Monthly Archives: March 2013

Granola Bars

This is a post I had started over on my personal blog a few years ago, but it just kept getting pushed further down the posting list until it was out of sight. Alexandra commented on my post last week … Continue reading

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It’s About Time: A new-to-me drying rack

A few years ago when I drove out to Arizona to visit my father-in-law. I also headed over to Palm Springs to visit friends and I stopped in Lake Havasu to see a friend. I was admiring an old-fashioned drying … Continue reading

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My neighbor’s toys (2)

This past November I shared some photo of the wooden toys that my neighbor makes. He likes to keep busy and amongst all the other things that he does, he always seems to have a woodworking project that he is … Continue reading

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SSFC: using things up and keeping it simple

I feel like I am repeating myself a lot lately. For the Southern SOLE Food Challenge I keep saying “I kept my meal simple” or something similar. The “new” simple is even more simple that the “simple” was a month … Continue reading

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A Year on Hold

I am just trying to accept my new pace for now and have termed this year “The Year on Hold.” My mind is still moving at its normal speed, but my physical body is moving at a fraction of normal. … Continue reading

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There’s kale in my flower arrangement

If you have been reading here for a while you know about my love for growing and eating kale. There are different types of kale out there and you will find some of them in the nurseries for people to … Continue reading

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SSFC: Vegan theme

The Southern SOLE Food Challenge has another themed-challenge this week – Vegan. That’s a semi-tough one for me. Most of my soups are made with chicken or beef broth so I had to break my habits and make a wonderful … Continue reading

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A room with a view is not always a good thing

This past week has been Spring Break in my area of South Texas. Everyone has been making plans, going somewhere or just planning to relax at home. “Spring Break” doesn’t really mean anything to me. No kids, no one heading … Continue reading

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I get by with a little help from my friends

For those of you that are used to doing your own things (working the garden, around the house, around the yard, trimming your own trees, hauling your own dirt) you completely understand me when I tell you how frustrating the … Continue reading

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It’s About Time: Necklace #2 for Mom

Last week I admitted to taking a really long time to make some necklaces for my mom and you saw necklace #1 that I made for her using beads from my bead stash. It is time to show you necklace … Continue reading

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