Hot or Cold Process Soap

Who makes their own soap?  I do!  I bought a book on soap making, I read the do’s & dont’s, wrote down supplies to buy than began!  First batch I made was cold process which was recommended for a beginner, that’s me!  It was pretty scary working with lye but I had gloves & glasses…

Sittie Jean’s Rhubarb Bars

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I’d like to introduce you to my absolute, without-a-doubt, not-an-ounce-of-questioning, favorite sweet treat there ever was forever and ever and ever. ?Take special care of this one, you guys, it’s an absolute gem. ? But it wouldn’t be right if I didn’t fill you in on the treasure behind the recipe.…

Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk chalk so simple but fun to play with, we get to be outside & use our imaginations!  Grandbaby #6 and I decorated the walk & made big flowers in the driveway.  I love playing with her, it’s my chance to do these fun but simple things. #nana&grandbabyfun #lovesidewalkchalk #chalklineoflife

Easy Way Out

Sometimes grandma just doesn’t have time to make homemade cookies.  I have been using  these chocolate chip cookies by Immaculate for a few years, I love them!  From refrigerator to cookie sheet to oven, done!  They are a gluten free, non-dairy recipe and look, it says “please do not eat raw cookie dough” who hasn’t…

The “Meteor”

Mabel was born in 1913, she is 1 of 7 siblings, 6 girls 1 boy, Inga, Olga Myrtle, Mabel, Marvin, Thelma and Evelyn, parents are Clara & Oscar. We were visiting Grandma Mabel and brought the movie “Starman” its an older movie from 1984 starring Jeff Bridges, of course about aliens.  While watching the movie,…

Wild Ramps “Allium tricoccum”

While hunting the elusive morel mushroom I was also looking for wild Ramps, I have been hearing that people have been finding them.  I researched them to make sure I knew what I was looking for.  I wasn’t finding any mushrooms but I did find a few Ramps!  I thought I could use a stick…

Making Butter

Homemade butter, nothing better!  Making butter is a little messy but worth it, the taste is very different from store bought.  If you want to add fresh herbs or flavorings you can!  All you need is heavy cream, I like to buy it close to the best used by date on the carton because the…

Open House

After the tour we went to the retail store, open to the public, they had a variety of groceries and trinkets for sale.  My daughter treated us to lunch, she’s an employee of Organic Valley. Organic Valley is an independent cooperative of organic farmers based in La Farge WI (population about 754), it was founded…