Monthly Archives December 2016

Personal Alphabet

Categories: Uncategorized.

While doing some alphabetical gardening I also decided to try a personal alphabet. Here is what I came up with. A – accepting, active, adaptable, amicable B- bird watcher, book lover, British by birth, C – crafter, Canadian by choice, cat lover, cheerful, D – determined, decisive, dependable, E – energetic, easy going, English, F – friendly, frugal, fastidious, forthright, G – Granny, gardener, H – helpful, handy, happy, hard working I – imaginative, inventive J – joyful, jolly, jaunty K – knitter, knowledgeable, kindred L – list maker, learned, library goer, loved, lenient M – mother, motivated, mature, meticulous,
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All Season Suet

Categories: Birds and Recipes.

While visiting one of our favourite birding stores to purchase a new bird feeder I got a recipe for a no melt, all season suet which I decided to try out. Even though the recipe is called all season suet it doesn’t use actual suet that you can get at the meat counter or at the butcher shop. The recipe calls for 1 cup crunchy peanut butter,  2 cups quick cook oatmeal, 2 cups corn meal, 1 cup lard (no substitutes allowed), 1 cup white flour and 1/3 cup of sugar. Since I only had smooth peanut butter I added a
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