Category Archives: Food & Home

What a Difference a Door Makes

If you have ever purchased a home, either brand new construction or previously owned, then you know about homeowner projects.  Even the most well maintained and beautiful homes will require new owners to do work on them to make them … Continue reading

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Before and After at the Quirky Old House

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. I’ve been having trouble concentrating on writing and reading since my brother-in-law passed away in July. Writing, like most activities, should be done frequently in order to continue to do it well.  So, I’m … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Cornmeal Lime Cookies (Gluten Free)

It has been 153 days since I’ve posted a What’s Cookin’ recipe on my blog.  And, while I do not consider my blog to be a food blog, the recipes that I post continue to drive the bulk of the visits … Continue reading

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Quirky Old Home Projects

The end of May we bought a new “old” home in the historic district of a small city. As you might expect, there are a number of projects to be completed to make this home our own.  Some of the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

When I was in high school, I had a steady boyfriend.  We called it “going steady” back then. We went to the same school, and we used to pass notes back and forth to one another in between classes. We … Continue reading

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Quirky Old Home Project #1

When we bought our new “older” home, we knew that there would be some quirky issues. While it was nicely renovated, the laundry list of items highlighted by the home inspector was long.  If this was our first rodeo, we … Continue reading

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Snow, More Snow, and a Snow Bunny

A little more than a week ago and a few days after the official start of Spring, we had one of the largest March snowfalls on record in the St. Louis area. The day before, the temperatures reached nearly 60 … Continue reading

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