Making homemade maple sugar is fast, easy and cheap! … More How to Easily Make Maple Sugar
Felting combines two or more layers of wool into a single piece of cloth. Wrapping this around soap, the project makes for a unique, fun and easy gift! … More How to Make Felted Soap
Midwest farmers know this fungus by the less desirable name “corn smut”. However, in Mexico, “Huitlacoche” is celebrated as both healthy and delicious. If you’re fortunate enough to find this “black gold” but sure to try it in your next soup or stew! … More Five Reasons To Try Blue-Ribbon Worthy Corn Truffles
A day after their loss to Philadelphia, many Vikings fans are at home with canceled school, furloughs from our government jobs, and closed roads and airports. So here is one way to reflect on this season’s excitement, to stop feeling sorry for ourselves and to remember “there is always next year”. … More How To See A Second Minneapolis Miracle- Photographing Snowflakes
With an unseasonablly mild winter, we can all get excited about starting a garden. Read this to know how a modest budget can get you started!
Tomorrow is the perfect time to say thanks to the friends and family who have nurtured you through life’s successes and challenges. As a belated “thank-you” to those who gave me gifts, I thought I would share my favorites. All are available to purchase locally and last minute! Also, consider this list for any of the gardeners you love with birthdays this year. (That would be all of them). … More Last Minute Valentine Gifts For The Gardener You Love
At a time when the majority of the country is divided about who should lead and what we value, it was so refreshing to see kids encourage one another through the night. The evening started like a typical political rally and ended with everyone elected winners. Check out why the future of our country is in good hands. … More Future American Voters Unanimously Support Their Party
With an unseasonablly mild winter, we can all get excited about starting a garden. Read this to know how a modest budget can get you started! … More How $40 and an Afternoon Can Start Your Garden