Category Archives: friendship

Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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Simple Owl

This is the quick Christmas gift I shared last week at the Crochet, Etc club meeting.  Sooooo Cute and easy to make. With size 8 knitting needles, cast on 15.  Knit the first two rows then alternate knit and purl … Continue reading

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Labor Day – Perfect!!!

What a great holiday on which to start on yet another creative wave of fashion!  Recently I have been intrigued by the resurgence in interest of an outerwear or accessory called a Ruana.  It is a simple yet elegant wrap which … Continue reading

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SHS Spartan Fleece Blanket

This is a picture of the blanket I made for the SHS Alumni reunion.  It is a handcrafted, deluxe fleece blanket in orange with a black edging measuring approximately 50″ X 70″. I am taking orders for anyone interested.  The cost for these … Continue reading

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Guacamole a Hit!

If you need a recipe for Guacamole, then try this easy one I got raves for on Cinco de Mayo. Guacamole Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 tsp. Garlic Powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp.  Oregano 1 tsp. Onion Powder 2 Tbsp. … Continue reading

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Earth Day – the day after!

Here it is the day after Earth day and it is 39 degrees with snow in the mountains!  Just goes to show Who is really in charge.  The peas in the garden have been covered as well as the potatoes so … Continue reading

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Ladybug!

Spring has officially arrived and it is dressed as summer!  Trees are not budding but leafing already and the flowers are up and having a blast in the bright sunshine and record breaking warm temperatures. What a great time to … Continue reading

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Spring is Coming!

It feels like spring today and I am so ready for its arrival.  Working in the garden today to prepare for early planting of peas, I took a break to work on the Ladybug pattern  Here is a preview of … Continue reading

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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I just made these and they aren’t staying around very long.  Try them yourself and watch them disappear! Ingredients: 1 ¼ Cup margarine  ¾ Cup firmly packed  brown sugar ½ Cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 ½ … Continue reading

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The Rodent was Right

Being 30 degrees outside with blowing snow inevitably means that Phil got it right – 6 more weeks of winter weather and it is doing its best to get in one more bite before spring! So I am staying inside … Continue reading

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