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Joy in the Present

Each of us has a handful of life experiences that truly changes us.  Those experiences that get deep into our veins and alter the core of our inner self and the lens through which we view the world.  I can confidently … Continue reading

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Anew

There are those times when each of us needs a breathe of new life.  When the grind of our day to day tasks feel a bit too heavy to bear, and we need an opportunity for fresh air to fill … Continue reading

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Cooking Sauce with Daddy

While I was enjoying myself at a baby shower in the beautiful Anderson Japanese Gardens, my girls were home making pasta sauce with Daddy.  My husband gets huge bonus points for this because not only did he cook with the … Continue reading

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August Action

There has been a lot of action of late in our gardens.  It is truly at its peak, and despite the near 100-degree temperatures this week, we find ourselves entwined in vines of all sorts, harvesting all this fabulous veg. … Continue reading

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Our Summer Kitchen

With the garden flourishing, there is a lot of action in our summer kitchen.  Thank goodness for the cool temperatures that graced us last week!  It made the whole idea of standing over multiple pots of boiling liquid all day … Continue reading

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Beans, Beans Everywhere

One thing is for sure, we have a LOT of beans coming through our kitchen door these days.  So many beans in fact that there is no feasible way to eat them all.  Enter “Operation Dilly Bean.”  If you have … Continue reading

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In Gratitude

This Monday morning I am grateful for… ~a wonderful vacation to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  (Lots more to come in tomorrow’s post.) ~those family members and close friends who pitched in to help keep the Fagan suburban homestead running in … Continue reading

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