Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cheddar Crackers

My aunt has been making some delicious cheese crackers and they are on my list to make, but when I came across this recipe I decided to give it a try.  I like cheese, but it does not always like … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner: Make Your Own Minions

Stella was given an assignment at school, put together a project that could be presented to the class.  I am sure the directions were a little more detailed than that, but that is pretty much the gist of it.  A … Continue reading

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A Knitted Washcloth – Yes Another One!

I have several knitting projects going on, but they are take concentration – but sometimes I want to knit but not concentrate. Knitting for me is like meditation and some evenings I just want to get lost in my knitting. … Continue reading

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Toasted Almond Sandwich Cookies

Thank you Martha Stewart!  This recipe came from Martha Stewart Living magazine – usually I do not try her recipes – they seem so labor intensive, but this one I had to try.  I am now a partner in a … Continue reading

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Egg And Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This week Stella had the first round of her State Testing (SOL) and she was very nervous about the tests to say the least.  An email went out the parents asking if they would bring in items so that all … Continue reading

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Toilet Paper Seed Pots

This past weekend was glorious and truly gave me the itch to get my hands dirty and thoughts of gardening filled my head.  So glad I spent all day Saturday out in the sun, since Sunday the weather turned and … Continue reading

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Kale And Chickpea Soup

Another storm is hitting us and the weather reports are conflicting, but I am wagering that there will not be school again tomorrow.  With the cold weather is was an excuse, not a big one, to make a pot of … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatoes, Delicious!

Since many of us are starting our seeds and getting the gardening itch – I figured I would re-post this.  I get asked a lot about how to start sweet potatoes, so here it is. Originally posted on July 20, … Continue reading

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Try Your Luck of the Irish with Irish Soda Bread!

Originally Posted on March 12, 2012 When I took the loaf out of the oven and I sent a picture to my mom with a caption”look how beautiful”.  Both of us love this bread an wonder why is it then … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Laundry Detergent!

I am very sensitive to many ingredients in “traditional” laundry detergent and so is my daughter.  I can go somewhere and if they use a detergent that I am sensitive to, usually by early in the day I have a … Continue reading

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