Tag Archives: Kid Stuff

Pi Day 2014: Raspberry Ricotta Pie

I tend to get an idea in my head and dive in – only later realizing that what I thought was a great thing is, in actuality, a shit-ton of work. Yesterday I woke up and went about my usual … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

Out here in the Black Dirt area of Orange County, NY, we have to deal with very unique circumstances and events, and after 40<cough, cough> years of living here, I’m kinda used to those things.  My father, after 70 years … Continue reading

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No Dough Left Behind

Thomas will be turning 9 this week. He’s wicked smaht with a mouth to match and has, apparently, no fear of punishment.  As much as it pains me afterward, I tend to let him have an opinion and voice it … Continue reading

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I’m Ba-ack!

It seems like I fell off the face of the earth, right? Not exactly…. but it feels like I spent the last week roaming the surface of the sun. Thomas: That’s impossible, Mommy.  The sun doesn’t even HAVE a surface … Continue reading

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Send a Friend (or two) a Box o’ Cookies!

I want to take this opportunity to send huge thanks to all of my friends for sharing my FarmGirl Facebook page and recommending my recipes and site to your friends and family.  As a promotion, I recently offered a dozen … Continue reading

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Two for the Price of One: A Pi Day Recipe Swap

As you’re probably aware, because it’s all over the blogosphere, today is Pi Day. Why Pi Day, you ask?  Because  today is March fourteenth. 3/14. 3.14. Now I’ll play the geek card: 22/7 represents the ratio between the circumference and … Continue reading

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The Name of the Game is Perfection.

Right? If the end result isn’t perfect, then isn’t your attempt an utter failure?  It’s either 100% or it’s zero.  Goose egg… Nada… Zip… Or as The Boy says, EPIC FAIL, Mom. I was thinking about this the other day … Continue reading

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Pulling Pigtails, plus Gluten-Free Lemon Cornmeal Cookies

Last week I had to take my baby boy to the optometrist.  His pediatrician told me several months back that his vision screening was ‘borderline’. Now I’ve got a Madonna earworm. And my kid has glasses. I kinda figured as … Continue reading

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If mares eat oats, and does eat oats….

…why is this one eating my kid’s shoelace? I mentioned in my last post that we visited the babies (they literally cry like babies) at Edgwick Farm in Cornwall, NY.  I had a blast, Thomas was standoffish and quiet.  He … Continue reading

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Food in a Flash: Sweet Pea Soup

I cleaned out my freezer (Again.  This is becoming a problem.) and found 2 bags of frozen peas.  There are only so many peas you can force an 8-year-old to eat before they become ammunition and are shot at the … Continue reading

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