Category Archives: Homemade Holiday

Pecan Pie Bars

I have been looking around for a different cookie recipe to take to a cookie exchange that I am going to next week. In the process I came across a recipe for Pecan Pie Bars. My husband is a big … Continue reading

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Just plain busy…

I have just been plain busy lately with meetings, garden clubs, working in the back yard, preserving this and that, etc. etc. etc… I have been working on a few Christmas presents. (will post about it as we get closer … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Cards 2012

I really do like making cards and sending them off in the mail. So when holidays like Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas roll around, I have fun making cards. The cards I sent out this year I made this past … Continue reading

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Dark Days Challenge: Cookie Exchange Part II

As part of the Dark Days Challenge, I thought it would be nice to depart from the norm and switch gears into baking while still keeping in mind using SOLE (sustainable, organic, local and ethical) ingredients. Not all of my … Continue reading

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Making Fabric Napkins: Posting over at NDIN today

Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal today where I am posting about making fabric napkins for celebrating Real Holidays. Taking a little walk down memory lane… (my memory lane) I remember when I was little and we lived in … Continue reading

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3rd Scarf Finished !!!

I set a goal for myself to finish three scarves for the 2012 Special Olympic Scarf Project. I know three scarves is not a lot for you experiences knitters, but keep in mind I am just getting started at all … Continue reading

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Soakin’ up the sun

Even the cats want to take a nap after a big Thanksgiving meal . I am posting about handmade cards over at Not Dabbling in Normal today. It is part of our series called REAL Holiday. The other writers have … Continue reading

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Uncle Bob’s Baked Corn Casserole

It has been many many years since I have spent Thanksgiving with my family, so we just make sure that we are surrounded with our local family during the holidays. Those get-togethers revolve around a meal. One dish that I … Continue reading

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Handmade Gifts for a REAL Holiday: Making Cards

There are several people in my live who have inspired me to make things. My Great Aunt Adeline is one of them. She was always working on something whether it was painting on her shoes, a porcelain doll face, an … Continue reading

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I am posting over at “Not Dabbling in Normal” today

A few weeks ago I was asked by the writers over at Not Dabbling in Normal  (NDIN) if I was interested in joining them and writing once or twice a month.  Heck Ya! I am honored. We introduced REAL Holidays … Continue reading

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