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Sugar-free Blackberry Cobbler

Memorial Day has always seemed to herald the beginning of summer – and as such David and I went blackberry picking.   Before I go any further, I’ve been told by the locals that they really aren’t blackberries but are dewberries.  Whatever you call them – they’re delicious!  We didn’t have to go far to get […]

For Those Who Serve – Thank You!

I’ve always thought that Memorial Day was kind of like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.  Shouldn’t we be honoring those wonderful people every day?    Since Memorial Day is right around the corner, I want to say ‘Thank You’ to all those valiant men and women – past and present – who have sacrificed and served our great […]

Home Business – Making Money on the Internet

Before David and I ever moved to the country, we gave a lot of  thought as to how we might be able to earn money – away from the big city.  I particularly remember one lady we talked to – we had gotten lost trying to find a County Road and she was nice enough to give […]

Daylilies vs. Moles

The weather today is perfect!  If you close your eyes you can almost imagine you are in either Colorado or California.  So it’s outside for me.  I’ve been wanting to clean out the daylily beds and today is the day. When we moved to the country I wanted to have as close to a maintenance free yard as possible […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

One of David’s favorites is ‘Homemade Chicken Pot Pie’.  I like it because  a large pot pie is  good for about 4 meals for us – either over the period of a week or I sometimes freeze portions  for future meals.  That’s really a help when I need to get something on the table quick! I prefer […]