Monthly Archives: January 2014

Peach And Blueberry Coffee Cake

Our last game night my contribution to the pot luck was dessert.  I couldn’t think of what I wanted to make, but I knew I wanted a new recipe.  With the cold dreary weather we have been having I wanted … Continue reading

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Kids Infinity Scarf

Stella has been wearing my infinity scarf and asked for one of her own.  My knitting fingers were getting antsy and needed a new project after knitting so many fingerless gloves (and yes Stella got a new pair of them … Continue reading

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Chile With Sweet Potato and Cocoa

I have never really liked chili – or so I thought.  Lately I have been having chili at other people’s houses and instead of saying I don’t like chili – I have been venturing out and taking whole bowls full. … Continue reading

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We Are Taking The Food Stamp Challenge

Back in December we went to a film event in our town. I love our film series here – they pick films that will start a conversation.  The evening starts with a shared meal, the viewing of a film, followed … Continue reading

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Toilet Bowl Bombs

What?  Toilet bowl bombs…  I came across a recipe for toilet bowl bombs and just the title intrigued me.  These are cleaners for your toilet.  I wanted to see how well they worked – so I did not clean the … Continue reading

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Kids Can Cook – Chocolate M&M Cookies

Sometimes you just have to let the kids go wild in the kitchen and bake some cookies.  Stella had her buddy over for the weekend and they wanted to make cookies, which had been discussed many times – but this … Continue reading

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Cleaning Makeup Off Your American Girl Doll

If you are the parent of a young girl you probably have some experience with American Girl Dolls.  Stella got her first American Girl Doll on her first birthday – she named her Big Baby.  Big Baby has been through … Continue reading

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Game Night – Start One Today

A couple of months ago we joined with two other families and started a once a month game night.  I think we all look forward to our monthly game night and wondering what games are we going to play.  Our … Continue reading

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Homemade Soaked Granola

I love granola, but in the past couple of years have stayed away from it – mainly because of all the processing of the ingredients.  I used to make my own granola, but life became busier and busier and I … Continue reading

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A Busy Holiday Break

After Stella’s two weeks off from school for her Christmas break, life is getting back to normal. Nothing new to share with you (well I did share a few new things the past 2 weeks) – but for the most … Continue reading

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