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christmas gifting ~ ideas

Last time I shared some wrapping ideas.  Today, I’d like to share some creative and inexpensive ideas for what’s on the inside. A couple of years ago, we were expecting our first grandchildren (twin boys). I decided the theme of  A Christmas Carol was in order–Christmas past, Christmas present, and Christmas future.  Each of my…… Continue reading christmas gifting ~ ideas

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tastes like chicken ~ honey soy chicken breasts

My cl boy begs for skinless, boneless chicken.  He is the most meticulous meat eater on the planet.  Not a speck of fat, a flake of char or minutest of skin will pass his inspection–or his lips for that matter.  In fact, it’s not just meat, but anything really.  His toast must be browned just…… Continue reading tastes like chicken ~ honey soy chicken breasts

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pallet desk

My df girl is anxious to finish decorating her room. It has been a long time (2 years!…see this post, and this one and one more) since she’s been able to do so. While it has been exciting to find things that have been in storage purgatory, some of our belongings are still in another…… Continue reading pallet desk