Monthly Archives: February 2012

Up to the Challenge

Wahoo! I FINALLY cooked an entirely SOLE meal, and was up to the veggie challenge over at Not Dabbling in Normal. I have been slacking off, more or less, during this entire challenge, but i finally did it. On a … Continue reading

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Filed under Baked, Cast Iron, Cooking, Eat Real Food, Vegetarian

Hello / Goodbye

I am so excited to finally reveal Pocket Pause, with “Tails” of my family’s adventures: our follies while learning to farm, and the joys i get from food, cooking and practicing fiber arts. Yay! If you are a long – … Continue reading


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All Natural Tooth Powder – a DIY Recipe

As my long time readers from An Austin Homestead know, I like to save money and packaging by making all natural alternatives to common and oft-used around the house products. I make all our soap, of course, and i also … Continue reading


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Greetings from Corvallis!

In a rare appearance together, may i introduce Miranda and Andy Rommel: Yup, that’s me and the husband! We had a fun time at the Indoor Winter Market last weekend, peddling our wares and chatting with the locals. It was … Continue reading

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