Monthly Archives: March 2012

Baking with Molasses

There’s one thing that I quite often mention when bringing up food: that I am not very good at sticking to a recipe. I tend to add to, subtract from, and change amounts of almost 99.999999999999….% of the time. My … Continue reading

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In Like a Lamb

The old-timers say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, or comes in like a lamb and goes out like a lion.  It’s been pretty lambish all month, so we might be in for a … Continue reading

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King of the… Dogloo?

Unless I decide to have a yard goat, I think I should move the dogloo.

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DIY Duct Tape Mannequin

I have a fun one for you! Grab a friend (or a willing, sweet, and patient husband like mine), go buy a few rolls of duct tape, and make your own dress form! Customized to be just like you, your … Continue reading

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Chicken and Veggie Triangles

You know those days where nothing sounds good? I wanted chicken, broccoli, and cauliflower, but not pasta. I wanted something bread-like with it, but bread didn’t sound good. While scouring the refrigerator for something, anything, to have with my vegetables and chicken, … Continue reading

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Search Engines

We write about a variety of things on our blog, some of them being far removed from ordinary.  What has proven to be quite interesting is that knowing nothing of search engine optimization, and having no intention of being easily … Continue reading

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Big Dogs

Big dogs are good at three things.  The first is fairly obvious.  They’re loyal, protective, intuitive and can come across as pretty menacing.  I don’t know of a better way to keep shady characters far away than having a big … Continue reading

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First Summer Dress: Red, White, & Blue

I finished my first dress this morning; it took about four hours total to make. I love this pattern! So easy, so simple, and yet so classy. The belt is detachable, and there are only buttons in the back; no … Continue reading

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Making Spring/Summer Dresses

Danny and I went thrift store shopping Saturday, and I picked up lots of goodies. I have been scouring the internet for a simple chemise-style shirt pattern and a 50’s style dress pattern, but have had no luck. Guess what … Continue reading

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Bella’s School

I haven’t updated on Bella’s schooling lately. We actually haven’t done much in the past two months. I decided to go with more of an “unschooling” approach than I had been. Bella liked school and wants to learn, so I … Continue reading

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