Monthly Archives: February 2012

Kids Craft Corner – Dying Your Own Yarn

Stella is working on an art project at school and was in need of some brown yarn.  I went through my yarn stash and did not find any brown yarn.  She also needed some white, which I had – actually … Continue reading

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Make A Decorative Mirror

I love books!  I tend to keep the ones that will read over and over again, but the one read books are harder to get rid of – our local library does not except used books anymore, but I do … Continue reading

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The Best Crab Cakes, Ever!

My aunt had sent me an email telling me about their travels and the dinner they had the evening before, my mouth was watering.  The meal –  crab cakes and salad and as she was describing the meal, I said … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Corner – Make Birdseed Biscuits

During the summer months are feathery friends have plenty to choose from – the berries, my garden, worms, insects, but the winter food gathering is not so easy.  We decided that we would make some birdseed biscuits as a treat … Continue reading

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Let It Snow and Snow and Snow!

Winter for most of the United States has been unusual this year and for Colorado ski country that has not been good.  The base on the top of the ski mountain last week was 41″ and as of yesterday it … Continue reading

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Experimenting – High Altitude No Knead Bread Making

We are visiting Colorado this week, mainly for Stella to spend some time with her dad – but what a week to be here and we are taking full advantage of our days to enjoy all the snow!  We are … Continue reading

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Fast Project – Knitted Headband

Want a quick and easy knitting project?  I have the perfect one –  a knitted headband.  I finished this watching a movie.  I had Stella try it on the next morning and she has not taken it off.  Since it … Continue reading

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Yummy! Sweet Potato, Oatmeal and Buttermilk Pancakes

Love oatmeal for breakfast, love the oatmeal pancakes I make and we love sweet potatoes – so I wanted to find a way to combine them!  After reading Nourishing Traditions I try and soak all my oats and flours before … Continue reading

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Love My New iPhone 4S

I have never been that into electronics, but I have to say I am definitely in love with my new iPhone and it brings a smile and giggle each time I pick it up! I think it will also help … Continue reading

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The Basic Little Black Bag, But Different

I used to have the perfect little black beaded bag that I would use for those occasional dress up events, but the last time that I needed it I could not find it anywhere.  Maybe in one of my cleaning … Continue reading

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