Last weekend my 18 year old son went on an overnight visit to his top choice of colleges. He had applied to four schools – SUNY Oneonta (early action), College of St Rose, York College and Duquesne University. He was, although he admitted the campus was not his favority, really taken by the program at… Continue reading Looks Like the Decision Is Made
I love the tradition of sending out Christmas cards. I usually make and send out approximately 60 of them. I have my first design done and am going to post it here. I have to say, I really want the card itself to be a deeper green, more of a forest, but this is all… Continue reading Christmas Cards
I am a huge Rodgers & Hammerstein fan. I love many of their musicals – actually, all would be a better word. Imagine my surprise when my youngest came home from one of his first week’s in high school to let me know that he had signed up for stage crew and the production was… Continue reading “A Great State Fair”
I participated in a workshop run by Donna in Florida a week ago. The workshop was all about how to alter playing cards to make ornaments out of them. Here are two of my ornaments with more to come as soon as I get back to creating.
Back about four years ago, a friend gave me this pumpkin bread recipe that does not use eggs. Most of my quick breads use three or four eggs and I am not a big egg person so was trying to find ways around it. I love this recipe with a good mug of cocoa in… Continue reading Pumpkin Bread
Wow, it is the 22nd of November and I think I have hardly posted since Election Day. I can’t tell you how happy I was for that election cycle to be over. I was sick of the debates, sick of the ads, sick of the entire thing. Now, on to the next cycle – spoken… Continue reading What Have I Been Up to Lately?