Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mega- Thrifting

I took advantage of the MLK day sales and spent the whole day thrifting. In 6 hours I traveled 35 mile, visited 10 stores and spent $49.06. So what did I purchase? I bought 4- 99 cent sweaters at Goodwill. 2 of … Continue reading

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New Recipe #3 &4

Both of these bread recipes are from a book I picked up years ago at a thrift store. How Cooking Works is a wealth of helpful information (but I’m not going to try anymore recipes from it). Recipe #3 Toasted Oat … Continue reading

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Progress Report II

I’ve yet to inventory my chest freezer. Something about digging through piles of frozen food on a winter day just isn’t that appealing to me. Nonetheless I am working my way through the pantry and freezer compartment of the fridge. … Continue reading

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Book Report

In keeping with my New Year’s Resolution to read at least 12 books in 2017, I just finished Bird Droppings by Pete Dunne. OK, I admit its a small book. Just 110 pages, but its a start. Right? Bird Droppings … Continue reading

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Progress Report

I inventoried my freezer and pantry. I’m making progress at eating down the stock piles. I had 6 pints of canned plums in the pantry. I ate some with lunch. I used one of the 19 jars of Oven-roasted Tomato … Continue reading

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Sunday’s New Feature

It like my decorating days are coming to an end. The bakery is fully staffed with talented decorators so hopefully  services will be no longer needed. That means I will have fewer or no pictures to post on Sunday Cake … Continue reading

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Quick and Tender Homemade Hamburger Buns

I know I said I wouldn’t be getting my 52 recipes from the internet but… I usually buy burger buns, because they aren’t as filling as homemade bread. I like the ones with onion on top. I’ve been hoping to find … Continue reading

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The new year has brought several new “followers” to my blog. I’m glad to have you and hope I live up to your expectations.  

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Resolutions #6-9

#6 Read 12 books 12 books might not seem ambitious to you but I read very slowly. I suppose I have some degree of dyslexia. Thought  when I was in school dyslexia if it was known wasn’t addressed as it … Continue reading

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More about my resolutions

#4 Home repair and updates When my brother passed he left his conciderable estate to the University of Washington and his (step) grandchildren. Some of his assets had no designated benificiary, so as his closest relitives my other brother, sister … Continue reading

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