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Full Buck Moon

Hey all you moon watchers the moon is full today, July 22 at 2:16 pm est.  This full was commonly referred to as the full buck moon because it’s when the new antlers on the buck deer emerge out of their foreheads. They are like

Full Strawberry Moon

Hey all you full moon watchers. The moon is full at 7:32 AM est. Did you know the Native Americans named all the full moons? This moon they named the full strawberry moon because the Algonquin tribes new it signaled time to pick the ripening strawberries,

Full Flower Moon

(photo credit Hey all you full moon watchers. At 12:25 AM EST the moon is full. Did you know that the Native Americans named all the full moons? This month it’s named the Full Flower Moon, because the flowers are in full bloom.(Achoo!)  It’s also called

Full Pink Moon

Hey all you moon watchers. The moon will be full today at 3:57 PM est. Did you know that the Native Americans named the full moons? This month it’s named the full pink moon because it’s named after the herb moss pink, also known as

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Full Cold Moon

I’ve always been a moon lover, watcher. I follow all the phases of the moon, even as a small child it fascinated me. This Saturday morning at 5:21AM EST / 2:21AM PST the moon is full. I found this beautiful picture I want to share

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Muddy Puddle

“Oh hi Mamal… I’m making you a surprise. A muddy puddle. Do you like it?””   “It’s okay if I get a little dirty…right?”     “Don’t worry Mamal, it’s still me, I’m still Katie.” Gotta love a girl who’s not  afraid to get her hands

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   Spent a nice day with the grand babies. I took them to the farmers market early this morning. There is a field next to them where they plant sunflowers and they are in bloom now. It’s beautiful. They plant two crops about 2 weeks apart.

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Home Sweet Home

As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz “There’s no place like home”  I am back from our  Tennessee vacation with my daughter and her family. They had record setting temperatures here while we were gone. Glad to have missed that. It was hot where we were, but

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Homemade Playdough

I have tried to make playdough at home before with no success. It was a terrible failure and the grand kids were so disappointed. That recipe did not have me heating the ingredients. I decided to look around and came across several different variations. I found


I love sugar! No denying it. I have tried to live without it. But really…who wants to live without the sweet deliciousness of sugar? So I went on a quest to find something better than white processed sugar. Sucanat which stands for Sugar Cane Natural.