Monthly Archives: January 2015

Donkey – whose name should be mud

Last night, I’d say around 3:3o a.m. Abby, our horse and resident prima donna, started to make her presence known.  She stood at the fence line by our bedroom window having a hissy fit.  I staggered to the window and … Continue reading

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Helen Abbot Pie…Yumm!

My mom was an avid cook.  She collected recipes from many different sources.  One recipe she collected was the best summer pie ever.  We fondly called it “Helen Abbott Pie”.   I’m sure it was from a magazine somewhere, but … Continue reading

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Tricked again!

Every year, we get Paperwhite Narcissus and Amaryllis bulbs for Christmas.  They serve two purposes.  The first is they bring some color and beauty into our house during the drab winter months.  The second is it is great way to get … Continue reading

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The Great Crayon Experiment

My kids were looking at something and they came across a “life hack” they had to prove would work.  The “life hack” basically said if you ever were in the dark you could use a crayon as in emergency light … Continue reading

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Osmo

We bought the squirts an Osmo this Christmas.  They actually just got it because we saved $15.00 by ordering with a late delivery.  I was entranced with it when I watched the ad on Facebook.  It seemed a seamless way … Continue reading

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The Great Escape – The Finale

We ended our day with a trip to Unclaimed baggage in Scottsboro, Al.  They are famous through the land for buying unclaimed baggage from the airlines and then turning around and selling the stuff at discount prices. They have a … Continue reading

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The Great Escape – Part 3

While we were visiting the Lodge Factory Store, we checked out South Pittsburg and discovered it was home to the National Cornbread Festival.  One nice thing about the festival is they open the Lodge factory for tours.  This alone has us … Continue reading

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