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Coffee Concentrate

Coffee Concentrate

I am always trying to make my life while in the truck easier, and just as good as if I were sitting at home in my kitchen. I've never been one to believe that because I was a truck driver I should have a less superior life than someone that drives 15 miles to and from work every day and sleeps in their own bed every night. That being said I am ALWAYS trying to make good food to eat while on the road that is healthy, yet good tasting and more than anything, ENJOYABLE. This way I do not have to rely on the truck stop

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On Hiatus

chicky copy

        I’ve been gone. In my mind I packed a bag from One Girl Trucking and took a trip. Unfortunately I didn’t tell anyone I was leaving, and I do appreciate the emails asking where I’ve been. Truly I do. My life is busy. I’m guessing your life is busy too. A couple months ago I felt as if I was meeting myself coming and going. Trying to write, make and sell curtains, and generally keep everyone happy.  Finally, I came to the conclusion that I needed to have heart to heart with

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Daily Life on the Road for Women

dryshampoo

I receive a lot of emails from women asking how I live while out of the road- as far as taking care of myself hygiene wise. So today I thought I would put together a few picture with some links on what I use and how I get along while on the road and most importantly, how I still look like a lady which is very important to me. Most days I'm able to grab a shower, but there are those days where it just doesn't get done. Either because I get stuck at a dock, end up parking away from a truck stop, or the place closest

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Spring Fever

Rufus, Duck, Drake

The snow, ice, and cold are getting to me us. And sitting in Arizona with bright sunshine and green grass popping up in the ditches isn't helping any! I keep sitting here thinking that when I get home I'm going to go out and start digging and planting! And then I slowly come back to reality, the reality that there is 3 feet of snow coving my gardens right now... ugh! And I'm betting with this last storm that has rocked the nation, a good share of you feel the same way! We've all been stuck inside for way too

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Dolly the Duck

Dolly the duck

We've had ducks over the years. And, of course we've loved every single one of them. They become family and we enjoy all of their different personalities and quirks. All of our other ducks though, could never hold a candle to Dolly.   Dolly is a dolly. She has a kind soul and the way she looks at me makes me think she knows she was saved by us. She follows us all over the property bringing Rufus and the rest of the clan with her. She is nosy- she has to mouth everything that she comes in contact with. She

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Dolly & Rufus

Dolly the Duck

No that is not lipstick on my duck! Dolly absolutely LOVES tomatoes, and if you watch the video below you can even hear her slurping up tomato juice. We've come to the conclusion that Dolly is VERY happy to have us as her family and is pretty pleased with where she is, verses the mud lot she was in before. Dolly lays one egg a day, she hasn't missed one since she started laying, which I absolutely love-- although I'd be happy if she took a break too. She is very interested in us, and usually will bring Rufus and

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The Magical Hummingbird

I thought I'd share my last Hummingbird of the year. Have a great Saturday everyone! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRtA76hCrRs&feature=share&list=UUlP-MBMXvShCewxbcfbPpug

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Dove Conditioner-Sponsored Post

dove

As busy as the last month or two has been for me, I've truly been trying to keep up with daily life, and honestly, it has NOT been going well. Between canning, trucking, more canning, and taking care of my animals when home, my days have been whizzing by so damn quick I don't know if I'm coming or going. Then, to top it off, I was asked to try a new hair conditioner by Dove, and I thought I would to tell all of you about it. If you're interested, in return for your checking out their product, you will not only be

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Quick Truck Meal Ideas

Rice & Tomatoes

It's Saturday night, I put well over 600 miles of two lane on today and I'm hungry! It was raining out when I got here, which quickly put frying up a good burger out of my head so I moved on to plan B. I keep a stash of easy heat meals that I can heat up in my crockpot (since I don't own a microwave) under the bunk and prepackaged rice is one of them. Add that to a couple fresh (HOMEGROWN) tomatoes, shower them with some flaky salt, grind over fresh pepper and you have yourself a darn good meal. I generally

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Silent Squeaky Sunday

Squeaky Monroe

   

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