The time has come…

The time has come for me to close Created by Bella. The thought of doing so has been niggling at me since I became ill last October but I tried to hold on. The truth of the matter, is that I have just lost interest in generalized creating and I really would like to focus…

I’m having a ball!

…Of yarn that is. I haven’t been quilting, because we have been remodeling the master bedroom. When we removed all the furniture to take up the old flooring, my husband stored it all in my sewing room so I could not get to my quilt frame. I did however have access to the sewing room…

Tis the Season for Sauerkraut

Here in the northern Rockies, our cabbage is never ready in time for St. Patricks day. In fact at that time of the year, it is just getting started. Instead we have late harvests, usually around this time every year. I like to leave mine in the garden as long as possible, even going so…

Dogs…

A recipe that all dog owners should have, especially if they live in or walk their dog(s) in wilderness areas. 1 quart of hydrogen peroxide 1/4 cup baking soda 2 tsp dish detergent This is a recipe for de-skunking your dog(s) and yes, it works. How do I know? Well, what do you think? Last…

Beet Greens Continued….

In my last post I talked about harvesting and processing beet greens. Today I would like to share how we like to eat them at our home. You can prepare beet greens exactly as you would spinach, which is about what it tastes like too. My mother use to gently boil spinach in a tiny…