I know that there are those who see dandelions as a nuisance but to me they are an early promise of warm summer days, sunshine, and time spent laughing with friends. When I came across this recipe on line, I just had to give it a try. After all, who can resist an jar full of sunshine and happiness. 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
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
Like his friend Paddington Bear, Sock Monkey also likes marmalade.
I found this recipe in a copy of The Guide to Good Cooking from Five Roses Flour published in 1938. Continue reading
The other week, Miss Wiggleyhead found her way back home after a summer of adventures. She won’t tell me what she got up to, claiming that it would compromise national security but she did confess to being a little sleepy. Continue reading
My poor boys! Every year the cold, dry air of winter makes their lip chap until they bleed. I am hoping that a batch of this lip balm will help their poor dry lips. Continue reading
These sachets filled with insect repelling herbs were designed to fit inside an altoid tin