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Grain-Free French Bread Worth Sharing

I think every one would agree the best time to eat bread is fresh from the oven. So I generally double this recipe for grain-free french bread.  The first loaf we slather with butter and enjoy as soon as it … Read more...

The Wife by Meg Wolitzer (book cover)
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Book Review: THE WIFE by Meg Wolitzer

I picked THE WIFE by Meg Wolitzer for our book club, as I thought it would be so much fun to have a corresponding “go to the movies night” to compare the novel with the new movie featuring Glenn Close. … Read more...

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The Easiest Recipe For Butternut Squash Soup

I am not a fan of peeling butternut squash but I do like the vegetable. So I have developed an easy to make butternut squash soup and you won’t miss all the work.

The best part of all is that … Read more...

The Nature Fix
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Book Review: THE NATURE FIX by Florence Williams

I don’t review a great number of nonfiction on Goodreads, but to those who know me (and my penchant for fiction writing that includes sensory nature descriptions), it’s probably no surprise that THE NATURE FIX: WHY NATURE MAKES US HAPPIER, … Read more...

downed power lines PSA
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Downed Power Line PSA — This Might Shock You

We never know what situations we are going to encounter in life.  So, just in case you find yourself around downed power lines that are live — this downed power line PSA from Puget Sound Energy shares some key information … Read more...

Elmet
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Book Review: ELMET by Fiona Mozley

This little book, ELMET by Fiona Mozley, took me by surprise in a big way. Which is saying a great deal, as it isn’t very often that first-person point-of-view books move me so deeply. This is first-person narrative done … Read more...

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A Simple, But Luscious Four-Ingredient Lotion

Dry skin is the bane of winter. But January is the time to try new things. So…

If you are tired of using skincare products with a long list of ingredients that you’ve never heard of and have no idea … Read more...

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Can We Ever Feel Too Valuable?

We all have an innate need to be valued in life — to feel we are valuable as individuals and as members of our community and to feel that our contributions are worthy and appreciated. But can we ever feel … Read more...

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Tis The Season…

Tis the season — to share love and laughter among friends, family and furcritters…… Read more...