As always, when I return from an event, it’s hard to put the experience into words. My family and I traveled to Rexburg, ID for the 30th annual Rabbitstick primitive skills gathering. There were many things that impressed me about Rabbitstick, like the children’s program and the teen program, which I felt was far superior… Continue reading Rabbitstick
Is there anything more amazing than indigo blue? I think not so much. It’s beauty is a bit primal for me. My favorite color is green, but I crave this indigo color in my fiber and yarn with most of my being. I was so excited to be able to finally learn to dye… Continue reading Indigo
In my last post I mentioned that my zucchini has been going a bit crazy. Most people will think this is normal. I just have to say that I have planted zucchini for four years in my garden and this is the first time I have gotten more than 2-3 in the season. My plant… Continue reading When life gives you zucchini
It’s August. I am not really sure how that happened. I think it snuck up on me while I was at fair. My older two are back at eschool, and I am in denial that it is time to figure out what my youngest and I will be doing. Anyway, it’s August and my tomatoes… Continue reading So Red Tomatoes.
This week is fair week and I will admit, it’s a bit hectic. So far everything is going smoothly. My kids have turned in their 4H record books and had their interviews and they have come out on top again. My oldest did a self-determined project, blacksmithing as there was no county blacksmithing project. He… Continue reading Thoughts on County Fair
This summer has gotten the best of me. While my Sister-in-law was here on her way west with my niece and nephew we left the kids and went into town to be touristy by ourselves and she asked me “Are you summers always this busy?” I tell you dear readers… I really wanted to say… Continue reading Odds and Ends
After my trip to Olds, I met up with my family and we took a week long vacation through northern Washington, Montana and then down into Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. While in Bozeman, we wandered through the local yarn store and I asked if they had any spinning fiber….. she told me they had… Continue reading Building a yarn