Monthly Archives: April 2019

Quacked

We usually have ducks nesting in the yard about now.  Their chosen corner near the shed may have been unappealing this year because of a squirrels nest under the shed this winter. So they went to a couple of other … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden 4/25/19

Gardening season is in full swing!   Ahead of it’s official opening on Sunday, I swung by a local nursery.   Serves me right, all they had were pansies, violas, an uninteresting osteosperum mix, and inside some kale, broccoli and cauliflower.   I … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday April 24, 2019

I’d like to be able to make my own tortillas.  The packages you purchase just have way too many in them. So perhaps homemade?  This recipe by Brown Eyed Baker looks easy enough. DIY: Homemade Flour Tortillas     I … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday 4/17/19

Starting off with chocolate and buttercream, we have Easter Egg Buttercream candies from Sally’s Baking Addiction. https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/easter-egg-buttercream-candies/ We used to get buttercream eggs as kids and they were so rich we had to eat them slowly.  I’ve never found any … Continue reading

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DOA In The Garden 4/11/19

So, all the snow was gone.  Mostly, except for a bit in my vegetable garden. Then that went away, and we started the process of pulling out all of the old wooden beds because the wood has rotted.  The plan … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday April 10, 2019

As spring begins, I start craving salads.  Taste of Home’s 40 Easter Salad Recipes has so many appealing recipes.  This Romaine and Orange Salad with Lime Dressing looks so pretty and fresh. https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/easter-salads/   Since Easter is near, a recipe … Continue reading

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Square Testing, 1,2,3

As you can see I went beyond my yarn scrap pile making addictive little solid granny squares.  I learned a lot about my stash of yarns working on this, and I haven’t made it through my whole stash. First, I … Continue reading

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