I can often be found with a pile of yarn listening to craft podcasts, music, or an audio book. I am learning to dye my own yarn. I enjoy crafting handmade items to give as gifts to family and friends. I also enjoy donating handmade items in memory of my Sister and Grandfather.
I’ve been knitting these dishcloths since the beginning of the year. I plan to use this bunch as Christmas gifts. I still a have a bunch of cotton yarn left so I plan to make some for my kitchen and some to sell too. Here’s a list of the patterns incase anyone is interested 13 Grandmother’s Favorite… Continue reading Dishcloths
Hey all! I thought that I’d hop on and give a little sprained foot/ankle update. A month ago today I tripped over a rain gutter and twisted it badly. I’m finally out of the boot and walking around somewhat normally. It still hurts after I’ve been on my feet for a while. It also hurts… Continue reading I’ve ditched the boot
My father passed away 17 years ago today in a tragic motorcycle accident. Just yesterday I was thinking that he’s been gone almost half of my life. He’s been gone all of my children’s lives. There are so many things that I’d like to say but there really aren’t enough words in the English language… Continue reading 17 years
This recipe is a family favorite. Gramp made it for Christmas every year and it is fabulous. I will be making some this year for gifts… If I decide to share. Cashew Brittle Source Unknown – found on an old magazine clipping 2 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup butter or margarineContinue reading "Gramp’s Kitchen – Cashew Brittle"
Essence Seasoning Makes about 1 ½ cups (great to share with friends and family) 5 tablespoons of paprika ¼ cup salt ¼ cup garlic powder 2 tablespoons ground black pepper 2 tablespoons onion powder 2 tablespoons Cayenne Pepper 2 tablespoons dried oregano 2 tablespoons of thyme Store in an air tight container up to 3Continue reading "Gramp’s Kitchen – Ess […]
Norwegian Meat Balls Meat Balls: 2 ½ lbs ground beef 1 lb ground pork 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Salt ½ Teaspoon Pepper ½ Teaspoon Allspice 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Pinch of cloves 1 ½ Cups of Milk Mix Well and roll into balls the size of a walnut. Place in a baking pan sides touchingContinue reading "Gramp’s Kitchen – Norwegian Meat Balls" […]