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Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels!!!

Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels!!! 

Cracked Out Turkey Pinwheels – I am ADDICTED to these sandwiches! Cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, Ranch and turkey wrapped in a tortilla.

Can make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to eat. Perfect for parties and tailgating!!

These turkey pinwheel sandwiches are super easy to make with only a few simple ingredients. Here is what you need:

  • Cream Cheese
  • Ranch dressing mix
  • Cooked chopped bacon
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Milk
  • Sliced deli turkey
  • Flour tortillas
  • To make the sandwiches, mix together the cream cheese, ranch mix, bacon, and cheese. Add a splash of milk. Add as much as you need to make the mixture spreadable. Spread some of the cream cheese mixture over a tortilla, top with some sliced deli turkey and roll up tightly. Wrap the tortillas in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes and then slice.

  • Do NOT make the ranch dressing. Use the seasoning dry.
  • I used Boar’s Head Blacked Turkey in these pinwheels. It is my favorite deli turkey. If you aren’t a fan of the blackened turkey, just use your favorite thin-sliced deli turkey.
  • Can use low-carb or gluten-free tortillas.
  • Ingredients:

    • 1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, softened
    • 1 Tbsp dry ranch mix
    • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1 to 2 Tbsp milk
    • ¾ cup cooked chopped bacon
    • ½ lb thinly sliced deli turkey
    • 4 (12-inch) large burrito tortillas
    • Instructions:

      • Mix softened cream cheese with the ranch powder, cheddar cheese, 1 Tbsp milk, and bacon until well combined. Add more milk if desired.
      • Spread 1/4 of this mixture evenly on each tortilla then lay 3-4 slices of turkey breast flat on top of the cheese mixture to cover in a single layer.
      • Roll the tortilla up gently, yet tightly to make sure it holds together and keeps its shape.
      • Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to firm up the softened cheese. Cut off ends of tortilla roll and cut into 1-inch slices.

       

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Thursday May 27, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 27, 2021:
The Moon in Sagittarius runs into some strong opposition from Venus and Mercury today. That can pull you off your game, but if you flow with the vibes, instead of resisting them, all will be well. We can also feel like we really don't know what's in our best interest or that we've made some very flakey decisions lately. Let those thoughts also pass as eventually the energies will calm down and we can think again without all the interference. You can chalk it up to the post lunar eclipse vibes that are hanging around. It may be difficult to pin people down at work or at home. Lots of us are feeling flighty, but, also, that will change when the Moon moves into Capricorn tonight (USA).
Moon in Sagittarius prompts us to learn despite adversity. Use its power to stay above the mundane stuff and drama of the 3D. Challenge yourself to learn one new thing today. See what you come up with. Dispense joy where you can. We can be taking things way too seriously or getting way too bogged down in too many details. Yes, there have been changes, but when aren't there? Work on your connection to Source tonight. Turn off the distractions and go outside. See if the Moon has a message for you. At the very least, hug your loved ones and feel the joy. The Moon enters Capricorn at 7:23 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK). Sun in Gemini and a Capricorn Moon aren't the easiest of companions, but the energies will become grounded and you'll be able to finish up some things before Mercury retrogrades on Saturday. Hematite may be your best friend today. Cedar will add sacred grounding energies to your space.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Wednesday May 26, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 26, 2021:
Yesterday's Scorpio Moon opened doors to long held secrets in the outer world, but it may be awhile before we understand what has been revealed. Today, the Full Moon and full Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius will be intense, but the vibes will smooth out as the day progresses. Emotions and our ties to long held beliefs are challenged under this lunar event. New growth comes after room has been made by leaving old structures behind. Keep that in mind as you go about your day. You may be drained, exhausted, or somewhat emotionally lost today. Let the energies flow through and around you. The buoyancy of Sagittarius will eventually return. Your truth will see you through.
Known as the Blood Moon or Flower Moon, this marks a turning of the energies towards growth and renewal. Be at peace with your past stories. Give thanks for the lessons and know that you are making positive steps along your journey. With all of the changes we're experiencing on the personal and the collective levels you're still standing and looking towards the horizon. Be sure to celebrate that! It's another night to turn off the distractions and enjoy what's around you. Listen to your intuition when selecting scents and crystals to work with today. Or, use those suggested so far this week. Breathe deeply and prepare for Mercury to go retrograde this weekend. The name of the game is transformation!
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com 

