Tag Archives: Mothers

GET A ROUND TUIT 

   I’ve been going through many old scrapbooks lately, as part of my healing process. I found a photo of my mother from the 1940’s, I think. She had lots of projects going, all at one time, and would say, … Continue reading

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CLEANING UP THE KITCHEN

I got the notice from my doctor that my insulin resistance has moved to prediabetes. It’s not a crisis, but it means I get to make some lifestyle changes. My upper carb limit was 180g per day, but I was … Continue reading

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The Generous Cook

This is my Nannie’s favorite photo of my Mom. She was less than 8 years old. Even she didn’t remember how old she was when she was dragged in from her active life to sit still long enough to have … Continue reading

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: Basil Bean Leftover Soup

I was raised by a Mama that went through the Great Depression–you know it was a real event if both words get capitalized. They say that folks that endure a hardship like this are permanently changed, that their “normal” isn’t … Continue reading

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