Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summer Vacation Day 12 – Beginning the Pantry Clean out

We arrived home from eastern Oregon late last night so I slept in a bit this morning.  Once breakfast was sorted, DH and I headed out to pick up the milk at the farm and run a couple of errands … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Day 10 – Living Room Declutter

The living room is almost finished – I just need to wash the windows.  The cabinets, drawers and chests have all been gone through and many items are on there way to the thrift shop to find new homes. I found … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Day 8 – Finishing the Dining Room

The Dining Room is all finished.  The windows are washed, the tables clean and the only thing left to do is refinish the floors.

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Summer Vacation Day 6 – Fridge Declutter

Our refrigerator seem to quickly get overstocked and underused and, since we had the third broken pipe with all of the mold, bits of mold start showing up too frequently.  Ever couple of week I give it a really good clean … Continue reading

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Spicy Ginger Peanut Sauce

This sauce is great with grilled chicken, vegetables and rice.  It’s also perfect to mix with noodles for a cool summer salad or for a sipping sauce for salad rolls. Ingredients 1/4 c peanut butter 1/4 c cashew butter ¼ c brown sugar … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Dressing

I was doing a bit of a revamp this morning, inspired by a great blog that I ran into.  I made mayonnaise, some chicken broth, my dear friend Tom’s sesame ginger dressing, and a great honey mustard salad dressing.  I’m … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Day 5 – Blueberry Muffins

INGREDIENTS: 2 c flour 1 T baking powder ½ t salt 1 egg 1 cup sugar 4 T melted butter 1 c sour cream 1 c fresh blueberries: Preheat the oven to 350. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl and set aside. Whisk the … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation – Day 2

I’ve been up for an hour and finished two of my tasks from yesterday.  The Bone broth is strained and tucked away in the fridge. I took advantage of Maizey* and we practiced “laundry room” while retrieving all the the … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation – Day 1

Summer Vacation has finally arrived – along with rain, a bit hail and some lightning.  I have so much to accomplish this summer.  There is purging and cleaning and repairing to do inside,  There is weeding and pruning and planting … Continue reading

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