Category Archives: shopping

shopping in america

The week began Sunday with a hunt for lemons for Banjo Man and a visit to a fancy grocery store in downtown Westerly.  Unfortunately their lemons weren’t all that great, which was surprising.  I cut the trip short and headed … Continue reading

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come to mama!

Meet the new member of my Making-Dinner family. It’s huge.  It doesn’t look huge in this photo, but it is. See? This is a Gourmia 7-quart air fryer.  I ordered it from Kohls one morning before Thanksgiving.  They were having … Continue reading

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black friday, black saturday, etc.

Are you shopping online more than you ever have in your life? I am, and I thought I was pretty active online before Covid.  This past month I’ve found myself not only ordering Christmas gifts, but sewing supplies, toothpaste in … Continue reading

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black friday week shopping?

How, in this time of Covid, are you shopping for Christmas?  I’d love to know. I would like to say I am organized, but I would be telling a big fat lie.  There is a box next to my desk … Continue reading

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cars and covid

Last month Banjo Man decided he needed a reliable off-road vehicle with which to haul a trailer full of building supplies up the mountain to his beloved cabin.  The summer of 2021 is going to be the Year of the … Continue reading

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it’s pumpkin time in rhode island

I drove down to Home Goods on Saturday hoping to find a white twin-sized fleece blanket. Oddly there were very few blankets. But there was a pumpkin pillow! Banjo Man hauled my bins of velvet pumpkins and fall decorations up … Continue reading

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going to town

Yesterday was a mental health day.  It started out with a visit to see the physical therapist, who was unusually chatty and cheerful as she stuck needles in my hip.  She wants the recipe for my pork tenderloin balsamic glaze. … Continue reading

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a good friday

I would never have called myself a big shopper, but when I saw this sign on Marshall’s windows I couldn’t wait to find a parking space and go inside.  It was very exciting! I had just come from physical therapy … Continue reading

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no tiptoeing through the tulips, please

Even though they couldn’t hold their very popular “U Pick” events at the Tulip Farm, the owners found a way for people to being tulips home.  We signed up online, picked a day and time, paid online and printed out … Continue reading

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stand back

I found what I thought was the perfect mask when I watched this You Tube video: At the 41 -second mark you will see how easy it is to put on.  There is a filter pocket, too. I made six … Continue reading

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