Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s Halloween!

Happy Halloween! How about a real life ghost story? This happened to me many years ago when I was still in High School. I was lucky enough to grow up on Maui. The experiences I had living there enriched my … Continue reading

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The Continuing Story of SAFF

When I left you yesterday we had just arrived at SAFF after all our trials and tribulations on the trip up. As you may have read, the heater in the camper was broken and we had resorted to using a … Continue reading

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Knitters Have Balls!

Knitters have Balls! (of yarn that is). Many people think of Knitters as a group of old ladies sitting in a circle cackling to each other while the needles click and clack in their laps. Nothing could be farther from … Continue reading

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Time for Another Trip!

As you may have read, I just got back from a trip to the Texas Renaissance Festival. Now I’m packing my bags again and as soon as I get out of work tonight (hopefully by 8:30 pm) I’ll be headed … Continue reading

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Fun at the the Faire

We had a fantastic time at the Texas Renaissance Festival this past weekend! The weather was perfect. Our friends were with us and the laughter was flowing! I loved wandering from shop to shop, examining the wares of all the … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Here’s a delicious quick recipe for Roasted Brussel Sprouts. Sadly I am seldom able to find any fresh Brussel Sprouts, so I’ve had to make do with frozen. But this is still a great side dish with any meal. Simply … Continue reading

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Renaissance Faire Costumes

Every year, in fact several times a year, my husband and I go to a Renaissance Faire. We’ve been going for years. It’s fun to look at all the hand crafted items, toss back a couple of pints, and live … Continue reading

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Update on the Poke Berry Pumpkin Dye

You may have read my previous post about dyeing yarn in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. What I failed to mention was that I had also included 2 skeins that had been purchased on Ebay. They are the same as … Continue reading

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The Cotton is Nearly Ready

The growing season is nearing a close for the cotton crops. Already many of the fields have been picked clean. One of the last steps prior to harvest is an aerial spay. This spray helps the plant shed it’s foliage … Continue reading

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Bath Day!

As the weather starts to change I begin to realize that it’s time to give our Miniature Horses one final bath before it grows too cold. They have already begun preparing for the coming months with long thick coats, despite … Continue reading

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