Category Archives: cooking

Help

I have been needing help with chores ever since I started working again. I’ve been vocal about asking for help, and have received some, although it can be sporadic. Lately though the help seems more consistent. This helps me to … Continue reading

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The Past Five Years

Five years ago we had to move from our trendy walkable neighborhood in Portland, OR, to a neighborhood on the outskirts that was not our top pick. Due to a chain of events we had to pare down our lifestyle, … Continue reading

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Good Stuff Brewin

Worm Compost. Chicken Soup. Yum.

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Winter Holidays 2017

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Real Life Kitchen

With all the beautiful pictures on the internet of people’s homes and familes you may feel like you are living a life of mess and disorder that no other household is experiencing. I’m gonna tell you right now: it’s all … Continue reading

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Bounty?

Today I look for Bounty wherever I can. These days it can be allusive. But when I came inside from the winter garden and saw this big bowl of beans on my counter I found Bounty. A Big Bowl of … Continue reading

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Midsummer

Hi Friends! It is July already! The summer solstice has come and gone, with a night so bright I could hardly sleep, outside and staring at the moon. We are having our fair share of cool days, which pleases me greatly … Continue reading

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