Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Childhood Milestone

Once upon a time, Esme had two loose teeth.  Despite what all the other five and six year olds on the block were saying, she didn’t think this was cool.   Wiggly teeth?  Ewww.    So, Esme left her teeth alone … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Soup Recipe + A Giveaway

For me, February is the most difficult Winter month.  Spring is in sight, just weeks away, but the weather is still cold and blustery and Winter trudges on, and on, and on.  These days, too cold and too dreary, demand … Continue reading

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Cherry Cream Dessert

I thought about sharing this Cherry Dessert recipe on Valentine’s Day, but I was too busy eating it.  A single girl has to find some way to survive the holiday, right?  The cherries really helped. It wasn’t really a lonely … Continue reading

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Valentine Yarn Ornaments Tutorial

The girls and I caught the craft bug this week.  I think it’s the Valentine holiday that gets my fingers itching for construction paper and glitter glue – childhood programming I suppose.  So we’ve been dreaming up sticky, sparkly projects … Continue reading

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Buffalo Celery Sticks

I do my best to eat healthy.  For me, healthy means eating meat sparingly and knowing where it came from and how it was raised, using whole grains, eating local and organic, and cooking from scratch.   My food ideals, however, … Continue reading

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