I have been jonesing to make soap since I attended a workshop, but when working with lye, you really need to be outside. And. Well. It's February. In New Hampshire. So I cheated just a little - I purchased a melt and pour soap base. This is so cool because the lye mixed with the… Continue reading Good Clean Fun
Since we are smack dab in the middle of Cara Cara orange season – and I’m just about finished eating one, I thought I would encore some great ways to use up the left over peel Original post from April 2017: I couldn’t believe that I found some Cara Cara oranges at the grocery store…… Continue reading ENCORE: Orange you appealing!
this is a fun little project that you can either hand sew or whip up on the sewing machine - it takes no time at all. I folded a small piece of fabric in half, right sides together and then I traced out a heart shape with chalk- I learned the heard way not to… Continue reading Giving You My Heart
I have been making the same mitten patter for, well, as long as I've been knitting mittens. It's the pattern my grandmother taught me to make and I was so proud when I was given my very own copy of the pattern book By knitting little bits of unspun yarn (roaving) into the mittens, you… Continue reading Heart Shaped Thrums