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Where I'm from I am from baseball mitts, Crayola and coonskin caps. I am from many steps in the house on Nanford and thirty four in our current home, from the scent of cinnamon tea and the smell of Windex,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
We have an art teacher who comes over one afternoon a week. He is a nice, young man who always has something interesting to teach the children. This week he brought supplies to make Ukrainian Easter eggs. The children had... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
Sleep my child and peace attend thee, All through the night Guardian angels God will send thee, All through the night Soft the drowsy hours are creeping Hill and vale in slumber sleeping, I, my loving vigil keeping All through... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
Christopher made his confirmation last weekend. He chose St. John Bosco as his patron saint. So without further ado, I introduce to you Christopher William John. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
Two of my bee colonies died over the winter. One starved because it didn't have enough stored honey despite my not harvesting any last year. The other hive froze because the queen died. Normally, the workers cluster around the queen... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
I've been making these rolls for years. We make them a couple of times a week to eat with our supper. They truly are ready in thirty minutes from start to finish because of the large amount of yeast. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
...also entitled, "In Which We Wear Flannel PJs All Day" Our town and the outlying areas have had a lot of snow this year. Coupled with sub zero temperatures, local public and private schools have been closed quite a few... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
We've been able to do some pretty fun things lately. My dear friend Nicole invited us to join her husband's extended family to make Slovenian sausage. Every year before Christmas, they gather early in the morning, drink Bloody Marys and,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
When I was a student in college, I had a married friend named Marla. She used to have several college aged girls over at a time on the weekends to hang out. She loved to bake and cook for all... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
Thank you for the prayers, dear Ruth!
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Thanks so much, Jacinda! ❤️
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Thank you, Jennifer.
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Your father sounds like such a wonderful man! The stories you tell make me smile as he was seemingly full of Hungarian tenacity which I recognize from my own father! I will pray for him and all the faithfully departed. Your winter looks to be unfolding beautifully with a lovely mix of both indoor and outdoor fun. Enjoy!
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Thanks J.C.! It's baking soda. Also, I just add a teaspoon of vinegar to the milk to make it sour since I rarely have buttermilk on hand. :)
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Last week, I hit some rough spots. Despite my efforts to shield my children from my sadness, they picked up on it with their ever sensitive radar. While I was out running errands on afternoon, they took it upon themselves... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at a gypsy caravan
Did not go shopping today. Just to Auburn Furniture to get lamp shades. Bought a tree. Stopped at Sis'. Bought Lawr some working shoes at Denison. Came home at 2. Very tired. Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Anne had an ornament exchange recently with some of her friends. We followed the directions here. She used winter white wool felt with silver and gold embroidery thread. I think it turned out beautifully! Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at a gypsy caravan
Stayed up this morning. Took care of chickens. Took down and dyed my porch drapes. Still snowing. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Went to Sis' and went to town at 9. Got there at 9:30. Walked around Harvey's at 10. I started shopping done pretty good. Once more on Sat I think will finish me. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Auds and I got up at 9. We cleaned and went in garage. Washed some dirty dishes. Snowing. Lawr came home about 6:30. Always late now. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Gone to town to shop this morning at 10. Started shopping. Done quite a bit but am tired. Audrey here with me until Thursday when I go into town again to shop. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Stayed up this morning. Started cleaning windows and started putting up wreaths. Finished writing cards. Going to bed right after Godlbergs. Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries
Got up at 9 this morning still at Margie's. We went to 11 o'clock Mass. Bus had to work. We had dinner at 2. Lawr did not come until 6:15. A stinker. We left Bus' at 8. Sort of tired. Wrote out cards until 12. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Annabelle's Diaries