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Kathryn’s Blog: Treat Yourself

I often go to Sjolinds (pronounced shoe-lins) when I want to treat myself. When I saw this Torte on its pedestal it was such a work of art I just had to share it! Potatoes, ham, cheese, spinach, eggs and caramelized onions make up these lovely layers. Also there are
Posted  on August 21, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Pet Wash

I have a pet turtle but most of my friends have dogs and or cats. I went into Tractor Supply Company because I like checking out the live baby ducks & chicks they have for sale (I’d love a pet duck but my landlord would have a cow!). I noticed that
Posted  on August 11, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: No Bake Butterfinger Fling

When it’s hot like it has been, you don’t even want to make a slice of toast, never mind turn the oven on to bake something. But to live without dessert? Unheard of! You’ll love this recipe… you ‘bake’ it in the freezer! You will need: 9’’ x 13” pan
Posted  on July 31, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Wildwood Coffee Cafe

It is true that I’d willingly make a road trip for a great cup of coffee. If there is tasty food involved, all the better. I’m counting my lucky stars the cutest little coffee shop is one, walk-able, block up the road from me! The Wildwood Café (218 Forrest St.
Posted  on July 15, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Rice Does The Trick

It often stick my hands in the sink to rinse something out or set it to soak, but on this process I manged to get water inside my watch face. Well I happen to really like my watch. It was not an expensive one, so to pay to have it
Posted  on June 25, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Stoughton’s B&B

The picture below is of is the back yard of the Naeset-Roe Bed & Breakfast I am a part-time caretaker for. Dear Ozzy, the big golden retriever who was the family pet, passed a few weeks ago and he would often just roll around on the grass and look adorable. When
Posted  on June 6, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Holy Guacamole

Just thought this little tip would help you out in the kitchen… I know there are many recipes for making guacamole, but I’m just going in line with Lanette’s Lazy Recipes mode here! For starters, an avocado is best when it has turned uniformly brown. I’ve seen many people cut
Posted  on May 14, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Active Eagles in Evansville

What a find! Not only does Evansville have a beautiful lake, with a lovely park and pool, it has its own pair of bald eagles nesting right in sight! While I was there this particular morning, a kind fellow with a powerful telescope let me have a look-see at the
Posted  on April 30, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Birthday Dinner

Let me say that once again my son, Gregg, has found another fantastic place to have a great meal. Italian food is my favorite so he and his gal, Tara, took me to Osteria Papavero to celebrate. It’s not very big and it is not at all formal. Everything was
Posted  on April 15, 2019
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Kathryn’s Blog: Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center

The Oregon Public Library had a special presentation for anyone over six-years-old to come and see Dianne Moller show off three live owls. I am nutty about owls, so I joined a very attentive group to listen, learn, and witness these gorgeous birds of pray in action. As it was
Posted  on April 3, 2019