Month: October 2012

Creatures in My Backyard – Issues #4 – Downy Woodpecker

Male Downy Woodpecker The Downy Woodpecker is this months Creature in My Backyard. Now, as an affirmed bird watcher, woodpeckers are a species not easy to get pictures of, that is why this picture is courtesy of Wikipedia. I do two things when spotting a […]

Vintage Fashion – Culottes, Gold Boots, and Fashion Plates

As some may know this is Pamela Sue Martin playing the part of Nancy Drew in the 70’s, almost 80’s, TV show The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Mysteries. My brothers and sisters and I grew up checking these and The Hardy Boys Mysteries out […]

Loops & Threads Zig-Zag Pillow

Its always nice to find new patterns when shopping in a craft store, but its not nice when you sit down to do it and find out its not correct. This has happened to me at least twice, both times with a Loops & Threads […]

Thus Far

My big news is actually a bit late. If you’ve seen my tweets then this will be no surprise. To those who haven’t read my tweets: I’m published! No, not in writing, sadly. I’m still working on that. Actually I am now waiting for a […]

Tomato Basil Muffins

I was thinking an Italian tomato-ey basil muffin would be good for weekend breakfast so I scrounged around, pulled this element from this recipe and that element from that recipe and came up with my own. Like usual. There being eight of us here, buying […]