Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wet Felted Flowers

So last week when I wanted to try my hand at wet felting with Stella and she wanted to do needle felting- we ended up doing both.  The only other wet felting I have done is over soap -so this … Continue reading

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Grapeseed Flour & Oats Pancakes – Done The Right Way

I try to soak my grains, oats, flours and beans, but sometimes I am in a rush and use canned beans or non soaked grains and flours.  I keep some sprouted flour on hand for when I am time restricted, … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Imagination Boxes

As we sat down to create our weekly kids craft – I had one idea in mind, but Stella had another one!  I have started to do the fall cleaning and purging and as I was cleaning out some drawers … Continue reading

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Our Pollock Inspired Canvas Placemats

After creating our canvas place mats I have wanted to make another set – and we just finished them!!  I love these!  They work great both inside and out, easy to clean, add color and fun to the table -what’s … Continue reading

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Baked Coconut Shrimp

A couple of weeks ago I finished up a class with Sally Fallon Morell, the Nourishing Traditions author and President of the Weston A. Price Foundation.  The second to last class, Sally did meal planning and one of the recipes … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Needle Felting

Over the summer, the phone rang and it was Mateo.  He asked me if I had anymore wool left for felting and a sushi roll mat – which I answered yes to both.  Great, can I come over and I … Continue reading

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Probiotics, Anyone? – Make Your Own Kefir

I recently started buying raw milk from a co-op and since the order overlapped with milk already in the fridge – we were literally overflowing with the white stuff!  It seemed that the raw milk was not going to “make” … Continue reading

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Beeswax Candles

I love candles!  As the days are getting shorter – it is almost time to start lighting the candles.  We do not light candles very often in the summer, not because I don’t want too, but because of the heat.  … Continue reading

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I Made My Own Tomato Sauce!

Do you ever have one of those moments when you think of something and then wonder why and how it took you so long to think that?  I had one of those moments last Wednesday.  Wednesday night is the night … Continue reading

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Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup

I have wanted a Vitamix for sometime now and I finally saved up my money and purchased one.  When it came I was so excited – like a kid on Christmas morning – I couldn’t wait to open it and … Continue reading

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