Thursday, January 28, 2021

Pinto Beans "With a Twist"!

How do you like your Pinto Beans? The traditional way, or with something extra? We grew up in West Virginia and later lived in South Louisiana "Cajun Country" for a number of years, so our Pinto Beans have somewhat deviated from the norm. Directions and photos are included for traditional Pinto Beans, and also for the family's favorite variations.  

Monday, January 18, 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021

Privacy Curtain DIY

Do you have a window or a door with a window that needs a privacy curtain? This curtain was an "Easy-Sew" project that provides privacy and blocks light as well as heat. These curtains can even reduce energy costs. Try this project with your favorite fabric, and do it with style!

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Memory Ornaments - DIY

People deal with the loss of a loved one in very different ways. When my dad passed away, I wanted to help keep his memory alive by making Memory Ornaments for our large family. Here are directions with photos for 3 ornaments that I made:  "Faux" Quilted Ornaments from Dad's Shirts, Clear Ball Memory Ornaments, and Personalized Motorcycle Ornaments. I hope that these ideas give you comfort and peace.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Favorite Cabbage Rolls

The history of Cabbage Rolls goes way back, and several countries claim to have started this tasty main dish. There are many variations as to how to make Cabbage Rolls, and here is my own. Enjoy this family favorite with your family! It's a great dish, especially on New Year's Day!