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Cooking Light with Evernote…

A number of you already know that I am on a slow and deliberate path toward simplifying my life (you may even have joined me in the quest for less!).   Some of you may also know that I’m a big fan of Evernote (a cloud-based filing system that I’ve reviewed in my top ten apps for … Continue reading

Easy Christmas Treats

Every year one of the advent activities that my boys and I do together is make peppermint bark and toffee.  We use it as gifts, but we also just like to eat it.  Yum.  So, in the spirit of Christmas giving (and because I had to find the recipes anyway), I’m sharing these super simple … Continue reading

All Hot and Buttered… Rum

All Hot and Buttered… Rum

Today I made my very first batch of hot buttered rum mix, using a recipe from my friend, Gail.  Last year she gave me a batch of hers, along with a copy of the recipe… wonderful gift!  And, it’s sooooo easy to make.  First, in case you haven’t read previous DIY/domestic diva posts of mine, … Continue reading

I think I can… can

So, my girlfriends and I are going to try canning next week. Most of us have never really done it before (or, in my case, ever at all), but we’re an optimistic crowd, so I’m sure we’ll be fine…partly because we are avoiding those pesky little botulism buggies by not even trying tomatoes. One of … Continue reading