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Surely spring is near

Yesterday’s weather being of the sunny, mid-50s variety gave me hope. Spring must really be coming! In honor of the good weather, we worked the entire day cleaning up the much-ignored chicken house.We scooped manure and I dusted the walls and ceilings. Matt built a pond in the chicken yard […]

Potato Flake Bread Starter

One of the things I’ve been working on recently is growing a starter. A potato flake bread starter, to be exact. See, my family loves homemade bread and I like to bake it for them. Kind of. But being the frugal-wannabe-housewife that I am, I had to do the math. […]

Healthy, un-Grinchy holidays

As of right now, I’m in week ? of this weight-loss journey. I put a question mark because I honestly have no idea where I’m at on this journey and I don’t really care. It’s not important any more how many days I’ve been without a single drop of Pepsi. […]

Making do

We didn’t get home last night until 6:30 p.m. and I was trying very hard (with all my might) NOT to succumb to my desires to just send Matt back to town for fast food. There was nothing inside me that wanted to make the (very simple) breakfast casserole I […]