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rhubarb bread pudding

Spring teased us for weeks here on the coast.  We would bask in the warmth of the spring sunshine only to be brought down to earth the next day with a cold blast.  I do believe we actually went right from winter to summer…well almost-summer, that season, too, likes to taunt me. We know that… Continue reading rhubarb bread pudding

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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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mini frozen lemon pies

We love to share a meal with others. Tonight we were preparing a lobster dinner (yes, another one) in appreciation for a special family who has been particularly supportive in our ministry.  I wanted something light and cool to finish the meal.  A frozen lemon dessert fit that bill and seemed like an appropriate happy ending.… Continue reading mini frozen lemon pies

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grow old with me

Now, I’m not sayin’ my Love is old….but he did hit the half century mark.  I’m teasing, of course, because I’m just a year behind him and I’m definitely not old.  I enjoy this sweet verse by Robert Browning (good thing I’d double-checked because I was positive this was written by someone else. You can read the… Continue reading grow old with me

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cha-cha-cha-chia

Am I the only one who thinks of this jingle from back in the day?  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 dice?… Continue reading cha-cha-cha-chia