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No canned soups were harmed in the making of this website.

A Birthday Party for Dotter With Owls and Fondue

Published on March 18, 2013, in The Old Hen.

It seems like just yesterday we celebrated dotter’s 16th birthday. I told her and son they must never grow up but neither one of them listened to me. Son now towers over me and dotter celebrated her 20th birthday this

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Seattle Bites Food Tours

Published on March 14, 2013, in The Old Hen.

I don’t mean to brag, but I’ve got friends in organic places. And by organic, I mean Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington. I might be a biased Seattle girl, but I really love the Seattle Bites Food Tour. The owners,

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Stuffed Strawberry French Toast Recipe

Published on March 13, 2013, in The Old Hen.

When I was a little girl, the only thing I would eat at restaurants during breakfast time was strawberry and whipped cream covered pancakes, waffles or French toast. I was a picky palate and my grandparents spoke my language. I

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Ground Turkey Tamales With Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Published on March 9, 2013, in The Old Hen.

Tamale. Tamale. I love ya’ tamale. Only, you know, today is tamale. And tamale is today.  Oh, who am I tryin’ to kid? I love tamales today. And every day. And tomorrow. And you will too… especially making them at

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Meet the Chicks AKA Fuzzballs

Published on March 8, 2013, in The Old Hen.

Today started off like any other day. I made breakfast for guests, looked at my to-do list, planned my day, cleaned a suite and then completely changed my plans because I remembered the chickens were arriving today. So, on my

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Fresh Start Balsamic Fruit Salad Recipe

Published on March 6, 2013, in The Old Hen.

Fresh starts are a good thing. I’m pretty sure we don’t give ourselves enough of them. Fresh starts are a result of proper grieving. Proper grieving happens not only after big, life-changing moments but also needs to be a part

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Wisconsin Soup Recipe

Published on March 1, 2013, in The Old Hen.

This post is dedicated to some of my greatest loves. These ladies… These are the ladies who taught Sunday School, confirmed the value my mother told me I had, hosted almost every potluck I’ve ever been to and who dressed

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Rows and Issues and Stuff

Published on February 16, 2013, in The Old Hen.

This month I accomplished one of my life goals. I organized my spices into matching jars and placed them in order. *I measured my space and then decided on the perfect bottles for me. I bought larger ones for spices I had

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Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes With Chocolate Syrup

Published on February 14, 2013, in The Old Hen.

Because you can never get enough pancake ideas. Because the weekend is almost here. Because I am on an orange and chocolate kick. I present thee with Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes With Chocolate Syrup. Fresh and decadent. Healthy and unhealthy –

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Mini Peanut Butter & Chocolate Do-Si-Do™ Pies With Maple Whipped Cream

Published on February 13, 2013, in The Old Hen.

do-si-do (ds-d) n. pl. do-si-dos 1. A movement in square dancing in which two dancers approach each other and circle back to back, then return to their original positions. 2. One of the most popular cookies in the world – the Girl Scout’s crunchy oatmeal

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