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1940s Frugal Cookbook …. 

I think you might like this book – “Food Facts for the Kitchen Front” by HarperPress. Start reading it for free: http://a.co/gdOQgIB

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Prolific

My property is full of muscari flowers, naturalized from years ago, perhaps more than 100 years and I love it.  I love blue!  Blue is prolific in my backyard! https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/prolific/  

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Out of This World

By the end of Winter, much of the natural world of my yard is mangled and on its way to decomposing, giving it an Out of This World effect.    https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/out-of-this-world/

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Daily Prompt – Costume – What’s Under Yours?

Costumed Hiding within sight Just under the skin Looks superior Looks brave Fear pushing underneath Incomplete inside Tear off the mask Be you https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/costume/

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Brave

My first European train trip – and solo – took much bravery & careful planning so I didn’t go where I didn’t want to go! https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/brave/

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Fairy Tales Palaces in Europe…

Once the homes of emperors, kings and nobles, some of the finest palaces in the world can be found in Europe. Scattered across the centuries, from medieval mansions to neoclassical halls, from baroque beauties to renaissance residences, these centres of … Continue reading

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The Artist in Me – A Learning Process

I have spent my spare time through the Fall and Winter watching how-to videos on YouTube, the majority of which have been on the topic of watercolor painting, drawing and a few on pastels.  I have these dreams of sitting … Continue reading

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February 21st is National Sticky Buns Day!

Here are today’s five things to know about sticky buns: Sticky buns are also known as cinnamon rolls and monkey bread.  A sticky bun should always be made of yeast dough.  Ancient Egyptians were th… Source: February 21st is National Sticky … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Five food things to know about cherry pie: Cherries belong to the rose family. Cherry pie is the fifth most popular pie in the US. In the 19th century, fruit pies were a common breakfast food. Oliver Cromwell banned the … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Challenge – Solitude for Mr. Barks A Lot

Mr. Tex, waiting for his girlfriend (fellow Husky female) to come out to play.  He’s getting old and I realized yesterday, he’s quite deaf.  I walked up behind him to pet his head and he just about jumped out of … Continue reading

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