Monthly Archives: July 2013

My First Batch of Pickles

I spent this afternoon putting up a four jar batch of dill pickles.  I started small as I’ve seen relatives can while growing up, but was never an active participant.  They all stopped before I was old enough to be … Continue reading

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Sibling Drama and a Great Find

On Tuesday my middle (sensory) child got her full braces on.  She’d been wearing rubber bands for two months for alignment, and getting that hardware off made her nervous and she cried a bit, but she really pulled it together … Continue reading

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A Good Deal

I found a bargain in the clearance of our grocery store yesterday!  Yeast which doesn’t expire until March 2015 was half price, and I bake.  Needless to say, I scooped up ten packages and wondered if I ought to get … Continue reading

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The Smoke is Clearing

Finally the fireworks are over!  Don’t get me wrong – they’re pretty to see.  What I dislike about fireworks is the long walk from the car to the spot to sit, because of course you don’t want to be in … Continue reading

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