The winters are long in New Hampshire. I love spending time writing beside the wood stove - either on my computer or with pen and paper. Though our home is rarely quiet, my break from social media has created some much-needed mental peace that, for me, encourages creativity. I had missed it. Having everyone home … Continue reading Keeping warm and some more Etsy items
Somehow, I blinked and it's November. Which means that I'll blink again and it'll be Christmas. Which means that I need to get cracking on some of my handmade Christmas gifts that I'm planning for teachers and loved ones.
As part of our "Adult Skills" lessons for homeschool, we have baked a few things together, including loaves of basic bread adapted from this recipe. I intend to teach them to master some baking recipes, as well as cooking a few basic meals, laundry, cleaning, knitting, ironing, sewing, and balancing a checkbook - all as part … Continue reading Bread baking