Last week at family dinner we ended up with five different kinds of desserts. Though we all enjoyed trying the variety, we finished the meal with loads of leftovers. We continued to work on them for a few days ourselves before finally declaring it was time to share with the girls. When I come outside, … Continue reading Chickens love leftovers
It is pumpkin carving season again and the boys each picked out one to carve up the road at Kluba farms. While my in laws were here this weekend, the boys got busy with their grandparents cleaning out the pumpkins and carving some fun faces on them. I asked them to save the seeds so … Continue reading Pumpkin Time
It is a gorgeous morning here at the a Chilo Locks. There's a bit of fog over the river but it'll burn off quickly as the sun strengthens. We won't have too many more warm days like this. Come out to see the park, try some chili, have a beer even! Here's all my … Continue reading Chilo Chili Cook Off Today
I've been busily preparing for my next event. Tomorrow I will be at the 2nd annual Chilo Chili Cook Off at the Chilo Locks and Dam. The event runs 11:30-3:30 and proceeds benefit the Clermont County Park District. The weather should be beautiful and the park there at the dam is nice in its own … Continue reading Getting Ready Again
The other day I had a few minutes to kill before an appointment, and I was close to my favorite second hand store so I popped in to look around. In the housewares section, I came upon a mini donut maker unopened, in its original box and packaging. It was only $8 so I decided … Continue reading Homemade Mini Donuts are Heavenly
I came up to our lakehouse for a few days of rest and a break from the busyness with my husband's aunt. Our first day was full of food and drinks and fresh air - a winning combination for good spirits! We started our day at one of my alltime favorite breakfast joints. It's a … Continue reading Shirley’s In the Woods Cafe
I have always been a dill pickle kind of girl but this summer I've experimented with a couple different pickle recipes that caught my eye. I tried out my great grandma's bread and butter pickles, which turned out amazing. Who knew I could like a sweet pickle too?! Then later in the summer, I made … Continue reading Our New Favorite Pickles
We are all set up and ready for the day here at the New Richmond RiverArts Festival on Front Street along the river. We will be here until 6pm. Come on out to see us and all the beautiful art. Fingers crossed the rain will hold off!
I spent a lovely morning at Gorman Heritage Farm with my brother and sister-in-law and their two children. Gorman has a unique kind of fall festival that centers around an enormous field of sunflowers. You walk out to the field and they give you a pair of shears and a bag. You can cut your sunflowers … Continue reading Sunflower Festival
Come see me this Sunday at the RiverArts festival in downtown New Richmond. It's right on the river and sounds like it'll be a day full of art, food and music. I will have all my usual goods: fresh baked bread, lots of different canned goods, handmade cards, tshirts and more!