I decided to start a soup swap. I got the idea from a Facebook post my cousin Zoe was tagged in. Her group each makes a batch of soup over the weekend and then each member gets a pint of each kind on Monday which they all eat for lunch that week. That sounded like […]
I dropped my food processor on a tile floor. The housing cracked but it still worked. The fact that it still worked may or may not be a result of some soldering that happened a couple of years back when I dropped it the first time. When I say worked, I mean whirred for a […]
A friend of mine put his house and business up for sale. He has purchased a sailboat and is going to spend a few years sailing the globe. For real.
Oh, readers. I have not been a good role model. Not at all. Putting on myself on a cash diet was going great in October and November. Then there was a little holiday called Black Friday. And one called Christmas. And another called five family birthdays in one week. I fell off the cash-only wagon […]
My house is a ranch style home with a full basement. To get from the first floor to the basement there is a set of wooden steps under which a handy previous owner built a closet. It was a perfect place to keep the cardboard boxes I might need someday. And, as the saying goes, […]
I found a free app that has proven to be interesting and helpful. It’s is called Gojee and it acts as a giant recipe database. Unlike other recipe databases where searches are conducted by the name of a dish, this app search by ingredients the user might have on hand. It also allows searchers to […]
In the last 12 months I have made some major purchases. I bought a new snow blower, a much newer car, a new couch, finished the fence around my back yard and a reader board sign for the farm. All of them were necessary purchases, expect for the couch. The couch was just as too […]