Boudin Bakery In San Francisco, California

Boudin Bakery has been in business since 1849. They are known for their famous Sour Dough bread. Mrs. Louise Boudin was quiet the business woman and made the company what it is yet today. The sour dough bread is made in the shapes of teddy bears, turtles, alligators and more. They sell light and dark breads, croissants and much more. The Sour Dough bread has only four ingredients which are : mother dough, flour, salt and water. The sour dough bread is made with a mother dough which has Lactobacillus sanfrancisco bacteria in motion that gives it a unique sour dough taste that can only be produced in San Francisco.


My friend and I ate several times at Boudin Bakery which is located along Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco. I ordered the Turkey and Avocado sandwich on a croissant and Clam Chowder soup in a sour dough bread bowl. My friend had the same except she had the tomato basil soup. Our food was excellent and came to our table quickly. I ordered some hot chocolate later on and it was perfect with lots of chocolate.



The bakery is constantly very busy with people buying the various breads and ordering food to eat.  I enjoyed the museum upstairs that tells about the history of Boudin over the years. I enjoyed watching their big commercial ovens and the entire operation of making the various breads. The breads only take five to twenty minutes to bake depending on the size of the loaf of bread they are baking.


Boudin Bakery has something for everyone. They have a vast menu and many gift items available. I purchased a can of clam chowder soup and drinking chocolate to take home with me and enjoy in the long winter months to come. I ate an Almond Croissant that was filled with almond paste and it was outstanding in taste and flavor. I would highly recommend going to Boudin Bakery in San Francisco, California.

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Home Memories

Leviticus 27 : 14

And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the Lord, then the priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad : as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it stand.

Proverbs 24 : 3 – 4

Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established,

And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

The old saying says home is were the heart is. My home sanctify’s me as I love every nook and cranny in my home. I have so many pleasant memories in my home. My Grandparents built the home that I have lived in almost my entire life. I have lived on my building site my entire life. I love walking around the yard, gardening, lawn mowing and much more. I used to follow my Grandfather around the farm and later on I followed my Father around the farm and learned how to repair many items by observing my Father at work.


I have fond memories of eating breakfast and having coffee with my Grandparents. My Grandfather used to keep wintergreen mints in the cupboard and he would always give me one to eat when I came over to visit. I had a toy box at my Grandparents house and I still have the plastic doll that I used to play with. I would generally eat Cheerios for breakfast at Grandpa and Grandmas house.

I remember the Christmas dinners that we used to have and all of the wonderful family gatherings that we used to have at our home. Home is a place of happy and wonderful life long lasting memories. A home has laughter, love,joy,peace and hope in it from all the people that have enriched your life by coming into your home and sharing their life with you.

Home is were you have family time and talk over the days activities at the end of the day. You have love and concern for each others needs. You make each other smile in a happy home and all that enter your home are glad that they came. Peace and happiness may it fill your home for all of your days.

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The Story of My Cat Hoover

Hoover was one of my first cats kittens. Hoover was named after our Hoover vacuum cleaner. As a child I did not get very original when I named my cats by myself. Hoover was very gentle and he would let a young child pick him up and hold him without even giving me one scratch. I would carry Hoover around with his legs drooping down but he would purr away contentedly.


Hoover would wait for me to come out of the house every morning  to hold him and make a fuss over him. He would wait with me while I waited for the school bus to take me to school in the morning. Hoover got a lot of table scraps to eat along with dry cat food and fresh water to drink everyday.

Hoover had his Mother Flossie and his siblings to keep him company. I had his siblings  Blacknose, Sprite and an adopted cat Fresca. Sprite and Fresca were named after the soda pop that I drank.


Hoover was a red tabby tuxedo cat. He would play with leaves and his Mother’s tail as a small kitten. Once in awhile he and his sisters would play chase and tussle around together. He was a good hunter like his Mother and he would bring dead gophers and mice up to the house so we could get a good look at his catch of the day. His sisters were very successful huntress’es.

Hoover and the other cats would follow my Father around the farm and luckily they all knew enough to stay away from the farm machinery. They loved to sleep up in the hay mow of the old barn we used to have. They were nice and cozy in the hay and they got the warmth of the other animals in the barn. They drank milk along with their normal cat food in the winter months. They always had heated water to drink in the winter from  a heated water tank for the farm animals.

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Hills Science Diet Variety Pack Canned Cat Food From Chewy.Com

Maggie and her sister ate up the can of turkey and liver from Hills Science  Diet the minute I put it in their dish.  Maggie ate up and licked up every single morsel of her turkey and liver entree. Maggie’s sister kept watching Maggie to make sure she would not eat up her portion of the turkey and liver entree.


My cats next door found Hills Science Diet to be very tasty indeed. Russ, Hilford, and Faith were licking their faces clean after eating up their Hills Science Diet Variety Pack From Chewy.Com. Mr. Gray and Nicole had been eating some catnip but they stopped eating that and indulged in the Hills Savory Chicken entree canned cat food.


