Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cucumber Buns

You know you got a good core workout when it hurts a bit to sneeze! I did the tractor tire yesterday. Did 3 sets each of 10 hits right, 10 hits left. (Pic is from December – hence the fleece!) … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun

DD, who turned 2 in March, does not like the ocean. Mention the ocean in her presence & she’ll state, “I don’t like the ocean.” My sister asked her, “Did you like the ocean?” She replied quite clearly, “I didn’t.” … Continue reading

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My Emigration to Maryland is Complete!

Each region has its own idiosyncrasies such as sayings, traditions, and especially food! I grew up in Pennsylvania not far outside of Philadelphia. My current hometown is just outside Baltimore. It’s only 83 miles, about a 90 minute drive down … Continue reading

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What to Do with All the Zucchini?

Zucchini isn’t one of my favorite vegetables. I already whined earlier about how preparing the CSA veggies so they are palatable has been more work than the veggies I most frequently eat. I also have the added challenge of a … Continue reading

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We Bleed for Our Fruit

Ha – that’s my leg scratched by some wild raspberry bushes. Yup, we went raspberry picking, in the woods of Gunpowder Falls state park! How cool is that?! They are even softer than grocery-store raspberries and the flavor is a … Continue reading

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Did I Subconsciously Smash my Breakfast?

That’s a plate loaded with half a sweet potato baked on the grill, sauteed scarlet turnips, and mashed kohlrabi. I was putting it into the microwave when, somehow, I dropped it! I don’t know how I managed to do it. … Continue reading

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We Take Our Grilling Seriously in This House!

DH and I had taken some steaks out of the freezer on Thursday or Friday, and decided to grill them Sunday. Like a typical summer day in Maryland, we’d had storms off and on. The sky was fine when we … Continue reading

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Loving the 5-Point Harness on my Wagon

As I wrote about last week in DH’s Amusing Wagon Analogies, I’m on the wagon and staying put, thanks to getting myself a 5-point harness, as he put it. I am SO on-the-wagon, that I even bought fantastic, amazing, phenomenal … Continue reading

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I Get Carried Away by EDM (Electronic Dance Music): Bad Step Aerobics Choreography

I recently received my second custom step mix, filled with plenty of my EDM favs. I put it on in the basement, listened to track #13 , “Beam Me Up” too many times in a row, and worked out a … Continue reading

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Canned Salmon SHOCKER!

Shocking. Yes, I said shocking. I truly was shocked at this. DD… my 2 year old daughter… ate canned salmon! A good 6 or 7 bites worth. Yippee! I haven’t given it to her again to test if it was … Continue reading

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