• HOMEMADE SOAP & ONE MONTH SHOPPING CHALLENGE

    Curing oatmeal lavender soap Have a couple of craft projects going which are taking much longer than they should. *sigh* One of the projects is crocheting a really funky granny square afghan with leftover yarn and another is knitting a cotton short sleeve summer sweater featured inROWAN { even though

  • HOMEMADE SOAP & ONE MONTH SHOPPING CHALLENGE

    Curing oatmeal lavender soap Have a couple of craft projects going which are taking much longer than they should. *sigh* One of the projects is crocheting a really funky granny square afghan with leftover yarn and another is knitting a cotton short sleeve summer sweater featured inROWAN { even though

  • HOMEMADE ROOT BEER & EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

    Old root beer advertisement We “made” {*wink*} our own root beer from a kit. It’s surprisingly easy to make and really delicious!   And tastes soooo much better than the sugary gunk sold in the stores. You can check out our HOME BREW link page for additional links. What’s real

  • HOMEMADE ROOT BEER & EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

    Old root beer advertisement We “made” {*wink*} our own root beer from a kit. It’s surprisingly easy to make and really delicious!   And tastes soooo much better than the sugary gunk sold in the stores. You can check out our HOME BREW link page for additional links. What’s real

  • PEPINO DULCE & FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

    Fruiting Pepino Dulce We’re harvesting a good crop of peaches this year, though not as much as previous year–they are much larger. We’ve picked some that are as big as grapefruits! First time growing and eating the pepino dulce that we purchased over a month ago from Burkard’s. The plant

  • PEPINO DULCE & FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

    Fruiting Pepino Dulce We’re harvesting a good crop of peaches this year, though not as much as previous year–they are much larger. We’ve picked some that are as big as grapefruits! First time growing and eating the pepino dulce that we purchased over a month ago from Burkard’s. The plant

  • CHICKENS, KITTY & TOO MANY ZUCCHINIS

    Sheesh guys, enough pics already!!! We have a new addition to our household — Cassidy. She’s an abandoned kitty, dropped off in our neighborhood. Over the past years, we have had numerous baby kittens dropped off {can’t understand some people!!!!}. We’ve found good homes for them… looks as if we’ll

  • CHICKENS, KITTY & TOO MANY ZUCCHINIS

    Sheesh guys, enough pics already!!! We have a new addition to our household — Cassidy. She’s an abandoned kitty, dropped off in our neighborhood. Over the past years, we have had numerous baby kittens dropped off {can’t understand some people!!!!}. We’ve found good homes for them… looks as if we’ll

  • SUMMER'S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter,

  • SUMMER’S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter,