What kind of Mother am I?

When we went on our family get away to Living History Farm, I realized a terrible thing.  My fourteen year old daughter didn’t know how to blow a bubble with gum! How could I have not noticed this…(It was probably because I was noticing all the laundry, dishes and food that needed to be cooked)…still …

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Good news…I found my recipe!

My kids are big fans of scotcharoos.  I never had a recipe that I liked until about a year ago.  The recipe came from the Iowa Farmer Today newspaper.  I made scotcharoos a few times and they were gone almost as fast I made them.  Then…I lost the recipe.  If you saw my method of recipe keeping, …

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Living History Farm…and a visit with Kayla

Yesterday we spent the day at Living HistoryFarm in Urbandale, Iowa.  Our daughter Kayla has a summer internship there working as an interpreter.  This is Kayla at the entrance of the exhibit.  Normally when she is working, she is dressed in period clothing, doing period appropriate activities.  This day, she is just visiting with us. …

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