one of my mother's Tupperware dishes that I never returned.  :)  It's perfect for french toast making.


Add in the milk a…