A long, long time ago, back in 1990, I was a young woman about to graduate high school.  It was a very different time back then- before the internet, cell phones, social media, 24 hour news, etc. Though, we did have acid washed jeans and the start of grunge music. But, much like now, I…

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My grandmother was many things- tiny, fierce, independent, stubborn, mouthy, and fiery.  In many ways, I am her clone. One thing she was not, however, was a good cook.  Growing up, most of the food we ate started out from a can or the freezer, the veggies were always overly cooked, and the meat always…

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Original recipe can be found here- http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/claire-robinson/butternut-squash-soup-recipe-1922514 Ingredients- 1 butternut squash (2 to 3 pounds) 1 teaspoon olive oil (plus a tiny bit for roasting) 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cups low sodium broth (use vegetable to make it vegan, though chicken broth works if that is not a priority, or if that is what…

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First, I want to apologize for missing a month. I felt like I was losing my mind there a bit, so I took a break from pretty much everything. But, I’m back, so let’s get back to crocheting! You can find crochet patterns virtually anywhere. There are books in craft stores, people sell their original…

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There’s a part in the movie Dogma, where Ben and Matt are talking to one another about the fact that supposedly Ben’s character (Loki) loves going to the airport to watch people reunite, when in all actuality, he goes to see how awkward the reconnections are after dalliances and situations take place before the person…

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Oh my stars, it’s been a long week. I realise it’s Tuesday, but I’m talking from last Tuesday till now, it’s been… eventful. So I’m gonna break down the days as best possible, but I will say this actual week so far has finally been a bit slower paced and that’s good. Tuesday Jun 27…

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Hello! I thought I’d start a “How to Crochet” series for anyone interested.  Before we get into how to actually make stitches, there are some important things to discuss. Crocheting is a form of needlework or fiber art that uses various types of yarns and strings with hooks of different sizes to create a wide…

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