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April 19, 2018

April 18, 2018

A Trip to The Mercantile



I had a chance to do something I've wanted to do for awhile: visit The Mercantile in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Those of you who are fans of the Pioneer Woman know what I'm talking about. If you're scratching your head, "The Merc" as it's fondly called is a restaurant, bakery, general store and tourist attraction founded by Ree Drummond, blogger and Food Network personality.

April 17, 2018

A Slice of My Life



The apple trees bloomed last week; their sweet-smelling flowers bring the swallowtail butterflies.



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April 16, 2018

How to Use a Bee Smoker (even if you're afraid of fire)

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I've never told anyone this before: When I was a teenager my parents never worried about me smoking because I couldn't light a match to save my life.