Monthly Archives: February 2011

Trade Skills

My husband’s trade skills are more attractive than the pickups we trade-in. When we decide it’s time to upgrade a ranch pickup, he uses clever strategies to “trade off” our trade-ins. We try to get every penny’s worth and more … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box on Romance

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s important for me to think outside the box on the subject of romance. If I don’t, I’m destined for disappointment. I already know my spouse is different from other men because of his chosen … Continue reading

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“Fort Man” is Nearly Complete

I’m learning that men never outgrow their dream of building the ultimate fort. For the past month my husband has been spending all of his time up at our new pole barn making one corner of it into a tack room, … Continue reading

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My (Husband’s) Little Pony

Some of my stories gather a lot of interest but not to the degree that my husband sometimes does. He draws a lot of attention and gets all kinds of looks over his car. It’s a sweet little ride called … Continue reading

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Losing My Coffee Innocence

I used to be totally content drinking coffee made with coffee grounds from a can. It satisfied my morning coffee craving just fine, but it wasn’t extraordinary and didn’t catapult me into my day or anything. It was on a … Continue reading

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Wintertime Ranch-Style Shish Kebabs

Kebabs are one of my favorite ways to eat steak, especially using the tenderized round steak or rib steaks we get from the beef we have processed. Rib steaks aren’t my preferred cut but are perfect for kebabs. Kebabs made … Continue reading

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