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You can make Depression Cake.  A cake that gets its name from the cakes baked during the Great Depression when rations were limited. Maybe you could bake an extra cake and leave it at your parent’s or grandparent’s house and face time them while you enjoy the cake “together”.

“Island living has been a lens through which to examine my own life in the North.  I must keep my lens when I go back. Little by little one’s holiday vision tends to fade.  I must remember to see with island eyes.” This is a quote from the pictured book.  Though this book was written […]

This looks like an easy cookie to make.  Plus, it’s flourless … love that. I’m thinking about using brown sugar and maybe adding vanilla. I’m guessing you could ramp this recipe up a bit by adding chocolate chips or raisins if you want to. However, the recipe looks good just as is … with … […]

Here’s an option.  Apparently, we can get rid of some germs with certain essential oils. It’s worth a try.  Plus, the aroma is awesome.

Have you gone to your favorite stores and found empty shelves where hand sanitizer is usually sitting?  Retail outlets have been having difficulty keeping their shelves stocked with this germ killing hand solution.  But, don’t worry because you can make it.  It’s easy to make and just as effective as store bought. Combine 2/3 cup […]