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Notes from a Country Kitchen


Fri, Aug 23rd, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, August 26, 2002

Well, Im still alive, what a nice wedding we had last Saturday the 17th. My grandson was married at 4:00 p.m. and it was so pretty. I was there and was thinking, lady your getting old, this groom was my grandson, it makes one think a little, how fast the time does go. Yes there is a lot of getting ready for a wedding, but when all is done, its a great day for all. On Sunday we were all out to my sons house and they opened up their gifts. The weather was just beautiful both days. After the gifts were all opened we had a nice lunch, so all in all it was a big weekend. My granddaughter Desie and husband were here from Canton, North Carolina and it was so nice to see them. I hadnt seen Desie since she was married, which will be two years already. Here is wishing the newlyweds good luck and wishing Desie and Mat a happy trip back to North Carolina. God bless you all.
Love, Grandma.
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Chuckles
A rather plain young farmer was proposing marriage to his pretty sweetheart. I know Im not much to look at, he admitted. The young lady nodded, thats all right - youll be out in the fields most of the time.
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Ole tells about a car he bought with a Norwegian transmission. Its shiftless.
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You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough.
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A morning Glory lost its way,
it climbed and bloomed
one Summer day.
It was the strangest sight to see,
blue blossoms on a Maple tree.
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Hints

A way to make box cake mixes outstanding is to add 1 cup sour cream, 1 tsp soda and some good flavoring to the regular direction on a box of cake mix. Bake the cake just a little longer than directed. It makes a texture that melts in your mouth. You can use it with cherry, yellow, white, and chocolate cake mixes.
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Let us all be thankful
The time has come to harvest all
the fields of golden grain,
Gods bounty overflowing
from every fertile plain.
The haystacks now are ready,
in rows the bundles stand,
awaiting farmers wagons
God bless this fruitful land.
And barn doors that are open
and gently swinging wide,
to welcome all the harvest
that God helped place inside.
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~Until next week, Annabelle

Zucchini Bread

3 eggs 3 cups flour
2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp baking powder
1 cup oil 1 tsp soda
3 tsp vanilla 2 cups raw zucchini (g .....
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Aug 16th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, August 19, 2002

What a fun day, dont plan anything, just do what you want to. My friend Betty came the other day. She called me in the morning and said she was coming over at 1:00 p.m. When she got to my house we just d ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Aug 9th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, August 12, 2002

Do you have days when you wonder what and why you get up in the morning? Well Ill tell you why I wonder.
The Joys of Aging

I have become quite a frivolous old gal. Im seeing five gentlemen ev ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, August 5, 2002

Still hot and humid, but then I guess its summer so we better enjoy it as time is marching on. Was out driving around the other day and when I seen a field of shocks I thought to myself, remember those ho ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Jul 26th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, July 29, 2002

Well has it been hot enough for you? Guess it wouldnt be so bad if the humidity wasnt so high. We did get our rain but we also got the terrible wind, which knocked our corn down here around Harmony and Ca ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Jul 19th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, July 22, 2002

Isnt this cool weather great. We do need rain but things really look good in gardens and fields. I was just thinking the other day about the hot, humid weather we had years ago. I remember mother baking br ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Jul 12th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, July 15, 2002

Its often said that a family that plays together and prays together will stay together. That may be an over simplification, but is has a lot of truth to it. Planting the right kind of a garden is one of th ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Jul 5th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, July 8, 2002

Was out to my son's house the other day and when I came home the wagon train that was headed for Camp Winnebago was parked in the shade in the road-side park. They had come from Granger and were resting thei ..... 
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Notes from a Country Kitchen

Fri, Jun 28th, 2002
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Annabelle Kvam Monday, July 1, 2002

God Bless America. Let us sing it loud and clear
to tell the nations of the world we still have freedom here.
We know our efforts sometime fail
but when compared to all the rest
we are proud to s ..... 
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