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    Crayon Art

    Happy March everyone! Today, I am writing to you from sunny Arizona. I’m enjoying the warmth (and the rain) so much that I’ve decided to share it with you by giving you a bright craft to help you brighten your home and keep you warm while creating it. You might have sent the cool melted crayon art that was super popular a few years ago – well now I have a new take on it for you to try. All you are going to need…

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    Homemade Lotion Bars

    The weather outside is still frightful… and I am sick of it. All of this winter weather has been taking a toll on my sensitive skin – it is dry and scaly and I think I might actually be causing the static in my clothes. It is bad folks. I have a feeling that I am not alone so I thought that this week I would share a homemade lotion recipe with you. It will brighten and soften your skin and maybe help you cope…

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    6 More Weeks of Winter!

    Well if you haven’t heard by now, Mr. Punxsutawney Phil saw his dang shadow on Monday; which means we will be getting another 6 weeks of winter! I didn’t need a stinkin’ groundhog to tell me that though because we had nice thick fog for several days right in the middle of December so according to ‘ye ole farmer law’ we should prepare for one heck of a blizzard the second week of March. (Don’t blame me, blame the fog.) Anyways though, you should probably…

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    Planning My Garden

    It has been gloomy, miserable, and down right frigid outside lately so to brighten my days I have been focusing on planning this years garden. I think the worst part of winter is when you run out of your frozen and canned garden goods. You guys, I am seriously getting so excited for spring. I’ve been reading books, drawing layouts, and looking for new recipes for canning all my fresh veggies and for using them straight out of the garden. Last year my garden was…

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    Snacks and Commercials

    I’m sure you already know that there is a really big football game happening this weekend. It is kind of a big deal if you are a red blooded American who likes to eat good food and watch great commercials. That’s really why we all make it such a big deal though, right? It is like the Thanksgiving of snack foods. Unless your favorite team is playing, you are probably spending most of your time in the kitchen around the slow cookers full of delicious…