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Flooding of the Mighty MO!

Mr. Wonderful and I recently took a short trip into Kansas.  If you live anywhere near South Dakota or the Missouri River for that matter, you are well aware that many, many people’s homes, farms and businesses have been nearly … Continue reading

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Surviving the Party!

We have partially, if not fully, recovered from the graduation party that we hosted here at Willow Creek over Memorial Day Weekend!  The occasion was to celebrate Thing 1’s graduation from college and Thing 3’s graduation from high school. We’d … Continue reading

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My Blessings

I recently took a trip to our capitol city of Pierre, SD with my students.  At Christmastime, we always make a stop at the capitol building to take in all the beautiful decorations and Christmas trees.  It’s that time of … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Jelly!

Jalpeno Jelly is one of Mr. Wonderful’s favorite treats.  At first thought it might sound completely unappealing, but trust me, if you like sweet, sour and spicy all together, you’ll love this jelly! I’ve been known to put a dab … Continue reading

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Garden Road Trip

Since Mr. Wonderful and I bought our acreage and he disked up a nice big garden for me, it’s been a tradition that I plant tomatoes and peppers from Anderson’s Greenhouse in Reliance, South Dakota.  The Dragon Lady used to … Continue reading

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The mixer and The Dragon Lady

My Mother-in-Law, Mary, is also known among our family as “The Dragon Lady.”   Let me just state for the record: I love my Mother-in-Law, she rocks!  As for the nickname; that’s a story Mr. Wonderful will have to tell you.  … Continue reading

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Honey, I caught a groundhog

I got e mail from Mr. Wonderful the other day.  This is not unusual, but the message was. MW – “Honey, I caught a groundhog.” MJB- “is it a boy or a girl?” MW -“I don’t know, I didn’t lift … Continue reading

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Quality Control?

Mr. Wonderful believes that his role in the kitchen is to provide quality control.  This usually means that a skinny strip of bars, cake or whatever the treat may be is carefully removed from the edge of the pan.  Thing … Continue reading

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When Thing 3 has the camera…

Thing 1 has had a crazy busy semester at SDSU.  She was able to carve out some time to spend with us before Prom at my high school.  Thing 1 is a genius when it comes to all things girly.  … Continue reading

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Farewell Dinner for Cony

Prom is over and Cony’s Dad, Bernardo has arrived.  Now it’s time for us to bid farewel to our new daughter and sister Cony.  We celebrated this event in the same way we celebrate most events in our lives, with … Continue reading

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