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the gimmies

Aaagggh! My friend Joan just, or a few hours ago, out of the blue, or I only just noticed it because I was too absorbed in Downton Abbey, sends me a message, and a picture attached, saying… 633 more words



She’s here. And I figure I should get some thoughts down before the power goes out. You don’t have to be in the eye of the hurricane to lose power in my neighborhood, a bad thunderstorm will do the trick. 309 more words

Monumental peach jam?

My boss dropped over a bushel of peaches on me yesterday. The texture was off on them, so he asked me if I’d want to try to make anything out of them. 278 more words

Make Your Own...Cream-of...Soups

I love casseroles, and cooking in my crockpot (mostly because I can make large amounts of food that will feed my growing crew), but I don’t like canned cream-of-anything soups. 246 more words

Make It Yourself

School Days, School Days

“The things that we love tell us what we are.”—Saint Thomas Aquinas

Should Saint Thomas Aquinas be spot on here, what does it say of who I am that I love school supplies? 1,674 more words


From Stocking Up to Taking Stock

Before, when I was using coupons and apps to save money in my budget, I was confident that I only purchased what I would have anyways. 264 more words


Playing Beat the Clock

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.”— William Penn

I’ll be honest with you. When I first entered into the mindset of preparedness for anything and everything, I discovered the amount of situations that could erupt coupled with what should be done to prepare for them was a bit overwhelming, to say the least. 1,961 more words

Living Simply