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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Recipe

Who doesn’t love Nutella? Chocolate and hazelnut goodness that you can spread over just about anything? Yes, please! Hydrogenated who-knows-what-really that screws with your system and destroys your health? Uuuhhh, nevermind… Well, so, I decided to give my own a … Continue reading

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Progress!…on one thing or another…

I’ve been knitting an Aran sweater for the hubby. That’s my Long Term Project. I finished the back panel for it, so I’m taking the knitting equivalent of a long weekend from the LTP to knit this totally awesome diagonally … Continue reading

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A Chickadee Named Ginger.

I was out trimming bushes and things today. One thing that had to be cut back was a tree growing next to the deck that shoots sneaky sneaky branches out over the deck stairs. You know, the kind of branches … Continue reading

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Wine Rack

Finally got the wine rack at up. We bought those bottles a week and a half ago to measure and test the spacing. No, they didn’t last until now, uh, intact. But we did remember to save the bottles! At … Continue reading

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Making dinner takes ALL day sometimes.

It is amazing to me how much work this picture represents in my house now. For the simple salad (arugula, lettuce, and radish) in the upper left, we had to build and fill and plant and weed and water the … Continue reading

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Food (used to) = Hard Work (June 3)

I spent part of this morning renewing my appreciation for how much physical labor has obsolesced in first world countries these days. There are still jobs that require heavy labor these days, but it used to be that MOST jobs … Continue reading

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Baby Food Mill

You know, William-Sonoma sells this thing for making your own baby food. Begins with a B or something. Fancy little gadget (W-S wouldn’t sell it otherwise, right?). Well, it steams the veggies, and purees them, and comes with this fancy … Continue reading

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