Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cake (&cookie) Show & Tell

Wedding season is coming to a close. We only made one wedding cake this week. It was a lovely fall day for an outdoor wedding.The bride’s nieces were more than happy to help her add flower pedals to the cake. Speaking … Continue reading

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$1.99 Salt & Pepper

I saw one of the strangest things today at Goodwill. Why is the picture fuzzy? Because these shakers, shake themselves. At the base of each shaker is a pull cord that makes the shakers shake. Too Funny! I hope they … Continue reading

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back to eating myself out of house and home

You may have notice I haven’t had any “eat yourself out of house & home” reports for a while. There are two reasons for this. First I’ve been eating from the plentiful stock of leftovers in my freezer. Two, I … Continue reading

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Dilemma, dilemma…

I have a hard time parting with stuff. Useable stuff that is. I have clothing that is tattered and worn but I keep it to wear when I work on messy projects. I use pencils until they are too short … Continue reading

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Zucchini Week Finale

Zucchini-Apple Sauté 4 tea. margarine 4 cups sliced zucchini 2 small apples thin sliced ½ cup thin sliced onion ¼ tea. salt Dash pepper Dash cinnamon Heat margarine in skillet until bubbly. Add zucchini. Sauté until crisp tender, about 4 … Continue reading

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Cake Show & Tell

I’ll finish Zucchini Week tomorrow. For now I have some cake pictures to show you. The order for this cake requested that we incorporate vodka, horses playing soccer, a breast cancer ribbon and an edible image in the cake design. … Continue reading

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7 things about me

Purposely Frugal’s post today was “7 things about me”. To my amazement at the bottom of her post she nominated me to do a “7 things” post too. Not knowing much about how blogging stuff works I don’t know how … Continue reading

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Another Zucchini Recipe

Day 4 of Zucchini Week features a casserole. I have garden tomatoes and zucchini and free eggs  so this casserole cost me next to nothing. Even if you have to purchase the ingredients its pretty low-cost. Mrs. Anderson’s Shredded Zucchini … Continue reading

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Zucchini Week Continues

Breaded Zucchini   This is adapted from a recipe in Garden Way’s Joy of Gardening Cookbook, by Janet Ballantyne. I highly recommend this book. 6-8 small zucchini ½ cup flour ¼ tea. salt 1/8 tea. pepper 2 eggs , beaten … Continue reading

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Zucchini Week- day 2

Today’s recipe came from the 1982 July/August issue of the Puget Power Gazette. It’s definitely the best thing I ever found in my power bill envelope.     SUNSHINE HARVEST BREAD “Milk” made from pureed zucchini, adds moisture to this … Continue reading


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