Monthly Archives: June 2011

The choice is theirs.

Education is something that my husband and I have always valued. We got married at a very young age and neither of us had finished college at the time. After we were married we returned to college and proceeded to … Continue reading

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From scratch…

As I type my family is finishing up dinner. The dinner they are finishing is pretty typical for our family – beef patties, green beans, rolls, and for dessert brownies. What is unique is that everything is home made. The … Continue reading

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No regrets…

When I decided to become a mother it was after having achieved my goals for myself in life. I was able to put my entire focus on being the best mother I could be. There was no question in my … Continue reading

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Canning frenzy…

I began my canning season about a week ago. It all began with strawberry lemonade concentrate. This was followed by grape juice and jelly. The next week I ventured into the arena of beef canning. I have canned chicken in … Continue reading

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So busy…

The street around my house is a flurry of activity. The street is being completely ripped out and replaced. All the water lines are also being replaced. Tree trimmers have taken down most of the gorgeous old trees on our … Continue reading

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Finding my inner hair…

My hair is presently about the longest it has ever been in my life. Having longer hair is not something I am used to. I don’t quite know what to do with it. My bangs have grown out which is … Continue reading

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Traditional planting…

Each year I try to grow something in a way that I have never tried before. Last year we tried growing potatoes in garbage cans. This ended up being a total failure. I had read about people growing potatoes in … Continue reading

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Master gardener to be..

This week my husband and I sent in our applications to become Master Gardener’s. Our local cooperative extension office offers Master Gardener classes. For a couple of years I have debated about pursuing this program. My husband keeps urging me … Continue reading

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