'Tis the season...to put this spice in everything. Make your own, and control the ingredients and flavor!
When I was young, one of my favorite toys to play with was a set of plastic food. I had bananas, apples, oranges, and even a few cupcakes. I loved setting the table, lining up all the food, and pretending to eat. The food is long gone, but after finding this pattern for a crochet sandwich, I … Continue reading Handing it Down – Crochet Sandwich
Our current culture in America is all about consuming. Advertisements and commercials tell us that there are many things wrong in our lives, and if we only purchase their 'wonder product', everything will be better. These 'wonder products' are usually pre-made and packaged versions of products that people have been making themselves for decades. Buying … Continue reading Stop Buying: Taco Seasoning
Rainy days are the best...sometimes. There are some rainy days that are perfect for creativity. The weather might be dreary, cold, and damp, but the energy is high, and the creative juices are flowing. These days just beg to have a cozy cuddle on the couch, a cup of hot tea, and an old nostalgic … Continue reading Rainy Day Handiwork – Crochet Bows
This week, I have been thinking about autumn. It is finally upon us, with all of its gorgeous color, in full force. Every day brings brand new colors, and I am amazed by how quickly things change in the landscape. Today might hold beautiful, vibrant greens and yellows, but tomorrow is full of orange and red. … Continue reading Lean into it…Pumpkin Scotchies
Recently, I accepted a supervisor position in my town's local government. I know it will be some work, but I'm also really excited to directly affect change in my community. I will also be finding myself in new positions around the town. This Tuesday found me as an election judge for my area. I have … Continue reading Making Lemonade Out of Ballots
Here is a post by Finnskogen Farm from the first of the year with a great recipe for you! Being that this is the first afternoon of the year, today’s lunch begged to be different and exciting. The only thing holding us back was the lack of different and exciting ingredients. Holiday parties had tapped out … Continue reading Finnskogen Farm’s Cloud Eggs
This past weekend, Hubby's birthday did a great job of sneaking up on me. Luckily, it is around the time that the family needs to close up the island cabin for winter, and that turned out to be his birthday wish. He was looking forward to getting some work done on the island's boathouse, which … Continue reading A Final Trip to the Island