Monthly Archives: October 2011

Snow, Wind, Cold – Soup!

I usually do not believe the weather people, but they were right with the forecast of a nor’easter, but the snow accumulation of 3 – 5″ was off – we got about 10″!  The sun was shining, but the wind … Continue reading

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Turn a Sweater into a Purse

I finished my first project with one of the sweaters I bought at the church bazaar.  I turned the sweater into a purse.  I have read and seen many patterns for knitting a purse and then felting it, but this … Continue reading

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Apple Bread for the Senses!

I came across this recipe when I was looking for what to do with all the apples that were picked with the last tree – it looked delicious, but required more time than I had at the moment.  It has … Continue reading

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A Fun, Quick Hat to Knit

I have really thick, curly hair and I have a hard time finding or knitting the right hat for myself – and I love hats.  I made one last year with ear flaps and hated it on me, so that … Continue reading

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The Church Bazaar – Good Finds, Everywhere

Each year the church around the corner from us has their Bazaar.  We do not attend this church, but Stella’s friend Mateo’s family does, so we do have a connection there.  This is something that both Stella and I look … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pot Pie In The Crock Pot, Really?

When I came across a recipe for a vegetarian pot pie with a biscuit crust that you could make in the crock pot – I had to try it! Vegetarian Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust Ingredients 3 Tbl olive oil … Continue reading

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Repurposing an Old Quilt

I had a quilt on my bed, not old, but handmade and over the course of the last year, Bernie (our dog) had pretty much destroyed it.  Bernie likes to climb into my bed, collect all the blankets into a … Continue reading

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Add Some Flare to Your Cranberries

I am not a huge cranberry fan, but Stella is and she loves, loves, loves this recipe.  So do many of my friends and I have been asked to post the recipe – told them they had to wait until … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Gel Room Fresheners

Lately it seems that all it does is rain.  Everything is damp, waterlogged and smells, especially the dog.  The smell of wet dog is one of those smells I just can’t stand.  I put baking soda on the area rugs … Continue reading

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Soup and Bread – One of Those Perfect Combinations

I love soup and once the weather turns I could eat it everyday, unfortunately Stella does not like soup.  I was hoping that this soup would be the one since it had sweet potato and butternut squash in it – … Continue reading

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