Changing the world, one plug at a time — The Monster in Your Closet

I got my family’s monthly electricity bill yesterday. Electricity bills aren’t usually newsworthy around here, but this one reflected something worth celebrating. A couple of weeks ago, my seven-year-old, Li’l D, expressed concern bordering on despair over the state of the environment. “Hey, now,” I told him. “Instead of being afraid about what’s already happening, let’s look […]

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Hazelnut Brownies — Absolutely Muffin

I can’t quite remember how we came to have an abundance of Forrero Rocher’s in our house, I suspect it was the result of some hungover/slightly intoxicated journey I now don’t have any recollection of, but we did and it was glorious. The only trouble when having big boxes of chocolates/sweets however is when you get […]

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Christmas Day — watercress words

The Birth of Jesus Foretold Luke chapter 1 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” 29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have […]

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