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CSA Cooking

I counted down the weeks this year until soup season could begin in all its glory, but September 23 rolled around and the temperature in Pittsburgh still hovered in the … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cuddly Wuddly

My latest interest is creating little stuffed animals to give to the little people in my life.  My first creation was a stuffed pig for my nephew.  I was surprised … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Because Sometimes, You Just Need to Bake Scones

My husband works weekends now, so I have a lot more time to myself.  So far I’ve found that I can choose one out of two ways to spend this … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Far from Noodles

I’d always avoided the idea of Crock-Pots.  To me, all they produced were limp noodle casseroles and mystery dishes I’d steer clear of at potlucks.  My co-worker, though, started talking about some … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Cats Love Sweaters, Right?

I’ve always wanted to knit a sweater for my kitty, but in the past I’ve sat down and tried to scratch out a pattern myself.  I don’t really have experience … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

$Thirty-what?! Making Your own American Girl Doll Dress

I haven’t updated for awhile, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. My latest knitting creation was an American Girl doll dress for my niece for Christmas. It was … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sweet treats for July

  My sweet tooth was definitiely piqued this weekend.  On Saturday, I woke up with a craving for blintzes.  An hour and a half of hunting down ingredients and an hour … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment