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    Cheater Clam Chowder

    I spent summers in Maine as a child where clam chowder was a staple of our lives. I still love to make it, but it’s a tough one because it does not freeze well, so I have to make the right amount so that there won’t be more leftovers than we can eat. I recently … Read more

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    Keeping Up With Me

    Lately I haven’t been writing a lot of blog posts, but I’ve been busy with lots of other types of writing. To stay on top of what I’ve been up to, follow my author page on Facebook where I’m posting links to lots of my work. I’ve been doing a lot of writing for HuffPo, Reel … Read more

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    The Original Muffin Tin Cookbook

    I’m excited to announce the release of my new ebook, The Original Muffin Tin Cookbook!  Several years ago, I wrote The Muffin Tin Cookbook for a large publisher. That edition is now out of print. Lots of people have emailed me asking how to buy it. Due to popular demand, it’s now back as an … Read more

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    Putting It All On The Table

    Have You Tried Livionex Toothpaste?

    I’ve never gotten excited about toothpaste before, but Livionex has me excited. This amazing toothpaste blasts off plaque – they say it is 2.5 times more effective than other toothpastes and I believe it. After you use it, you feel like you’ve just had your teeth cleaned at the dentist’s office. Your teeth are shiny, … Read more

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    Candy Conversation Heart Wreath

    Since I’ve been successful making a nut wreath and a popcorn wreath, I decided to apply my skills for Valentine’s Day. I bought a flat wooden wreath frame at Michael’s for $4. I bought big and small candy conversation hearts in bulk at the grocery story (I think you could use styrofoam hearts instead if … Read more

Food

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I spent summers in Maine as a child where clam chowder was a staple of our lives. I still love…Read More →


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Travel

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When we planned a trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota, I was not eagerly anticipating it. It turned…Read More →


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Leftovers

corned beef hash

If you’re making corned beef today, you need this recipe for your leftovers tomorrow! It’s tradition to make corned beef…Read More →


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Travel shopping

Handmade hemlock basket from Keene Valley

A recent fall getaway to the Adirondacks allowed me to scope out the best places to shop. No outlet malls…Read More →


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Organizing

broth ice cubes

Two things that are always rattling around my fridge are open containers of chicken/beef/veggie broth and opened jars of spaghetti…Read More →


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Books

muffin tin new cover

I’m excited to announce the release of my new ebook, The Original Muffin Tin Cookbook!  Several years ago, I wrote…Read More →


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Home and Decorating

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Once the holiday decorations are put away, things settle down, and the reality of winter sinks in, things can start…Read More →


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Collecting

map napkins

I’m guilty of having several collections and I just decided to start a new one (shhh – don’t tell my…Read More →


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Have You Tried?

livonex

I’ve never gotten excited about toothpaste before, but Livionex has me excited. This amazing toothpaste blasts off plaque – they…Read More →


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Gardening

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Every year I share pics of my gardening successes. We planted a lot of bulbs in the fall (and by…Read More →


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Life

Lately I haven’t been writing a lot of blog posts, but I’ve been busy with lots of other types of…Read More →


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Crafts

heart wreath candy

Since I’ve been successful making a nut wreath and a popcorn wreath, I decided to apply my skills for Valentine’s…Read More →


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