Hills Science Diet is made with meat, vitamins and minerals for your cats daily needs. Feed 1.3 cans for a ten pound cat. A cat that eats healthy food is generally in good and health and has a nice shiny coat and is in peak condition.

My outdoor cats  loved the Savory Turkey dinner from Hills Science diet. Maggie’s sister growled at Maggie the whole time she ate her turkey entree. The turkey meal disappeared in a nano second.

Russ, Mr. Gray and Hilford ate away at their turkey entree. Addi, Faith and Sherlock were in another group eating away and they seemed to savor each and every little morsel of their turkey entree. Peter showed up when I shut the door to the house and he ate a large portion of the savory turkey entree. Nicole finally showed up and she found her portion quickly and she swallowed it down quickly also.


My cats seemed to enjoy all of the different meat combinations in the Hills Science Diet Variety Pack Canned Cat Food From Chewy.Com. My cats  put there paws up in the air for Hills Science Diet variety Pack for the purrfect review award.

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FieldHouse Restaurant Located In Clear Lake, Iowa

I was provided Farm -to-table food for my evening meal at the FieldHouse Restaurant Located In Clear Lake, Iowa to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100 % honest and my own.


I was impressed with the inside of  the FieldHouse Restaurant. The restaurant is nicely appointed and has an inviting feel about it. It is fun to look over at the park while you eat. I loved how quiet and restful and relaxing  it was in the FieldHouse Restaurant. It was easy to visit with your friends and unwind after a stressful day because it is nice and quiet.


I love the fact that the food is Farm -to-table at the FieldHouse restaurant in Clear Lake, Iowa. Our waitress came to our table with water and she offered us other beverages to choose from. Our waitress came back to our table with many different and outstanding dishes for us to try.


I first tried the Brussels Sprouts salad with dried cranberries,chopped pecans,Gorgonzola pear & crispy shallots. Served with a Molasses Balsamic Vinaigrette. I loved the Brussels Sprouts salad as it was seasoned to perfection and I ate several servings of the salad.


The Seared Beef Tenderloin with Herbed garlic butter served with Brussel sprouts, Bacon, Parmesan and onions was so nice and tender it just fell off of my fork and melted in my mouth. The Brussel sprouts were cooked to perfection.


My Lamb Sirloin Chop with Chimichurri Sauce, Garlic, Green Onion Mashed Potatoes was excellent and one of the best lamb chops I have ever eaten. The lamb chops seasoning was spot on and was easy to cut away from the bone. My mashed potatoes were perfect with just the right consistency.


I loved the Homemade Tuna Cakes with Lemon Aioli and Micro Radish Citrus Salad. The tuna cakes had a nice balance of flavors and tasted awesome.


The Fieldhouse Beef Burger, Carmelized Onions, 10 year Aged White Cheddar, Red Romaine, Tomato, House Pickles & Aioli On Homemade Brioche With Hand – Cut Potato Wedges was the best burger that I have ever eaten in my lifetime. The flavor of the beef burger was out of this World and was outstanding. The homemade potato wedges were not greasy and I loved the house made ketchup that I put on them. I ate a lot of their wonderful potato wedges.



I ate the Fieldhouse Roll- Shaved Beef, Seasonal Vegetables, Avocado, Cucumber, Jalapeno topped with Korean Sauce, Spicy mayo, Honey mayo. Scallions, & toasted Sesame Seeds. My Sushi roll was excellent and you can order the spice mild to hot.


I would give the FieldHouse Restaurant in Clear Lake, Iowa 5 stars out of five stars.  The FieldHouse Restaurant is a Farm- to – table restaurant that represents fine dining at its best. I  will be eating at the FieldHouse Restaurant in Clear Lake, Iowa often. I love eating at a fine dining restaurant with top quality food.

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Life Is About Serving People And Lifting Them Up

Visit people often and help them and put a smile on their face.  Hold doors open for people and great them with a firm handshake. It is so rewarding to give people a gift that they were not expecting.

Do something special for your friends. Call up your friend and invite them on the spur of the moment to go for a drive or out to eat. You will make your friend happy and you will be happy also. Spend quality time with your friends and don’t miss a moment of your time together.

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I love visiting with people in the rest home or in assisted living. The people I visit with enrich my soul with wonderful lessons on what life is really all about. We can learn a great deal form our elders and other people that we visit with, We all have our ups and downs in life it is how we handle them that makes all the difference in the World how our life turns out.

Do not dwell or live in the past as you can not change its outcome. Make new and fond memories in others lives and in your own. Look at things in perspective and never lose your focus on what is truly important in life. We should serve God, community, family, friends and strangers. A friend in need is a friend indeed as the old saying goes.

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An illness in my life was a blessing in disguise. It has made me into a more outgoing and caring person. I have become a lay minister in my church. I see things differently then I used to. I enjoy visiting with people and having them tell me some of their lives stories. There is always someone who is in worse shape then you no matter what your illness or situation is.


My goal is to help brighten or enrich peoples lives and put a smile on someones face everyday and to be kind, compassionate, caring and to be an awesome listener and to learn something new each and everyday and to share my knowledge with others.


