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Vegetables to Grow.
The strange jelly melon.

When you plant your first garden you usually limit yourself to the things that are easy for growing in a vegetable garden.  Stuff that’s pretty common. Things like tomatoes and radishes and money. But as time goes by and you […]

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How to build a simple planter box.
The perfect Easter centrepiece for $20.

  Hello Spring!  It’s nice of you to join me inside my house.  Maybe you wanna think about venturing outside.  Finally.  You stupid, stupid spring. It’s a good thing Easter is particularly late this year, because there’s nothing more depressing […]

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Organizing Tips for the Kitchen

I’m slowly putting my kitchen back together slowly. Did I say slowly two times? That’s O.K. It’s taking twice as long as I thought it would. I want to make sure everything goes where it makes the most sense, and […]

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How to Print Pictures on Wood
Waxed Paper Transfer

I’m funny. Sometimes ha-ha funny, sometimes  left-out-of-the-fridge-too-long funny. But as we all know, there are times for funny and times for seriousness. This is one such time.   For seriousness that is. So this post will involve no funny. No […]

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Best April Fools Jokes for you

This coming Tuesday is April Fool’s Day. It’s the one holiday that truly seems to sneak up on you. And often scares the crap out of you. Having someone casually ask you when your car got keyed is far more […]

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5 Ways to Serve Broccoli.
If you don’t like broccoli, don’t worry it’s still a good post.

I come from a long line of canned food eaters. Canned peas, canned corn, canned green beans, even canned asparagus which has the consistency of baby food after it’s been digested, expelled and sat upon for a day or two. […]

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Riding Elephants in Thailand. Every 80 year old’s dream.

I told you a couple of weeks ago about how when I, my mother and my two sisters went to Thailand we all tried to allow everyone else their “thing”. Whether they wanted to look at jewelry or antiques or […]

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No Range? No problem. How to cook in your fireplace.

No Range?  No problem. Way long ago, a long long time ago, before hair was even invented I had a stove.  That’s a range to you fancy folks. It sat in the middle of my kitchen ready and waiting to […]

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8 great ways to incorporate a flat screen television into a room.

Without a doubt, without any bit of hesitation or yammering I can tell you that the most difficult decision I’ve had to make during this entire kitchen renovation is … where to put the stupid television. I still hate where […]

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This or That

I wake up, I squint, I shuffle, I make coffee. That is what I do. I used to drink 2 or 3 cups of coffee in the morning, have another in the afternoon and another after dinner. Because it’s coffee […]

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That’s not just a dress! It’s a Post!!

My name’s Karen and I’m a texter. I text, therefore I am. As such, I share a lot of my most important information through the magical mystery of texting. Things like what I’m having for dinner, why I hate my […]

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Bring in the Spring!
Plus a One of Kind Craft Show ticket giveaway

SPRING ARRIVES TOMORROW!!! SPRING ARRIVES TOMORROW!!! Tomorrow it will be spring! I will jump out of bed and my toenails will be painted and the yard will be rid of snow and daffodils will be up and hyacinths and tulips […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.