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trippin’: packing a carry-on

As I mentioned last time, my closet purge began when I needed to pack for a trip down South.  It was back in March, and the weather here was still very wintery. Yes, this is what March looks like where I live. Bear in mind, also, that the airport is close to four hours away.…… Continue reading trippin’: packing a carry-on

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spring cleaning ~ closet purge

So… I was going to wait to do this until I was finished my spring cleaning, but it’s been a bit of a slow process around here.  It seems the warm weather motivated y’all long ago, but we still have the furnace going most days around here. I did begin the purging process in my…… Continue reading spring cleaning ~ closet purge

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point for me…finally painted that wardrobe

Do you have a project that has loomed over you for ages? I have had one. That’s right…I finally got around to painting my df girl’s wardrobe! I shouldn’t tell you we’ve had this hand-me-down dresser since 2013, but it’s the sad truth.  It is sturdy and practical; heavy as all get out and was dark…… Continue reading point for me…finally painted that wardrobe

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chipotle taco bowl

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making a buddha bowl or burrito bowl.  In case you’re unfamiliar, a buddha bowl (aka buddha’s delight, or Luóhàn zhāi) is a Chinese vegetarian dish traditionally eaten by buddhist monks.  As far as I can tell, the burrito bowl is Chipotle restaurant’s Mexican take on the buddha bowl.…… Continue reading chipotle taco bowl

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soup’s on ~ taco soup

Cold winter days and a piping hot bowl of soup.  Made for each other.  I love me a delicious, steaming bowl of soup anytime, but when the temperature drops, I start planning on my next batch.  A few weeks ago, we had invited some guests for lunch after Sunday’s church service and I decided soup…… Continue reading soup’s on ~ taco soup

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taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list

So…right before Christmas I went and hurt myself.  Christmas baking is on a bit of a back burner (pun intended) because of it. As I was cutting Bible verses to put in our candy packages for the parade, I managed to be distracted enough to grab the blade of the paper cutter.  Our ladies’ Bible…… Continue reading taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list

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let’s be jolly ~ ladies’ christmas craft night

Our church has a wonderful group of women who enjoy spending time together.  We always have a fun and encouraging time together, whether for Bible study, outreach planning and preparation, a party or a meal.  We were recently given a beautiful compliment.  A visitor to our church said that if she were to describe our…… Continue reading let’s be jolly ~ ladies’ christmas craft night