I taught myself to knit when I was a preteen. Both my Grandmothers and mother knitted when they were alive. My Mom had knitted for pleasure. My maternal grandmother raised her own sheep and knitted for her family, including their underwear (long johns). Click here to read more.
Another Chilean recipe…. click here for recipe.
I learned this recipe from a Chilean friend. Click here for full recipe.
Six years ago, I needed something to do with my time. I had retired from teaching. I had hours to fill. What was I going to do? I found retirement stressful. I had always feared retirement as I was so used to being busy. Click here to read more.
I only had one Mickey Mouse curtain so I cut it in half and made two. Read more….
Marie: Please have a look under my knitting page for my current projects, but also have a look on my Nanny`s Trunk o` Treasures page for items that are currently for sale.
Last night after tagging Quaker, we put her into the pen with the rest of the ducks. This morning when I woke up to get the boys ready for school, I stepped outside to find that we had frost last night. Click here to read the complete story.
Once again it’s that time of year. — time for a local festival in Rigolet (the most southern Inuit community in the world) to celebrate Inuit culture and to get people out of the house for some fun. Click here to get more information on this lively winter event!
In the first days of December, one of our ducks hatched seven ducklings. All is fine with these lovely birds as the mother is amazing. But in the New Year, another mother duck hatched seven ducklings. Within a day, six of the seven were dead. She did not take care of her babies like the
Angela’s post today on washing machines reminded me of one of the many survival skills I learned from my mother-in-law a woman with many talents. She was known as Aunt Susie. Moving to a cabin for the salmon fishery (transhumance of people and their animals) was a new experience in itself. I knew about scrub