Category Archives: creativity

I Can’t Stop Touching my Alpaca Fiber hats and ear warmers!

I have raised alpacas for 3 going on 4 years now.  Different than any other farm animal I have experienced, and wonderful in their own distinct fashion.  I had the raw fiber processed into yarn for the first time this … Continue reading

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Wreath Idea for any season

I’ve always thought wreaths were a great door accessory and over the years I have made quite a few.  This wreath caught my eye because I love the combination of rosemary and olive leaves with bittersweet.  My Mom loved bittersweet … Continue reading

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Orchids; Easier than you think!

I love this orchid!  I have treasured her for nearly 40 years through all my life passages.  When my Aunt Ginny passed away while I was still a teen, I was given this plant which she and her son David … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce is Easier than you Think!!

What can you do with these?  Roma tomatoes are great to eat fresh like apples, slice onto sandwiches, toss into salads, saute with garlic and olive oil and maybe a few other veggies, or prepare and preserve to use throughout … Continue reading

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Fantastic Blueberry/Raspberry Jam Made Easy

Jam is easy to make, and oh so ever rewarding.  Jam has many uses  in the kitchen and brings culinary Shangrilah during winter months when produce is out of season.  I hear frequently from people they are afraid to try, … Continue reading

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DIY Conditioning Hair Rinse

I experimented making my own bath and beauty products as a teenager and never seemed to tired of it.  Recently  I started using cider vinegar as a hair rinse and love the simplicity.  It makes my hair soft, manageable and … Continue reading

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Heavenly Raspberry Shortcake!

Red Raspberries are one of our favorite family fruits.  This year our harvest is limited, and treasured.  What do you do with 2 quarts of fresh red raspberries?  They could be frozen individually on a cookie sheet and then stored … Continue reading

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