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Happy 64th Anniversary, “Yellow Bowl”

During a raging record breaking snow storm on Jan 5, 1949, my sister was born. The following day was my parents’ fourth wedding anniversary. With limited ability to shop, Dad took his gift to Mom in the hospital. It was … Continue reading

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Six Generations of Home Canning

Our six generations of canning began in the early 1900’s with my great grandmother LeFevre. (Seen in the photo above with my mother and me in 1947.) The mother of twelve children, Grandma was also busy with growing a garden … Continue reading

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Blackberries: Gift or Curse?

Recently, my husband and I with two grandchildren stood proudly gazing at our 300 foot hedge of wild Himalayan Blackberries. We adoringly spoke of how much bigger, juicier and prolific the berries were this year. My husband stated, “These berries … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Lavender Festival

Last week grandma and I went to the lavender festival in Sequim, Washington. We both share a love of that beautiful, wonderful smelling herb and planned the trip weeks in advance. As luck would have it, we have a private … Continue reading

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