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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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Update on the Sour Dough Starters

It was a busy weekend for me. I didn’t get a chance to post anything because I was gone most of the time. I went to a beautiful wedding shower on Sunday. The doctor I work for is getting married late June. Today I thought

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Homemade Playdough

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


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.