I crocheted this giant wool rag rug in Pendleton wool remnants. I have it for sale here on my Etsy page. I made another one several years ago for my bedroom that I’m still enjoying today. It’s held up well.
My latest cast iron acquisitions. These were my grandmothers, and I think she got them from her mom. They’re probably around a century old. I’m seasoning them now in the oven. Can’t wait to try baking with them.
My mom got me all these awesome glass jars for Christmas! She’s had a set for years now in her pantry that I’ve always liked. I’ve kept an eye out for some of my own, but they’re hard to find, especially the 2 and 3 liter sizes, which can hold a big bag of rice, sugar, or […]
My boyfriend and I pressed apples that we found on several neglected city trees. You can find quite a few when you keep an eye out. This press and grinder are available for rental at The Homebrew Exchange. This took some time and work. We got about 2 gallons out of around 40 pounds of […]
I picked a pound of these small red plums from an unharvested city tree. They were very tart, but the preserves are delicious. I wasn’t quite able to fill these 3 half pint jars completely. Hopefully the extra headspace won’t cause them to spoil.
I found this amazing honeycomb quilt today at the goodwill outlet center. It’s got some holes, but I think I will have a go at repairing it, or making it into something else.
I have several heirloom cookware items- a 100 year old molcajete and some cast iron pans that I love. I think of all the food that’s been cooked in them by past generations and also am amazed that they are still just as functional today as when they were made a century ago. I find […]