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Do you soak your beans & then pour the water off????
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      5 comments

Well I decided to cook some lima beans today. I opened up a 1 pound bag, culled the bad ones out, rinsed & strained them and then put them on to boil. Then decided to read the bag to see if they had a favorite recipe listed. Instead I read that ... Read more
Surviving Labor Day family & friends dining...
Monday, September 08, 2014      2 comments

This past Labor Day Chris & I headed to Franklin VA to kick off the weekend w/a family cookout and to visit w/nephew & his family that flew in from Louisiana. I did pretty good the first day, small portions, keeping light on the carb intake... Read more
Off track w/Last week's company
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      3 comments

Well my mom and dear old family friend from Baton Rouge LA came to visit us on the farm last week. I was soooooooo happy to see them both! For some reason it kicked in my desire to bake goodies (banana bread, blackberry cobbler etc.). I lo... Read more
Rainy Day Monday w/home grown tomatoes
Monday, August 18, 2014      1 comments

Wow last week just zoomed by!! Still unpacking boxes and trying to organize things better... Happy to report hubby & I made it to the farmers market in Lewisburg WV and found some wonderful home grown tomatoes!!! I'm in tomato heaven right... Read more
Farm Life: RIP little bunny
Monday, August 04, 2014      4 comments

Well after my morning coffee, bagel & cheese I went for morning walk up behind the barn to check the area where I released the little bunny. Unfortunately I found him dead just about 10 feet away from where I let him go. RIP little bunny. ... Read more
Farm Life: Bunny update
Sunday, August 03, 2014      2 comments

Well the bunny made it through the night and his bleeding has stopped. His back is missing about a quarter size patch of fur; his left leg had bloody scratches & maybe bites too. BUT he's alive! and appears he may have munched on some of the let... Read more
Life on the farm: My cat Tigger trying to kill a bunny!?
Friday, August 01, 2014      3 comments

Well folks I got a nasty surprise today on the farm: my favorite tom cat kitty (who has been w/me since he was a sweet silly kitten) was trying to kill a young bunny rabbit. Hubby told me to let things alone, obviously the bunny entered into the... Read more
Thursday, July 31, 2014      2 comments

Here's a little story I thought some might enjoy: REPLACEMENT WINDOWS. Last year I replaced all the windows in my house with those expensive, double-pane, energy-efficient kind. Today, I got a call from the contractor who install... Read more
uh... what happen to the HUDDLE section...
Sunday, July 27, 2014      4 comments

ok I admit that I've been MIA for a while - but uh did they they do away with the HUDDLE section?? :-( I kind of liked it for easy check in and easy SP points for the day. There's several other things missing too. :-( ... Read more
Made it to West Virginia!
Saturday, July 26, 2014      2 comments

Just wanted to let everyone know that Chris/hubby & I finally made it to West Virginia, to start our new adventures TOGETHER on our little 'fixer upper' hobby farm. This has been a long time coming as some you well know, Chris & I have been livi... Read more
getting closer to selling Sacramento house
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      2 comments

Well the 4th offer on our house has survived negotiations (3 counter offers and an addendum to help spell things out). Unfortunately the buyer's funding is FHA, which is notorious for very low appraisals and inspections that can sometimes be ove... Read more
Veggie DIP-AHOLIC needs help!!!
Friday, April 04, 2014      4 comments

I'm one of those people that loves to have something to dip my raw veggies (carrots, celery, bell peppers, zucchini...) into. You know, sour cream-mayo-spicy goodness is just so hard to give up or replace. This week I'm dipping my veggies... Read more
Join Sac Area Spark Friends 1pm Friday at Garcias in Carmichael
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      3 comments

If you are a Saramento area sparker please join me and other Sparkers this Friday/March 28th 1pm for a late lunch , at Garcias in Carmichael: Garcias 6049 Madison Ave, Carmichael, CA 95608 (916) 344-3177 Please let other area Spar... Read more
Yesterday, Tomorrow & Today
Monday, March 24, 2014      2 comments

Sparking this morning & read MEDDYPEDDY's March 22nd blog: 'Wishes from the dying'. It made me think of a lot of things, including the following sayings: YESTERDAY IS A CANCELLED CHECK; TOMORROW IS A PROMISSORY NOTE; TODAY IS CASH... Read more
A little joke...
Sunday, March 23, 2014      4 comments

Late one night a burglar broke into a house and while he was sneaking around he heard a voice say, "Jesús is watching you." He looked around and saw nothing. He kept on creeping and again heard, "Jesús is watching you." In a dark corner, he saw ... Read more

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