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Chili roasted sweet potatoes: a recipe

The other day I wrote about how changing our eating habits has resulted in an (unbelievable) improvement in our health. I did it because I thought it might help someone… Read more >

A milestone: eat well to be well

As my kids started their last week of school on Monday, I realized something big. Really big. Wyatt hasn’t missed one single day of school this year because of sickness…. Read more >

Captain Hook

Alyssa decided to bait her own hook and found it wasn’t as easy as she thought it would be. She decided it might be easier if she talked the worm… Read more >

The World’s Largest Frying Pan

When I saw the movie ‘Michael’ in 1996 (remember the one with John Travolta as an Angel?) I vowed to see all the “World’s Largest” novelties in my travel range…. Read more >

Until next time, Facebook

I’m taking a break from Facebook. I haven’t deactivated my account, but I have deleted the app from my phone and logged off from every computer I own, so I… Read more >

Hard Luck Jenny

Have you ever seen that episode of Gunsmoke called “Hard Luck Henry”? What happens is, Hard Luck Henry Haggens shows up in Dodge needing help from his cousin Festus, and… Read more >

And the winner is…

Doing this giveaway made clearing out my coffee mugs so much more fun. Thank you all so much for participating! There were 16 entries in the comment section, so the… Read more >

Oh, Christmas Tree

Every time we’ve had a real Christmas tree it has fallen down, and some of them have fallen more than once. One of our most spirited trees ended up tethered to… Read more >

Less is more: a giveaway!

I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions, but when January 1 hits, it always gives me a jolt of renewed determination to accomplish things. I’ve been working on paring down… Read more >

Justice for all

I avoid the store Justice and its cute, glittery, sequined-up, overpriced clothes like the plague. It’s on my top ten list of ‘Places I’d Rather Pull my Toenails Out Than Go To.‘… Read more >

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