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My blog features recipes, how-to's, various crafts projects, vegetable gardening and more.
I hope to inspire you to try something new or keep creating. I muse about various things at times too...
The Crafts link will give direct links to various craft how-to's, free patterns, and more.
The Gardening links to posts about my vegetable gardens. I share tips, tricks, my successes and failures.
I grow most of our vegetables... & I love digging in the dirt!

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Free Patterns .pdfs include:

3 knitted lace shawls, 1 lace doily, the infamous knitted willie warmer, 2 crocheted willie warmers, knitted willy pin or badge and 1 “wooly willow warmer”, aka a merkin. 

There is also a construction instruction .pdf for the crocheted warmers with photos.

Click on the “Free Patterns” title above or the Crafts dropdown list in the menu above.

Crafts Galleries

Peacock-color Glass Beads

Visit one of the crafts galleries to see some of the things I have made throughout the years. The Lace Bookmark gallery is the only one featuring others’ work. 

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Zucchini in Italian Sauce

Zucchini in Italian Sauce

Zucchini is about to come into season, along with tomatoes, for those who live in areas with a longer growing season. This is my favorite recipe using those two vegetables, though it will be another month …

Garden Update

I have been very busy the last two months preparing the garden beds and planting. This year has been amazing. Everything is already sprouted and going strong. Usually in my area, plants do not get this …

Pecan Sandies Cookies

For a really great Pecan Sandies Cookie recipe, check out Of course, I made a change or two, besides my normal organic/gmo-free ingredients. I doubled the recipe and added one bag (12 oz.) of semi-sweet chocolate chips, …

My site is for all. I am selling nothing nor do I sell anyone else’s stuff or data. I DO share links to those I shop with. I ask you include the credits for patterns if you share them.
You can make items to sell with my free patterns, but you CANNOT sell the freely shared pattern.

I am not an expert in (insert whatever I am musing about, at any time… ever), nor do I play one on TV. The only license I hold is my driver’s license… and my dog’s rabies tag.
My musings are not meant to be a substitute for so-called expert advice.

Free speech rules here and it matters not to me if anyone finds me, my information, crafts, work or views “triggering” , offensive or disagreeable in any way.
Grow up and dump the system-lord’s programming or go away. For those who find this notice too harsh, find your funny bone. It is there… somewhere…

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