This post will share an excellent choice for giant yarn and the techniques that can be used to create bowls, baskets, hampers, rugs, poofs, and more.
This homemade coffee liqueur recipe can be prepared and dispensed into bottles for gifting or enjoying yourself in an hour. It is a simple recipe that my mother has used for years and this coffee liqueur is delicious both hot or cold in a variety of mixed drinks. It also is easily doubled and is […]
I love making my own soap! Besides the well-known fact that commercially made “soaps” are filled with toxins that may contribute to cancers, estrogen/other hormone issues, and skin sensitivities, I just love the creativity of making my own SAFE soaps just the way I want! When you make your own soap, you get to decide […]
This post will teach you how to sew a super simple burlap garland that you can make yourself with jute webbing, hemp rope, and an hour of time.
Many farmers and homesteaders ask me why we moved to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. There are truly so many reasons, but one is the VERY vibrant artisan community that exists here and equally strong in and around Asheville, North Carolina, which is a stones throw away from us here. Today my wonderful husband […]
This post shares the best yarn for a textile that you can use every day without fear of pilling, shedding, or dissolving. I’ll share how I crocheted with my fingers (hello extreme arm crochet!) and made a throw for my living area that I can just as easily wear as a chunky scarf when the […]