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Wish I was here….

Or that the weather would just warm up already!

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Sabbath

We’re trying to do this new thing called Sabbath. Actually, it’s not new at all but our family has been out of practice for a long time. Sunday we will do nothing we consider work: no computer work for Brian, … Continue reading

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Spring

It’s spring! Allergens are running around, the kitties have more energy and weeds are sprouting in the lawn. Ah, lovely. I’ve been itching to go out and start turning my garden beds but need to pace myself still. It’s only … Continue reading

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Updates?

I never really know how to update this thing. The Internet can never really be a confidential place to share. I regularly read several blogs where the authors are able to spill whatever stuff is going on in their lives … Continue reading

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Pantry Challenge Day 22

I had a pantry fail and a meltdown all at the same time this week. I anticipated the failure from the start but I was hoping we’d be able to hold out until February (selfish, I know). There are a … Continue reading

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Pantry Challenge Day 11 or What to do when you burn your hand

Last night, on the evening of pantry challenge day 11, I made my first ever frittata. I know, I know. Hold the applause. It was one if the easier new recipes I’ve tried. I had to figure out if any … Continue reading

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Pantry Challenge Day 8

We are more than a week into our month-long pantry challenge. The menu hasn’t been too varied this week compared to our normal fare but I’m sure that will change as the month goes on. The most interesting thing we’ve … Continue reading

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Pantry Challenge Day 4

I really, really want to grocery shopping! I actually enjoy doing it and it’s hard not to stop at the store when I know things we eat are on sale. It was made even harder by the Sunday paper deities … Continue reading

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The pantry is full and our pockets are empty.

We soon discovered that since I have switched grocery shopping habits from buying what we needed to hardcore couponing, we had more food that two people could eat in many, many months. Our kitchen pantry is stocked; our downstairs storage … Continue reading

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Paperclips

I think I am a little obsessive over paperclips. They can’t be bent or rusty. I use small ones all morning and only large ones in the afternoon. Perhaps a lot obsessive?

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