Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pumpkin Problems?

First of all, on this rainy, Illinois Tuesday, I’ve had a few questions about eating the pumpkin blossoms … and will we have pumpkins if we eat the blossoms? There are male and female blossoms. Hate to be cruel here, … Continue reading

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Noises in the country

The other morning, Hunter, the big black lab, and I drove over to Mom’s farm to weed in the pumpkin patch. After close to an hour of bending over, pulling weeds, I heard something scream. I realized it was the … Continue reading

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Grandma Pat’s Blackberry Crisp

This recipe is my Mom’s recipe for Apple Crisp – but we use it for all fruits. Super easy, delicious … and maybe not too fattening?? 1 stick margarine 1/2 cup flour 2/3 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup quick oats … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Pumpkin Blossoms

I hadn’t made fried pumpkin blossoms in years! Of course, I haven’t grown pumpkins in years, either. In fact, my youngest son couldn’t remember what they tasted like … and he is 18. So, let’s get started! Pick the blossoms … Continue reading

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How do you dust a donkey?

I finally caught Happy’s dust bath in pictures! Usually, when I see him in action – I don’t have time to grab the camera. I believe donkeys take dust baths 1) as a way to clean themselves and 2) to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

I hope you enjoy your day!

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A little of everything!

You might have asked, “What is she going to do with all her time now?” My answer … a little of everything! Happily spend more time with family and friends. Errands – never end. Now, I’m expected asked to do … Continue reading

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