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Making Kitchen Cleaning Fun Again

Confession: I enjoy cleaning. I treasure tidying. Putting possessions in their proper places provides a domestic bliss I have savored for years.   But the kitchen? After several hours of cooking – or even a quick dinner of tacos or spaghetti – cleaning leaves something to be desired. The spills and splatters that adorn our […]

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When Pepperoni and Tortellini Collide

Around our house during the summer months, a cutting board and sharp knife are always within reach. In some cases, they assume permanent residence on our kitchen counter for days at a time. Fresh vegetables, fruits, and aromatic herbs – either from our own backyard garden or Nelson Produce – are breakfast, lunch, and dinner staples. […]

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Candid Camera

moodstruckbymissy Simply stunning...
About 4 days ago
cris4763 That looks amazing! #winnerwinner #chickendinner
About 5 days ago
mrsschnoor I did the bird/nest survey prior to construction.
About 6 days ago
amrucker I'm so sad they are ripping these trees out :(
About 6 days ago
barbinnebraska @wendytownley the night before they are ready to pick, the raccoons will get to it! #onlygrewcornonce
About 1 week ago