The Crib Story

Let's take a little break from food posts for a personal story. For the past week or so I've been stressin' about Baby Boy's crib.  At the beginning of the year a family at our church offered to give us their crib that they no longer needed.  We were very excited and thankful - a… Continue reading The Crib Story


Uncommon Gift Ideas

Brrrrrr! It's very cold in Kansas City this morning!  We have such odd weather here in the midwest.  Yesterday morning when I left the house it was in the 60s.  So I only wore a light jacket to work.  Then the temperature dropped all day and by the time I left work it was about… Continue reading Uncommon Gift Ideas

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Water Bath Canning Equipment

Before I post about my awesome strawberry jam from last weekend, here's another pre-post on canning equipment.  Essential Equipment for Water Bath Canning 1. Water bath canner.  I have a 7 quart jar Water-Bath Canner  that I bought on sale at Westlake last summer for about $17.  A water bath canner is basically a giant pot… Continue reading Water Bath Canning Equipment


Unplugged Weekend Wrap-Up

Hello there!  It's Monday night and I haven't blogged for three whole days now.  Crazy! To sum up, my unplugged weekend was a great success.  Benzo and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.  And I found that it's amazing what you can accomplish when you don't have your face stuck to a computer screen… Continue reading Unplugged Weekend Wrap-Up

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Craft Show Finds

Today sooooo feels like it should be Friday.  This has been the longest week ever.  I'm about out of the woods for my "busy time" at work.  Hooray!  I'm looking forward to a nice relaxing weekend.  Benzo and I have something new planned - more about that tomorrow!  Today I'm posting about something I've been… Continue reading Craft Show Finds