Farmer Franny

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Well, I guess Hell has frozen over. Covid Hell that is. Who would have thought it definitely can get worse?! What’s next?! A tsunami? Not funny. Full disclosure, it’s my fault. I’m sorry. I have been praying for snow all December, and, all of January I prayed for a trip to Colorado. So, there it …

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I love an easy “Valentine’s” themed goodie for after school. This is not only delicious but quick! Cherry-Almond -hey you can’t go wrong with that, AND I can’t mess it up. The more imperfections the better! Just the way I like it. HOW IT’S DONE: Full disclosure: I have worked my pants off on perfecting …

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As if we really need another debate or impeachment, I felt like a good bake-debate was a good idea. I mean, we don’t have to worry about Congress or ballot counts with this one. No send-in votes please, haha, only comments. I feel that the best way to settle such profound times is to have …

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 MUTTS If you’re not a dog person, you don’t understand. It all may seem crazy, but dog-people crazy is definitely normal. What’s not normal is my dog being human. I swear, he’s part-dog, part-human. If he was fully a person, he would be an overweight and lazy dead-beat teenager. Don’t get me wrong, I love …

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Every year I plan December: I have gifts bought, menus planned and the lists checked off by the beginning of the month. Could you imagine how ugly this would get if it wasn’t organized? Ha! Probably just fine, and just as much fun.  Yet, no matter how well l plan or how much I’ve saved, …

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Our Blended Family In case you missed my first blog post about soup, I’m Mary Ann (aka Grammy Ann), married to Lisa’s dad, Bob.  Lisa and I talked about me writing a blog post about our blended family from my perspective. Here are a couple of things we’ve learned along the way about navigating this …

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Covid-19 is a beast. It is a wild fire in a forest of dry trees. Nobody likes this topic. In fact, when I started this blog I thought this might be a great place to lay out all things health and happiness that may enrich the ordinary into being a pseudo nurse. Then I quickly …

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  Oooohhh Fall! Fall is one of my favorite and most serene seasons. It’s also a season that we spend gettin’ ready for winter. The trees are adorning and peaceful. The air is crisp and dry. It excites me to wake up to gold and red falling leaves. Then, Texas’ winter weather…well, is similar to …

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        Here in Texas, this fall has had surprisingly good weather. We don’t typically get a fall, at least not a real one. It’s usually either summer, unbearable summer, or winter… with a dash of fall and spring. I think fall being more than 3 weeks, has been almost troublesome to most …

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