Carrot Cake Jam

So I decided to make a big batch of carrot cake jam.  It’s actually difficult to make a small batch.  Plus, some people feel like canning is a big ole pain in the butt, so making a big batch and putting several jars up to keep is definitely the way to go. I love carrot […]

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Hunting Season

We have officially entered hunting season.  My crazy life goes from football season straight into hunting season.  The only good thing is that I don’t hunt, so it doesn’t directly involve me.  Although, I don’t play football either and that seems to involve me quite heavily, so I’m not sure how the logic works.  Anyway, […]

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Hanging Christmas Stockings the Easy Way

Our mantle is made of stone.  This makes stocking hanging nearly impossible.  When I had a wooden mantle, I put cup hooks in the underside and hung the stocks from those. I used plastic command hooks also and that worked well, but didn’t look so hot. So I went in the garage (otherwise known as […]

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Cancun for couples

I love my kids.  I do.  But some times, you need a few days away at an all inclusive resort on the Maya Riviera with the husband.  I don’t know about you, but when I go on a trip without my kids, I don’t really want to hear other people’s kids running around screaming around […]

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