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Slide Puzzle

The moment you realize your kitchen drawer is an evil slide puzzle …

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New Napkins

I sewed up some new napkins using cotton shots!

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Cherry Bublanina Recipe – Czech Tresnova Bublanina

Cherry Bublanina Recipe – Czech Tresnova Bublanina The universal Czechoslovakian cake, called bublanina, varies with the season and the fruit that is available. It’s a bit like a coffeecake in texture and is probably why it is sometimes served as a breakfast pastry. Commonly used fruits are sweet cherries, tart cherries, plums, nectarines, apricots, strawberries … Continue reading »

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New Sewing Machine

My new baby!

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Big Red 2.0

Big Red 2.0 has arrived.  Big Red 1.0 was the old sofa in PA.  This is a power reclining love seat.  It’s comfy, you press a little button to recline or sit-up. It takes a bit of time to cycle through the process. This is not a good loveseat to spat upon with your spouse.  Absent … Continue reading »

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Stand tall!

My oldest son likes old time ads and graphic art.  I found this panel at work and made him a wall hanging.

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The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8½ ounces) cake flour 1 & 2/3 cups (8½ ounces) bread flour 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt 1 ¼ cups (10 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 ¼ cups (10 ounces) … Continue reading »

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Cars

We have been watching Jay Leno’s Garage. Here are our first cars and today is our roadster’s birthday (also the latest car we have bought).

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A Man and his pillowcase!!!

Michael requested a new pillowcase, so I made him one!  

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Crispy Falafel Pita with Yogurt Sauce

Crispy Falafel Pita with Yogurt Sauce Ingredients 2 ½ (8-inch) pita breads 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 large egg 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin Salt and pepper 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, chopped (1 cup) ½ cup vegetable oil Method 1.Tear ½ … Continue reading »

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