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Tuesday May 25, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 25, 2021:
Connecting to Source. The waxing Moon remains in Scorpio. Here, she is intent on opening up a few hidden doors before moving into Sagittarius tonight. Neptune joins forces to help blur or disconnect the visions of our current situation into a lesson in remembering lost ways and higher vibrations at the soul level. Pluto reminds us that it's time to consciously reclaim our innate powers and relationship to Source. On a more mundane level, our relationships with others can be tested today. Stay in your wisdom. Emotions and feelings will settle down by tonight. To calm the energies burn Frankincense or Myrrh or wear the essential oil.
Sun in Gemini loves to socialize, but the Scorpionic Moon needs you to research, connect, and understand the mysteries of the larger forces and Spirit. Balance your time between both activities. Wear or use Carnelian or Amber and Onyx to blend with the Moon's vibes. At 7:39 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK) the Moon will move into Sagittarius. It may be hard to shut down the mind tonight as the lunar energies are super-charged with eclipse vibes. Breaking free of old patterns - be they personal or from the collective - will be highlighted. It is time to take your place among the awakened ones. Moon in Sagittarius works to bring knowledge from the soul level into the conscious level. As above, so below - is apparent when the Moon is in this sign. You may want to work at your altar tonight as the Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse occurs in the early hours of Wednesday. Use Cedar or Cloves to enhance your energies.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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Super Blood Moon Eclipse on May 26, 2021

We are already walking through the Eclipse portal but the energies are set to intensify this week as we witness the Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse on May 26.
Eclipses are a time of change and transformation. They represent moving from one state of consciousness to the next.
On an Eclipse, the veil is said to be thin and we are more easily able to access our intuition and the calling of our soul.
The theme of this Blood Moon Eclipse is clearing, letting go, and releasing. New information may rise to the surface, calling for us to clear a path in order to take the next steps on our journey forward.
As Eclipse energy is powerful there is also a need for us to surrender and to trust whatever the Eclipse energies bring.
Even though it may be challenging, create space to know all events brought to us on an Eclipse serve to elevate us to that next level of consciousness, even if it doesn’t feel like it at the time!
Protect your energy field during this season. Stay grounded, meditate, spend time in nature, and stay open to the signs and clues the Universe sends.

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Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad!!!!!

Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad!!! 

Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad

Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad comes together so simply with fresh tropical fruit and a rich and creamy cheesecake filling to create the most glorious fruit salad ever! Every bite is absolutely bursting with island flavor and you are going to go nuts over this recipe!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant cheesecake pudding, unprepared
  • 1 cup International Delight French Vanilla Creamer (liquid)
  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 4 mandarin oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 3 kiwi, peeled and cut into half moons
  • 2 mangoes, cut into bite size chunks
  • 1 banana, cut into coins
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium tall bowl (I use my 8 cup measuring cup), using an electric mixer, whip cream cheese until it becomes smooth. It may bind up in the beaters, but continue as is and it will loosen up.
  2. Add the dry pudding mix. Beat until well combined. If the mixture is too thick you can add a splash of the measured creamer to losen it up.
  3. With the mixer on low, slowly add the remaining creamer to the cream cheese mix. Add it about a tablespoon at a time and then mix until it becomes a smooth mixture and all of the creamer has combined into the cream cheese, repeat until all of the creamer has been added to the mixture. Whip until smooth.
  4. In a large bowl, combine strawberries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi and mango.
  5. Add the cheesecake mixture to the fruit. Gently fold cheesecake mixture into fruit.
  6. In a small bowl combine the banana coins and the lemon juice. Toss until well coated, drain the excess lemon juice. Gently fold the banana into the cheesecake salad.
  7. Chill until ready to serve or serve immediately.
DONNA'S NOTES
  1. Do not pour all of the creamer into the cream cheese at once. It will get clumpy and no matter how long you beat it, it will stay that way. Trust me on this one.
  2. If you have to substitute cream for the creamer, powdered sugar and vanilla would be the best swap. 1 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
  3. If you are using canned fruit be sure to drain it completely.
  4. To make this ahead: prepare the cheesecake mixture and refrigerate in a bowl. Mix all of the fruit in a large bowl and refrigerate. Before serving, drain any excess liquid from the fruit and then fold the cheesecake filling into the fruit. Serve and enjoy!

