Monthly Archives: June 2016

Baking with Bluebird: Aunt Bea’s Special Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the things I truly love about summer is that it gives us an opportunity to spend more time with our sweet grandchildren. Last week we hosted all three kids for a couple of days. It was actually the … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait…Progress Update

Sometimes progress comes much more slowly than we want. This is true of our big summer project, the storage building and picnic area on the lower part of our lot. There are many stages to this project that are dependent … Continue reading

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How and Why to DIY Ground Beef

Today I am sharing my latest kitchen discovery. I am truly excited to share what I’ve learned about improving the flavor and quality of the ground beef that I serve my family. I always want to feed my family the … Continue reading

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Flag Day

June 14th is Flag Day, the day we commemorate the adoption in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress of the flag of our country. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation establishing June 14th as Flag Day and in … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Hosting an Unforgettable Shower

Hello. Thanks for dropping by Our MT Nest! Today I’m sharing tips for hosting an unforgettable bridal or baby shower. Spring and summer are traditionally the height of the “wedding season.” I think weddings and all the pre-wedding traditions are … Continue reading

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