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Recipe: Spinach Basil Pesto

I love basil pesto. I love it on slices of crusty bread or mixed in pasta or used on pizza instead of red sauce. Unfortunately, the only time I can afford to get enough basil is when I grow and harvest it myself. The last couple of years, I have failed miserably at growing basil. […] Read more…

I Felt Tunisian

Felting. I love it! Have you heard of it? If there’s one thing I’ve noticed about felting it’s that it strikes fear in some people. People who have unintentionally shrunken clothing items in the wash are a bit timid about the idea of intentionally shrinking something. This is the Felted Duffel from my book, The […] Read more…

Recipe: Papaya Jelly

When I was growing up, we had papaya and mango trees growing near our apartment in Hawaii. We had guava trees with passion fruit vines entwined on them and even the stray pineapple, eaten warm, right off the plant. When I went shopping the other day, there were some papayas. They weren’t Hawaiian papayas, though. […] Read more…

Making Sauerkraut

I really like sauerkraut and it’s so good for you. You really haven’t had sauerkraut until you try it freshly made, though. You can get some fresh sauerkraut at more expensive food markets, but it’s so much less expensive to make it yourself. I have a German crock, but I don’t know. I really have […] Read more…

Making a Deco Mesh Wreath

About a year ago, I was over at my mom’s house and I saw this book on her table. She had become interested in this deco mesh stuff after her sister came to visit. When my aunt comes to visit, they do crafty things together. It’s what they do. Or, purchase the download HERE So, […] Read more…

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