Category Archives: Writing

Christmas Crackle Cookies

My favorite cookie recipe to make at the holidays! Continue reading

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Death, Wills, and Things You Probably Need To Know

This may not be helpful for everyone but if you are a caregiver for the first time in your life, you may want a few tips and that’s what this blog offers. Continue reading

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Adulting 101

I’m not going to claim to have a high level of adult-ability however I have been adulting for around 40 years and have learned a bit in the past 25 years that I would love to share. These adulting tips … Continue reading

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Margaret Curtis Aquino  1928 – 2021

Margaret (Curtis) Aquino, age 93, went to be with the Lord at her home in Carolina Shores, NC, surrounded by her loving daughter Mary Margaret Aquino-Cooper and her son-in-law Jim Cooper. Born in Gouverneur, NY, to Leo and Louise Curtis, … Continue reading

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I just wanted to help

It occurs to me as I sit here that I can’t do this all alone. I wanted to do something for someone else and I couldn’t do it alone. Why does it matter now? Because in that someone’s hour of … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Cult, It’s a Feeling

The running joke about CrossFit is that it is a cult. And, to the point that those who are part of the “cult” share common loves (the WOD after you’ve finished) and hates (Assault bike)…and we speak a language many … Continue reading

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Blueberry Peach Cobbler

I never can remember how cobbler is supposed to be made, so I typically have to Google cobbler recipe. Well. This time I’m writing it down. This came out great. I “adapted” the Paula Deen peach cobbler recipe and this … Continue reading

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Banana Oat Protein Muffins

I’ve been on a savory breakfast kick lately and I’m positive that will continue but I had 3 bananas left from my weekly banana stash so I decided to invent a recipe. These are not super sweet so if ypu … Continue reading

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The Battle For Crust

I can honestly say I have struggled with pie crust for years. Too dry, too wet, sops up too much of the pie filling, burns to the bottom of the pan…you name it…I have battled against it. Pie crust causes … Continue reading

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Low Fat Granola

I don’t actually know how much fat is IN this granola aside from the fact that there is no ADDED oil or dairy so any fat is fat that occurs naturally in the ingredients. And I’ll add the disclaimer that … Continue reading

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