Monthly Archives: March 2008

What’s for Supper?

Tonight I’m going to make steaks, baked potatoes and roasted carrots.  Here are my recipes for the carrots and potatoes: Ingredients: 1 bunch carrots with tops olive oil salt and pepper, to taste baking potatoes (I just bought a big bag … Continue reading

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Why I Love Quilts

I have always loved quilts.   Growing up, a quilt was symbolic of not only warmth and protection, but also love.  Women make quilts for the ones they love, and they are often a gift of celebration.  For example, tradition in … Continue reading

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Perfect Pancakes

Here’s a recipe that I like to make on a Saturday or Sunday morning, when we have time to relax.  You can add blueberries, but don’t mix them in with the batter, it will turn blue!  Instead, place berries on … Continue reading

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Another Farmer’s Daughter

Since we all grew up on farms (North Branford or North Guilford), all the women in my family are farmer’s daughters.  Here’s a comment from my Aunt Dot, another farmer’s daughter!  “This is indeed my favorite time of the year … Continue reading

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How Eco-Friendly is the Eco Jacket?

I was very excited when I heard about Levi’s new Eco line.  In fact, I thought for a moment about buying myself one of their new Eco-Denim Jackets.  Then I thought about it… I already have a denim jacket, and … Continue reading

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