Monthly Archives: July 2013

Meet KC

KC has been with us for quite some time. When she was 3 months old we adopted her from the Kern County Animal Shelter ( hence the name KC ). The victim of a careless unplanned breeding, she and her … Continue reading

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My Horse Cookie Recipe – Dogs love them too!

One of  daily chores at our house is egg gathering. My chickens are free ranged. We did, however provide them with very comfortable accommodations in the barn. One stall is completely devoted to their needs. We built some really nice … Continue reading

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Learning to Spin

Years ago, long before I knew anything about knitting and fiber, I was drawn to the art of spinning wool into yarn. The notion of sitting quietly by the hearth through the colder months and then migrating to the porch … Continue reading

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How to Make a Copper Tapestry Loom

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at Tapestry Weaving for quite some time. I’ve looked at a number of DIY looms online, but just never got around to making one. That is until now. I got serious about it … Continue reading

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Quilted Trivet Tutorial

I needed a new trivet and – surprise! It’s raining again! So I’m indoors with a whole bunch of fabric that’s just crying out to become something pretty. I’m using scraps leftover from the purse I made a couple weeks … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming…

No really it is! I know it’s hot now, but just wait, you’ll see Winter is Coming. I acquired a bag of roving as a door prize at an event I attended in 2011. Roving is a term used to … Continue reading

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Day Dreaming Again…

I sat this morning, musing over my coffee and slowly munching on some breakfast cereal feeling as settled as a summer day in Mid July . It isn’t raining now but the effects are still evident. The trees create a … Continue reading

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My husband REALLY supports my new Blog…

My husband is always very supportive of my ventures. When I told him I wanted to do a blog, he was supportive, as usual. When I told my husband that I wanted to include some foodie stuff in my blog, … Continue reading

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I Was Hoping for a 2…

    Woke up to yet another grey day. Looks like it’s going to be a 3. I was hoping for a 2. You see a 2 would mean a nice bright blue summer sky with white puffy clouds. In … Continue reading

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And The Journey Begins…

The grass is growing… It’s raining again. It has rained every day for nearly 2 weeks now, and the grass is fast approaching my knees. I’m inside again today, so I said to myself, “Hey, why not create a blog?” … Continue reading

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