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Wednesday May 20, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 20, 2021:
Confusion central. There's a lot of mutable energy being released as the Sun moves into Gemini and the Moon stays in Virgo. The key word for today is: Focus! Focus on the tasks in front of you. Continue clearing your desk, doing laundry, checking on your bank account, and doing things for the good of the order. Once the Sun Gemini vibes start to highlight a multitude of ideas and adventures all at once the purpose we need can get lost. Later tonight (USA), Venus and Saturn will do a little course correction. Hopefully, it will hold into Friday. So, keep your eye on the horizon and finish projects.
Moon in Virgo really does well when things are in a neat package without too many surprises. It's best to stick to a plan or routine today and tomorrow so that nervous tension doesn't creep in. The last of the Taurean vibes can ramp up the temptation to indulge in too much of anything. Instead of any overindulgence - focus on keeping your meals simple and healthy. You may not feel like being still or connecting with the unseen tonight. That's okay. Just be who you are. You may want to break out the crystals and stones that ground your energies. Hematite, Bronzite, Onyx, Obsidian, or your favorite will be very helpful during this energetic transition. Sage your space and welcome in the new solar energies! As always, if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Wednesday May 19, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 19, 2021:
Finishing up. The Sun spends its last day in Taurus stubbornly hanging on to schedules and routines. Even the Leo Moon would love to do something that breaks the mold. But, the Sun gets one last boost when the Moon then moves into Virgo at 1:59 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK). Complete tasks. Check your bank account. Watch your favorite show, eat your favorite meal, and then get ready for the vibes to break loose tomorrow when the Sun enters the buoyant sign of Gemini. It's time for new energies and new outlooks.
Stubborn reactions from yesterday still linger until the Moon changes signs. Then, you can breathe again and shake off the negativity. By late afternoon (USA) you may begin to feel the vibes shifting. Relationships can also get a boost as the energies lighten up. Keep your Rose Quartz handy to create a bridge for the changing vibes. Virgo Moon relates well to Green Jade as it emphasizes taking responsibility for your own happiness. Tonight, use either Sandalwood or Frankincense open and clear your space in peace. Once the Sun moves the lazy hours of Taurus will disappear. Relax tonight and give up some gratitude for all the good that's come your way over the last month. The Sun enters Gemini at 12:37 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK) on Thursday, May 20th. The Moon stays in Virgo that day. Sun in Gemini will open up the mind to different ways of approaching life and love. Watch for a deluge of information on world issues to come forth.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com 

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Tuesday May 18, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 18, 2021:
Stalemate. The Sun and Moon energies work against each other today. Saturn takes a stand in the morning hours (USA) making it difficult to push ahead with ideas or projects. It may be difficult to work with others, so, if you can, do tasks alone or ease into the day with a relaxed agenda. This will pass, but for now it's best to be an observer rather than try to change others or their agendas. Inside, you may find yourself needing to let go of old soul bruises and memories. Do not let a hurtful past be the pattern for how you treat others. BTW: Watch for karma to come calling for past bad behavior in the celebrity ranks as lessons for the masses. Leo Moon's need for glam only goes so far. It draws the line at hurting others.
If you can blend the energies related to ambition that are in the air you can turn this day into a productive one. Again, it's best to work alone or with trusted coworkers or loved ones. Sunstone and Citrus scents can keep the vibes upbeat and positive today. If you need to rest - the vibes are intense via the Schumann Resonance energies - do that. With all the rumblings of change being thrown about it's also best to stay out of being paranoid. Listen to your intuition and stay in your core this week. You know the truth.
We've had a time of forward moving energies , but now Saturn in Aquarius is getting ready to retrograde next week. It will be retrograde until the first week in October. Major reviews and revisions in the outer world will take place during this time. Be prepared!
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com
 

