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March 23, is National Chip & Dip, National Melba Toast Day & OK Day

March 23 is National Chip and Dip, National Melba Toast Day, & OK Day

Quote of the Day
Chogyam Trungpaon on Courage:
There are times to cultivate and create, when you nurture your world and give birth to new ideas and ventures. There are times of flourishing and abundance, when life feels in full bloom, energized and expanding. And there are times of fruition, when things come to an end. They have reached their climax and must be harvested before they begin to fade. And finally of course, there are times that are cold, and cutting and empty, times when the spring of new beginnings seems like a distant dream. Those rhythms in life are natural events. They weave into one another as day follows night, bringing, not messages of hope and fear, but messages of how things are.

OK with that said, let’s begin with
another Chip and Dip day which we had on March 14, National Potato Chip Day, what’s the differance? “A chip for a potato, a potato for a chip”, let’s play poker and get the chips and potato chips out! lol
Is anyone in? ……. if not it’s OK day!

:::OFFICIAL Poker Face Metal Remix:::

Anway’s please refer back to this date on my blog to the right and click on the date for your chip resources!

Fabulous Melba Toast

MELBA TOAST – Recipe Eddie j Chef

Melba Toast – franck pontais

How to Make Melba Toast

Songs of the Day 🎵
OK Go – Get Over It

Melba Toast-The Ironin’ Maidens-Run to the Hills

Closing Quote

“Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young… ”
Albus Dumbledore

Enjoy your day along with some chips and dip or melba toast….. because it’s crunchie time and enjoy life and crack open the bag of chips because it’s OK today day! …. yummy!


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 20, is Bock Beer Day, National Ravioli Day & World Storytelling Day

March 20, is Bock Beer Day, National Ravioli Day & World Storytelling Day

Quote of the Day
“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
Benjamin Franklin, (1706-1790). 

Bock Beer Day comes shortly after St. Patrick’s Day Green Beer, every day is a celebration day!
Beer, beer, beer and more beer!
Beer Glossary: Different Types Of Beer

Ravioli Yummy Recipes

REAL Italian RAVIOLI from Scratch (PROFESSIONAL RESTAURANT TRICKS for Homemade Pasta) -CookinginRussia

10 Recipe Ideas for Cheese Ravioli
By Kristen Evans

Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Cream Sauce – stevescooking

How to Make Toasted Ravioli!! – Fried Ravioli Recipe – Crouton Crackerjacks

Mario Batali’s Asparagus Ravioli – Meatless Monday – Martha Stewart

Duck Ravioli – Gordon Ramsay – The F Word

🌎 World Storytelling Day

World Storytelling Day

Today I want to thank all my followers who has shown interest in following me, along for those who just landed on my blog page & may have found it to be some what interested. Today was absolutely Incredible Kid Day, but for me they may as well call it absolutely Incredible Follower Day! Millions of people are online around the world searching for something on the web every second, what are the chances they land on my blog and take a liking and click follow me? Now that’s what I call Absolutely INCREDIBLE FOLLOWERS Day! You all Rock in my books!

Songs of the Day 🎼
Brandi Carlile – The Story

Extreme – More Than Words – ExtremeVEVO

Barenaked Ladies – “Say What You Want” (Official Music Video) 4k

Selena Gomez Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Official Music Video –
Kiara Greyback

Nelly Furtado – Powerless (Say What You Want) (official music video) Dj shot

Closing Quote
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – via @BrainyQuote

Cheers, easy on the beer and today bloggers it’s “World Story telling Day”, tell it as it is!

Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger

March 16, is National Artichoke Hearts Day & Lips Appreciation Day

March 16, is National Artichoke Hearts Day & Lips Appreciation Day

Quote of the Day
“Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke.”
Bette Davis as Margo Channing in ‘All About Eve’ (1950)
Short and sweettoday! 

Video Recipes of the Day
How to Trim & Clean Artichoke’s

How to Cook an Artichoke

Artichoke Gratin Appetizer – Artichoke Hearts Gratin Recipe – Entertaining Ideas

Crab Artichoke Heart & Pasta Casserole – Seafood Recipes – Health Channel

Happy Lips 👄 Appreciation Day!

