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Garden Journal, vol. 2

I’m linking to Ginny’s Saturday Garden Journal again today!  (She’s hosting a giveaway, too!) Enjoy! Our lettuce has come and is almost gone, starting to bolt in places.  It was delicious while it lasted!  Our favorite lunch was a salad with diced apples, cheddar cheese and tangy dressing.  I like my salad with nuts as … Continue reading »

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Holy Week Blessings

*Did you see my new Easter header?  If you are reading this in an email, click HERE to see it!  If you are looking for instructions to make those adorable bunny cupcakes you can find them HERE!  They are so cute and fun to make!* I hope your Holy Week and Easter are blessed! Soul … Continue reading »

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{pretty, happy, funny, real} favorite places in my home edition

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Every Thursday, at Like Mother, Like Daughter! {pretty} {happy} This is where I sit to read our history most mornings.  This happy little corner is also the home to one of my Grandma’s chairs and our family’s rosaries. {funny} This little scene is something my … Continue reading »

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Giveaway at Amongst Lovely Things!

Don’t miss the giveaway that Sarah is hosting at Amongst Lovely Things!  Click that link and leave a comment and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win my eBook for free.  You could keep it for yourself or pass it along to someone you know who could use some help in the kitchen!  Sarah … Continue reading »

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“More Veggies, Please!”

Want your kids to eat more veggies? Make a veggie tray! It has worked wonders at our house! Not to mention I get to use the super cute platter that my children, sister and step-mother made as a surprise for Christmas!  You can’t see the whole thing but it has their handprints on the platter … Continue reading »

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{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Every Thursday, at Like Mother, Like Daughter! {pretty} While visiting my Grandma and Great Aunt recently, I was able to photograph some pretty antique dishes and kitchen tools.  You’ll be seeing more of these interesting items in future posts.  I learned a thing or two … Continue reading »

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{pretty, happy, funny, real} Last Week of Advent

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Every Thursday, at Like Mother, Like Daughter! So what are you doing to prepare a place for the Lord? Is your “Inn” ready? We are busy, but not frantic… Trying to give attention to the details that make this lovely season so special. Here’s a … Continue reading »

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{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Every Thursday, at Like Mother, Like Daughter! {pretty} This is one of those times when the kitchen became the science laboratory! Crystal growing is pretty! {happy} Do you see this out of focus sneaking-around-the-corner photo? It makes me deliriously happy!  Without being asked, my son … Continue reading »

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{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Every Thursday, at Like Mother, Like Daughter! {pretty} A lot of effort and planning go into making a successful trip to the grocery store. Soon I will be sharing with you what I do before and after to make the most of my time and money. {happy} … Continue reading »

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Fun Recipes :: Playdough

Ok, as promised, we’re still making the most of our sunny summer days and sharing some fun ideas!  But, there’s still time for you to download my book and learn some new skills before school starts! Inspired by an old bag of whole wheat flour that I found hiding in the back of my pantry, … Continue reading »

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