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Monday May 17, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 17, 2021:
Conflicting vibes. The Moon moves into regal Leo at 5:44 am (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK) and squares the energies of the Taurean Sun. In other words - Me first! meets Do it my way! Attitudes will most likely need adjusting several times as the day progresses. Tensions at work or with loved ones can plague you since Mercury in Gemini makes it look like you're not paying the needed amount of attention. Of course, that's a subjective point, but you don't need to point that out. Working alone may be the best solution. Deciding to attract and give out positive vibes can help immensely. Use Bronzite or Tiger's Eye as a deflector shield and you should be okay.
Whenever the Moon travels through Leo the heart's true beliefs or longings are highlighted. The desire to be adored and loved for ourselves can come to the forefront. Instead of dwelling on lack be grateful for all you do have. Put some sunshine in your space by using citrus scents or Frankincense. Treat yourself to something special today. Tonight, turn off the distractions and listen to music that soothes your soul. Enjoy the last slowed down days of Sun in Taurus. Make it a great day!!!
The Sun is getting ready to move into highly charged Gemini on Thursday. The week's energies are a mixed bag of discordant and harmonious vibes. Stay in your own magic!
As always, if you'd like a personal tarot reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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Feel Good Music Friday!!!!!

Feel Good Music Friday!!!! 

Everyone loves some good music....and everyone loves the weekend....sooo, there at The Gypsy Homestead ...

its "Feel Good Music Friday" and todays spotlight is " The Best Outlaw Country"  

 Here is over an hour of classic Outlaw Country by some of the Best Artists in the industry!  Hope everyone has a great weekend- Enjoy!!!!! 

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The Best Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast

The Best Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast!!!! 

Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken is golden crispy outside and moist and delicate on the inside. This is bursting with flavor and so good! 

 

PREP TIME5 mins
COOK TIME18 mins
TOTAL TIME23 mins
 
 
 
COURSEDinner
CUISINEAmerican
 
 
SERVINGS4 People
CALORIES102 kcal

INGREDIENTS

 
  
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • optional: brussels sprouts

INSTRUCTIONS

 
 
  • Place the chicken in the air fryer basket. Rub olive oil on the chicken.
  • In a small bowl add the Italian seasoning, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper. Rub on each sides of the chicken.
  • Cook in the air fryer at 360 degrees for 9 minutes. Open the air fryer and flip the chicken. (Add Brussels sprouts now if using). Cook for another 9 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Friday May 14, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 14, 2021:
Introspection. The Moon will remain in Gemini, but is Void of Course today. Do not start any new projects as it's really a time for rest and checking your inner messages. You could feel stuck in a holding pattern unless you're willing to look at areas for self improvement. Look up new information or review what you've learned so far this month. Clear Quartz crystals can help keep the inner channels open. New awareness can be drawn in when you ask for it. Then, listen and look for signs and messages. Transformation comes through gaining new perspectives and information now.
Although the Moon is still promoting fun and socializing, by evening (USA) you may be more inclined to go home and relax. The Moon enters Cancer at 6:30 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK) and that will calm the energies down. Since Jupiter is now in Pisces dreams that were set aside as much as 12 years ago can be re-examined. Some things could be worth revisiting or picking up on again. Doors can open again, if what's behind is something you really want to revisit or manifest. Use Lavender today to keep the vibes healthy and calm. Jupiter in Pisces promotes being more giving to those that need support. Remind yourself that setting boundaries is a necessary part of helping others without depleting your own energies. As always, If youd like a personal tarot reading feel free to contact me via my webpage www.TheGypsyHomestead.com or by clicking the "Gypsy" at the top right corner of this page!

