My Early Summer Strawberry Celebration

June 5, 2012

Happy Top Five Tuesday! It’s here!! Strawberry season has finally arrived here in Central New York, and no one is more excited than I am. I’ll be picking up some strawberries this morning at the local Farmer’s Market, and then picking several pounds worth at a pick-your-own farm next week. We are going to have an [...]

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The Search for the Perfect Fried Chicken

June 2, 2012

When I was growing up, fried chicken meant a box of frozen, breaded chicken pieces (masquerading as fried chicken) or the occasional treat of KFC. And then I moved out on my own. And then I became addicted to the Food Network. And then I married another foodie, who is also addicted to the Food [...]

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A Little Violin Love

June 2, 2012

I started writing this late Tuesday, and then fell asleep before posting it. And then I forgot about it. So, consider this a top five..er..Sunday post. Oops. ********* I’m a bit late with my Top Five Tuesday post. But, technically, it is still Tuesday as I’m writing this (11:31 pm), so I think I’m still [...]

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Eating Bugs and Other School Tales

May 25, 2012

Yesterday (May 24th) was Becca’s second school event, her actual screening and registration. My step-mom stayed with Fiona while Becca and I walked to the school. We left a few minutes later than I’d hoped, so we were scrambling to get there on time, resulting in us both being a bit sweaty and pink-faced when [...]

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Growing a Green Thumb: My Newbie Attempts at Gardening

May 18, 2012

All I have to do is look at a plant the wrong way, and it dies. Just ask my husband. He brings home flowers a couple times a year, and I throw out dried up dirt and dead plants a couple weeks later. I forget to water them, or I water them too much. Once, [...]

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