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Put the Kettle on....

 
Oct. 13, 2013 5:22 am 
Updated: Oct. 15, 2013 6:25 pm
I had been anticipating this past weekend for a few weeks. Jon and I both had Friday off and we had plans to head to Michigan. Last Wednesday those plans were cancelled, or should I say post-poned, so we were left with the decision of whether or not to just go to work or find something else… MORE
 
 
Oct. 6, 2013 4:45 am 
Updated: Oct. 19, 2013 5:40 am
Friday was an exciting day for me.  After work we were heading out to pick up my new tool for my kitchen!  Many of you may have known how my old range died on me about a month ago or so, but if you didn't hear the story I'll repeat it for you.  I was hungry for some of my Grandma's baked… MORE
my new stove
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One of the lovely servers.
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Nov. 25, 2012 7:18 am 
Updated: Dec. 6, 2012 5:47 am
Back in the day when my kids were very small, a man at work brought the cutest elf in to show everyone. His wife was very crafty and was making these elves for Christmas.  I had to have one - I knew my kids would love it!  So I placed my order and couldn't wait the 2 weeks he said it would… MORE
Ernest the Magical Elf
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Dec. 20, 2011 10:42 am 
Updated: Dec. 28, 2011 5:00 am
In August of 2007 we dropped our son, Steve, off at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea.  He was going there to play baseball.  And also to get a college education.  In that order, in his mind.  He was 18 and excited to be taking this first giant leap into adulthood!   Things were pretty quiet… MORE
 
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Steve with his proud Grandparents
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The whole proud gang!
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Dec. 31, 2010 6:35 am 
Updated: Jan. 8, 2011 5:02 am
About three years ago we started a tradition of coming to our little paradise - Chincoteague Island - for the week after Christmas.  We rent an old Island house that was once owned by Miles Hancock, a local legend in the duck hunting, duck decoy carving circles.  My son and husband go duck… MORE
Chincoteague Road, After the VDOT Plow Came Thru
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Chincoteague Wild Ponies
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Chincoteague Wild Ponies on the Refuge
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The Town of Chincoteague Digging Out
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Mother Ann

Home Town
Streetsboro, Ohio, USA
Living In
Ravenna, Ohio, USA

Member Since
Oct. 2009

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert

Hobbies
Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I've been married for 32 years, and live in Ohio. We have a daughter who is married and lives nearby. Our son graduated from college and moved to South Dakota. He has his own place but still goes to visit my sister and brother-in-law and have dinner with them occasionally. We have a black lab that gets to go duck hunting with dad, 2 cats, 2 cockatiels. We own a Mexican restaurant and are learning alot about the food industry. I love to eat, go camping, read, spend time with family and friends, watch movies, and drink wine; not necessarily in that order.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake - anything chocolate is fine with me. Seafood, chicken dishes and slow-cooker fare.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My husband and I enjoy cooking together with wine. We pop open a bottle of wine and get cooking. :-)
My cooking triumphs
Whenever I can put together a meal that gets many compliments and leaves the diners satisfied is a triumph in my book! I love to cook meals for family and friends.
My cooking tragedies
When I was first married we had my grandparent's-in-law over for a pot roast dinner. The meat came out great, but the potatoes and carrots were still half raw. My husband's grandfather went to cut his fork into a carrot and it flew off his plate. He looked at me, winked, and said he loved his carrots that way!
 
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