Monthly Archives: August 2012

Peach Days…

The Peaches have ripened, it’s a day most anticipated… All the little creatures were invited… Then the work begins… In truth, this is one of my favorite things; harvesting my own crops and preserving them for my family. Cooking for … Continue reading

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Winding Down Summer, Cuing up Fall…

As the summer is winding down I am trying to find any learning opportunities for my kids. Any chance for them to be creative is jumped on. (So long as it isn’t a huge headache for Mom.) River desperately wanted … Continue reading

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A Canvas for River, and Organization Projects…

While yard saling the other day I came across a forlorn blank canvas. My mind started to race with all the possibilites. I handed over my $.50 and happily walked back to the car. It hit me then that River … Continue reading

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California Trip…

We attended many socials in rooms like these. I loved the artistic lighting throughout the hotel. As well as the artwork. The socials served some delicious food. Creme brule being one of my very favorites. I lounged by the pool … Continue reading

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A Time to Store Away…

Upon our return from California we were greeted by massive amounts of produce from our gardens. Blackberries…3 large bowl-fulls! Cucumbers…over a dozen! Tomatoes…almost a dozen. Broccoli….a beautiful bunch. So….now that I have all this food from my garden…what do I … Continue reading

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Molly’s Baby Shower Birthday Party…

Saturday, August 4th, we had Molly’s birthday party. If there’s one thing that is very obvious about our Molly, it is that she loves babies. A theme quickly formed in our minds when I decided I wanted to put together … Continue reading

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Sweet Cucumber Freezer Salad/My Birthday…

The abundance of cucumbers from my garden had me wondering what I was going to manage to do with them before I had to leave for CA on sunday. I looked up the possibility of freezing them and found this … Continue reading

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