Monthly Archives: October 2012

Making Your Own Cork Board

I love corks and cannot throw them away.  I have been envisioning many crafts using corks – so a call went out to several family members in search of corks and wine labels.  I am lucky that I have several … Continue reading

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The Fine Art Of Chewing

Take a moment and think about how fast or slow you eat.  Do you eat alone, with others, with a book or watching TV?  Do you take the time to enjoy all the textures and tastes a bite of food … Continue reading

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Vegetable Dense Soup

I love soup and could eat it everyday come fall and winter.  There is something about soup – warming on the way down, in a mug – warming your hands and soothing to the body!  Stella does not have my … Continue reading

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An Egyptian Princess Is Dressed

Last winter we made bracelets out of toilet paper rolls and during that activity – Stella informed me that she was making her bracelet for her Halloween costume – she was going to be an Egyptian Princess!  Of course I … Continue reading

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Knitted Children’s Slippers

I have a basic knitted slipper pattern, but it is for adults and teens.  I wanted a pattern for kids – so I took the one I had been using and altered it for kids.  The results – wonderful!  I … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Curry

We love curry in our house!  I have always been a fan, with Indian food being my favorite ethnic food.  I make my egg salad with curry and mustard and one day Stella asked if she could have a taste … Continue reading

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How Many Activities Can You Fit Into A Weekend?

I remember a couple of years ago, Stella told me that I made our weekends too busy and couldn’t we have one that we did nothing?  It seems are weekends are full beyond and we really do not get a … Continue reading

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Vegetable, Beef Soup

On Saturday of this past weekend – it was 72 degrees, sun shining and bright colors on the trees.  Sunday the sun was still shining, the temperature warm, but the breeze had started – which made it feel colder than … Continue reading

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“Divine” Chocolate Balls

This week has been a crazy, packed one!  With all the Halloween activities, we didn’t even get a chance to do a kids craft this week and my knitting projects are starting to collect dust.  I thought by now I … Continue reading

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Confused About GMOs?

What exactly is a GMO?  Have you ever wondered?  GMO stands for genetically modified organism.  You might have also heard or read GEO – which stands for genetically engineered organism.  Ok, so we now know what the acronym stands for … Continue reading

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