Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bofur’s Gloves from LOTR

I am a huge Lord of the Rings fan. I read all the books in high school, long before the movies came out. When the films were released, I was happily munching popcorn for each one of them. And now … Continue reading

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Bee Keeping Part 2 – The Honey!

Yesterday I posted about my day spent with Brian, owner of Dixie Bee Company, while he inspected his Beehives and collected honey. In Part 2 of my adventure I’ll show you how we extracted the honey from the combs that … Continue reading

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My Day as a Bee Keeper

I had the most amazing experience yesterday. One of my wonderful neighbors set me up to spend the day with her Son-in-Law, Brian Higgins. Brian owns the Dixie Bee Company. He has beehives Georgia and in South Carolina. And they … Continue reading

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Amazing Light and Fluffy Banana Muffins

Have your bananas sat on the counter a few days too long? Are they looking less than appetizing? If so, then it’s the perfect day to make Banana Bread (or in this case, muffins). Slightly over ripe bananas work best. … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Scones

When I was visiting my sister in Idaho, I was introduced to Hucklberries for the 1st time. They grow on a bush and look similar to a blueberry, but with a taste slightly more wild and somewhat tart. I also … Continue reading

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Easter Surprise Yarn

Easter is right around the corner. It brought to mind a project that I did several years ago (before I started my blog). I want to share it with you. I’ve mentioned before that Cooler Dyeing is one of my … Continue reading

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Feed Bag Tote Tutorial

I made a few more feed Bag Totes today. If you’ve been following me, then you may have seen the bag I used following the instructions on a class I’ve taken from Craftsy. That one included a lining. You can … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I love Poppy Seed. Always have. So it sn’t any wonder that Poppy Seed Muffins are among my favorites. Today I made some satisfying muffins using Splenda as my sweetener. I thought it might counter balance the Buttermilk… Anyway here … Continue reading

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Country Bunny Pattern and Tutorial

Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner. That gets me in the mood for Bunnies! Here is a simple Stuffed Bunny that you can make in a single morning (or afternoon of course). I’ve used leftover fabric, … Continue reading

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Dinner from “The Wall”

To celebrate the start of The Game of Thrones Season 4, I’ve made a complete meal using recipes from “A Feast of Ice and Fire” by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer. This the official companion cookbook of A Game of … Continue reading

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