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Easy Flatbread with Grapes, Blue Cheese and Rosemary

Lucky Me! My sister and brother-in-law had to come into town for a wedding! So we all took a day or two off work and made it a nice long weekend. So, of course, we needed something to eat! It has become a tradition for my husband and I to drive out highway 94 to visit the wineries on Columbus Day. In October the … Read More Easy Flatbread with Grapes, Blue Cheese and Rosemary

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Hot Pepper Jelly with Thai Basil

We  love hot pepper jelly. Who doesn’t? Right? A sweet and spicy hot pepper jelly or jam made with plenty of peppers can be enjoyed so many ways. It has become a family favorite to be enjoyed during the holidays at our house making it a terrific holiday gift. We serve it as an appetizer at Thanksgiving. Just spoon the jelly over some cream … Read More Hot Pepper Jelly with Thai Basil

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Sun Painting- A Simple Laboratory Trick

As you know, I have been playing with Sun Painting! It is super easy and the effects are amazing. See instructions in an earlier post, Sun Painting. Unfortunately, the sun and the weather in general does not always cooperate. My backyard and deck faces southwest so it does not get early morning sun. If I wait until the sun gets overhead, it could mean … Read More Sun Painting- A Simple Laboratory Trick

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Sun Painting

Today I finally got to try Sun Painting! I bought paints last summer, but it was going into fall and not very sunny or warm. So I never had a chance to try the paints. Well today, it is in the upper 90s and quite sunny. Perfect weather for Sun Painting. I picked out a couple of cotton aprons that I had bought for … Read More Sun Painting

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An Organic Garden Field Trip

I visited an amazing organic garden today.  I met Bill through our neighborhood app. Bill posted Comfrey for sale and I posted organic Rhubarb for sale. We decided to tour each others gardens. Bill’s garden is a master organic garden and he generously allowed me to take a few pictures to share with you! So a little bit about the garden. I don’t even … Read More An Organic Garden Field Trip

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Early morning walk in July

Today was beautiful! Finally, a break in the hot, humid midwest heat. It has been unusually hot this spring and it has continued into summer, so we really have not been taking long walks. Plus my older dog is slowing down and I just didn’t think she was up to a long walk. This morning she did not want to go for a walk … Read More Early morning walk in July