Bog Cranberry and Fir Crème Brûlée

Let’s get down and personal with the Bog Cranberry. When I say down…I mean it literally! Get down onto your hands and knees and start picking!

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Fiddlehead and Bacon Mini Quiche

Frozen Fiddleheads comes in handy on nights like these when I want an ‘appy’ type meal. Mini Quiches make great appetizers. They also make a great meal if you eat enough of them. Which I will tell you, is easy enough to do!

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Daisy-Dill Capers

  HOW TO MAKE DAISY-DILL CAPERS When I look up a recipe on how to make certain things, there is always a long story attached to it. The story typically includes talk on how maker first came across the idea, the process, etc. Or there is talk about the ups and downs of making the…

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‘Bear’ with me: the Bear facts, the Bear truth, and left Bear naked

THERE’S ONE! Ugh! You are a beautiful color phase Black Bear, but I have to pass you up. It’s Saturday, it’s hot outside and I cannot process you without spoiling before I get back home tomorrow. OH WAIT! THERE’S ANOTHER ONE! Wow! You are a gorgeous color phase Black Bear, all brown and blonde. Wait…are…

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The humble Pea Mouth Chubb: To eat or not to eat? That is the question.

“I won’t eat those!” says an associate of mine. “They are garbage. Ick!” Others tell me to leave them on the ice for Eagles and Otters. Whatever I do, don’t  put them back into the lake as they are a course fish…garbage fish, too bony and too small to eat. I study the small fish…

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SPRUCE FLAVORED SUGAR COOKIES

Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches.  Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better…in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average…

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Story *** Two worlds now one*** Weekly Photo Challenge

I’m not a complete wimp…I did have my eyes open the majority of the trip. I’m being dramatic.  It is a freaky thing to know that you could plummet to your death multiple times on a voyage.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of this World ***The Fungus Among Us***

When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I’m on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself.  It’s truly is out of this world. 

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Beauty and the Blah

Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today. 

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