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Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 5 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 4 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 3 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, Infant (b. 2012)
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Mondays are supposed to be meatless around here but I couldn’t resist adding a little bacon to this recipe. There were no leftovers. Print Potato Casserole and New Peas Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutes Yield: … Continue reading
There was some other work that needed to be done too, so out we went. I had moved several loads of compost into the pea bed earlier in the week, so planting the peas went fairly quickly. This was a … Continue reading
Right about this time of year, I am ready to start planting things. Generally the weather tantalizes me with a few nice days and then returns to winter grey and cold. When that happened this year I decided to do … Continue reading
Bull is my most enthusiastic kitchen helper these days! Considering the amount of food he puts away at dinner this is probably a good thing! We joke that he’s going to have to get a job when he’s a teen … Continue reading
We do a lot of cooking around here. S and I both really enjoy cooking and the children really enjoy eating! Actually they enjoy cooking too and most of them have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been challenging myself to cook vegetarian or vegan on Mondays and since S bikes to and from work most days, I’m also been trying to have something like soup for him when he gets home after riding seven … Continue reading
I made these yesterday on the theory that I don’t like peanut butter or peanut butter cookies so I wouldn’t eat them. I was wrong! These are so tender and not overly peanut flavored I ate about six. We took … Continue reading
The garden bed in front of the house faces south and tends to be hot and dry. This year I decided to plant it with tall, heat tolerant things and installed a soaker hose. My hope was that enough plants … Continue reading
Several weeks ago a friend gave me the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange catalog and I’ve been drooling ever since! I’ve gone through it and marked it up, with my “wish list” and drawn some garden plans, and sat down with … Continue reading