Wordless Wednesday: The challenges of this new life

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Life is different now. Every day, I make a list. At the end of every day, I find myself frustrated by all the things left on it. I’m failing. Work is piling up. Mail is piling up. Emails need to be answered. And the vegetables don’t wait. As I stand by my sink, snipping the… [read more]

Buying in bulk? Consider a kitchen scale from @MiraBrands

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I always thought kitchen scales were restrictive…a sign of dieting and over-obsession about portion sizes. When MIRA Brands contacted me about a review, I wasn’t sure I’d really use their new kitchen scale, nor did I think I had room for it. But then, I thought about how much cooking from scratch I’m doing these… [read more]

It’s the middle of summer, and I’m freezing.

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To recap the weekend: My birthday, uneventful. Our yard sale, a bust. The weather? HOT. Yes, we’ve had quite the heatwave this week. My mom and I practically melted during our 2-day yard sale. And I’ll bet the local pizza joints were hopping, because it was way too hot to cook. But even in the… [read more]

{Guest Post} Greening Your Home

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*Consideration was received for the review and publication of this article. We’re in the middle of a heatwave, but the veggies won’t wait! I’m spending my day in the garden, as well as the garage, getting ready for Friday’s yard sale! Today’s post comes your way courtesy of guest blogger, Sara. She’s got some great… [read more]

Ten Easy Ways with Rhubarb

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Oh, rhubarb. Poor, misunderstood rhubarb. Food that ranks right up there with butterscotch under “Things Grandparents Like.”  What is it but that weird fruit (vegetable?) that your mom, neighbor, mailman always has too much of. That leafy thing that looks like celery, but not quite, and only ever tastes good buried under pounds of strawberries inside… [read more]