Monthly Archives: November 2011

Veggies and Pasta with Warmed Bread Crumbs

Our weekly organic produce delivery has started.  It is always exciting to see what is in the box.  Usually there is something that I have not cooked with or tried and then my imagination kicks in trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Keep Your Tea Warm With A Felted Tea Cozy

We have a wonderful tea house in our town and on a cold afternoon it is delightful to go there, pick a tea and indulge in one of their homemade soups!  A close friend of mine is my companion … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday to Stella!

  Stella’s turned 8 over the weekend and it was a continuous birthday celebration.  Dinner Friday night at her favorite restaurant, Saturday was her actual birthday party and Monday is the celebration at school.     Her party Saturday was … Continue reading

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Frying Up Some Pumpkin

Right before Halloween, my neighbors Pasquale and Liz had their pumpkin stolen.  I can’t repeat how I was told my Pasquale, but I am sure that you can figure out some of the adjectives and descriptions.  He was so mad … Continue reading

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Things to Put In Your Reusable Lunch Bag

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give a go at making reusable snack bags and sandwich wrappers.  I repurposed an old pair of Stella’s jeans, the quilt that Bernie, the dog, ripped and then some fabric leftover from a quilt … Continue reading

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Making a Reusable Lunch Bag

Since I started yesterday discussing school lunches, I figured I would continue with the school lunch theme.  Yet, another project that I wanted to do with one of the sweaters I felted and also for a Christmas gift was a … Continue reading

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School Lunch Incident

I am not sure what the school lunches are like where you are, but ours have a lot to be desired!  Stella has tried school lunch a couple of times, pizza and mac and cheese and decided she never wanted … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter Sauce

I have been craving pumpkin raviolis ever since I made all the pumpkin puree awhile back.  I decided to take a short cut and use wonton wrappers instead of making the pasta myself.  This saved on time, especially since Stella … Continue reading

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Ahh, Friday – Some Thoughts

As I sit here and reflect back on the week – several items pop out, so I figured today I would take a moment to write about them.  I have posted on my recipes, crafts, gardening, etc, but not really … Continue reading

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The Oatmeal Is Ready!

What better way to start the day than with some hot oatmeal!  And even better is that this oatmeal cooks while you are sleeping in your crock pot.  My Aunt shared this recipe with us and I made it for … Continue reading

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