Ready, Set, Sew!

My sewing desk is in place, serger and sewing machine ready to use. All my storage boxes fit on the bottom shelf out of the way and I’ve got plenty of space in the drawers for the things I’ll use the most. I won’t need shelves on the wall above the desk after all. IContinue reading “Ready, Set, Sew!”

Good Day For Soup

It was cool and windy today so the potato soup was a big hit. I washed and cubed two big baking potatoes, skins on, added chopped celery and red onion and a quart and a half of homemade chicken broth, sea salt, fresh ground black pepper, and a dash of ground chipotle chili pepper. ItContinue reading “Good Day For Soup”

Baking Prep And Homemade Chicken Broth

I’m in the mood to do some baking and I’ve assembled the ingredients for a batch of oatmeal cookies. I found a recipe in my parish cookbook and I’ll substitute dried cranberries and sliced almonds for the raisins and pecans. If they turn out the way I hope then I’ll make more for Audrey, DavidContinue reading “Baking Prep And Homemade Chicken Broth”

Time For A Dietary Detox

I’ve had more than my share of pain medications and antibiotics this year and I’m looking forward to seeing our Naturopath this month. Dr. Shawn Sieracki has the Whole Body Healing Center in Lewisville, Texas, a little over an hours drive from here. Now it’s time to flush all of that out of my systemContinue reading “Time For A Dietary Detox”

The Sweet Smell of Spring

The rain finally stopped and the sun came out so we’ve been enjoying having the house open again. There has been a nice southerly breeze blowing the scent of privet and honeysuckle in through the open doors and windows. We enjoy it while we can until one of our neighbors decides it’s time to burnContinue reading “The Sweet Smell of Spring”