Category Archives: Kitchen

Farm to Table by Julie Van Manen

Each day is a day closer to spring! It has been quite a month! We got a new group of calves in on the morning of the blizzard (Feb. 4) that ushered in the bitter cold spell. A one-person trip to feed calves quickly became a three-person job: One to drive the tractor with the...
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Thelma & Bonnie’s by Cathryn Dunsbergen

“Making the most of winter” Is anyone else tired of winter? Don’t get me wrong, snow can be beautiful but after Christmas and the New Year I am ready for the rising temps and melting snow. Although these past few weeks have been quite cold, Penelope, Blake, and I were able to go sledding towards the end...
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Edible Valentine’s Day Crafts 2021 – By Deb Johnson

Pretty, clever, and tasty! Valentine’s Day craftiness is fun for adults and kids alike. With lots of candies and sweets to work with, making cute and whimsical crafts to share is a hit, especially when they are also edible. With red and pink dominating the scene, you can also include other pastel colors for accents...
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On Ice – A Slice of Home, by Simone Bates

[caption id="attachment_6875734" align="alignleft" width="213"] Our construction supervisor, Bemus the cat, checks for proper installation of the new kitchen windows.[/caption] Derek and I are approximately six weeks from the birth of our first child. So, we have done what any other sane parents-to-be would do – embark on a kitchen...
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Farm to Table by Julie Van Manen

The above picture is NOT the view I currently see when I look out my windows. However, it was the view my daughter Emily and her new husband Braden had when they were finally able to honeymoon in Hawaii. Their puppy, Smokey pictured at left, made her home at my house while they were gone....
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Happy New Year, friends

On Christmas Day, Penelope decided to wake up at 5:30 a.m. ready to start the day. Being her first Christmas, Blake and I were equally excited, but would have preferred to sleep in a little bit more. She thoroughly enjoyed opening presents during all gatherings and, as always, was the life of the party.      It is...
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New Year’s Resolutions 2021

By Deb Johnson Another January, another declaration of New Year’s Resolutions. By now, I’m guessing you’ve already taken the leftover Christmas sweets to work where they hopefully have been devoured, or you put them in baggies and stashed them in the bottom of the deep freeze, where you can pull some out the next time you...
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