Monthly Archives: June 2010

What happened to St Francis’s head?

  And why is the statue still there? Just traveling around, if you pay attention there’s some funny stuff out there. How about this pine cone cross? We went to the local monastery for a picnic lunch and enjoyed some shopping … Continue reading

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Summer’s Bounty & Pesto Veggie Tart

Ah, summertime, lots of fresh vegetables from the garden. Today we had an awesome time making homemade pickles- 22 jars of them! We are cool as a cucumber- hahaha.  I finally learned how to use the macro function on my … Continue reading

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Going on Staycation …

So we’re heading back to Georgia and New York soon on our annual trip North for summer- very exciting! I think if you go the same places every year and stay with relatives it counts as a staycation. Looking for fun things to do close … Continue reading

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It doesn’t take much to entertain us!

Cooking dinner the other night, Carlitos is in the living room watching tv, and I keep hearing this noise- WAP. WAP. 30 seconds later- WAP. What the ????  It’s Carlitos with a squishy whale he “borrowed” from his cousins. I … Continue reading

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Art quilts-and what’s with all the freaking butterflies?

Not outside, in my house! I’m a creative sort, and I recently have come across something I hadn’t heard of before, called art quilting. I’ve considered quilting before, I go into the fabric store and float around wondering what in … Continue reading

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Pizza Night! (How to make NY Pizza at home, wherever you live! And save $$$!)

What?! Alright, supposedly there is something to do with the water, but really, when you live in Florida or many other places, it really is not as easy to get the best pizza when you grew up in NY. People in … Continue reading

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Quick, get to the beach before the oil spill gets here!

So I’ve been taking Carlitos to the beach at night for dinner- I make sandwiches, and we’ve been heading down there at around 6pm. The water is beautiful- about 87 degrees according to the NODC (National Oceanic something something) website. The highest temp they show … Continue reading

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