Monthly Archives: April 2014

It’s April 30th

…it may be time to take those Christmas decorations down.

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DIY Laundry Detergent Update

I’ve been making my own laundry detergent for years – not only is it economical, it cleans better than any detergent I’ve ever used. Fels Naptha soap is a great stain remover, and is one of the ingredients used in this … Continue reading

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Ham, Bean, and Kale Soup

The best thing about making a big holiday ham is planning what to do with the leftovers. There was Easter Dinner Part II, sandwiches, quiche, and then there’s the soup – a fabulous, stick-to-your-ribs ham, bean, and kale soup! 

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All-Star Wrestling

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Friday Five – Number Fifty Six

Fifty sixth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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This Old Shack

Here’s a photo that I’m assuming John Capewell shot somewhere during a trip, but I don’t know where. Capewell travelled and he took his camera with him although it was somewhat more arduous than an Instamatic. There is a Union … Continue reading

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Easter Photo Restoration

  The problem with old color photographs is they fade. Here we have photo of Joe (center) and his siblings, John and Karen – looking like set extras on Mad Men. 

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The DRM Blues

iTunes was great.

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Pineapple Upside – Down Cake

Pineapple upside-down cake is a classic dessert that dates from the 1920s. James Dole, owner of The Hawaiian Pineapple Company invested in a machine in 1913 that peeled and cored pineapples, and made the formerly exotic fruit affordable and on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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