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Home Schooling in California

Way back in the long, long ago, I had little ones (who have miraculously become wonderful adults). For various reasons, … Continue ReadingHome Schooling in California

Chicken Soup and Canned Chicken Broth

I did not grow up eating many root vegetables, so when I found a recipe for chicken soup that included … Continue ReadingChicken Soup and Canned Chicken Broth

To Learn, You Must Do

It’s rare when I am surprised by anything I read online. The last time I was truly shocked about anything … Continue ReadingTo Learn, You Must Do

My Soap Making Page

Soap Making As daunting a task as soap making seems to be, it truly is a simple process. Once you … Continue ReadingMy Soap Making Page

Potted Baby Groot – Crochet

Isn’t this adorable? Not sure my skills are up to this yet. http://blog.twinkiechan.com/2014/08/13/free-crochet-pattern-potted-baby-groot-from-guardians-of-the-galaxy/

Finished Full Apron

Well, I’ve been a bit busy.  I’m really enjoying sewing and can’t wait to move on up to something that … Continue ReadingFinished Full Apron

My Latest Focus: Sewing (and finishing) an Apron

Two years ago, I got on a tangent to learn how to properly crochet.  Last year, it was a little … Continue ReadingMy Latest Focus: Sewing (and finishing) an Apron

Naan Bread (or How To Make Your Dog Hate You)

Let me begin this post with a disclaimer: I know nothing about real naan bread.  I’m pretty sure I’ve only … Continue ReadingNaan Bread (or How To Make Your Dog Hate You)

Challah

The first loaf of bread I ever made was challah.  I had to be … maybe 12 years old?  I … Continue ReadingChallah

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

So, do you have canned carrots (or you could use older fresh carrots) that turned to mush and you don’t … Continue ReadingOld-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting