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A Playmat for Ethan

Last Wednesday it was my birthday, and a friend took me over to the fabric store to do some shopping. I went with a project in mind, a playmat that I had seen on the Purl Bee, that I wanted … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

I have really been loving this salad ever since I stumbled upon the ready-to-use pomegranate seeds at Trader Joe’s. The sweetness of the pomegranate juice and the savory flavors of Italian dressing are delicious with the creamy goat cheese and … Continue reading

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A Long Break from Blogging

It has been a long time since my last post. In January I began taking two classes at UNC Chapel Hill, medical microbiology and statistics, and volunteering at UNC Hospitals a few hours a week. These new activities have left … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday, Week of 7/19/2019

Monday:  Dinner OutTuesday:  BBQ Chicken Breast with corn on the cob and cole slawWednesday:  Turkey Pesto Wraps with AsparagusThursday:  Hot Dogs with cole slawFriday:  Tacos with MargaritasSaturday:  Grilled Salmon with Lentil TabouliSunday:  Left over buffet The Turkey Pesto Wraps and … Continue reading

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Slap-Your-Momma Grilled Chicken Burritos

This recipe was suggested to me recently, however it came with a warning:  these burritos are so good they will make you want to slap your momma.  Fortunately for my mom, she lives 500 miles away because these burritos live … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday, Week of 5/10/2010

I plan my menu every week, however I frequently forget to post it.  For those of you interested this is what is being served up this week. Monday:  Banana Pancakes (recipe to post), Pasta Leftover, Flying Saucer $3.00 Pint NightTuesday: … Continue reading

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Hummus and Vegetable Lunch Wraps

My friend who writes Books and Bites recently posted about some lunch wraps she made, and they sounded so good I ran out that day to pick up ingredients for my own.  If you are interested in finding out how … Continue reading

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On the Needles: Knit Teddy Bear

At this stage in life, everyone  is having babies.  Giving a knitted gift is something I enjoy doing, however, many of the common items such as blankets, sweaters, and hats can take a long time to make, and are quickly … Continue reading

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Citrus Herb Marinade Recipe for Filet Mignon

The weather has been nice, and the flowers are planted in the garden, so naturally it is time to bust open the grill.  To start this year off right, we made filet mignon marinated in a citrus herb sauce. To … Continue reading

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Knitting Quick Tip: Cast on Length

Here is a quick tip. When casting on a large number of stitches it can be difficult to know how much yarn will be needed. To make a good estimate, wrap the yarn around the needle to be used as … Continue reading

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