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Chewy Oat Nut and Fruit Bars

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“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” ~ La Rochefoucauld Like any busy family, I look for quick healthy nutrient dense snacks that we can grab on the go.  Right now, as hard as we work to … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award Nomination

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When I started writing and posting to my blog, I did it as if I were the only audience member.  It allowed me to be ok with putting something personal out there like my words.  It’s now over a year … Continue reading

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Homemade Butter

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“If you’re afraid of butter, as many people are nowadays, just put in cream!” Julia Child “My dear boy, when curds are churned, the finest part rises upward and turns into butter. So too, dear boy, when food is eaten the … Continue reading

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Got Pickles? Spicy Garlic Dill Pickles (Refrigerator or Canned)

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I’ve always had a love for the bite that vinegar provides… green olives, salt & vinegar chips, pepperonchinis, and of course pickles.  As a kid I use to devour the green olives my grandmother would place out with the antipasti plates.  Lunchtime at … Continue reading

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Welcome to Paicines Ranch, Paicines CA

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Welcome to Paicines Ranch (Rancho Cienega de los Paicines), Paicines CA It is mid spring on a late Sunday morning. I am driving down State Route 25.  Also know as Airline Highway, the single lane highway stretches over 75 miles … Continue reading