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Dec 4 2013
I love homemade gifts. One of my favorite gifts received over the years was a candleholder my youngest son made for me. It was made out of a white birch log and I just loved the simplicity of it. This year I decided to try to make one myself with a little help from my husband. We have numerous white birches on our property so locating a tree to cut down was easy. My husband cut the tree into several pieces. Once the tree was cut, the log lengths were cut in half. A few holes were drilled into the wood......Read more...
Dec 3 2013
If you’ve been following any sort of twelve-month plan you should be able to avoid the packed stores in December and the big bills in the New Year. All that’s left to do is mail out cards with a family photo, decorate the house, put up the tree, finish wrapping the presents and enjoy the season! Does that sound a bit too organized? Hopefully you’ve started preparing for the Christmas season in advance. Shopping for sales during the year and making small purchases here and there instead of waiting until the last moment. It’s important to focus on the true......Read more...
Dec 2 2013
I love receiving homemade gifts a much as I enjoy giving them. This delicious soup mix can be layered in glass jars to give as gifts. With a few additional ingredients your friends and family can have soup simmering on the stove in just minutes. Friendship Soup Mix ½ cup dry split beans 1/3 cup beef bouillon granules ¼ cup pearl barley ½ cup dry lentils ¼ cup minced onion 2 tsp Italian seasoning ½ cup uncooked long grain rice ½ cup alphabet macaroni or other small macaroni Additional Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 3 quarts of water 1 can......Read more...
Nov 29 2013
One of the things I love about this time of year is making soup. Nothing tastes better on a cold day than a warm bowl of soup. I usually grow an abundance of winter squash in my garden and often use them in making soup. I interchange recipes using pumpkin and winter squash with good results. I have to say that Butternut Bisque is one of my favorites. Butternut Bisque Serves 4-6 2 Tbsp butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup diced carrots Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the onion and carrots and sauté over medium low......Read more...
Nov 28 2013
Nov 27 2013
As you know gardening in one of my passions. I share this passion with a very special friend, Katharine. Katharine and I have been pen pals for over 20 years. We became acquainted after being paired up in a gardening magazine years ago. For years we wrote back and forth but now we communicate via the Internet. We haven’t met in person yet but I have talked to Katharine on the phone and do hope we can meet in person one day. Katharine is not only a talented gardener but she is also a wonderful writer and has kept me......Read more...
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