Product design - Product

Try a Coin Flip Trip!

What’s that, you say? Well, let me tell you! It’s about the most fun trip we’ve had in a while! We drove down roads we’d never been on, saw towns and landscape we hadn’t seen and even found a place to eat that we’d never eaten at before. It was a great day and my…

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Graphic design - Design

Lose Your Attachment to Stuff

Let’s cut to the chase. Minimizing takes setting emotions and attachments to material things aside. That’s not always easy to do and some can’t manage to do it at all. Our Attachment to Stuff Our attachment to stuff is almost always associated with memories. That picture your son drew the first day of kindergarden. The…

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Worksheet - Pre-school

Irish Stew

Irish stew is a national dish of Ireland, and rightly so. This comforting stew is filling and delicious. A true taste of Ireland in a bowl. Depending on the county you visit or are from in Ireland, you will find a different list of ingredients for Irish Stew. For instance, it’s a bit of a…

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Irish potato soup - Soup

Irish Potato Soup

This is a comforting soup that tastes great right out of the pot, but even better the next day. And, especially if you live in the Midwest and have fallen into lower temps again, hot soup is definitely a great option for lunch or dinner. It’s a great appetizer, but pair it with some Irish…

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Soda bread - Baking

Delicious Irish Soda Bread

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy bread to make that doesn’t require any yeast, it looks like you’ve found it. I make this bread to go with whatever main dish I choose on St. Patrick’s Day, as well. We never have any left and they always want me to make it more often…

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Cruciferous vegetables - Brussels sprout

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Having trouble getting the family to eat Brussels sprouts, even though they’re really good for you? Here’s a little sinful variation…bits of bacon and a little bacon grease. Certainly, this isn’t not an every day vegetable, but a little green leafy indulgence now and then is a must. This is the only way some of…

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Compulsive hoarding - Mental disorder

Are You a Hoarder?

Of course, by instinct, our answer to this question will be no. But, is that the honest answer? Are you unable to use some parts of your home due to clutter, such as a table or counter tops? Do you tend to stock up on things for which you have no real use? Do you…

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Irish cuisine - Mashed potato

Easy Irish Colcannon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes and cabbage or kale. It is, in my opinion, a delicious comfort food. It’s creamy and versatile, which makes it the perfect side dish for an array of entrees. An Irish Halloween tradition is to serve colcannon with a ring and a thimble hidden in the dish. Prizes…

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