Monthly Archives: May 2012

Make your own curry powder

I used to buy pre-made curry powder, but not anymore. Like so many things that come in bottles or boxes; curry powder is another one of those things that is so easy to make on your own and it is … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day card for my mom

Just a peak at the Mother’s Day card I made for my mom this year. I also like to doodle on the front and back sides of the envelope. Do you make cards? Sincerely, Emily  

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Sunday Photos: Brown

Brown is the color today over at Not Dabbling in Normal.  Head over there to see more fun and interesting ways of looking at brown. Here are a few more “browns” in my life: Making your own curry powder is … Continue reading

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Make your own: Ginger Beer

Today I am posting over at Not Dabbling in Normal about making your own ginger beer. Have you made ginger beer? Sincerely, Emily

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A new drying rack

When we had our new windows put in I kept all the screens to use for a drying rack. I had an idea of how I wanted it built and I talked with my husband about it. He started working … Continue reading

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Trying to keep up with the humingbirds

Last summer was so so very dry and without rain even the native plants where having a hard time putting out blooms. I keep two birdbaths filled with water for the other birds, but I had not put up hummingbird … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Toad

Mr. Toad finally came out of hiding earlier this month and I have been keeping a close eye on him. On the evening of May 6th I heard the leapord frogs talking outside. I have heard frogs in the evening … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Red

Time to celebrate the color red. It is such a vibrant color. Enjoy! You can read about my poppies here and harvesting poppy seeds here. You can read about our jam making here. Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal … Continue reading

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A “new” oven rack

Long, long ago (actually, it was just this past November) I had an incident with one of our oven racks that rendered it useless. It wasn’t too much of a hardship only having one oven rack, but there were times … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Mother’s Day and Yellow (let’s just pretend it is Sunday again!)

Happy Mother’s Day Mom and all the other U.S. Mother’s out there today. You can read about my first tamalada here. You can read about the Monterey Jack cheese here. You can read about my pumpkin soup here. Celebrate Mother’s … Continue reading

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