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Homemade: 2012 Christmas Ornament

Just in time for Christmas, I finished making my new ornament. As is our custom, I waited until Christmas morning to hang it on the tree. I wound up not using paint and stencils after all, because I didn’t like … Continue reading

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Homemade: A Tradition of Christmas Ornaments

Regular readers may remember that making Christmas ornaments is a tradition here at Happy Acres. I’ve been making them since I was a teenager, and it actually was sort of a family tradition back then with my mother and several … Continue reading

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Pasta e Fagioli: Italian Comfort Food

I’ve made this dish lots of different ways, with and without meat, and with white beans, red beans, borlotto beans, or with combinations of more than one bean. All of them were comfort food to me. I love to start … Continue reading

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Homemade: 2011 Christmas Ornaments

As is our custom, my wife and made Christmas ornaments this year. But we did something a little different for 2011: we made them together! We had a lot of fun making these ornaments. I got the basic idea from … Continue reading

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