Stash Utilization

Good afternoon everyone!  I have a confession to make.  I am a fibre-aholic.  I collect flibre…preferably silk, wool, and cotton.  I have it in yarn form and in fabric form.  I rug hook, so I have a lot both types for that.  I also spin, which makes the situation...

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Blank Note Cards!

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned I had ordered new blank note cards. Well they’re here!  Each card is a standard note card size with a high quality image on the front. They are on high quality card stock. I am selling these for $5 CAD each, or 5 for $20, plus free...

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Recipe Sources

Good morning everyone!  Yesterday was a full day…of cooking. I made cranberry jelly, apple peel and core jelly, red currant jelly, strawberry jam and roasted tomatoes.  I used the Cranberry Sauce recipe from “Out of Old Nova Scotia Kitchens”, as well as the strawberry...

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Happy Saturday Everyone!

Good afternoon everyone!  It’s been a busy week, what with being the end of one month and the beginning of another. The usual banking and shopping happened.  The grocery shopping was a bit more complex this time.  Canadian Thanksgiving is next weekend and I wanted to...

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Having a wonderful time…

Company arrived Saturday and we’ve been having a blast!  A couple of us drove the sag wagon while the rest bicycled to Chester, Nova Scotia from Halifax. Yes. It was 77.2 km. They were an pretty tired crew when they rode up to the Mecklenburgh Inn, where we were...

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Lovin’ My New Kitchen!

Hi everyone!  No rug hooking this week…I’ve been making up for lost time in my new kitchen!  What have I been making? cooking red kidney beans from dried, cooking chickpeas from dried, cooking black beans from dried, baking johnnycake (aka cornbread), baking...

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Running Late…

Good morning everyone!  This past weekend was busy. The kitchen is mostly done. We have two stubborn parts to it. We want to replace the light fixture over the dining area and stain the wood threshold between the living room and kitchen. The light fixtures we pick are...

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Weekly Review

Hi everyone!  My kitchen is 95% done!  We need to take the new dining area light fixture back and exchange it for a different one. It was too big and the wrong configuration. Hubby is fixing some drywall the electricians wrecked.  To be fair to the electricians, they...

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