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Movie Review: “The Boxtrolls”

We don't go to the movies much, frankly because it is really expensive to take a family of five to the movies. We're pretty picky about what we're going to see on the big screen and what we can wait to see on Apple TV or Netfix. The boys wanted to see "The Boxtrolls" … more

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Let's Get Dirty

One more way to use kale

I think I must have the perfect growing conditions for kale and tomatillos. I told myself I was going to figure out something that combined the two, but so far, I haven’t done anything inspiring that uses both. I have been dreaming up new uses for them separately, including this kale … more

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Penny Pinchers

Online Consignment Shopping

You all know I love a good consignment store.  What do I love even more? Finding one online! Don't get me wrong, shopping local is GREAT and should be encouraged, but sometimes life just gets in the way and shopping gets put waaaaaaay on my back burner. Then I stare at my clothes … 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

Scooter Goes to Capitol Pass

Hey there everyone, meet Scooter, my new trail buddy. Scooter, a rough coated Jack Russell Terrier, came into our lives, last Christmas, as an eight week old puppy. As expected a JRT puppy can be a challenge (he is our second so we knew what we were in for) but also an … more

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Music On the Goe

KAFM Films Concert for Internet Release

All you really need to know about music and technology can be learned from The Buggles late 1970s hit “Video Killed the Radio Star.” Often remembered as the first video to be played on MTV, “Video Killed the Radio Star” demonstrated an important lesson that still … 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


I can't even use salad tongs without spilling half of it on the table. So, my wife always serves my salad. I was thinking of my clumsy fingers while watching Amber West, a professional bird bander, carefully extricate a Saw-whet owl that had become badly tangled in a mist net. I would … more

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