Author Archives: Jennifer Calvert Edwards

Ground level

Put your phone UP and sit DOWN on the floor… or on the grass… or on the boulder… or on the sidewalk… or in the dirt… or on the sand… on “ground level.” You have now shifted to casual level. … Continue reading

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Eat Dill Pickles

The summer pickle mason jar Don’t throw away pickle jars. Here is what you can do with them… Bug hotels (be sure to place some plant food and some sticks or items to crawl on)  You can cover the top … Continue reading

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When Food Was Fun!

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness. ELSA SCHIAPIRELLI Summer, Food, Friends…perfect fit! The kitchen is the best place for mega fun! Here are some edible ideas for summer treats, eats and beats to boredom. Don’t want … Continue reading

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Stepping In

Today is my birthday and I am leaving behind a decade to begin a new. Change has always been difficult for me. Today feels symbolic because the decade I am leaving was the most difficult ten years of my entire … Continue reading

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Nonsense Summer Days

“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.”  Roald Dahl When I was a child my father would sing this little phrase before he would flip us on our beds. “One for the money, two for … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in a Flash

Monster Bubbles: 6 cups water, 2 cups Joy liquid dish washing soap, 3/4 cup light corn syrup. Mix in a large bucket and let sit for 4-6 hours. Use string threaded through 2 straws, hangers shaped, hands, plastic lids with … Continue reading

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What do you want for your birthday?

That list changes over the years. One year I wanted to keep my chocolate Barbie Cake that my Aunt Lydia made for me, but every one ate it and I got a color tracing book instead! One year what I … Continue reading

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