Songs of the Day 🎼
The Go-Go’s – Our Lips Are Sealed

John Crossfield – Artificial Artichoke (Eat Your Heart Out)
Ak Crossfield

Closing Quote
“Life is like eating artichokes; you have got to go through so much to get so little.”
Thomas Aloysius (Tad) Dorgan, Cartoonist

Enjoy your artichokes and make sure you don’t chock with your lips 😗sealed! lol

Have a heart 💖 of a day with lots of kisses! 💋💋💋💋💋💋


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 13, is National Coconut Torte Day

March 13, is National Coconut Torte Day

Quote of the Day
“In our opinion food should be sniffedlustily at table, both as a matter of precaution and as a matter of enjoyment, the sniffing of it to be regarded in the same light as the tasting of it.”
E.B. White (1899-1985) American essayist

Short and sweet to begin the day! 

Today’s recipes……..
Coconut Supreme Torte


Songs of the Day 🎼
Put The Lime In The Coconut – Harry Nilsson

Maroon 5 – Daylight – Official Cover Music Video – Skylar Dayne & Shaun Reynolds

Maroon 5 – Goodnight Goodnight

Closing Quote 🤔
“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”
Maya Angelou

Enjoy your day today and hope you didn’t forget to spring forward, see you back tomorrow bright and early! 😉


Phil Lim
Food and Music Blogger 

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March 11, is National Oatmeal-Nut Waffle Day & Dream Day

March 11, is National Oatmeal-Nut Waffle Day & Dream Day

Quote of the Day
“You have to eat oatmeal or you’ll dry up. Anybody knows that.”
Kay Thompson, author of ‘Eloise’  (1905-1998)

It’s March break for most students so if you had your vacation planned, its time that your dream vacation comes true on Dream Day! Take off ech! 😉

Videos of Oatmeal Waffles
Clean Eating: Oatmeal Waffles

Eggless Pancakes & Waffles with Oatmeal – Video Recipe

Easy 5 Ingredient Eggless Oatmeal Vegetarian Vanilla Waffles


Songs Videos of the Day
Here is a high energy work out song after you eat those high protein bodybuilding WAFFLES!
Techno Waffle Frisbee Song ( D-Wayne – Ammo Remix )

Another great favor song of mind for workouts or just dreaming…, had to pick up this 12″inch remix in New York City back in the days, Toronto was behind in the music back in those days, I was promoting it early for radio play!
Turn up your volunme for:
Will To Power – Dreamin’ (Cameron Paul Mixx It Version)

Do you remember Debbie Gibson, the song “Only In My Dreams” back in the 1980’s
Got this LP “Out of the Blue” record cover signed by Debbie Gibson when it first came out when Debbie was in Toronto, ON. Canada for the release in Spinner’s Record Pool.
Only in My Dreams (1987)

Van Halen – Dreams – 8/19/1995 – Toronto (Official)

In my dreams lyrics by reo speed wagon hd – Orlando Almazora

Dream On Aerosmith Official Music Video

Closing Quote
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.
Nicholas Sparks

Yesterday was awesominess and today is dreaming, so try not to do to much dreaming or eat to much high protein waffles! You might just be bouncing off the walls…….. lol 😉


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

March 10, is National Blueberry Popover Day, National Pack Your Lunch Day & International Day of Awesomeness

March 10, is National Blueberry Popover Day, National Pack Your Lunch Day & International Day of Awesomeness

Quote of the Day
“Cooking should be a carefully balanced reflection of all the good things of the earth.”
Jean & Pierre Troisgros

Another work day and off we go with National Pack Your Lunch Day & International Day of Awesomeness. Everyone is awesome in their own way, so today is your day to show off how awesome you real are in the workplace, classroom, at home or in the public eye!
Awesome Video

50 Awesome Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take That Risk – Chrissy Stockton
50 Awesome Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take That Risk

Day of Awesomeness


Now that dog is awesome!

