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Haute Mamas

It’s a girl!

Last Friday was my mom's 71st birthday. We decided to celebrate by taking an impromtu trip to Denver.  Saturday, we visited the Denver Botanical Gardens to see the Dale Chihuly blown-glass exhibit.  It's really something beautiful. If you are going to be in Denver … more

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Let's Get Dirty

October tomatoes

Look at all the pretty, multi-colored tomatoes I’m picking right now. Yes, right now, with just a week or less before the garden will most likely freeze. Why, tomato plants? Why couldn’t you do this two months ago? Not that I don’t appreciate your bounty now, but I … more

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Penny Pinchers

Homemade Christmas

Don't even start with me about it being "too early" to post Christmas-related posts! I have to ship presents to Georgia before my mother's birthday on Dec. 20th, so planning starts early, especially when homemade gifts are involved! This year we all agreed that expensive … more

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Breakfast for Dinner

So we saw a birth on video and that was good enough

When the instructor told us that we'd be watching video of both a natural birth and a C-section birth, my husband and I both swallowed loudly. Although I'm mere months away from being one of those women in the video, I had never actually given thought to watching what would happen … more

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The Outdoor Junkie

Peak Color

  Fall this year has been transcendent, the colors better than I can ever remember, and the weather, save for a few storms, just pitch perfect. The leaves started to turn early this year it seemed and I was woried it would all be over in a hot moment. But no, it was just the … more

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Music On the Goe

Zombie Prom 2014

It's once again time for KAFM Community Radio's biggest and baddest event, Zombie Prom. This year's Zombie Prom promises to be another massive hit. With nine DJs playing over two stages, Fix Your Face Radio providing lighting and visuals, a costume contest, and a prom photo … more

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Wine Openers

Chill out – Saké flavors open when served chilled

As a reminder, Oct. 1 is Nihonshu no Hi, or International Saké Day. Most Americans pay little heed to saké, unless they stumble on it at a Japanese restaurant where they sip hot saké served in a small white pitcher. Sadly, that's also where most Americans end … more

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Birds and More

Deeply-Rooted!

Yep, that’s me standing next to some really long roots—and some really short ones.  The long roots are from a native perennial prairie plant; the short ones are typical of our familiar grain crops such as wheat. Which plant do you think is least susceptible to drought? … more

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