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Apple Crisp or Apple Pie,  Childhood Favorites      Let's have coffee while we peel Macintosh apples from a friend's tree. 5 cups tart Pennsylvania or New York apples, peeled & sliced Topping1 cup brown sugar3/4 cup flour3/4 cup oatmeal1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 cup oleoMix until c...
Cranberry Salad   This is a holiday favorite made with fresh or frozen cranberries.  Winter holidays aren't complete without Mother's Cranberry Salad.                                       1 box cherry jello 1 cup hot water3/4 cup sugar1 tablespoon lemon juice1 cup pineapple juice1 cup crushed pi...
Mother's Recipe Box: Golden Corncake    3/4 cup corn meal  (My mother often buys hers fresh-ground from the Amish) 1 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 1 egg, well beaten 2 tablespoon oil   Mix  all ingredients.  Pour into greased iron skillet.  Sprin...
Learn the Skills of Success!  Toastmasters Interested in improving your public speaking and leadership skills?  Communication is essential for success in so many professions in today’s competitive workplace. Toastmasters meetings provide a positive atmosphere in which you can develop speaking and...
Let me tempt your taste buds.   M-m-m-m Having promised my mother that I would bring an elderberry pie for dessert on the day of my visit, I got up early to make it.  All good pie bakers know that a pie is never as good as the day it is baked, right?  Elderberries grow wild usually along the road...
Visiting my aging mother has become a monthly routine.  Fortunately she only lives an hour and half away.  What at first was part obligation & necessity is now an opportunity to revist my growing up years as well as renew our mother/daughter bond.  I loved the front porch and spent many days & ev...
Mother's Recipe Box:  Grandmas's Baked Beans   1-2 cups dry beans from last year's pole bean crop from her garden  or 1 lb can baked beans 1 lb can butter beans 1 lb kidney beans 1/2 medium onion  (from her garden of course) 1/2 lb bacon cut in small pieces  (she prefers slab bacon) 1/2 cup brown...
Looking for a Real Estate Company?   So many companies.  Which one is best for me?    Let's talk.  Perhaps I can help you avoid a common mistake many prospective agents make.  They are blind-sided by the recruiting propaganda and then feel pressured to make a decision.  They skip the analysis, ca...
Family Gathering at Cross Creek Resort   Following a long family tradition our family gathered at Cross Creek Resort & Golf. last night to greet my brother, Bob & his wife Katherine, who arrived from Texas via Amtrack. My sister, Irene & her daughter Anna drove up from Maryland to surprise Bob w...
  Simple Do-it-yourself projects could save you $$$$$$ Turn off water while brushing your teeth Replace leaky faucets Repair toilets that run constantly Other projects that will lower your water bill include: Install new energy efficient hot water tanks Install tankless hot water heater   For the...

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