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Zoo Day

Zoo Day

We went to the zoo this a.m. and spent a couple of hours. After I took the photo of the paper wasp I figured that was the best shot I’d get and I should just go home. It’s definitely my favorite. Continue Reading

Walk on the Beach

Walk on the Beach

This morning we decided to drive to the beach for breakfast and then take a walk on the beach. At breakfast, I discovered this spicy ketchup. Man, it would be so good with fries. I cannot be trusted with it. I will never ever buy this stuff. The beach weather was great and had to… Continue Reading

Kevin’s InstantPot Pot Roast/Stroganoff/Stew-Thing-Dinner

You can go a couple different directions with this recipe, depending on how long you simmer it for at the end. The longer the simmer, the saucier and less soupy it will be. It’s a matter of preference though. It’s pretty wonderful either way. Ingredients: A good-sized London broil (or any inexpensive cut of meat, really)… Continue Reading

Water Lily Necklace

Water Lily Necklace

Materials: Polymer clay Mica powders Glass beads Metal beads I’m somewhat disappointed in the finished piece. But, they say you aren’t growing unless you are uncomfortable, so I must have grown quite a bit. I have been learning from other artists and made this necklace inspired by Christie Friesen. Christi is many things I am… Continue Reading