Monthly Archives: July 2014

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies






My recipe book contains several hand written copies of this recipe; yet each one is recorded with different variations… such was life before copiers and computers. For the sake of my family, here is the correct version of your grandma’s … Continue reading

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“It Was Fun!”






A soft spot resides in my heart for the cool, emerald-green waters of the Clackamas River. Steadily flowing downward toward the ocean it playfully maneuvers around and over the securely anchored rocks. Seeming to pause for a rest, the water … Continue reading

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Busy As A Bee






“Oh, where, oh where, is my keyboard?”–Apron Girl Summer seems busier than usual this year. A few less helping hands are around the yard; yet the chores remain faithful to the end, and unlike children they never leave. When I … Continue reading

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Yummy Pancakes






With a few modifications, this recipe can be both GF and dairy-free. What a delicious way to start the day: warm pancakes topped with buttery spread and real maple syrup! And for a special summertime surprise, add a few fresh … Continue reading

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“Creature From The Mixing Bowl”






I kept hearing stories describing heavenly fluff in the form of homemade marshmallow, and I was hoping to successfully prepare the gooey treat for my family. Not being a fan of marshmallow means I don’t make s’mores voluntarily, and if … Continue reading

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