Monthly Archives: February 2011


When my first son was born, my parents sent us this beautiful little potted Hibiscus plant for him. It was very small at the time, with beautiful, large, yellow and red blooms. One thing I should probably make clear at … Continue reading

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Kefir Pancakes

They’re growing!  The Kefir grains are growing!  Pretty soon, I’ll have to buy a couple of good glass pitchers for the Kefir and some bigger jars for the grains.  My husband is afraid they’ll take over the world at this … Continue reading

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I love Kefir!

As mentioned in the previous post, I got a jar from my sister on Sunday which contained Kefir grains.  Kefir grains are what real Kefir (pronounced keh-FEER) are made from.  You can buy Kefir at natural food stores, and while … Continue reading

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A little while back, my brother gave me a sourdough starter.  I was pretty excited about it… until I killed it.  Well, I thought I killed it.  Having read somewhere that they’re nearly impossible to kill, I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins…

I’ve been putting off my first post for a while now.  I’m a bit of a procrastinator like that.  I’ve also been procrastinating when it comes to being prepared. Which brings me to the reason I’ve started this blog.  I’m … Continue reading

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