6 AWESOME Food Life Hacks You Should Try! Furious Pete

7 Awesome Soda Life Hacks You Should Know – HouseholdHacker

10 Awesome Life Hacks You Should Know!

25 Awesome Lifehacks To Solve Problems You Didn’t Know You Had

25 Awesome Body Hacks Life Is Trying To Hide From You

Receipes of the Day
Blueberry Popovers

Blueberry Popovers – sugar free

How to make perfect popovers – Marin mama cook

How I Pack a Healthy Lunch with Easy Lunchboxes {review} + Tour of Sommet Pilates Studio

Songs of the Day 🎵
The Lego Movie – Everything Is Awesome

Everything Is Awesome – Lyric Video – Lego Movie- Tegan and Sara feat. The Lonely Island – Lego girl

Fats Domino – Blueberry hill 1985
KiatMac Pattaya

Pack a lunch//an original song – EVA DRO

Guardians Of The Galaxy – Hooked On A Feeling – Dark Ravenholm

Closing Quote
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Awesome daily Quotes for your life Worth watch it

Have an awesome day everyone!
Don’t forget to share, follow and like because sharing is caring! 😉 

Phil Lim
Food/Music Blogger*

March 9, is National Crabmeat Day, Get Over It Day & National Meatball Day

March 9, is National Crabmeat Day, National Meatball Day, Get Over It Day

Quote of the Day
“There was an Old Person of Hyde,Who walked by the shore with his bride, Till a Crab who came near fill’d their bosoms with fear, And they said, ‘Would we’d never left Hyde!'”
Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his ‘literary nonsense’ & limericks  (1812-1888)

Recipes of the Day
How To Make Crab Cakes – Hilah’s Crab Cake Recipe

Baked Crab Rangoon Recipe: How To Make Crab Rangoons

Crab Meat Balls – Quickrecipe – Easyrecipe

How to Make the Best Meatballs
By All Recipes

29 Exciting Ways To Eat Meatballs?

Get Over It Day

Songs Videos of the Day 🎼
Get Over It – Avril Lavigne

The Eagels Band – Get Over It

Life sure goes on…….. 😮


Photo by Phil Lim ©

Closing Quote
“Do not overcook this dish. Most seafoods…should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy.”
Jeff Smith (The Frugal Gourmet)

Enjoy and have a blast of a day, don’t let the crabs get you down, just get over it and enjoy some meatballs while I’ll see you back tomorrow! 😉


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

February 27, is National Strawberry Day and National Kahlua Day

February 27 is National Strawberry Day and National Kahlua Day

Quote of the Day
The strawberry: “Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did.”
Dr William Butler, 17th century English writer

The things you can do with strawberries and kahlua are endless when it comes to food and drink recipes online.

Todays links:
Top Ten Strawberry Desserts

Strawberry with Cream dessert-Best recipe using Strawberries, whipped cream & chocolate sauce – All About Cooking

Betty’s Fresh Strawberry Mousse – Betty’s Kitchen

Strawberry Panna Cotta Recipe
Home Cooking Adventure

How To Make A Strawberry Rose
Shari’s Berries

How to Make Strawberry Flowers | Strawberry Art Red Rose | Fruit Carving Strawberries Garnishes

How To Make A Strawberry Swans & Birds | Strawberry Art | Fruit Carving Strawberries Garnishes 草莓变天鹅

What Is Kahlua?

Top10 Kahlua Drinks

Top 8 Kahlua Drinks Recipe

Top 8 Kahlua Drinks Recipe – Life Martini

My Best Cocktails -53-Kahlua

Kahlua Cocktail Drink Recipes/Making

How To Make Homemade Kahlua (Coffee Liqueur) DJs BrewTube Beer Review

How to Make a Kahlua & Cream Drink : Party Drinks

How to: make Kahlua cream ice cubes & Smoothie – G Bar

Songs of the Day 🎵
Strawberry Fields Forever – Take 4
miguel rojas

Selena Gomez – Come & Get It

Top 50 Songs Of The Week – February 27, 2016 (Billboard Hot 100) Top Music World

Closing Quote
The strawberry “is the wonder of all theFruits growing naturally in those parts…In some parts where the Natives have planted, I have many times seen as many as would fill a good ship, within a few miles compasse.”Roger Williams, founder of Providence in 1636’Key into the Language of America’

