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 can’t believe that another three months flew by that fast! The year is almost half over and Christmas is six months from today. I’ve been really busy with life and kids and it seems like I haven’t had any quiet time to pop on here to post or read other blogs in a while. … Continue reading Cozy Memories Blanket Update.
My Grandma gave me some vintage rug yarn that was made of polyester and cotton. I knew that I wasn’t going to be able to make a garment or any like that with the yarn but I thought that I might be able to use it. The other day I pulled it out and whipped… Continue reading Stash Basket
Hello All! Wow! Summer has arrived! It has been so hot and dry these last few weeks. My yard and landscaping are dead but the stinky tree is still alive and well. The other day my daughter over heard me saying that my newest socks will be bright and cheery in the dead of our… Continue reading Bright & Cheery For My Dark Soul
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" […]