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Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers!!! 

Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

 
Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers marinate in the very best homemade Hawaiian teriyaki sauce! Loaded with peppers, fresh pineapple and red onions, these make an incredible and vibrant meal!
PREP TIME15 mins
COOK TIME10 mins
 
 
 
COURSEMain Course
CUISINEAmerican
 
 

INGREDIENTS

 
  
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 yellow red bell pepper cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 red onion cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple cut into 1 inch cubes
  • green onions for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

 
 
  • In a small saucepan, whisk together the brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, garlic, pepper, and salt. In a small bowl, whisk together the water and cornstarch. Slowly whisk into the mixture.
  • Bring to boil and boil about 1-3 minutes until the mixture just starts to thicken. Remove from heat and reserve ¼ cup of the sauce for later.
  • Marinate the chicken in the sauce in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Thread the chicken on skewers along with the peppers, red onion, and pineapple.
  • Grill for 8-10 minutes until the meat is done to desired liking. Remove from the grill and baste with reserved sauce. Garnish with green onions if desired.

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Tuesday May 11, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 11, 2021:
Today's New Moon in Taurus brings in the opportunity to attune with Spirit. With Spirit or Source as your constant guide you tend to discern first and act second - giving the Divine a say in your journey. Wisdom is highlighted by today's date and is in alignment with the Taurean New Moon message of growth through slow and methodical planning. Embrace who you are - the great parts and the wonky ones. Permission of the Cosmic kind is granted to go slow, think things through, and be at peace today. There's no fire energy to stir things up so smell the roses and take time to savor what's in your day.
The trick to navigating Moon in Taurus is to release any notions of controlling or engineering how things should go in your personal life. Creating through your intuition and heart generated power is far more productive than just using your intellect. The throat is always vulnerable under this Moon. Be sure to drink water today. Singing often helps clear up any irritations. Of course, it's a Rose Quartz and Rose scent kind of day. The New Moon occurs at 12:00 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK). Beginning new projects today will bring successful outcomes. Once Jupiter enters Pisces on Thursday (USA) barriers can be navigated more easily.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Monday May 10, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 10, 2021:
Slow down. It's a double Taurus day with both the Sun and Moon in this sign. Feel the feels and enjoy the sensations of really enjoying your journey. Food deserves to be tasted and savored under this cosmic influence. You may need to work at a snail's pace, but that's okay. Do not let the drama of others make you think you're not doing enough. You are. You are important. Always. It's better to be accurate and satisfied with what you're producing. Music can hold special healing powers today. Let yourself connect with what brings joy - genuine joy - to your heart.
Moon in Taurus insists that you look after your needs, be it chocolate, sleep, shoes, or a new mattress. This Moon says enough when it comes to ignoring your needs. Comfort is necessary for well being. Tomorrow's Taurean New Moon asks that you speak up for yourself when it's called for. Tiger's Eye or Rubies will stabilize abundance and draw in a passion for improving your financial situation. Gardenia or Jasmine will draw in the higher, heart oriented vibes. Tonight, listen to healing music or meditate a little longer. You may get a profound message or two that will be meant just for you. Jupiter is getting ready to move into dream maker Pisces on Thursday. Then, it will be time to expand your horizons to meet your desires. As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Saturday, May 8, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for for May 8, 2021:
PAR-TAY! Venus is gearing up to move into Gemini at 7:01 pm (PDT/USA + 8 hrs UK). Socializing is high on today's cosmic agenda. Downside? Playing way beyond your limits. Balance will be a necessity if you don't want to be totally trashed on Sunday. Have fun and catch the waves of exuberance. Remember that personal magnetism is your super power.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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Best Ever Ambrosia Salad!!!

Best Ever Ambrosia Salad!!!! 

