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Taking Thanks

Taking Thanks

Being grateful for the goodness in my life only feels like half the answer to the annual giving of thanks food holiday.  I appreciate Steve and the kids,...

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The Monster

The Monster

Orange has never been my favorite color; not even close.  It looks good on pumpkins and sunsets, but that’s about it.  Teal, turquoise, or even...

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Maude’s Breakfast Pie

Maude’s Breakfast Pie

Ingredients Bottom pie crust, unbaked 10 oz. frozen broccoli 1 tblsp butter 1 minced yellow onion 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup milk 4 beaten...

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And Here’s to You, Mrs. Richards

And Here’s to You, Mrs. Richards

Gail called earlier than usual this morning and that fact alone scared me.  I had served my Breakfast Pie to everyone before they ran off to school and...

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School Daze for Me Too

School Daze for Me Too

There was a light cool wind that picked up the dried leaves and twirled them tornado-fashion along the wall of the quad.  I had been on the community...

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Home Sweet Maison

Home Sweet Maison

It was nice to finally be able to admire the pale pink walls of Chloe’s “salon.” The lightly flowered upholstered couch was set off with...

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All American Chic

All American Chic

Chloe wanted to hostess the next card party so that she could return everyone’s hospitality.  Mags keeps the party schedule and called me to ask...

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Leftover Love

Leftover Love

The rain had fallen so hard and for so long that Snowball was a sopping mess at the back door.  This morning, Daisy and Junior balked at wearing their...

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School Me

School Me

Mr. Todd was behind the counter at the book shop.  I wanted to look at a newly published novel.  At the library, I was on the waiting list but it must...

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Zucchini, Squash and Corn Casserole

Zucchini, Squash and Corn Casserole

1.5 lbs. yellow squash cut into 1/4″ thick slices 1.5 lbs. zucchini cut into 1/4″ thick slices 2 Tbsp. butter and 2 Tbsp. butter 2 cups of...

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