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Nov 15 2010

No Excuses

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I’m back.  I can’t promise to show up here more regularly, since my other blog over at What Life Dishes Out, along with those annoying habits I have of working for a living, feeding my family, and trying to keep my home somewhat livable, have been keeping me real busy lately.  I’m really not making [...]

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Aug 03 2010

Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, In A Dish…

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…how many pieces do you wish?

We attended an out-of-state Family Reunion this past weekend.   The previous one had been a full five years before.  Although my children hadn’t seen their cousins in all that time, it was as if no time had passed.  Almost immediately, they broke into a game of tag.  But first, they needed [...]

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Jul 09 2010

Fresh From The Garden…

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…and I have plans for these guys tonight!  Stay tuned!!
Edit: We had these for dinner last night, made into one of our favorite summer dishes.   I had already been anxiously awaiting the first Zucchini of the season, just so I could make our Zucchini Au Gratin.  Click on over to for the step-by-step recipe!

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Jul 04 2010

Happy Independence Day!

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Jul 02 2010

Be Careful What You Wish For

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Recently, we started biking.

There have been some mishaps…

…and quick recoverys.

Since we were enjoying this new family activity so well, we decided to get some new bikes.
The boys got new bikes.

And so did we.

When I say “new bikes”, what I really mean is somebody else’s old bikes, but new to us. 
After all, we are frugal.
Tonight, for [...]

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Jun 27 2010

Back To The Grind

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I’m out of my favorite Gluten Free Flour Mix again.
Time to get out the heavy artillery.

We ordered this grinder last year, just a couple months after going Gluten Free.  We figured that  although it was expensive, it would pay for itself over time since GF Flours are not cheap. 
We buy our brown rice in bulk at [...]

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Jun 19 2010

Greetings from The Compound

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