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getting more pumpkin in my life

with tiny pumpkin muffins. I’ll give you the recipe in a minute, but first I want to say: 1. We are in a good spot. 2. I am in a good spot. 3. The intense period of work ended on … Continue reading

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pumpkin scones

Somehow I’ve missed pumpkin season with very little to show for it. I haven’t made my pumpkin whoopie pies or pumpkin breads or pumpkin pie and I need to act quick before pumpkin goes outta style (which by my food … Continue reading

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pear scones

We’ve been getting these funny squatty pears from our Farm Share.  The texture is a little odd for me, but they are perfect for baking. I nearly forgot about this recipe.  My mom sent it to me years ago from … Continue reading

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chocolate chip bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars 2 3/4 c flour2 1/2 t baking powder1/2 t salt2/3 c butter, melted2 1/4 c brown sugar3 eggs1 t vanilla2 v chocolate chips (I used mini)1 c chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 350.Grease 9×13 pan.Combine butter … Continue reading

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muffin rations

Yesterday I left the guys with freshly baked muffins cooling on the stove. I went into the city for an afternoon of mama time, but before leaving outlined strict instructions on the muffins. Only One Per Person. And, Isaac already … Continue reading

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CSA

Every Saturday from July through October, Dave and Andrew show up at our church between 8:30 and 10:30 to pick up our farm share. This year we bought fruit, veggie and egg shares and we are now at the height … Continue reading

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lists and recipes

Top 5 Ways to Know Isaac is Sick: 5. He naps during naptime. 4. He has a meltdown at dinner when his banana breaks in half and you cannot get the halves stuck back together (ok, I’ll admit, this one … Continue reading

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Channeling my Mother

My mother knew how to do summer when I was little. She is from the HOT state of North Carolina and grew up without air conditioning. The heat can’t knock her down. It doesn’t even try. The heat and my … Continue reading

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to celebrate

I made this Flourless Chocolate Cake to celebrate our anniversary. I got the recipe from the Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts. It’s pretty amazing. Flourless Chocolate Cake 1/2 cup butter6 oz semi sweet chocolate2 oz unsweetened chocolate8 eggs1/2 cup sugar1 … Continue reading

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warning

Isaac’s birthday party is on Saturday. Things around here will be party-centric for a few days. I hope to post sneak peeks of goodies that won’t ruin all of the surprises for our guests.But I just might not be able … Continue reading

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