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It's Wisconsin in autumn

MN schools have a four day weekend every October. Ours was this week and Friday we all made a run for the border. Wisconsin. Crystal cave, a cheese factory, a nice round of hiking and Geocaching, our 100th find, a stop at the beer store for some leinies seasonal and a late dinner at the Casino buffet. 41 more words

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Prompts 2014-03-22 Home Ec

Prompts:

1. It looked soft and supple

2. Shortbread

3. We all had to do it

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Cassandra Blenkensop had hated housework forever. She hated dusting, and vacuuming, and wiping down kitchen counters, but most of all she hated cooking. 427 more words

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Search Engine Optimization: Replacement Shelf Bracket Whirlpool Freezer

If I were selling those brackets, I’d be rich:

Now, that looks like Search Engine Optimization it is to die for! Google will give you a different set of pictures, but I… 18 more words

Machine Shop

Crysknife Modification

For whatever reason, the handle of the ceramic knife extended a few millimeters below the blade heel:

Now it doesn’t:

Which makes it much more usable for the kind of chopping I do around here: the blade hits the cutting board squarely, producing chunks of veggies along its entire length. 45 more words

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Apple Shrub results

Oh what a fantastic apple shrub! It tastes like honey and ginger and apples! Soooo delicious.

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Duct Tape Pouch!

 

I never knew what those huge bins of beautiful Duct Tape sold at Walmart were for. I have since learned that Duct Tape has become it’s own category in the craft world! 445 more words

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Embroidery rocks

Nearing the end of a big project is so satisfying and I am on a total embroidery kick. It is just the funnest craft I think. 64 more words

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