Honor Thy Mother

I know Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and everyone else is writing about what would be great gift ideas for all Mom’s out there. I’ve never been one to “follow the trend”, and this post is no different. We lost our mother 3 1/2 years ago, and I miss her every day. I […]

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Days of Old ~ My Intro to Gardens

I can remember growing up in the rural community of Greenfield MA. We had about 15 acres of land, most was open field, and some was woods. During the winters, we would take out the snowmobiles,  and go tubing around the property. Or build snow forts in the piles of snow left behind by the plows, […]

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Giving Thanks

Last Wednesday, I got busy in the kitchen early to start prepping for Thanksgiving Dinner with my family. While we were not going to do Thanksgiving until Friday, because of work schedules, I wanted to get a head start on some of the menu. I also had an event I was making breads for. I […]

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A Call for Help

As many of you know, I have a 2 month old grandson (you should, I talk about him enough). Anyways, He started on breast milk, got a tummy virus and has now been taken off Momma’s milk. The doctor recommended lactose free or low lactose formula for him. And with all I have been reading […]

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5 Tips for Food Safety (Combating E-coli)

I don’t know about where you are at, but here in NE Tennessee, we have 11 confirmed cases of E-coli, in four counties. There are also 2 confirmed cases is SW VA. The Regional Health Office Officials are considering the cases an outbreak. The most severe case is currently in ICU in Knoxville.  A 2 […]

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