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Sugar Free Brownies from Cake Mix & Spiced Pears

Success!   Tried making David some brownies from the sugar free, chocolate Pillsbury cake mix.  (And, in case you’re wondering, yes I know they make a sugar free brownie mix – but the stores in my area don’t stock it.)   Started by checking the directions on a traditional box of brownies to see what the differences […]

Guacamole & Bubbles

Been a very quiet week. Seems I hurt my back moving some of the rocks, etc.  in the yard trying to clean up, so been taking it pretty easy this week. ‘Taking it easy’ translates to looking at more stuff on the Internet.  Some of which was entertaining, some was useful . . . sort […]

Just Stuff

I can just feel summer sneaking up on us up here in the country as the temperatures creep above 80 degrees. But winter, or at least those chilly nights are hanging on and we’re looking for another cool one tonight.  I’ll enjoy those while I can.  We’ll be running the A/C 24/7 before long.   […]