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 will show you how to crochet in 15 minutes. It will demonstrate how to make a slip knot, how to chain, and how to crochet a versatile, simple stitch. The best part? You don’t even need a hook. Read on for the tutorial, beginner, and you’ll be crocheting in no time!
This past March was my birthday. Not a very notable one. 32 is just old enough to forget how old you are, and just young enough that your husband feels obligated to get you something. Don’t get me wrong, Hubby has done a great job in the past on my presents, but now that we […]
Make a spring wreath to brighten your home just a little bit! This is a pretty quick and easy project and you only need a few items.
Ever wish you could do all your sewing, embroidery, applique, smocking, and heirloom sewing on one machine? You can. A thorough review of this super quiet Brother SE1800 Sewing & Embroidery machine. What else would could you want in a machine?
What happens when your eggs are all boiled, dried and ready to color and you have no egg dye? You go all natural! You can easily color your Easter eggs with dyes made with things found in your pantry, like fruits, vegetables and spices. Experiment with ingredients such as red cabbage, blackberries, coffee, tea, tumeric […]