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Peach Jam

There are a more than a few food memories from my past, but one of the fondest has to be peach jam. My mom used to do batches of this as well as apricot jam for many years, but I never tried to make either myself. 736 more words


Wrens and Friends by Moda Mini Quilt

The last few weeks have been really busy and I’m finally catching up on my sewing and embroidery. Here is one of the mini Dresden Plate quilts that I have been working on and I’m happy with the way the applique and hand embroidery matches the Wrens and Friends printed fabric. 10 more words


My 'Before School Starts' Bucket List

I was never a fan of hot and humid weather, which tough luck and good luck with that frizz, if you live in the Middle East! 537 more words

Norwalk's Oyster Festival

Did you know that the New York area used to be a major source of the worldwide trade in oysters? Even the estuaries around New York City itself supplied oyster eaters with their preferred food, and more than a few buildings in Manhattan were actually constructed with mortar made of crushed oyster shells. 323 more words

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(Mostly) Wordless Wednesday- Views from the Run

“Winning has nothing to do with racing.  Most days don’t have races anyway.  Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, never, ever giving up.”

-Amby Burfoot


My King Prawn and Chorizo Spaghetti

This is one of my favourite lunchtime or speedy dinner recipes. The fresh tomato and basil sauce tastes and smells of summer. I hope you enjoy it. 232 more words