Monthly Archives: September 2011

An uninvited visitor

I have no idea how I found this guy in our house, but I did. . How did he get into the house? Well, I have an inkling and that inkling is spelled C…A…T! When I first saw him, all … Continue reading

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Knitting Scarves for Special Olympics (or crochet)

Recently an acquaintance told me about a knitting/crochet project for the Special Olympics. They have a program called 2012 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.  The project is sponsored by Red Heart Yarn. This past March I took a beginners knitting … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

I decided to go through an old recipe box that I had. Since my trip to Minnesota and Wisconsin, I seem to want to bake a few things. I do not have a sweet tooth, but my mom does and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread

Part of my recent trip was spent at my mom’s house in Minnesota. I spent a lot of time baking and putting things in the freezer for them. The garden was producing zucchini and I posted here about the zucchini … Continue reading

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Molasses Cookies

During my recent trip to Minnesota, my mom asked if I would make some molasses ginger cookies. She had torn the recipe out of a Redbook Magazine in 2006, I would say it was time to try it out. I … Continue reading

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I think I have a problem

I openly admitted in this post a few weeks ago to buying more canning jars (after telling myself I wouldn’t.) I don’t have any guilty twinges or twangs about that purchase. I know I can use them (eventually, when we … Continue reading

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Making “Italian Seasonings”

I used to buy an “Italian Seasoning” spice mix. It was a nice blend and I used it a lot. The label read: Marjoram Thyme Rosemary Savory Sage Oregano Basil WOW! I grow most of those.  When I posted about … Continue reading

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