Category Archives: baking

Gingerbread Folks

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Spring Is Here

Hello Again. Around here we have been busy with basic, old fashioned living. Bread baking several times a week, cooking food from scratch, animal care, dishes, laundry, kids. River and I weeded a huge area in our newly expanded garden, … Continue reading

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Making Do

These have been lean times. My role is to feed the family, whether in times of plenty or no. I had to get mighty creative this last month to make those meals appear on the table. Although this can be … Continue reading

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Scones At Home

We have been making scones at home on a regular basis for months now. Although scones seem a bit fancy, they are actually quite quick and easy and use mostly bulk ingredients that we always have on hand: flour, a … Continue reading

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Things that are free or nearly free

Things that are free or nearly free: yoga, homemade bread, old cloth, friendship. We can make a life of these. Yes we can.

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Baked Apples, New Fabric, and Plans

Yum. Filled these apples with sliced almonds, oats, shredded coconut and brown sugar. Autumn is here, and with it comes bread baking, bean soaking, veggie roasting, and all the rest. Here is the first loaf of the season. The standard, … Continue reading

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Guests and Summer Goodness

I feel most lucky that some beloved friends have moved to the area and are staying with us until they settle in. Our home is full. Full of kids, full of laughter, full of parenting, and full of food. What … Continue reading

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