August 26th, 2008

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Gorgeous actors and a rant of sorts :)

I thought I'd post some of my favorite actors of older hollywood these men were all tall, dark and handsome. After reading about them in their biographies I realized just how miserable they all were most of their lives some even alcoholics all because of Hollywood's hypocrisy. They were all gay or bi but had to keep it a secret so they wouldn't loose their careers. Heaven forbid they just live their lives and do whatever they want to. It's been that way since the silent films and I don't see it ever changing for actors.

Do any of you see Hollywood ever changing? I'm just curious. It's sad to because not all (of coarse) but a lot of actors are gay or bi and still feel trapped. Enough of my rant I just get so sad reading their biographies I should just stop reading those books.

Randolph Scott

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Carey Grant

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Marlon Brando

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James Dean

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Rock Hudson

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Montomery Clift

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And last but certainly not least my favorite actor of all time Laurence Oliver

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Lets face it these men today are very stunning but they had nothing on these men *drools* Very hot!!!
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Our favorite recipe

This is one of my family's favorite recipes. I leave out the peanuts and use chocolate chips instead of cranberries. My kids look forward to me making these.


Peanut Pumpkin Cupcakes

1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1-1/3 cups sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
2 eggs
2 Tbs. peanut or vegetable oil
1/2 cup dried cranberries or semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped roasted peanuts

Preparation:

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or spray or use paper liners.

Stir together the flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon and salt, then set aside. In a large mixing bowl, mix the sugar, pumpkin, eggs and oil until thoroughly combined. Add the flour mixture and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in the dried cranberries(or chocolate pieces) and half of the peanuts.

Spoon batter into cups. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan.

Yield 1 dozen.

We like them so much that sometimes I use the whole can of pumpkin and double the recipe.


I have posted this before but with fall coming up and all the new friends I have made lately I thought I'd re-post this.