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    It was THIRTY degrees cooler today here than it...

    It was THIRTY degrees cooler today here than it was 2 days ago. *sigh*
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    Oh my, you haven't been around here in years! ...

    Oh my, you haven't been around here in years! Welcome back! Stay a while, it's been slowing down too much. :)


    We are about an hour from WVU (we do have a cottage on the lake down there,...
  3. I just stocked up on a dozen cartons of both the...

    I just stocked up on a dozen cartons of both the low sodium chicken and veggie broths last week, hope I didn't start a nationwide shortage!

    I prefer the TJ's broth, but like charley I buy the...
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    I noticed the same thing the last time I used the...

    I noticed the same thing the last time I used the website (a week or so ago?). I wonder why they would've gotten rid of it. :(
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    I will do that, thanks! Well, well, well, this...

    I will do that, thanks!

    Well, well, well, this went better than either DH or I could have expected. :)

    I thought that the tick was on his right side and didn't find it earlier so I went out...
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    I looked for the tick on KC's neck to plan my...

    I looked for the tick on KC's neck to plan my "removal strategy" and it is no longer there. Do these things fall off? Or maybe he scratched it off...

    He raised his paw at me, so I looked him in...
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    I'm also considering adding a little brown sugar...

    I'm also considering adding a little brown sugar and some apple cider vinegar next time. The recipe is such a good idea, it just needs to be tweaked for our taste. :) Which is kinda fun.
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    I adore turkey stuffed with cornbread, Italian...

    I adore turkey stuffed with cornbread, Italian sausage, onions, toasted chestnuts, and dried cranberries... hey, Thanksgiving is in a month! :D
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    Wish you were here, then... :p I'm dreading it...

    Wish you were here, then... :p I'm dreading it a bit. My nasturtiums are still gorgeous!

    I do want KC to come in here willingly. We are going to be traveling a lot over the next several...
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    Okey dokey, just took Pet Armor off of DH's "to...

    Okey dokey, just took Pet Armor off of DH's "to do" list... ;) Frontline, it shall be.

    DH leaves Monday and we can't make the vet appointment in time. He has a short window of opportunity for...
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    And how exactly does one go about accumulating a...

    And how exactly does one go about accumulating a boat-load of rosemary oil?!?! :p

    I killed my last rosemary plant not long ago, and my dried is pretty old. I really should pitch it and buy more....
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    Update!!!

    We're taking it slow with the kitty, and we seem to be making progress except that the auto feeder wasn't working consistently and we weren't going away for 5 days without a reliable source of food...
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    My sister says that the reason you put it on your...

    My sister says that the reason you put it on your feet is because some of your largest pores are on the bottoms of your feet. That's also why we soak our feet in Epsom salts and hot water....the...
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    I've seen this thread, but never really knew the...

    I've seen this thread, but never really knew the "rules". :p

    Okay, I hope that I'm doing it correctly. Or do we need to wait for a certain day to start? ?

    Anyway, here is my contribution:
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  15. Thank you! I went to their locator and found...

    Thank you! I went to their locator and found that Woodchuck (in a dizzying array of flavors) is available at our "regular" beer distributor. :)
  16. Thanks, I'll look around. :)

    Thanks, I'll look around. :)
  17. I seriously want to make this one. :) Okay,...

    I seriously want to make this one. :)

    Okay, how does everyone else buy their hard cider? I went to our state-controlled liquor store today and found out that they carry only one brand of hard...
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    By "grocery bag", you mean paper? Not plastic? ...

    By "grocery bag", you mean paper? Not plastic?

    My Dad often picks chestnuts on his friend's property and has commented often on how "wormy" they are. I'm going to wow him with this information. ...
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    We usually roast them, in the fireplace or in the...

    We usually roast them, in the fireplace or in the oven. But even with the soaking, it's pretty nasty getting the shells and membranes off. I'm all for peeling chestnuts your way, then roasting just...
  20. I'd keep it simple with a nice card. :) ...

    I'd keep it simple with a nice card. :) Believe me, your doc will love it.
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    Great method! We get those large Italian...

    Great method! We get those large Italian chestnuts at Christmas and it's really hit or miss when trying to peel them. My Dad soaks them in water, cuts an "X" on the flat side, soaks again, then...
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    I saw this recipe on the boards 9 years ago and...

    I saw this recipe on the boards 9 years ago and have made it many times...
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    I made this for dinner tonight and it was good,...

    I made this for dinner tonight and it was good, but not quite as flavorful as I had thought it would be. I did add 2T of chopped fresh sage, and smoked paprika, which I think helped. A good, basic...
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    I can't believe that rubbing Vicks onto the soles...

    I can't believe that rubbing Vicks onto the soles of your feet would stop a cough, but am willing to try anything when DH is hacking the night away! Thanks. :)
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    "Temptations Ocean Middles"-- KC can't resist! ...

    "Temptations Ocean Middles"-- KC can't resist!

    DH lured him in the kitchen for a while yesterday and, when I went out to see what was happening, KC was stretched out on the rug in front of the...
  26. IT WORKED!!!! :D Between your mojo and a couple...

    IT WORKED!!!! :D Between your mojo and a couple of others, we have an offer and I cannot imagine that this won't happen. Perfect buyers, first time, I still am reeling from our luck!

    On the...
  27. Beth, DH just got off the phone and they are...

    Beth, DH just got off the phone and they are going to split the difference with us. Now he feels better, and I continue to be so pleased that they will be taking over this house for us. They want to...
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    I wanted to make chicken with cider and apples...

    I wanted to make chicken with cider and apples tonight but didn't have a recipe-- now I do! Thanks! I think that I'll use it to fill the cavity of baked butternut squash halves...
  29. Oh my, the offer was presented tonight! The...

    Oh my, the offer was presented tonight!

    The kids were so sweet. :) They loved exploring the house (and eating cookies and drinking apple cider) while we talked to their parents.

    The offer...
  30. The potential buyers are bringing their kids over...

    The potential buyers are bringing their kids over (ages 4, 6, 9) to see the house. Everything is all clean and sparkly, and I made chocolate chip cookies so the place smells great. They are to...
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