As I type I'm enjoying leftovers of my pie from Thanksgiving dinner so, as promised, I'm sharing the recipe. I found this recipe in the Thanksgiving edition of Good Housekeeping magazine and saved it because I still have a basin full of pears from our tree out in the fridge. Any interesting pear recipe I … Continue reading Blackberry Pear Pie
We live right next to an old railroad track. It used to be a very active line with large passenger and freight trains traveling up and down it daily. Now it's just a spur line, used to service a factory and carry some grain out from local farms in the fall. Because there's so little … Continue reading A family adventure
Another weekend, another craft show... come see me today 9-7 and tomorrow 9-3 at the Knights of Columbus Hall (across from Walmart) in Amelia. This show is a group of local artisans selling some really nice handmade gifts. We have quilted items, bird feeders, embroidered towels, baskets, doll clothes, wood carvings and more!
A few years ago I read about a method of growing potatoes in garbage cans. I've tried it a few times and found sweet potatoes do best in the cans. I never got much yield from the white potatoes I planted in cans, but I am always delighted by the sweet orange ones come fall! … Continue reading Storing Sweet Potatoes
I've been absent for some time and here's why... It's Holiday Market weekend at last. I've been so busy making product that there's been no time for blogging. Make it worth my while! Come see me! I have tons of canned goods, gift baskets, cards, beauty products, tea, paintings, Recipe-in-a-Jar, and more. The market is … Continue reading Holiday Market this weekend