Several weeks ago Mark and I were at Home Depot and we stopped in the cleaning isle to look at new brooms. Mine was getting a bit ragged and I wanted to price some new ones. I had three choices as to the type of broom: Push broom, Corn Broom, or angled broom. The angled… Continue reading House cleaning basics: The Broom
Cheap or Frugal… that is the question. When I was growing up I didn’t know what being poor was. Everyone we knew, both family and friends, all seemed to live the same way and have the same stuff. We all had the same problems too. If a clothes washer broke, you fixed it. If you… Continue reading Cheap or Frugal?
Yogurt has been around for centuries. Herodotus wrote about it in the 5th century B.C. as did Galen around 2 A.D. No-one knows for sure where it originated, but it is widely believed that it came from somewhere in the Middle East around, what we now know of as, Turkey. There is one story that says… Continue reading Homemade Yogurt…Yum!!
Now that I am finished quilting the blocks, the rest of the heart quilt is moving quickly. I have half of the top border complete and I am hoping to finish the rest of it today. With any luck, I will have the whole quilt completed by the end of next week. Several weeks ago,… Continue reading Moving Right Along
After spending a week moping around trying to figure out what I am suppose to do now, I finally stepped back into the life that I was born to lead: My kitchen! I have spent the last 2 1/2 years revolving my life around a job that I really didn’t like and ignoring the things… Continue reading Bella’s got her groove back
Slowly but surely I have been making pin cushions. I have 6 completed with only another 6 to go. Hopefully, since I have a little bit more time available for sewing, I can have these done sometime next week. Some of these I have put labels on, but I am not sure if I like… Continue reading Pin Cushions
Friday was my last day of work at the library and it was bitter sweet. I love working around books and with the people who like to read them, but unfortunately library work has transformed into something else as humans have moved into the age of technology. So it was a very good decision that… Continue reading New Beginnings