He Tried to Kill Me, a Six Hour Vacation, Homemade Potato Chips & a Near Fire

At first glance these things may not seem to go together. But in my world it’s not even that unusual to have topics like these juxtaposed. It’s been a somewhat strange couple of weeks and the fact that he tried to kill me, a six hour vacation, homemade potato chips & a near fire actually do make sense side by side.

He Tried to Kill Me, a Six Hour Vacation, Homemade Potato Chips & a Near Fire

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Week in Review

It’s often easy to forget how much we accomplish during a week. Sunday can leave us feeling that we haven’t done the things we planned for the last 7 days. So I wanted to do a week in review to track if I’ve been working enough on the things I need to do.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Update on my Goals and Challenges

Back in March I wrote that, instead of making New Year’s resolutions I was setting goals and challenges for myself. Things are moving slowly but I’ve been making some progress. This is the first update on my goals and challenges. And you may find some recipes or other things that you can use along the way!

Update on my Goals and Challenges

Update on my Goals and Challenges

Life with a Sprained Foot

Since I fell on my butt taking pictures nearly two weeks ago I’ve discovered life with a sprained foot isn’t easy. I have a list of chores a mile long and I can’t do most of them. But, thanks to Mr. Comfortable and Pete life with a sprained foot isn’t all bad!

Life with a sprained foot

Life with a sprained foot

Blogs You Should Check Out 5

This list has some of my old favorites and some new blogs I’ve recently discovered. I think you’ll enjoy reading them. You’ll see glorious photos of food and scenery; get your funny bone tickled, and your emotions touched. On to Blogs You Should Check Out 5!

Blogs You Should Check Out 5

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Blogs You Should Check Out 2

There are some absolutely lovely blogs out there and I want to continue to share some of the blogs I can’t stop visiting. This is the second in what I know will be a continuing series of posts. And please don’t forget to visit the blogs from the first in the series. Now on to blogs you should check out 2!

You really need to check out these blogs!

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Flavor Inspired Container Herb Gardens

 

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I originally posted this about 5 months ago but my son and I dug up some of my herbs from the garden yesterday. I’ll keep them in pots over the winter so I’ll have fresh herbs all winter. In the spring they’ll go back to the garden. I thought you might want to make flavor inspired container herb gardens, too.

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Cooking When You Have Chronic Pain

I have always loved to cook and bake. My spinal cord injury, along with a couple of conditions that developed as a result of being wheelchair bound for years, has meant I’ve had to make major changes to the way I do both. Cooking when you have chronic pain means you have to adapt.

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Reibekuchen – German Potato Pancakes

The word Reibekuchen literally translates into grated cake. Like most ethnic food everyone has their own version of “authentic” so you can definitely adjust the ingredients a bit to suit your taste. But don’t stray too far from the recipe or you won’t have a real Reibekuchen!

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Make Your Own – More Dairy Ingredients

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Normally we have the dairy products we need for cooking or baking but every once in a while we discover we’ve run out of some critical ingredient. In an earlier post I explained how you can make some dairy products. This post gives instructions on how to make even more dairy ingredients.

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