Monthly Archives: February 2013

It’s About Time: New Necklace for Mom (part 1)

Last year my mom asked if I could make her a few necklaces to wear when they were down in Florida for the season. Her specific request was “something natural and organic.” When she was in town a few weeks … Continue reading

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SSFC: Egg Sandwich

In the far back corners of the refrigerator, I keep seeing something, and then forgetting about it again. It is time to pull it forward and actually use it! Refrigerator pickles that I made a long, long time ago… last … Continue reading

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Tiny cards

Last fall when my niece was visiting, we spent some time making cards. At the end of our visit there was a lot of paper scraps and supplies spread all over my work table upstairs. My niece picked up a … Continue reading

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Fresh broccoli

The broccoli plants look like they couldn’t possibly produce anything right now. Their leaves are all shriveled up and they just look plain terrible. Yet, I am still picking little broccoli shoots from them. I steam it just a few … Continue reading

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Cat nap

This is about as exciting as it gets right now Sincerely, Emily P.S. sorry the photo is a little blurring. This is what I saw when I woke up and I was giggling as I took the photo. All our … Continue reading

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SSFC: crock pot short ribs and more

Since I can’t go to the farmer’s markets or stores by myself, for the most part I am relying on my freezer and garden for meals. This is really helping me get through the loads of stuff squirreled packed away … Continue reading

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I’ve got spinach on my mind

My winter garden is doing alright this winter. It is missing a few things that did well last year, mainly turnips, but all in all I am happy with what is growing out there. Parsnips and salsify are the two … Continue reading

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