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This is why my loving husband should NEVER attempt to buy me a purse

This is the actual text of my side of a conversation with a friend, who had just bought a new purse.  I started browsing around, thinking that maybe I’d like a new one, too, but almost every example that I … Continue reading

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My Countertop Inspiration

For years, I have had a mishmash of spice jars gathering in my kitchen.  Once, I bought a bunch of jars from Ikea (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/40064702/), added spices, labeled them all, and thought I was done.  I never liked the rack that … Continue reading

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Spinach Pie

Due to a husband who brought home TWO 2lb bags of greens (collard and turnip) I was looking for a different way to use up some fresh spinach. This turned out pretty well, and the nutritional information isn’t too shabby, … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffins

I have tested out a number of “healthy” muffin recipes over the years, and the vast majority have turned out to be either tasteless, gummy in texture, or reminiscent of hockey pucks.  BLAH!  This is a recipe that I cobbled … Continue reading

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My best meatloaf ever!

Don’t you just love it when you try something new, and it turns out GREAT? I sure do! Even better? When it’s the healthiest version that I’ve ever made at the same time! So, like many people, I have been … Continue reading

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Nuke me up a bowl of yum, wouldya?

Why, yes. Yes, I will! 🙂 So, I walked into a local discount store, and they had short-dated milk for .99/gallon. GALLON! Somehow, 3 of these suckers followed me home. As I was starting to play Fridge Tetris (TM), I … Continue reading

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Mmmmmmm… Spiced Pumpkin Lattes

Ok, so these aren’t TRULY truly lattes, for the uber legalistic baristas among us. They are, however, WAY cheaper than you will find if you run to a coffee shop, and not particularly difficult, either. Spiced Pumpkin Lattes (makes about … Continue reading

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