Author Archives: Farie

About Farie

I am a country girl that recently came home after 15 years of "city" living. At the age of 40, I got a horse and fell in love with a little girl my husband and I adopted. I love to cook, read, run, garden and write.

“Getting to know you, getting to know all about you…” Well actually, all about me…

We at Idiosyncrazies decided that we would start to share ourselves at a deeper level, if you will. Hopefully, what you find out about us won’t turn you away from our postings, but only endear us to you on a greater … Continue reading

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Let’s go Shoppin!

Well, before you think I grabbed the plastic and ran for Macy’s, that is not exactly what we were in the market for. If you’ve read my posts, you have discovered that we moved from the city limits to a … Continue reading

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Yea! Another Do-Over!

Yep, 2012 is officially over. Every year I look forward to getting out a pen and paper and writing down what I hope are going to be some amazing achievable goals for the year. Seriously, the phrase “tabla rasa” makes … Continue reading

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Chicken and Dumplings Throw Down

My family loves comfort food! I can’t think of a dish more synonymous with comfort food than Chicken and Dumplings. I have tried several recipes over the years. Some include veggies, some don’t. I prefer veggies in mine. I landed … Continue reading

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Give me a “T”….

Well, as you might have guessed by looking at the layout above, I still need some help with digital layouts. Try as I might, I was unable to fill in the box for Tuscany. It seems the print is invisible, … Continue reading

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We Interupt This Marriage to Bring You Hunting Season..

Most you have picked up on the fact that I live in the country, but many of you may not know that Oregon IS country, even if you live in the city. It is not just a lifestyle but a state of … Continue reading

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County Fair, the Reason I Need a Vacation

Even though I grew up in San Diego County, I lived in a small country town and 4-H was pretty big in that our community. I had some rabbits when we moved to Ramona during 4th grade. I think there was a schoolmate … Continue reading

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