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Word Formadjective
DefinitionOf little value or importance; paltry.
Synonymsfiddling, footling, niggling, piddling, piffling, trivial, petty, lilliputian, little
UsageGiving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction.
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Bucket Lists or Things I want to do...

What are your dreams?  Have you even thought about the dreams you had as a child, and possibly into young adulthood?   I have mentioned before that I had lost my dreams, and it took a lot of effort and time to retrieve them from the recesses of my brain.  But I ...

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WINTER - TOMATOES, POTATOES, PEPPERS...AND MY OFFICE?

Several months ago I rescued some pathetic looking baby tomato plants and what was labeled a jalapeno plant from my cold frame.  We were into winter (January), and I have no idea how they got left behind.   I carried them inside and placed them in my office (which receives ...

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CANDIED BACON - UNBELIEVABLY GOOD

Yep, candied bacon.  A taste treat that will make your taste buds jump up and down with joy. I ran into an old Betty Crocker recipe for bacon pancakes and decided to try them.  Wonderful idea, especially if you are at home with butter and maple syrup to pour over them.  ...

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Excellent Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

Excellent?  Perhaps the word BEST is more appropriate. I love this stuff.  It keeps forever (in a sealed glass jar) and is so inexpensive (cheap) to make.  Stop buying jewelry cleaners as you really are just wasting your money. My mom originally got this 'recipe' from a dear friend, who got it ...

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Bonnie's Authenic German Hot Potato Salad Recipe

Okay, okay - I know people everywhere say Their Hot Potato Salad is authentic and I know they totally believe that. However, does anyone  know what the word 'authentic' in this case really means?  All I can say with any authority is that this recipe produces a potato salad that (gasp) ...

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Aches, Pains?  Try Cottonwood Bud Salve

Aches, Pains? Try Cottonwood Bud Salve

    A friend of mine sent me this article via email the other day and I am happy to say that not only was the article interesting and informative, I was impressed with the website!  Following is a brief excerpt  from the Rural Spin website.  If you wish to read more, ...

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Things are changing, and not always for the better.  I’ve noticed my electric bill rising (slowly, but surely) and have decided to take some affirmative action by becoming a “learner”.   I bought and installed a 1,000Watt Solar Electric System to help combat this ever increasing monthly bill.   This same system is for sale on Amazon – click HERE to go directly to the product.  Or, click HERE to go to a post I wrote talking about the various and inexpensive ways to fight back.

Aunt Ina's Kitchen

CANDIED BACON – UNBELIEVABLY GOOD

Yep, candied bacon.  A taste treat that will make your taste buds jump up and down with joy. I ran into an old Betty Crocker recipe for bacon pancakes and decided to try them.  Wonderful idea, especially if you are at home with butter and … Read more...

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Bonnie's Garden

The Famous ‘Walk About’ Iris!

The Famous ‘Walk About’ Iris!

IRISES DO WHAT? They walk!  Yup, your garden variety Irises will take a stroll right through your flower garden, and (without proper guidance) will end up places they shouldn't.  Like bumping into each other or trying to crawl up under the … Read more...

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Human Ingenuity

Excellent Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

Excellent?  Perhaps the word BEST is more appropriate. I love this stuff.  It keeps forever (in a sealed glass jar) and is so inexpensive (cheap) to make.  Stop buying jewelry cleaners as you really are just wasting your money. My mom … Read more...

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Randomness

Bucket Lists or Things I want to do…

What are your dreams?  Have you even thought about the dreams you had as a child, and possibly into young adulthood?   I have mentioned before that I had lost my dreams, and it took a lot of effort and time to retrieve them from the … Read more...

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