tea for two

Here’s a treat we always enjoy – White Chocolate / Macadamia Nut Cookies.  I don’t make these very often. Usually stick with my Famous Dark Chocolate Chip variety. But every once in a while I switch it up and use the more expensive ingredients in place […]

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better bread

Well finally – homemade white  bread that meets all the requirements.  Good for sandwiches.  Good for toast.  Good right out of the oven and good the next day. We’ve been baking our own bread for awhile now. It is SO much better than what you […]

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easy bubbles

Blow Some Bubbles – Make Your Own   Here’s what you’ll need: 1/2 liquid dishwashing detergent 1 cup water 2 drops food coloring Mix all the stuff together in a jar with a tight cover. Make a bubble wand using some wire, or use a purchased […]

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hummy feeders

Every garden-maker should be an artist along his own lines…. The tiniest garden is often the loveliest”_Vita Sackville-West My hummingbird feeder died this afternoon.  I filled it and it leaked out all the nectar before I could even get it away from the kitchen sink. […]

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water colors

Make Some Water Colors and Paint a Picture We’ve been fogged in for days! While the eastern and middle parts of the country are being bombarded with winter, our Central California Valley is socked in with Tule fogs.  Dense Tule fogs! Dangerous, cold, gray, Tule […]

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