Monthly Archives: July 2019

What’s Cooking July 31, 2019

From Fine Cooking, a Crème Brulee Cheesecake that looks pretty perfect. Crème Brûlée Cheesecake     Butterscotch Rum Cake from the Southern Lady Cooks! What a nice addition for our next game day here.  It uses cake mix, butterscotch pudding,  … Continue reading

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Traveling Tuesday: Scamping Chicago and The Road Home

Lesson Learned, don’t try to camp anywhere near a major city.  The KOA we chose was about 50 miles out from Chicago.  It took about an hour or so to drive in. The Campground itself was really pretty, and a … Continue reading

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Crafts: Getting Started In Crochet

Of all the many crafts I try out, crochet remains the most relaxing and beautiful, working with all those lovely yarns. When you’re just starting out, buying the yarn brands that are widely available is the way to go.  You … Continue reading

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Sunday Puzzles: DOA’s Cryptogram for July 28, 2019

Hello, Cryptogram fans!  Here’s a nice challenge for you.  Enjoy! CHWKHM WKJ XKPTBC BS WKJ XKHI H CPWAKJT WKJHF FHAK PWWHFJ; NVOJ, RVBXXG RFJJM PMT YJVYJW NVPAD, WKJG ABHVJT PMT XCPL; PMT JYJFG WFPAD CPX P SVPXK BS RBVTJM SHFJ

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DOAs When Cats Rule Wordsearch Answer for July 21st Puzzle

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DOA On Movies and TV

  So much information came out from ComicCon this week, it’s more than I could take note of. The new Dune movie is called Secrets of Dune.  There is also an upcoming series on WarnerMedia called Dune the Sisterhood.  All … Continue reading

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DOA In the Garden July 25, 2019

The garden itself is near DOA, thanks to the occupation of an adorable but voracious rabbit.  He’s tiny.   He’s deadly. Figure A garden Note nice healthy peas, with flowers, back where you see the bamboo.  They are gone. Eight … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday July 24, 2019

From King Arthur Flour, “The Return of Hand Pies”.   I just love that title.  Old good foods returning, I like it.   They show how to make the dough, and have incorporated reader suggestions for making them since they … Continue reading

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Traveling Tuesday: Scamping Milwaukee

Our home away from home while visiting Milwaukee was Cliffside County Park about 17 miles outside of Milwaukee.  We learned from this site and the next one outside of Chicago that if you’re visiting a large city, your campground will … Continue reading

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Crafts: Five Crafting Podcasts

What better sort of background might there be while working on your creations than listening to podcasts filled with creative sorts? Dear Handmade Life Featuring Delilah Shell and Nicole Stevenson, the podcast covers a wide variety of crafts and creators, … Continue reading

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