Category: summer

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Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake

I was in charge of Labor Day dessert. I had planned on utilizing all of the hickory nuts we have for a hickory cake but the nuts decided not to fall fast enough. The back up plan – I decided to go with the masses and make them happy with chocolate and peanut butter. During my no carb diet a few years back I … Read More Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake

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Hummer Nectar Recipe

I was out filling our decimated bird feeders this evening (man, those birds can eat!) when I heard a buzzing. Was it a bee? A mosquito? Nope, it was a hummingbird. Alas, those feeders were empty too. I think he buzzed me to let me know that he wanted a little something too. I think everyone knows that sugar water is better for hummingbirds … Read More Hummer Nectar Recipe

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Heirloom Roses

I bought four heirloom roses for my rose garden the first spring we moved in. This one is a mystery rose. I have the tags: Smile (Clesmile), Alba Semi Plena, Belle Isis, and Golden Blush none seem to match the rose I actually got? And of course it’s the mystery bush that has taken over the whole rose garden. Even though it’s a mystery … Read More Heirloom Roses