A day in the life….

This week is wacky around here. I am getting myself and my family ready for me to be gone for four days, as well as trying to get some yummy recipes ready to post. I took this picture of my bottom “Tupperware” drawer. There ain’t hardly no Tupperware in this drawer but that’s what we […]

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more ArtPrize

The Top Ten artists of ArtPrize were announced this past Thursday. I didn’t even get a chance to vote. It’s a little overwhelming. There is something like 1600+ entries. How could one human being see that much art in a three week period? Now you are only able to vote for the Top Ten. My […]

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curried SQUASH soup


Come join Soup-a-Palooza at TidyMom and Dine and Dishsponsored by Bush’s Beans, Hip Hostess, Pillsbury and Westminster Crackers I love squash. I am not particularly in love with it’s name though, SquwASH. Maybe it’s my Midwestern accent, when I say it out loud it sounds so, so, um squwAshy and harsh. Like I am hitting […]

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Come join Soup-a-Palooza at TidyMom and Dine and Dishsponsored by Bush’s Beans, Hip Hostess, Pillsbury and Westminster Crackers My family loves Thai food. We have our favorite mom and pop place that we go to every now and then, and we pretty much get the same thing every time. They have this soup on their […]

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This is the windowsill over my kitchen sink. These are some of my home grown tomatoes. This is what I look at for a good chunk of time everyday. I thought I would share it with you. This is me. The Lego rendition of me anyway. My second son/third child made it for me about […]

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Wednesdays food for thought….have you been to ArtPrize? Have you heard of ArtPrize? If you are not an artist or from Michigan, then most likely you haven’t. ArtPrize is an international art competition. It is held right here in Grand Rapids, Mi!!! It is an open art competition that is giving away the world’s largest […]

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Kale Chips

Kale Chips 1 bunch Kale 1-2 tablespoons olive oil sea salt preheat oven to 300 degrees Wash and dry kale. Pull leaves off the stems, into chunks about as big as the palm of your hand or smaller Place in bowl. Drizzle with olive oil until each leaf is lightly coated. Now sprinkle with sea […]

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Our first year as share holders of Trillium Haven Farm is coming to a close. Only one month left. This summer flew by! I have loved being a part of such a wonderful community of people. I really would recommend a CSA(community supported agriculture) to anyone, who loves a variety of fresh organic produce, but […]

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Vote 4 ME

Cooler weather is finally here. The trees are changing color. Fall. My favorite season. The season of football games, and comfort food. Nothing says comfort like a good stew. This recipe makes enough to share, or if you are having friends over it’s the perfect amount for 10-12 people. Serve it with wide egg noodles […]

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death by CHOCOLATE chip cookies

I realize that there are a million ways to bake a chocolate chip cookie, and you probably all have your own favorite recipe, and most likely you won’t be interested in trying a new one. But just in case you don’t and you are and maybe possibly you are having a hormonal seizure like I […]

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