Monthly Archives: January 2016

Monday Project Report -Moving Along

Today’s report is more for me than anyone else since it is how I am holding myself accountable for getting work done on projects I have committed to completing..  You all are just helping me keep to task (Hah!). So … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Granola!!

As part of our health year and my desire to reduce the amount of refined sugar that goes into my family’s diet, I decided we needed to do better with breakfast.  The boys’ school day starts early and mornings are … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – December 2015

Hawk Studio was very busy in December and produced some really nice pieces.  I just wanted to post some of them because I am very proud of the work Chip does. Briefcases take alot of time and thought as each … Continue reading

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We’re ready!!

I was hoping to be able to post about our new refrigerator today but the delivery date was changed from yesterday to tomorrow so it is not here yet.  But the good news is that we are ready. Besides installing … Continue reading

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Planning Minurism – The Garden

For some people, January is about “white sales” and buying things for the home.  For me, January was always about garden planning and seed catalogs.  Looking for vegetables and flowers that started with the letter which would guide that year’s … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Let’s Add Mittens

One of the things that I truly like about blogging is that I start holding myself accountable for the projects I commit to – and I focus on completion. So last week I told you about Christopher’s sweater and how … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Kielbasa Kale Tortellini Soup

The other night we were running late and the meal I was planning was derailed after I realized that Chip had used the potatoes I needed in the potato leek soup he made the night before.  (Can I just say … Continue reading

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Maxi-Minurism- Things Are Changing In The Kitchen

Last year alot of money went out as alot of our appliances, big (refrigerator) and small (iron) just decided they were not going to make it into 2016.  So we watched the sales, did our research and bought a new … Continue reading

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Mini-Minurism – Kitchen Sink Curtains

So today’s blog is about a “mini” contribution I made to the apartments we are rehabbing.  We are at the point where we need to get a certificate of occupancy (a “CO”) on the downstairs apartment so that a friend … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Completion Project 1 – Christmas Sweater

Completion was added as a second new focus for this year because I have more unfinished projects than I can count.  I tried to make a list of them and had to stop because I felt totally overwhelmed.  So I … Continue reading

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