Well, it’s that time of year. The air smells like pine needles and fresh baked cookies. The holiday season must be here!
Miss Wigglyhead received an invitation to a Christmas party with some of her distant relatives who live somewhere out in the forest. She won’t say where, as like most Gnomes, they are very private and reclusive. She did want to make a good impression, so a new outfit was needed. Continue reading
This month’s Food in Jars Mastery Challenge was all about using fermentation to preserve food. Despite the health benefits provided by fermented foods, I have never really been a fan. At least I wasn’t a fan until I realized that both sour dough bread and yogurt rely on fermentation to develop their unique flavors. And then my neighbour gifted me with a jug of milk that would go bad before she returned from her travels. Clearly the universe was telling me to make yogurt. Continue reading
“Some days you live in pajamas, and your hair kind-of has that Albert Einstein look.”
― A.D. Posey, Coffee Chatter Continue reading
This month’s challenge was quick pickles.
I like red cabbage so I thought I would give this recipe a try. It was a tasty and attractive addition to our Easter meal. Continue reading
Earlier this week, Miss Wigglyhead woke up from her long winter nap. She took one look outside at the rain and said she was going back to bed until the sun and the hot weather returned. Unfortunately, she found that she could not fall back to sleep. And she was lonely. I made her this stuffed lavender bunny to keep her company and help her fall back to sleep. This bunny would also make a nice addition to an Easter basket or tucked under a child’s pillow to help them sleep. Continue reading
This month, The Food Mastery Challenge was to make either jelly or a shrub. Continue reading
Earlier this year I made a rag quilt for our local daycare. I like rag quilting because it is easy and quick. The end results are cozy and have a tactile appeal that improves over time and with washing. Continue reading