Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kids Can Cook – Wholesome Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stella wanted dessert but I had not baked in awhile, so I told her she could make something if she wanted.  We had just bought some chocolate chips at the store and she decided to make some cookies.  Taking the … Continue reading

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Monticello – Need I Say More?

Last Friday I went with Stella on her school trip to Monticello.  I think I was more excited about the trip than Stella and counted down the days.  The alarm went off at 4:30 and we were out of the … Continue reading

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Nutrient Dense Carrot Oat Muffins

Happy Earth Day!!!! With all our activities and with me still getting used to how long it takes to get to town and other places – I find myself running late more often than is usual for me!  With that … Continue reading

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The Infinity Scarf Is Done

Well I started an infinity scarf in February, but with the move, new job, etc – I just finished it! And just in time for next year – yeah!!! A friend of mine had one and she always looked so … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crustless Quiche

I have never really been a quiche person – mainly because of the cheese and what it does to my stomach.  Since moving to Virginia it seems that a quiche is a staple of a dinner or lunch invitation and … Continue reading

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A Blue Ribbon At The Science Fair

Less than 2 weeks ago Stella came home and told me that she had a science fair project that she needed to do and it was due on April 4!  First thought that came to me was thanks for the … Continue reading

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The First Hike Of The Season

The first day of Spring was March 20 – but with our weather you would not think so.  On Thursday, April 4 the weather changed and we were under a winter storm warning.  We had sleet, freezing rain, snow and … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons – A Favorite

Over the holidays I made paleo coconut macaroons and while they were good they were not exactly what I was looking for in a macaroon.  Really I wanted my macaroon to stay together better and to have an airier texture.  … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Big Baby Gets A New Dress

I have written about Big Baby before, but to give just a little bit of history – Big Baby was given to Stella for her first birthday and she has been a favorite doll ever since.  Big Baby was Stella’s … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Bread

For some reason of late I have been craving chocolate – not sure why.  Now don’t get me wrong I love my chocolate – and maybe I am craving more lately since I know that I cannot just walk out … Continue reading

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