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almond pulp muffins with cherries and chia

As I continue making almond milk, I keep generating more almond pulp. So my quest for recipes to use it up, goes on. Stored in the fridge, or freezer for longer term storage, nut pulp can easily become a baking staple. ... More from Whiteley Creek Homestead Bed and Breakfast Brainerd Minnesota

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This is not an April Fool’s joke

Even though this is April Fool’s Day here in the USA, this blog post is no joke. Yes, I am actually making another post after a very, very long... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Lessons

I’ve read a couple of really good and interesting articles lately geared toward learning a lesson in our lives. One was called “How yoga destroyed me” and went to explain how yoga had helped her pretty much end the life of the girl she was and begin anew. ...

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The Wolf at Twilight — the overlooked middle child of the “Dan” trilogy

I just want to say a kind word about The Wolf at Twilight.  It is less well-known and less frequently read than Neither Wolf nor Dog and The Girl who ...

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High School Exhibit at Watermark

The 15th annual Bemidji High School Exhibit runs April 3-25 at Watermark. The incredible young talent represented will feature a variety of techniques and styles. ...

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Student Success teams up with Rotary Interact: Building on youth passion to make a difference

The Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success supports broad based community action in support of the Pathway to Student Success.  This desire brought Anna and Becky to the Rotary Interact meeting this week. ... More from Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

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WAITING FOR ICE OUT

WATERWORKS by Gordon Prickett for 4/1/2015 Aitkin Independent AgeWAITING FOR ICE OUTWhatever you think about the global climate today, the weather for North Central Minnesota, in the winter season that just ended, has been unusual. ...

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Annual Open Water art exhibit opens on April 30th at The First Stage Gallery!

The Lyric's 9th annualOpen Water Exhibit April 30th - May 30thThe First Stage Gallery514 Chestnut St., Virginia, MNGallery Hours: Thursdays—Saturdays 11am—3pmParticipating Artists:Thomas AndersonTom ChapmanCheryl DoranCharlene LuomaTom McDonald (Bear Island Art Factory)Mary McReynoldsChristine Peterson Larry Rude Pam Skinner Laura Thelen Roz WhelanArtist Reception Thursday, April 30th 6:30 - 8pm. ...

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April 8 Workshop: Clear up the Fog about Artist Residencies: A Simple Framework

Teachers, artists, administrators & program directors: this workshop is for you! Margaret Burger is a local artist who has made art with kids of all ages in schools, clubs, libraries, and at festivals. ... More from Region 2 Arts Council

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Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. ...

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Harvest Time Reprise

“You left our memory so completely that you don’t even return in our dreams.” A goat lived with a nanny goatThe goat went for some bastThe goat ...

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The Mystery of the Deep 'C'

When we purchased Emmaville we had to puzzle out who owned the boats and camper in storage because there were no records. Eventually, we identified all the owners except for one. ...

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Parsing the City: Saint Paul, Minnesota

March 22, 2015 Saint Paul, Minnesota People say to me, you must miss the woods, but we have a lot of nature here in Saint Paul. They are right, I do miss the woods, and there is nature here in Saint Paul, but I want to say to them, not really–there is no relationship here to the woods. ...

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Zenon Modern Dance Company Returning to the Edge

The week long dance residency for the Bigfork School in January by The Zenon Dance Company was very successful. The residency culminated in a performance for students and family. ...

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New York New York

The long anticipated tour to Carnegie Hall in New York City is nearly here.  April 8 thirty-one singers and their supporters will depart Grand Rapids ...

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Foodie Friday Feature! Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Erica Kerwien has written a slim book of recipe alternatives for folks avoiding sugar, gluten and grains. Even if you still enjoy traditional lasagna, waffles, even crackers, add some variety into the mix with her recipe for Squash Ribbon Noodles (page 105), Almond Flour Waffles (page 84) and Parmesan Crackers (page 46). ...

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Lumpy and the Dentist

Lumpy was Bob Hope's nickname for co-star Jane Russell during the production of their top grossing 1948 movie, "The Paleface." It was screen writer Frank Tashlin's parody of practically every Western cliche. ... More from Edge Center for the Arts

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Fatback, now a Corpulent Corgi

[Note to the reader:  the photo accompanying this blog is not of the Corgi.  It is of my dog, Lucie, a veritable Einstein among hounds, as you can see.  She got wind of my post extolling the virtues of other dogs and felt sorely put upon, so I put her photo up to mollify her.  It, along with a milkbone, appears to have done the job.  Now, onward to the post. ...

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Web PageMarch 9, 2015We will be closing our web pa

Web PageMarch 9, 2015We will be closing our web page as of March 14, 2015.  Thank you to all our family and friends, who supported Froggy's over the l ...

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Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant session with Bao Phi

Watermark will host an informational session regarding the Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant on March 16th at 5:30 p.m. Leading the meeting will be Bao Phi, program director for The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, which sponsors the grant. ...

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