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Persimmon Cookies

I was going to take a picture of one of those for you, but then I realized I’d accidentally eaten the last of them while catching up on some other internet reading. oops What can I say? They’re tasty! We just got back from spending the night with Strider’s grandmother in another town. Every year […]

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Menu Plan

Breakfasts– Omelettes, oatmeal casserole Lunches: Peanut butter soup quiche leftovers pea soup Wisconsin Cheese Soup Quesedillas, Sonora/Arizona style       Supper Spinach lasagna (with squash instead of pasta) Beef heart enchiladas Brazilian Quiche Crockpot Lemon Garlic Chicken Chop Suey Leftovers Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in […]

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Birthday Meal, With Tips on Shopping for Organic/Local Food on a Budget

This week’s giveaway: A give away contest for TWO scripture memory music CDs! —————————————————————————— In September we celebrated Pip’s 21st birthday and the Dread Pirate Grasshopper’s second birthday. Speaking of which, we were visiting with out of town friends and one of them asked how old the DPG was. I said, “He’s just turned two.” The […]

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Ways To Use Up Leftover Ham

  A few weeks ago I found a large ham marked down at the grocery store; Strider looooooves ham but we almost never eat it because it’s almost never at a price that works well for our grocery budget. This ham did, though, and we’ll be eating from it for a while to come. 🙂 […]

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Watermelon Shark

This was the Dread Pirate Grasshopper’s ‘birthday cake.’ Slice a bit off the bottom so it stands flat and even.Cut two straight lines on a diagonal, meeting in the middle to take out a large wedge for the mouth.Scoop out the watermelon.Cut the teeth.Use a vegetable peeler to scrape out a round circle for eyes.Attach […]

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