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.

Mini Black Jack Sliders

Here at Idiosyncrazies, we have embarked on Burger Week. Well, I wish I could say that I like to deviate from the norm here, but seriously we are normally very BORING and PREDICTABLE when it comes to burgers. So, with … Continue reading

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Going Green, or More Ways to Suck Up Your Free Time

In one of my first blog posts I shared that Hubby and I decided to begin living a simpler lifestyle. Well, that was a couple of years ago now, and we’ve become wiser about the catch phrase, “simpler.” First of … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?!

This past weekend, I spent a lot of time in the garden. Weeding, feeding, weeding, harvesting, and did I mention weeding? After spending so much time out there, and forgetting to thaw out any meat for dinner, I thought, what better … Continue reading

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Once….Never Again…

Today I found myself musing about some of the things I had done in my life that I have tried, with poor or unpleasant results. I don’t recall what made me go on this thinking tangent, but here are a … Continue reading

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Are You Normally a Jerk, or Did Someone Die?

A little over 6 years ago, I lost my father to cancer. Of course this was painful, but as cancer goes, you get a chance to prepare and are given time to say good-bye. My Dad was so thoughtful and … Continue reading

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So many books, so little time…

There are many things that I enjoy in life, but few I enjoy as much as a good book. I always wonder why people don’t enjoy reading. Seriously? Where can you be transported for several hours to another time and place, and … Continue reading

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What 3 Wonderful Things Have Befallen You, Praytell?

Superstitions…why do people believe in them, I have to ask? Seriously, if you break a mirror, 7 years bad luck are sure to follow? Something bad will happen if you step on a crack in the sidewalk or if you walk … Continue reading

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