The Wedding Season by Katy Birchall

The Wedding Season by Katy Birchall

What a charmer Freya is! This thoroughly engaging tale had me smiling and laughing and wistful but most of all admiring of this jilted bride finding her way back to okay. Funny and heartfelt, a story you shouldn’t miss! Click here to buy to the book!  

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Pieces of the Past: Part Six

Pieces of the Past: Part Six

Okay, so this one is not useful, but I was just intrigued by the inventiveness of the past. This came from a 1955 newspaper column saved by my grandmother, and given the current supply chain issues, I thought I’d share. Granted, we don’t much use linoleum these

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Mom’s Jello Salad Recipe

Mom's Jello Salad Recipe

This is a fun and super-easy recipe for a side dish my mother-in-law made for every holiday dinner. It’s become a tradition in my house and has trickled down to a granddaughter who makes it for her contribution to the family dinner each year. I’m giving it

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Lending a Helping Hand: Update!

Lending a Helping Hand: Update!

Well, here’s what I was able to make in the time allotted before the yarn shop shipped to the orphanage in Ukraine. I made them thicker than I would have for use around here, hoping that would help. A friend gave me some of her leftover yarns,

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