Category Archives: Hobbies

When life gives you sweet potatoes

Yams versus sweet potatoes, I frankly can’t tell the difference. But I had a lot of them (candied) left over after Thanksgiving dinner. Since I needed the space in my fridge, we had been eating the leftovers through Sunday. And … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Every year, many of us discover the eyes can behold more food than the belly can hold.

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Clipped

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, when I discovered a recipe I liked in a magazine or newspaper, I would cut it out to try out later. I sorted and stored these clippings in index card boxes … Continue reading

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Reuse

I’m not saying we have a candle problem in my house. I’m just saying I have a lot of opportunity to reuse the glass jars that once housed candles. Of course, each requires cleaning prior to use because for some … Continue reading

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Nom Nom Nom

I managed to make some new recipes this month and revisit some old favorites. I even managed to find some recipes that I could try in the Instant Pot for comparison. The salsa chicken was actually more tender in the … Continue reading

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This month’s reading list

For this month, I am reading two books. The first is my usual cozy mystery. And the second is a nonfiction book. So what are you reading?

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More Halloween Fun

I finally had time to learn some new beading techniques this weekend. Naturally, there was a Halloween theme. I’m not sure about the last necklace as the ‘BOO’ looks odd on the right-hand side. Ah well. Until next time, stay … Continue reading

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It starts with a village

We made a shopping trip to Michaels and added to our collection. They are awesome when they are lit up. Until next time, stay safe.

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Halloween Begins

This last weekend, I decided to learn something new and started with my favorite thing: Halloween. I love the buttons and hope my family love the end results as much as I do.

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Hot, Hot, OMG

So my son got my husband watching ‘Hot Ones’. An interview show where the host and guest each hot wings with ever increasing hot sauce. The sauces are rated on a Scoville scale, from pretty mild to your grandchildren will … Continue reading

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