How to Grate Garlic

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Did you know that you can grate garlic rather than slice, dice or mince it?  I didn’t know how to grate garlic until I saw a chef do it on a cooking show!  How ingenious!  An easier way to get fine pieces of fresh garlic in to your food and recipes without slicing a finger.  […]

Call of the Wild

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We don’t have an alarm clock.  We have a cat.  Named Coco.  A boy named Coco. Every day, without fail, he wakes us a 6:00 a.m.  Every.frickin.day!  No sleeping late in our household.  EVER. With a yowl that could wake the dead, our alarm clock goes off daily with surprising accuracy. “I guess that’s my […]

Evacuation: are you Ready?

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Evacuation:  are you Ready? is the 4th installment of my Resolve to Be Ready 2014 campaign on this blog.  If you aren’t, yet, following this series, I encourage you to catch-up now.  Here are links to the earlier posts in this series on emergency planning and preparedness: Resolve to Be Ready 2014 Blackout:  are you […]

Use What Talents You Possess

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“Use what talents you possess.  The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” – Henry Van Dyke   The swallows arrived March 5th.  Amazing and talented, these birds sing a beautiful twittering coo that sets them apart from the other birds living on our land.  Not quite sure […]

42 Easter Decorations for Your Home

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Easter is this Sunday, so first of all, Happy Easter!  42 Easter Decorations for Your Home is part of a continuing series of lists of 42 for household inventory purposes.  I’m working on my personal household inventory and thought I’d share with readers, if they, too, want help in creating their own list. Why?  We lost […]

Buttery Springtime Poppy Seed Dinners Rolls

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Buttery Springtime Poppy Seed Dinner Rolls happened because of Pinterest!  I keep seeing these adorable Easter Bunny dinner rolls all over Pinterest and knew I wanted to do something a little extra special for our holiday meal this weekend.  But, as happens with Pinterest, when I clicked through on some of the photos, it did […]

How to make Easter Placecards for Your Holiday Table in PicMonkey

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Do you use PicMonkey?   I’m in love with the Monkey because he makes my photo editing so easy!   How to make Easter placecards for your holiday table in PicMonkey is really easy, plus they are so darn stinkin’ cute! Inspired by the adorable Easter card I created the other day, Here Comes Peter Cottontail – […]

Decorating the Table for an Easter Celebration

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I love decorating our dining room table for the holidays!  We are having family over this weekend, so I’m decorating the table for an Easter celebration!  I used the word “decorating” as in present tense instead of “decorated” (past tense) because I’ve been decorating it for days and keep changing things, adding things, taking things […]

Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Pineapple Glaze and Grilled Pineapple Rings

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Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Pineapple Glaze and Grilled Pineapple Rings is an updated version of a classic holiday family dinner.   Ham has been the main course of choice for my family as far back as I can remember.  And, my father usually made it for us with my mother cooking the rest of Easter dinner […]

Here Comes Peter Cottontail – A PicMonkey Tutorial

Here Comes Peter Cottontail - A PicMonkey Tutorial

Here Comes Peter Cottontail hoppin’ down the bunny trail, Hippity, hoppin’ Easter’s on its way! This iconic classic children’s song was first performed by Gene Autry in 1950.  Yes, that was even before I was born! {grin}. Anyway, this song has run through my head for days now, probably because I’ve decorated our dining room […]

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