Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wine Cork Trivet

I was at the craft store this week and happened to walk down the embroidery aisle – when I saw the embroidery hoops it triggered a memory!  Going back in the files of my brain I remembered seeing somewhere in … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – No Sew Felted Flower

I love the rain, but that prevented us from doing our planned kids craft corner craft this week – so what to do.  I looked at what we had in the craft cabinet, the time and then I remembered a felted … Continue reading

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The Garden Is Planted – Yeah!

I planted the garden Mother’s Day weekend – which was a great mother’s day present to myself.  I was so glad that I had done the garden bed prepping prior, so that I was able to get the garden all … Continue reading

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Dish Cakes, What In The World Are Those?

We have pancakes almost every morning.  I make a big batch on the weekend and then just pop them into the toaster oven in the morning and we have a hot breakfast that starts our day right.  I came across … Continue reading

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What Can You Make With ……. Juice!

In my quest for better health,  to help mend some of the damage I have done to my body over the years, to improve myself both physically and mentally and to teach Stella nutritionally, healthy eating habits I have begun … Continue reading

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How To Make A Swim Bag

Well it is that time of year again – going to the beach, pool and lake.  If you have kids, one of the dreaded parts is carrying all the items; towels, sunscreen, hats, water bottles, goggles, etc, etc, etc!  Why … Continue reading

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Natural vs. Organic

Food and beauty product labeling has been a hot topic lately – or maybe that is just the case to me.  I want to know what I am putting in an on my body and Stella’s – especially Stella’s!  I … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Creating Ella & Rachel

During our trip to New Orleans, Stella spent a lot of time creating and making projects with Lorrie.  I mentioned before, I think, that Lorrie is a big time yard saler and the things that she finds are amazing!  One … Continue reading

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Honey Curried Kale Recipe

I love kale and have planted two kinds in my garden, curly and Russian.  The Russian is similar to chard and I love to saute it up with onion and garlic.  My favorite breakfast when the kale is ready to … Continue reading

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The Up Side of Being Sick

I am a little behind on my blog writing thanks to a stomach bug that hit both Stella and me hard this week.  We were down for the count for 3 days!  The first day and a half the bug … Continue reading

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