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November 24, 2012

Scratch Challenge: Cake Soup

I really regret the fact that I don’t have pictures – I totally forgot to take them. I’m a notoriously bad baker but I think I’ve overcome that this month during the scratch challenge.  My problem, most likely, is my refusal inability to follow directions. (Instant Daisy reaction:  Hey, don’t tell me what to do!!!) […]

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November 24, 2012

Opting Out of the Holiday Madness

Observing the Black Friday shopping riots in the US has compelled me to simply “opt out” and embrace simplicity this year.  So the new “challenge” for the next few weeks will be making our gifts.  We are not participating.  We will not attend any “doorbuster” sales, any “Midnight Madness” events, or anything else with an […]

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November 21, 2012

Have Yourself a Local Little Christmas

This year, take a stand against the powers that be by refusing to participate in their holiday game.  The presidential election seems to have been rigged but we can still vote with our wallets. Before you go and load up your cart at Wal-mart, Best Buy and the other big box stores, pause and consider […]

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