Monthly Archives: September 2011

Recycled T-shirts

The Donald Duck shirt was very much loved.  When Joey was 4, he wore it as much as he possibly could.  Who could blame him?  Even Donald Duck himself approved!  It was a sad day when the shirt was removed … Continue reading

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Pizza Night

It’s a Sunday rite that we try our best not to miss: Pizza Night. It has become the Sunday evening routine at our house to close out the weekend with my home baked pizza, and guilt and regret will set … Continue reading

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Eggplant Caponata

A few weeks ago Paul came home from a trip to Rosemont, our local food market and bakery, with a container of Eggplant Caponata.  After enjoying a bite or two my thoughts of course went to “I must have more … Continue reading

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Hot Stuff

This year we grew lots of hot peppers in our garden with the plan of making hot sauce.  We started several different varieties from seed, but unfortunately the long cold wet Maine spring made our baby pepper plants very unhappy. … Continue reading

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Refurbished Pillows

I have many projects that fit into the “I haven’t gotten around to doing it” category.  Making new pillowcases for the living room pillows is one example.  I’ve been planning on doing it forever and even bought the fabric a … Continue reading

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