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September 20, 2021
Candle Jars - Re-Purposed from Threads On My Socks

It is surprising what a little fabric and paint can do to an ordinay jar.
I love candles and buy them all through the year. While I'm out holiday shopping, I have tendencies to stash a few for myself. Just love that little flicker in the evening & always have one lit in my kitchen, so cozy! 
I love trying new makers too, the scents, colors, names and the container make me want to try them. These small jars were once candles, I held onto them for the longest before I lit them. The jars were just so cute, I ...

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April 8, 2020
We're Growing! from Appalachian Quilts

C'mon.....walk through the garden gate with me.  I'll show you what we have going on.  All the soil has been amended.  These raised beds are just waiting for Mother's Day.  Mother's Day is traditionally when I can start planting without danger of frost.

This first bed is our garlic.  We use a LOT of garlic.

The bottom left is my thyme that wintered over.  Across the top is my sage.  We use both for more than just cooking....

These are Puddin Pop's peas.  They are actually a little bigger than they look.  In the ...

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November 19, 2019
Stoke the Fire! from Appalachian Quilts

The cold weather finds me sitting in front of the woodburner all nestled up and cozy.  A lot of people start to feel depression this time of year.  The days are shorter.  The nights are longer.  We don't venture outside as much and doctors attribute the "winter blues" to a lack of Vitamin D and lack of sunlight.

Yesterday, we had a bit of warmer weather.  After spending all day Saturday in the kitchen working on this, that and the other....I needed some time outside.  I have garlic that is late being planted, so I violated the rule ...

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