Enjoy your day with today’s recipes! Share, like and follow me!
Have a great day, please don’t drink and drive and enjoy the strawberries and kahlua with friends and family! 😉


Phil Lim
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February 26, is National Pistachio Day, For Petes Sake & Inconvenience Yourself Day

February 26, is National Pistachio Day, for Petes Sake Day & Inconvenience Yourself Day

Quote of the Day
“Pistachio nuts, the red ones, cure any problem.”
Paula Danziger, American author

Sunday is here and let’s begin with…….. National Pistachio Day! Now I’m seeing RED and Valentine’s Day has long past, where are the days going? Three more days and the month of February is over, time is flying by for 2017. Have you set out to accomplish anything yet this year in the first two months?

Cause for Petes Sake Day today, you can just Inconvenience Yourself for today and just carry on with life and not stress over the little things! Every day you can be joyful, playful & helpful to the ones around you, so celebrate today, smile, have fun and do a good deed for someone.

Now how about making some pistachios for your co-workers to try out? ……… mmmmm!

First step is how to……. Roast Pistachios

How Pistachio Nuts Are Harvested and Processed – I upload, hope you learn loads

The Best Recipes for Pistachio Day


Pistachio-Basil Pesto – Recipe by Relish

Orange and pistachio loaf cake – recipe – yellowsaffron

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe Demonstration –

Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe – LeGourmetTV

Pistachio Cake with Honey Vanilla Buttercream – Jar of Vanilla

More Awesome Pistachio Recipes

Pistachio-Crusted Sablefish with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Songs of the Day 🎵
Lisa Hannigan – Pistachio

@Hurtrecords Two Down – Inconvenience of Time (Single)
The Aether Projectionist

twenty one pilots: Stressed Out [OFFICIAL VIDEO] Fueled By Ramen

Closing Quote 👀
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

“When you eat your smarties you eat the red ones last, when you eat your pistachios you eat the red ones first and last” lol 😉
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Don’t miss a day and follow me on my blog or Twitter, cause life’s to short and time will fly by like a pistachio in the sky! lol…. So for petes sake just do it because your awesome!


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

February 25, is National Clam Chowder Day, National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day

February 25, is National Clam Chowder Day & National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day

Quote of the Day 🗣
“Put “eat chocolate” at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you’ll get one thing done.”

Today we have Chowder and Chocolate Covered Nuts, what a combination for a started and a dessert.

Lots of great links with recipes for you to check out! Enjoy! 🙂

The Best Clam Chowder Recipe
Tony Nelson

Bostons Best Clam Chowder

Seafood Clam Chowder

Jamie Oliver Recipe of Corn Chowder

Best seafood-chowder-jamie-oliver

Best New England Clam Chowder Recipe – Chef Eric Arrouzé

New England Clam Chowder Recipe — Easy — The Frugal Chef

Bacon Clam Chowder – Caramelized Onions, Potatoes and Cream – PoorMansGourmet

Poor Man’s Gourmet Kitchen

Healthy Homemade Clam Chowder (Perfect Family Recipe) クラムチャウダーの作り方 – OCHIKERON – CREATE EAT HAPPY

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts

How to Make Chocolate Covered Macadamianuts

How to Make Chocolate Covered-Almonds

How To Make Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts

2-1/2 min Chocolate Covered Nuts Receipt – Fubar Protocol


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Songs of the Day 🎵
[Dubstep] – JD Hitz – Chocolate With Nuts (Dubstep Cover) Mr Styles Electro

chocolat dj fist (remix) jpxX7

Time to Calm Down – Samuel Stokes

Relaxing Music to Calm Down to – With Guiding Voice – The Honest Guys

Closing Quote
“You know you’re a chocoholic if the bartender tells you you’ve had enough shots of chocolate syrup for one night.”

Thank you all for visiting today and have yourself a fantastic clam day and don’t get to covered in chocolate nuts! …… lol 😉

P.S. Don’t forget to give a thumbs up 👍 and follow………. and share!


Phil Lim

Food and Music Blogger 

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