Best Ever Ambrosia Salad

 
Ambrosia Salad is filled with mandarin oranges, pineapple, maraschino cherries, coconut, and marshmallows and mixed in a fluffy cool whip! This is a potluck classic!
 
 
 
PREP TIME10 mins
COOK TIME0 mins
 
 
 
COURSESide Dish
CUISINEAmerican
 
 
SERVINGS6 people
CALORIES374 kcal

INGREDIENTS

 
  
  • 8 ounce cool whip thawed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (15 ounce can mandarin oranges drained)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 3/4 cup maraschino cherries without stems, sliced in half
  • 3 cup marshmallows I like using the multi-colored flavored marshmallows
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup pecans chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

 
 
  • In a large mixing bowl add thawed cool whip and sour cream and stir until combined. Add in the mandarin oranges, pineapple, cherries, marshmallows, coconut and pecans.
  • Stir until combined and chill salad for at least 1 hour or overnight.

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THE BEST Stripped Down Version of "Gypsy" by Stevie Nicks!!!!!

Stevie Nicks- need I say more?  There aren't enough words to possibly describe how talented and amazing this exquisite soul is!!!!! The meaning behind this song is so very special.  As the years pass by, the song becomes more and more dear as is touches so many people in such a personal way.  "Lightning Strikes, Maybe Once, Maybe Twice" - ingenious!!!!!   I am personally a huge fan and literally cannot get enough of Stevie's musical talent....this version of the song brought tears to my eyes and will forever hold a place in my heart! 

From Rolling Stone:

The song Gypsy isn't a real happy story. Gypsy is a lot about returning to San Francisco. And Gypsy was written when my best friend [Robin] died of Leukemia and uh ...about the fact that she wasn't going to see the rest of this: I still see your bright eyes, it was like she wasn't ...going to make it. And uh, I was like the lone gypsy ~ this was my best friend from when I was 15 and so I was a solo gypsy all of a sudden and it was very sad for me and that's sometimes when I write my very best songs.
Robin had been on the road with Fleetwood Mac for five years. As my speech therapist and also management, an incredibly efficient helper. I still miss your bright eyes ~ that's why we don't do it on stage ~ it's because it's really too hard for me to sing. Lightening strikes maybe once, maybe twice... that means one time in your life you find a very good friend, and maybe if you're incredibly lucky, you might find a second. It all comes down to you, means but you have to look very hard.
~Stevie Nicks, video interview for Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits (1988)
 
Enjoy This stripped down, just her and the piano version of "Gypsy" its bound to bring a bit of Magick to your life!

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The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for Friday May 7, 2021

The Gypsy Homestead Astro-Vibe for May 7, 2021:
Playing the field. The Moon enters Aries at 4:52 am. That is going to rev the energies up and set some things on fire. Mainly, your thoughts and emotions are about to get a boost of youthful optimism. Who says you gotta play by the rules? Certainly not Moon in Aries or Mercury in Gemini. Better yet, love goddess Venus will enter Gemini on Saturday and then let the games begin! Flirtations are on the cosmic menu. Are you up for it? At the very least, you may discover some new information about a subject or passion that interests you. The trick is to let things flow to you by being open and positive. Personal magnetism is your super power this weekend.
Other adventures, besides work, ask for your attention today. Moon in Aries tends to bring out aggression. Be cool. Stay cool. And...pay attention. It's okay to have fun. Just don't go overboard. Luckily Sun in Taurus will help you hold back a bit. Think outside the box when confronted with a problem or issue, as Mercury in Gemini can find solutions rather quickly. The head is always very vulnerable during an Aries Moon. Keep that in mind if you're playing sports. Be sure to get adequate sleep this weekend and tend to your obligations.
Check in with yourself often today and tomorrow. These energies can wind you up with sheer enthusiasm. Use Tiger's Eye to maintain your integrity. Red Jasper will add a sense of calm. Use Cinnamon if you want to stir things up. Frankincense will keep things calm and smooth.
As always if you'd like a personal Tarot Reading you can contact me via my website at www.TheGypsyHomestead.com

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