Monthly Archives: December 2011

Leaky Faucet

When ever I travel I hire the 13 year old girl across the street to water for me. She has been doing that for me for the past year and it has been a nice system. When I returned from … Continue reading

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Dark Days Challenge: recapping over at NDIN

Today I recap for the participants in the South region over at Not Dabbling in Normal. You will also see what other groups from the East are preparing. Stop by to see what the participants are cooking up this week. … Continue reading

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Making Fabric Napkins: Posting over at NDIN today

Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal today where I am posting about making fabric napkins for celebrating Real Holidays. Taking a little walk down memory lane… (my memory lane) I remember when I was little and we lived in … Continue reading

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Dark Days Dinner: Week 2

I am digging into the freezer for some of this weeks Dark Days Challenge meal. I used some frozen Anaheim and bell peppers that originally came from my garden. I have a few local egg sources and the chard came … Continue reading

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WHAT! 20F this morning

Our handy little indoor weather station told me that it was 20F outside this morning. That’s cold! I was shocked to see how thick the ice was on the top of one of the water gardens. The ice was at … Continue reading

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3rd Scarf Finished !!!

I set a goal for myself to finish three scarves for the 2012 Special Olympic Scarf Project. I know three scarves is not a lot for you experiences knitters, but keep in mind I am just getting started at all … Continue reading

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Dark Days Challenge

Yesterday was the cut off date to sign up for the Dark Days Challenge. If you missed the cut-off please follow along over at NDIN and put a note on your calendar to remind yourself to sign up next year. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Orlando, Florida – Day 1: Universal Studios

While many of you in the US were enjoying a relaxing Thanksgiving last weekend, I was at Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This was my first time visiting Universal Studios. It was on the top of the … Continue reading

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Dark Days Dinner: Week 1

The Dark Days Challenge has started! At first I thought it wouldn’t be that hard because I have already been working on eating local and finding more places to buy local foods. But the more I thought about it, the … Continue reading

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