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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