Monthly Archives: June 2012

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WOW.  Did June FLY by or what?  I do not like how quickly this summer is going by…   We enjoyed our week, however.  My son graduated from his preschool program, and that was exciting for him!     Friday we drove up to Silver Lake, walked around, and then hiked up above to Twin Lake: The view of Silver Lake about halfway up to Twin Lake Twin Lakes (although I only actually saw one lake…not sure why the name […]

5 Things July 1st!

Yay for pork recipes!!  The other white meat, right?   I confess, this week’s delectable dozen isn’t something that health enthusiasts will approve of.   It’s a sinful, blissful, tasty side, however, and I was drooling while typing this list up.  Everything is okay in moderation, including bacon, right?  That’s what I’m going with.  I hope you enjoy this list of a dozen different pork recipes.  I’m betting you will:     #1 JDawg Sauce for your hot dogs  #2 […]

Delectable Dozen – More Pork Recipes

A few of my favorite Frederick Douglass quotes: (photo) “A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.”     “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”   “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”   “It is easier to build strong children than to repair […]

Thoughtful Thursday – Frederick Douglass

Orange Juice Concentrate
A few months ago, our local grocery store put oranges on sale in a major way.  Seriously, it was a 40-lb box for $3.99!  What to do with all those oranges?  Why, make homemade orange juice concentrate, of course!       We don’t eat a lot of oranges at our house, although we should, but I could NOT pass up that deal.  Am I a woman, or what?  But I have to give myself some credit, because I didn’t […]

Homemade Orange Juice Concentrate – 2 ingredients!

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Whew, what a week!   Munchkin is already out of school for the summer.  Buddy Boy is not.  He’ll be starting his last week of school tomorrow!  I’ve been so looking forward to it, but I confess that after this last week, I’m dreading having him home all day.  He’s been having high anxiety issues lately, and that usually means major meltdowns.  This week was no exception.  Hopefully this week will be a fresh start!  We did move a lot […]

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