Monthly Archives: September 2012

Kids Craft Corner – Sock Skeletons

The kids lately have been using socks on their hands as puppets.  These socks are nothing more than the socks off their feet, placed over their hands – they then run around chasing each other with their sock puppets.  We … Continue reading

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A New Twist On An Old Recipe

I am still looking for new recipes for all the apples that we picked at the orchard.  I really wanted to find one that incorporated quinoa, which I did – but it has sooo much sugar and other things that … Continue reading

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Rocking With New Life

Guest Blogger: Gail Osterman When my first child was born, my creative, soulful mother-in-law from Bucks County arrived at our house with what she called “The Family Rocker.”  This old high-back rocking chair (estimated to have been made between the … Continue reading

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Side Dish – Simple Roasted Potatoes

The potatoes have been wonderful at the farmer’s market and in the next few weeks I will harvest mine! I am a fan of the potato – my favorites being sweet potatoes and purple potatoes.  Stella enjoys them too!  I … Continue reading

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Pistachio, Pesto Salmon

I have had this salmon recipe over at Mateo’s house and each time I have it I ask for the recipe and then forget what I was told until the next time.  I recently asked for the recipe, yet again, … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Boo! Felted Ghosts

Halloween is just around the corner and talk of a costume has begun.  Stella decided a long time ago what she was going to be this year, that will be kept secret unless you remember the post that she already … Continue reading

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Wine Cork Place Card Holders

I just can’t throw out wine corks!!  I toss them in this drawer or this bowl and the collection grows.  This is a really easy and fast project and will add a special touch to your dinner table or picnic … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Vanilla Pudding

I have been reading recipes that call for arrowroot, which I have never used and wanted to make something using it – I was curious.  I went to the store and bought some and on the back was a recipe … Continue reading

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A Day At The Farm

I love going to the farms and orchards in our area all year round, but there is something about going in the fall.  I remember as a child going to the orchard for apple and pumpkin picking and we would … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Bone Broth

I have been a fish vegetarian for about 24 years and my daughter for 8.  I think I eat well, but once I hit the wonderful decade known as my 40’s – the weight started adding up and it was … Continue reading

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