Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pie Crust Cookies

Ever get your pie crusts all nicely rolled out and still have some dough left over?  What to do, what to do… My mom taught me to roll them out flat and sprinkle them with cinnamon & sugar, and bake.  … Continue reading

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More sleepers

There must be something in the air. I turn around, and someone’s passed out again. When one goes out, they all go out! (Name that carol and album.) And, no, I don’t think we’ve got a carbon monoxide issue.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Spread

I’ve delayed posting this one for awhile, because I keep meaning to take pictures of how we smoke salmon and put that up first. However, now that we have once again smoked salmon, not once but twice, and I still … Continue reading

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The Littlest Helper

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Green Slippers

The Moose has fallen in love with the green monster slippers he received for Christmas. “I won’t smile for the camera – but you can take pictures of my feet.” They may keep your feet toasty, Bud, but I see … Continue reading

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Wild Western Washington Weather


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Time for Vanilla

My camera is broken – so, sorry, no pictures. I’m going to make vanilla extract sometime in the next couple of weeks.  It’s been about two years since I made the last batch; I did a whole gallon and I’ve just gotten … Continue reading

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Christmas for chickens: Cabbage Tetherball!

I read someplace recently that chickens like cabbage.  In particular, that they like cabbage in the wintertime because it’s fresh and green. So I got them a cabbage for Christmas.  I even drilled a hole through it… … and made it … Continue reading

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Happy boy with his Daddy

Junior got something new to chew on in his stocking! And Daddy has his coffee.  So all’s right with the world. Hopefully this means that Junior will prefer to chew on this versus stuff he finds on the floor.  Not … Continue reading

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