Monthly Archives: November 2010

Gingerbread Popcorn

Did you know that you can make microwave popcorn using your own popping corn and brown paper bags?  It’s a lot healthier (and affordable) to have popcorn as a snack when you do it this way.  I discovered this trick … Continue reading

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Harvest Pumpkin Scones

I love scones and I love pumpkin, so these Harvest Pumpkin Scones from King Arthur Flour are the perfect breakfast for me.   Encrusted with coarse sugar or cinnamon sugar,  they’re attractive as well as delicious. I first made this recipe … Continue reading

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Houston International Quilt Festival

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending my first International Quilt Festival in Houston.  I was wholly unprepared for the size of the Houston Convention Center and the number of quilts and vendors. It was truly mind-boggling!  With three … Continue reading

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Why I haven’t been quilting, part II.

The other reason I haven’t been quilting a lot this year is that I’ve been knitting socks pretty much non-stop.  In May, I joined the Pico Accuardi Made in Oregon Sock Club at my local knitting shop.  Every other month, … Continue reading

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