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Things we generally do inside.

Written in Mosaic

Mosaic rhymes with Aramaic, so that lends credence to my belief that it is a language.  Well, anyway, my husband speaks Mosaic.  He wrote “I love Laura” all over our kitchen wall in tile pieces shaped into things like sunflowers, dragonflies, bees, and birdhouses.  You might need a translator to understand it, but after nearly […]

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Crunchy Beans

Anyone who has ever entertained ideas of frugality, food storage, a back-to-basics diet, or farmstead cooking has tried cooking dry beans.  I have a good supply of beans in my downstairs pantry, maybe a few too many, maybe a few years old, and they appear to get drier all the time. Earlier this week I […]

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