Monthly Archives: February 2013

Birdfeeder bonanza

The Kiddo decided he’d rather make the bird feed cakes than the homemade playdough, so that’s what we went with. Since I wasn’t sure which he’d pick, I hadn’t bought the supplies yet, so we made a quick run to … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites: Kid Krafts to Fight Winter Doldrums

Friday Favorites is a new weekly feature on MyOvergrownZenGarden, with my favorite finds from across the web. The balance we’ve looking for with the Kiddo the past few months is between tech time (read: playing Minecraft or watching YouTube tutorials … Continue reading

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It’s not all about food

There are hundreds, thousands, maybe millions of food blogs out there. This isn’t necessarily one of them. Although it might seem that way. Right now. Nearly all of my posts so far have been food/cooking related. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Organizing the chaos

At one time, I had an organized recipe collection. It was a pretty basic system–handwritten recipes on  note cards in a small plastic card file box. But both the number of recipes in my collection and the sources from which … Continue reading

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I admit it. I was scared. Scared to try my hand at crepes. Though I consider myself a pretty avid cook, there are few simple dishes I sometimes have issues with. My scrambled eggs usually end up sticking to the … Continue reading

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Produce Pre-Prep

Yeah, I know. I’m a little alliteration happy. But on to my post… I know I need to include lots of fresh veggies in my diet, but there are some challenges to reaching that goal. One, I try to do … Continue reading

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Simply Stuffed Peppers

My mom used to make stuffed peppers from time to time when we were growing up. Back then, I loved eating the stuffing part, but wasn’t too keen on the peppers themselves. Oddly, although it was a dish she made … Continue reading

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