Monthly Archives: October 2013

cooking a pumpkin (in the microwave!)

I was really excited to discover that small pumpkins can be cooked in the microwave! Simply remove the stem, cut the pumpkin in half and scrape out the strings/seeds. Then weigh one of the halves and microwave for 7 minutes … Continue reading

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Fall festival! Costumes!

We don’t celebrate Halloween, but this year the kids felt a little left out of all the costumes/candy festivities so we decided to take them to our YMCA’s fall festival. The festival had games, a costume contest, a bouncy castle, … Continue reading

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New name, same blog.

Obviously, the name of my blog has changed. I have pretty, new layout, too. And I changed the “about” page. Everything else is the same, though! I felt like it was time for an update after 6+ years. (In case … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bites (Grain-Free!)

These little chocolatey-ball-things are my new favorite treats! They are basically homemade Larabars, but formed into balls. Ryan and I recently completed the 21 Day Sugar Detox¬†and we discovered that we really like eating grain-free and bean/legume-free. I found the … Continue reading

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the neverending sweater

Since this is technically a knitting blog, I thought I would share a glimpse of my current knitting project. It’s a wool cardigan. I’m following the “Pomme de Pin” pattern by Amy Christofferson. It has turned out to be way … Continue reading

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Interview with a four-and-a-half-year-old.

What Edda Thinks: Cut and paste these questions and ask your kids their answers…. 1. What is something mom always says to you? I love you. 2. What makes mom happy? Dancing and singing 3. What makes mom sad? Hitting … Continue reading

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