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birthdays, baking, and bonding

We’ve been busy around here!  We’ve had a revolving door of visitors and events, travel and moving more stuff–which means unpacking and attempting to minimize our chaos. It’s been wonderful to have so many friends and family (and some new friends,too) sharing our home.  My cb girl and her hubby visited early in the fall.…… Continue reading birthdays, baking, and bonding

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no bake chocolate cookies

Gluten-free? Check.  Dairy-free? Check. Yesterday, we had some guests over that have some dietary restrictions.  I don’t mind cooking this way as it is not entirely new to me. My dairy-free girl’s diet is, well, dairy free.   She has a very sensitive tummy and we have tried to determine the underlying issues with the…… Continue reading no bake chocolate cookies

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cha-cha-cha-chia

Am I the only one who thinks of this jingle from back in the day? https://youtu.be/tzY7qQFij_M Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, shall we? Christmas time.  Television ads capturing the hearts of children and the wallets of their parents. Remember Slinky, the wonderful toy song? “Batteries not included” caveats? The game of Trouble with the fancy pop-o-matic…… Continue reading cha-cha-cha-chia