Hair Pins from Knitting Needles

A few years ago, I learned that I could make some large hair pins from double-pointed knitting needles.  These hair pins have been one of my favorite hair accessories because they hold so well and are easy to use.  AND…I…

Flannel Favorites 2018

2018 was a tough year in a lot of ways, but as I look back on it there were some highlights as well.  There were some things that went great, and some things I’ve discovered that I’m excited to tell…

Paper Snowflakes

Ever since I figured out how to make 6-pointed snowflakes, I’ve never gone back to those elementary, boxy, snowflake wannabe’s.  You can make them, too, and I’m here to show you how.  But first, a couple of pointers to remember…

Eggnog — Homemade vs. Store bought

The Christmas season is here, the parties are happening, the eggnog is being poured.  But what do you choose:  a carton of store bought eggnog, or a simple, homemade eggnog? I admit I was NOT a fan of eggnog as…

Apple Pie Cordial

When you’re snuggling on the couch, wearing your favorite slippers, wrapped in your favorite afghan, watching the flames dance in the fireplace, while listening to your favorite Vince Guaraldi tunes… and you want a tiny little treat to warm you…

Michigan Pothole Chips

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.  In light of the recent mid-term elections, and the legalization of marijuana in Michigan as a result, I present to you a snack recipe for when you get the Michigan Munchies.  Granted, it won’t be…