Mean Marie’s Memoirs


Flashes of Memory by Linda Anderson


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The movie I recommended that everyone in my family ignored? Marathon.

I highly recommend it.

Hello, It's Me

You haven’t heard from me in a long time. I feel bad about that. I’ve no excuse.

Well. I have an excuse. I’ve been happy. Being happy leaves me little time for the internet. I know. Incredible.

I do go on Facebook and ‘like’ posts but I don’t write any of my own.


Cause I’m incredibly boring when I’m happy. Apparently. I even bore myself.

For example…

Tonight at our family dinner, I didn’t say much. I didn’t share any funny stories. I recommended one movie (Marathon) which everyone ignored. I was quiet.

I’m not unhappy. I’m perfectly happy. I’m just boring.

If I have anything non-boring to share, I will. I promise.

Until then, love to you all…

Mean Marie


Mexican Cornbead

I love Mexican food. I need a 12 step program to help me recover. Hello. My name is Annmarie and I am a Mexican Food Addict.

“I’ll have the Vegetarian E and a Guacamole Mexicano.” I say that line 3 times a week. No lie.

I don’t cook much but when I do…I cook Mexican Cornbread. I KNOW. Here’s my recipe.

1 cup Cornmeal
½ cups Flour
½ teaspoons Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Salt
2 whole Eggs
1 whole Jalapeno Peppper, Chopped, Don’t De-seed if you like your mouth to be on fire. I De-seed. My mouth is hot tempered as it is.
1 cup Milk
1 cup Grated Cheddar Cheese
½ cups Melted Butter
1 can Small Diced Green Chilies
1 can Cream Style Corn 14.75 Oz


Preheat oven to 375.

Thoroughly stir all ingredients together in a med/large bowl.

Pour into a well greased or non-stick-sprayed 9 X 13 pan. I use an iron skillet. It makes the cornbread taste so much better. It does. Swearsies.

Bake for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.

I serve this with chili. You can serve it with any Mexican fare. OR. I can be a meal unto itself.


Almost Free

It’s about 90 days til I’m officially divorced. I can’t WAIT! It’ll be a red letter day!!

Machine Quilting

Today I am learning how to machine quilt. I’m using the trial and error method. More error than trial. I’m making a Hello Kitty wall hanging or blankie. Did I mention machine quilting is HARD?

I'm Getting A Little Bit Stronger

Though I don’t miss anyone, I love this song. I like the title. The artist sings this as if she’s missing a lover. I sing this as if I’m missing the strong woman I once was.


Click saraevansVEVO to see the video and hear the song.

Sara Evans – A Little Bit Stronger (by saraevansVEVO)

More Jewelry

Hi y’all!

Mama and I have added a bunch more jewelry to our Etsy store. You totally need to go there and buy some. By some, I mean all. BUY ALL THE JEWELRY!

Like this:

Peter Cottontail Rap

This is ear crack for me. I’m addicted!


Highs in the lower 80′s and daffodils in bloom…Spring has SPRUNG, y’all!