God bless you each and everyday and never forget that you can always become a better and more outstanding you that will make God and your family proud of the person you are today.

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Instinct Minced Rabbit Recipe Cat Food From Chewy.Com

I set out individual portions of Instinct Rabbit Recipe in Savory gravy for my cats next door. Mr. Gray, Russ, Addi and Sherlock were very excited indeed as they ate their Instinct Rabbit Recipe Cat Food From Chewy.Com. Hiford and Faith ate up their portions immediately. Nicole likes to hide in a kitchen cupboard and all of a sudden she leaped out of the cupboard and ignored my presence in the room completely as she gobbled down her Instinct Rabbit Food for Cats. Nicole has never been that excited over any food in her entire life.


Instinct is grain free and the ingredients are : rabbit, pork liver, pork broth, egg whites, peas, spinach, carrots, Flaxseed, kelp, artichokes, cranberries, pumpkin, tomato, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, kale, parsley and lots of vitamins and minerals. My cats seemed to know that Instinct Minced Rabbit Recipe Cat Food From Chewy.Com had exactly what they needed to eat for optimal health. Instinct is made in the USA. Instinct offers natural nutrition for cats. You can feed your adult cat two to 2.5 bowls of Instinct a day.



Nicole leaped out of the cupboard immediately this morning hoping to the first one to eat the wonderful Instinct Rabbit Recipe Cat Food. Nicole ate up a large portion of her Instinct  Rabbit cat food. Russ, Hilford, Sherlock and Addi enjoyed their portion immensely. Faith ate in an area by herself so she would not have to share with anyone. Mr. Gray ate up all of his Instinct ASAP and cleaned up any little nibble left behind.

My cats and I enjoyed the smell of the Instinct cat food. The cat food has a nice pleasant fresh smell. There are nice small pieces of meat and carrots in the cat food and a savory gravy. My cats rate Instinct Minced Rabbit Recipe Cat Food from Chewy.Com on their all paws up review. My cats were on top of the World while they indulged on their Instinct Rabbit cat food.

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The Franciscan Crab Restaurant Located In San Francisco

I had read the reviews on The Franciscan Crab Restaurant on Facebook and Yelp and the restaurant had outstanding reviews. My friend and I were walking along Fishermans Wharf and decided we would have our evening meal there.  We sat by a window and had an outstanding view of the bay. We saw tour boats and boats of all different sizes and a lot of  sea birds.


Our waiter came and took our order. Our waiter was dressed in formal attire and he came to our table with a loaf of fresh bread and butter. We ordered crab cakes which were seasoned to perfection and they just melted in our mouth. We ordered water to drink and we had an endless supply of nice cold ice water to drink.


I liked the layout of the restaurant and how it was decorated. The restaurant was nice and peaceful so you could visit easily and hear every word the other person said at your table. The Franciscan Crab Restaurant had binoculars at your table so you could get a closer look at the different sea birds and boats and occasionally a sea lion or a dolphin.


We ate at The Franciscan Crab Restaurant again for another evening meal. We both ordered the crab salad and it was perfect. Our salad had lots of crab meat, black olives, hard boiled egg, cucumber slices, spinach leaves, lettuce and a special salad dressing with cocktail sauce in it. I absolutely loved the crab salad and the awesome salad dressing that came with it.


The Franciscan Crab Restaurant has excellent food and surroundings. They have an extensive menu and wonderful looking desert items. I would give their food and the restaurant and staff five stars out of five stars. A top notch restaurant to eat at a long Fishermans Wharf.

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In Memory Of My Cat Bella

Bella was given to me by a friend. Bella was a nice and friendly cat. She did not want to be patted on the head. She liked to have her back rubbed. Snowflake and Bella were the best of friends and now they are together again in heaven,


Bella liked to sleep on a shelf with boxes that had nice clean fluffy towels for her to sleep on. In the winter months she would sleep in a heated  cat bed next to Snowflake. When Snowflake died she slept by herself. Bella would always greet me in the morning with a warm and welcoming meow.

Bella lost three pounds suddenly. I took her to my vet and he ran blood test that came back positive for liver cancer. I feed her tuna canned in water and I managed to get her weight up to 8.4 lbs. She had trouble swallowing and could not eat dry cat food any longer. I had Bella put to sleep at my vets office because I did not want her to suffer and get worse again all of a sudden. Bella was 11 years and ten months of age.

Bella loved cat snacks and treats and would eat and eat away at them. In her later years she could not eat any snacks or treats but she could eat a tablespoon of tuna in the morning and at night.



My cat Russ was always her knight in shining armor. If any younger cat would pick on Bella he would put them in there place. It seemed like Russ told them to respect their elders and tow the line.

Bella was a gray striped cat with orange coloring throughout her hair. I am honored to have shared my life with Bella’s life. I will always remember her dearly and have a special place in my heart for her. My vet gave a memorial to Bella to help cure cats with similar diseases or ailments. God bless the beast and the children.

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