Savory Rhubarb, Wilted Chard & Sausage

So rarely is rhubarb unaccompanied by sugar, but this recipe pairs rhubarb with chard, spring onions, garlic and the like for a savory supper or side. Granted the amount of rhubarb isn’t enough to make a dent in the voracious plant you likely have but nonetheless.  Thank you to my CSA for spurring me to […]

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Paper Bunting Activity

Buntings are an easy and versatile way to decorate. There are so many great kits and pre-cut products out there. This version using poster board and dot paint markers. I did this as a shower activity but had some left over bunting pieces and we did more painting together. My toddler-guy likes the dot markers […]

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Black Bean Ole! Soup – Es Muy Rapido

This recipe truly is speedy but also simple, flexible and tasty. on’t be turned off by all the canned items in the ingredient list. This just makes it pantry friendly, but I frequently use fresh ingredients.

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Cold Smoked Maple Cajun Party Nuts

The Smoking Gun rides again! This time to impart its delicate smoky wisdom upon some roasted maple syrup and Cajun spiced mixed nuts (walnuts and pecans to be exact).  Roasting nuts is easy and sky’s the limit for flavor. I happens to have ajar of organic Cajun spices and maple syrup asking to be used […]

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Sweet Potato and Acorn Squash Pie – Unpumpkin Redux

Remember the Acorn Squash and Apricot Pie from September? My taste buds sure do. I whipped up a new version of the unpumpkin pie, and it is a tie for which I like the best. This time around my apron squash was smaller than usual, about one and half pounds AND I had some sweet […]

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Fresh Nursery Wall Art Ideas: Decoupage, Glue, Sew and Staple

A share of easy and sometimes quick wall art crafts ideas I made for the little tot’s room. I shared a post where I made garland from greeting cards and gift bags [Here is that post!]. Well, I had quite a few left over…. so I cut more in coordinating colors, including gift bags, and then […]

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