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    Cucumbers Hold the Cool of Summer

    It is summer here at the home front… The plants in the garden are loving it and rewarding our mulching, weeding, rotor tilling, and watering with healthy fruit laden branches and vines.Tomatoes? I can’t get enough of them. Lettuce? Daily basis of sumptuous salads. But Cucumbers? A few of them are great, a few more are okay, and then…. even the neighbors lock the doors when they see you coming with a bag full!However, before you get to the overload stage. Sit down with a large glass of iced water and snack on this Dill Dip for vegetables. 1 cup sour cream1/2 cup mayonnaise1 Tablespoon finely chopped green onion2 teaspoons…

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    Small Group: The Joys of Entertaining

    Wednesday was small group at my house. I am enjoying the company of our weekly small-group from church. We are a range of ages. Hubby and I happen to be the youngest at 34. The oldest couple’s child just left for college this fall & they are empty nesters. One member of our group is single and another member’s husband has dart-league the same night we meet. Soon Hubby will be gone and that will just add to the dynamic, me being the temporary single-mom. So we are a group of 14 of all different backgrounds and I love it. The month of April “Small Group” has been at our…