Monthly Archives: July 2012

Blueberry-Banana Muffins – YUM!

With blueberry season in full swing, I have been experimenting with some new recipes.  I still have about a bag of frozen blueberries left from last season, so before adding more wanted to use some of the fresh berries -I … Continue reading

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How To Make A Reusable Wine Bottle Carrier

I have my favorite wine shop in town, Riverview Wine.  The owner is great, their wine selection is ecclectic and they have great tastings.  My regular canvas bag is fine when I am buying one bottle, but when I am … Continue reading

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Fritelli – Fried Squash Flowers

I blogged about this last summer – but this summer I was fortunate to make them with my neighbor and get the recipe – yeah!!!  These are so delicious – I could probably eat them until I am sick.  I … Continue reading

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KidS Craft Corner – Nature Imprint Cards

There are so many things blooming in our yard and all around.  Last fall we picked some flowers and leaves to press and will be doing a project with them soon and I might have to start pressing some now … Continue reading

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Tent, Friends, Great Weather – Priceless Weekend

I love to camp and so does Stella and when her friend Bella’s mom, Lisa, said why don’t we go camping this past weekend – I jumped at it.  Bella’s sister and dad were away at a soccer tournament so … Continue reading

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Kids Can Cook – Chocolate Mousse

Continuing on our quest for yummy raw food desserts – I came across this recipe at Garden of Life.  After seeing the ingredients – we had to try it and see if it really tasted like chocolate mousse – OMG … Continue reading

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Easy To Make Ahead Beef Burritos

This post is compliments of my aunt.  We are mostly a vegetarian household here, but we do eat fish.  I have thought about adding meat back into my diet, but I cannot convince Stella to do the same -therefore, we … Continue reading

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Make A Picture Memory Box

Recently in an answer to a post comment – I said that I didn’t think I would end up the weird cat lady on the street, but the weird craft lady!  I think it is already happening.  Our neighbor, who … Continue reading

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Blueberry & Strawberry Jam Recipe

As mentioned, we go blueberry picking several times during blueberry season.  I try to have about 30 pounds of blueberries in the freezer to get us through to the following season.  We use the blueberries in smoothies, on and in … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Barnyard Mobile

Our Farmer’s Market started back up again at the end of May, which was very exciting and much anticipated!  Our market is starting to be a destination on Saturday mornings, with live music, yoga, the environmental committee table and a … Continue reading

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