Monthly Archives: January 2017

Our Furry (and feathered) Friends

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Birds in the Backyard Farm – Winter

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Lemon Marmalade

Ingredients 6 lemons – Meyers are best (about 1.5 pounds total) 4 cups water 4 cups sugar 1 t butter Directions Quarter the lemons and remove the seeds (reserve these) and slice very thinly. Combine the lemons with 4 cups of water. … Continue reading

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Snow Day Two (part 4)……

No melting today – clear and cold.

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….and the Crazy Weather Continues.

We had our fourth snow storm of the season, unimaginable in the Willamette Valley.  Some areas of the city had over 15 inches of snow.  Out here in the woods, we picked up about 4, which is just about the … Continue reading

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Crazy Weather and I Love It!

We are in the middle of our 4th weather event of the season.  The snow from New Year hasn’t finished melting and we had more snow today and freezing rain is predicted for tomorrow.  The odd thing about it is … Continue reading

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Hygge House – Kitchen Island

Today’s micro-remodel was quick because I decided to just go after the kitchen island.  It tends to be the place where everyone sets things down when they come home and the catch-all is not making me feel hygge.  I cleared … Continue reading

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Hygge House – An Entry that Welcomes

Today’s Hygge Micro-remodel. Our entry was feeling like a dumping ground.  What does not show in the photo are baskets of craft supplies, a old sewing machine waiting to be sold/donated, and shoes that had never found their way home. … Continue reading

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Bakery Field trip #1 – Grand Central Bakery Sellwood

I couldn’t wait to get started on my Bakery Field trip Tour so we decided to begin on Saturday.  We were heading into the Sellwood neighborhood of SE Portland on a couple of errands. After a few quick stops at … Continue reading

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Hygge House – Dresser and Vanity

Today I tackled two more areas in my Hygge mini-makeovers…… The Dresser in the bedroom was cluttered, busy and attracted too many random items that had no other home.  I just straightened up a little, added a few curly willow … Continue reading

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