Oct 27, 2012

Halloween Fortune Cookies

Who says fortune cookies have to be limited to just takeout? If you’ve never made them, they’re easier than you might think, and the kids really go for them. With this recipe and some fun sprinkles, fortune cookies can be an entertaining treat for a Halloween party, or any time you feel like it!

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Oct 23, 2012

Fruit Fly Trap

Well, there’s no doubt about it. Fruit fly season is upon us. No open bowl of fruit or glass of red wine is safe from those pesky little critters, who seem to multiply within the hour and can make a real nuisance of themselves. But this year, I’m armed and ready. Here’s how I combat the problem, and how you can to!

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Oct 18, 2012
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Oct 7, 2012

Dangerous New Growth

It’s been years since I’ve grown any African Violets, but my grandmother, who always had scads of them while we were growing up, recently got interested in them again.  So when she surprised me with a shipment of 12 fresh leaves from Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses, I was delighted.

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Oct 2, 2012