Facebook: Keeping the Tool in the Tool Box

After confessing to my affair with facebook , sharing what I learned from a month-long facebook fast, and telling you all the other places I’d rather spend time online, many of you have asked,Did I delete my facebook page? No. All that time away from facebook helped me see that facebook was a time waster – [Continue Reading…]

Against the Grain!

It’s here! The new cook book from Kate over at Modern Alternative Mamma! I told you a while back that I’d had a chance to test several of the recipes for Against the Grain and was really impressed with what they offered. The food was good, simple, used ingredients that I already had on hand, – [Continue Reading…]

A Stretching Journey


If you have followed my blog for a while, you know I am an addicted seamstress, always trying something new, and driven by an almost insane desire to ‘make it myself‘! (Similar to a three-year-old’s demand to ‘do it myself!’) I have tried couch covers, baby clothes, authentic historic costume, cloth shopping bags, maternity clothes, – [Continue Reading…]