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A post only a mother could love.

May 27, 2015

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Speaking of mothers, it was my mom’s birthday yesterday.  It was also my dad’s birthday three days before that, but he doesn’t believe in the internet, and doesn’t want Al Gore to know when his birthday is, so we won’t mention that. Lauren said that I had to write a post, but what she doesn’t know […]

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Learn from my mistakes: Making a fitted mattress for your Prius

May 23, 2015

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With the success of three camping trips in our Prius with a cobbled-together mattress, I wanted to make something more fitted. Please note, do not do all of these steps. There is an easier way. Lloyd and I agreed that a three-inch mattress would be plenty comfy. (Note: We are in our forties. It’s almost […]

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Hallelujah

April 7, 2015

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We sing the Hallelujah Chorus on Easter at St. John. Well, we often sing the Hallelujah Chorus. on Easter at St. John. The Choir and anyone who wants to go up and join them sings. Last time we went up it was really crowded and it was hard to figure out where sections were and there wasn’t enough […]

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Take two.

February 14, 2015

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Here’s the right way to do those cookies.

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Meh. Not as good as I’d hoped.

February 11, 2015

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Those dumb cookies are done, and they are not what I had hoped. Sometime in elementary school we did an ‘art’ project where we took half a heart, cut off a strip around the edge, glued that down; cut another strip, glued that down on the opposite side; back and forth etc. It looked something […]

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Better Butter… wait, I already used that title.

January 26, 2015

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A couple of weeks ago, the ‘lid’ to my ‘new’ butter system slipped out of my hand and chipped. Surprise, surprise. What did I expect from buttery glass? I spent a good long time thinking about how to replace it. At various stores, I looked at containers for holding pencils, toothbrushes, sewing goods, fishing tackle […]

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