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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

After finding my family’s old ice cream maker in my dad’s basement a few weeks back, I decided it was time to test it out again after over 25 years.  The ice cream maker still worked great, and I was … Continue reading

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Kale Cubes

Every November, we find ourselves with an overabundance of kale that gets hit with a hard frost and dies.  It always makes me feel just sick to know all of that healthy vegetation has gone to waste and ends up … Continue reading

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Early September in the Garden

As fall quickly approaches, the end of the gardening season is just around the corner.  But with everything going on in our garden, one would never know it.  So, for now, we are just so very grateful for all that … Continue reading

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What I’m In To

It is been a very, very long time since I have written a What I’m In To post, so I thought today would be as good a time as any to just dive right in.  So, on this Tuesday following … Continue reading

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Late August In the Garden

As summer wanes, and the expansive days of summer fade before our eyes, I am beginning to feel that same briefness in the garden.  While we still have a great deal coming out of our garden, and the tomatoes are … Continue reading

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In the Garden

It’s August!  This means we have entered the jungle-phase of the gardening season.  In order to move about the garden, one must weave in and out of the labyrinth of branches and vines.  And while doing so, one may come across our cat … Continue reading

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Cherry Crisp

Last week my girls and I, along with my sister, ventured to my in-law’s home and spent the afternoon tangled up in branches and brambles.  It was picking’ time!  By the time the day was done, we ended up with two giant … Continue reading

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Pesto with a Kick

I love making pesto with early summer greens.  It just makes me feel good.  It’s green. It’s a great way to pack tons of vitamins and minerals in my kids’ bodies.  And, there is cheese in it, and anything with … Continue reading

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At This Moment

At this moment, I am… ~preparing my eldest’s Girl Scout Daisy smock.  Today is her first Daisy meeting, and I am just praying her little cough from last night is better this morning so she is able to attend.  She … Continue reading

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At This Moment

At this moment, I am… ~recalling a fabulous weekend of crafting and fun. ~returning from a very early trip to the grocery store for our first round of Thanksgiving dinner shopping.  A five o’clock (in the AM my friends) arrival … Continue reading

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