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soup’s on ~ borscht

We have a dear, long-time friend whose mother taught me much about Polish food, and much about motherhood.  We don’t see him much these days, and his mother has gone home to be with her Lord. This beautiful Christian woman had an amazing story.  I certainly cannot do it justice, but I will try to… Continue reading soup’s on ~ borscht

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soup’s on ~ taco soup

Cold winter days and a piping hot bowl of soup.  Made for each other.  I love me a delicious, steaming bowl of soup anytime, but when the temperature drops, I start planning on my next batch.  A few weeks ago, we had invited some guests for lunch after Sunday’s church service and I decided soup… Continue reading soup’s on ~ taco soup

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taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list

So…right before Christmas I went and hurt myself.  Christmas baking is on a bit of a back burner (pun intended) because of it. As I was cutting Bible verses to put in our candy packages for the parade, I managed to be distracted enough to grab the blade of the paper cutter.  Our ladies’ Bible… Continue reading taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list

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lunchtime ~ salad rolls

So…the bullet journal thing…it’s not going as well as I’d hoped.  I forgot to set up the next week before the next week came.  Naturally.  I did meal plan, though.  This worked wonderfully the first week.  This week….well, not so much.  Partly, this was due to having company. We did a couple of impromptu seafood… Continue reading lunchtime ~ salad rolls

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avocado overload ~ chocolate pudding 

We live in a small town.  A small town in a fairly remote area.  You know the kind.  The kind where the exemptions in free shipping meets the map.  Sigh.  That means sometimes groceries are expensive.  We like avocados here.  Unfortunately buying them at our local grocery store is sometimes cost-prohibitive.  When we head to… Continue reading avocado overload ~ chocolate pudding 

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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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creamy shrimp & pasta

I had a hankering for a creamy pasta dish.  Shrimp was a cherry on top.  I’m all about seafood when it’s available.  I found this recipe on Pinterest that fit the bill perfectly.  I love the intense flavour of sun-dried tomatoes and the sharpness of the “king of cheeses,” parmesan.  Garlic, in our house, is… Continue reading creamy shrimp & pasta