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Baking Preparedness.

There's a photograph somewhere, of me baking with my grandma. I'm on a step-stool, sleeves rolled up, and I'm wearing an apron that was probably a flour sack in its former life. Grandma is supervising my determined cookie-rolling, a smile on her face. She is calm. I remember the experience probably just through that photograph.… Continue reading Baking Preparedness.

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New Things

This year, I have tried a number of new things, just in the last month and a half. In no particular order, I've attempted: ...to make dinner consistently for our family, instead of reaching for boxed mac-n-cheese. ...to stay within a budget each month for groceries and other shopping. ¬†(Have I ¬†succeeded? Well... not exactl--um,… Continue reading New Things