Check out the new design for my blog!

After five years, it was time to update my blog design. I hope you like it! With the help of my eldest son, I also have a logo and business cards. While updating the design, I have added a sales page. All of the profits from my sales will go to support various non-profit organizations. Having recently participating in two craft fairs, I sold several items (quilts, table runners, hat and 3D printed wall decorations). I am hopeful that the new Shop page will increase the audience for my craft sales. Custom orders are welcome. If you see something in … Continue reading Check out the new design for my blog!

River Valley Project Explore

This Saturday, October 16th, I will be selling some bed quilts, seasonal table runners, hat/scarf sets and various other crafts at the Project Explore Craft Fair on Saturday. The craft fair supports District 196 programs for special needs adults. Please come by and see what crafts are available. I will also be participating in the Maple Grove Women of Today Fall Craft Show on Saturday, October 23, 2021.  It will be held at Osseo Middle School. All profits from my sales will go to support various non-profit organizations (Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Hats & Mittens Minnesota, Project Explore and World … Continue reading River Valley Project Explore

Building Raised Beds for Gardening

Fall is a lovely time of the year in Minnesota. This year is no exception – we have had some delightful weather so far. Unfortunately, fall also marks the end of the garden growing season. Over the lasts couple months, I have enjoyed eating fresh home grown tomatoes, peppers, carrots, cucumbers, beans, spinach, arugula and various herbs. Before the rain fell today, I cleaned out most of the vegetables I had been growing. In years past, I had tried growing my vegetables in my yard but with no success. The deer, turkeys, rabbits and squirrels really enjoyed eating at the … Continue reading Building Raised Beds for Gardening