Monthly Archives: January 2013

Kids Craft Corner – Making Alum Crystals

This year Stella was accepted into the Science Challenge program at school and she is loving it!  She chose to do the more intense program – which was to learn about experiments and then put together your own experiment.  Since … Continue reading

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What’s For Dessert? Apple Crumble!

During our vacation my sister in law made a wonderful apple crumble.  As I watched her put it together, I started thinking and we started talking about other topping recipes – so when I came home I had to try … Continue reading

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Homemade Herb Bread

What is soup if you have no bread to go with it.  This was a first time make for me on this bread and I liked the recipe and the simplicity of it – but I would add more herbs … Continue reading

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Relearning How To Make Chicken Soup

After 20+ years of being a vegetarian – I am in the re-learning phase of a “new” diet.  In the past couple of months I have added some meat products back into my diet and with that is re-teaching myself … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Hand Sanitizer

I have been asked by many friends how to make the hand sanitizer that Stella uses – and since it is that time of year, again – I figured why not re-post.  We have been using this hand sanitizer recipe … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Lip Balm

Stella was very fortunate with all the gifts she received for Christmas.  One of her gifts was a book with recipes on how to make our own bath and body products!  With it being winter – Stella tends to get … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Knitted Hat

Now that Christmas is over I can leisurely enjoy knitting my projects and making some for myself.  This project I think will be a birthday present, but the jury is still out on that – since I really like the … Continue reading

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The Best Molasses Cookies, Really!!

When we lived in Colorado there was a wonderful deli/bakery at the health food store we went to.  They had the best molasses cookies I have ever had and every time that we had family come into town we would … Continue reading

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Counting My Blessings

I don’t consider myself old, but do any of us really?  When someone asks me my age, I have to think about it for a minute – I really can’t believe that I am 44.  I don’t really feel it … Continue reading

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The Baby Quilt Complete, Part 2

I started the baby quilt back in November (Part 1), putting together all the blocks and then waited for the baby to be born.  I waited and waited and a week passed by from the due date and then… I … Continue reading

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