Author Archives: Valerie McCullough

FEARS AND DOUBTS CREEP IN

Dear Readers: This is the 12th episode of the series: Help, I Want To Get Out Of The Kitchen. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–If They’d Had Hamburger Helper Back Then. … Continue reading

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STARTING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

Dear Readers: This is the 11th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN. … Continue reading

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JUGGLING TURKEYS AND TERM PAPERS

Dear Readers: This is the 10th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN. … Continue reading

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JUST THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLES

Dear Readers: This is the 9th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN. … Continue reading

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CRAYONING IN A TEXTBOOK

Dear Readers: This is the 8th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN. … Continue reading

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AN ELIXIR LIKE 5 HOUR ENERGY–I THINK

Dear Readers: This is the 7th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN. … Continue reading

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COURAGE ON THE FRONT STEPS OF AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

As Shirley and I journeyed back and forth to school, I realized Shirley had the confidence I lacked. At some level I hoped her courage would rub off on me. Shirley planted her roots of courage early in life. As … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE 1960’S

Dear Readers: This is the 5th episode of the series: HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start with Chapter One–IF THEY’D HAD HAMBURGER HELPER BACK THEN … Continue reading

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WANTING TO PAY IT FORWARD

Dear Readers: This is the 4th Episode in the series HELP! I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN. If you are new to this series, you may want to start at the 1st episode. ********************************************************************************** One Wednesday night in … Continue reading

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SO MUCH GOODNESS OUT THERE

Dear Readers: This is the 3rd “Chapter” in the series “HELP, I WANT TO GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN.  If you’d like to read this series from the beginning, please start with the January 2015 entry.  Thanks for reading. ****************************************************************************** … Continue reading

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