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Kathryn’s Blog: Snowy Landscapes

Snowy landscapes are one of my most favorite things to view and photograph. I think my friend Kim was right when she said it looked like we were in Narnia. For a few days there, the snow was coating everything to make it look clean and magical. Kind of wish
Posted  on January 19, 2021
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Kathryn’s Blog: Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

Cherry cheesecake not only tastes great it looks very ‘holiday’ being red and white. Feeds a big group, too. This recipe is not hard, but it does rule the oven for a while. You will need: 10 in springform pan 5 (8 oz) packages of cream cheese (softened) 6 eggs
Posted  on December 9, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Cure for a Cold

Super healthy, super simple, super quick to make! You will need: 2 tbl butter 1 Clove of fresh garlic 1 Leek sliced very thin 4 slim stalks of celery cut small 8 oz package small porta bella mushrooms 1 cup Orzo 3 shakes of Tabasco sauce 4 cups of water
Posted  on November 19, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Pick a Peck’s

It’s that time of early fall to get your hands on the pumpkins, ghords, corn, sunflowers, and caramel apples. Yes, you can get a caramel apple at the grocery store, but you can not even compare it to the huge, granny smith doused with caramel and conveniently stabbed with a
Posted  on September 29, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Joe Update

It’s about time for a ‘Joe the Turtle’ update. Yes, I am very pleased and happy to report that at least Joe’s life has not changed one bit because of Covid. He is in excellent health. He sun baths every day. He does his yoga moves. He sat on my foot and
Posted  on August 25, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Flash Back Drive-In Theater

With the resurgence of going to the movies by the car load, it was brought to my mind just how much fun drive in theaters are! I was a teenager then and it was a great date night. I will never forget Artie coming to pick me up, a bottle
Posted  on July 16, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Flower Box Masterpieces

How is it that Summer time flies by so fast? That Wisconsin expression, “knee high by the Fourth of July” is true. The corn stocks are rocketing out of the ground. When I planted these flower colors I was thinking of the Norwegian Flag because I live above Nordic Nook,
Posted  on June 23, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Search for Perks

Well, I promised to take some pictures of these flowers after they had a chance to ‘take.’  These were gathered from 10 different green houses, but the dahlias were from Kopke’s. One of the chartreuse sweet potato leaves (pointy) was from Farm & Fleet (East side) the other was from
Posted  on May 22, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Tasty News

I thought we could all use some good (and tasty) news; yes Fosdals Bakery is ready to re-open and all the green houses are up and running as well. I love going to Miller’s in Verona, they have double blooming petunias and because I was there early today, I even snagged some
Posted  on May 6, 2020
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Kathryn’s Blog: Stay At Home Perks

Like many of us who have had to leave their posts ‘until further notice,’ I thought I would first like to say a big thank you to everyone who took the time to call, message, and/or email my birthday wishes on April 1. In particular, my brother and fellow writer,
Posted  on April 7, 2020