Monday, June 30, 2008

2 xcting not 2 share

bread love

I've been experimenting with different grain combinations for bread...this is sprouted red wheat in the dehydrator.  I neglected to take pictures of it before I dried it.  
Once this is dried, it can be used in a bread recipe like white flour.  My friend Anna told me about .  I was amazed the first time I tried the two-stage process whole grain bread.  My bread came out moist and delicious.  The suegregg recipe for blender waffles is awesome, no sugar in the recipe!  It's worth the time the night before!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

almost completed....

I started this last week, it's almost finished!  A few beads and some embroidery and it will be done.  
I really like the detail on the top, I ironed small parts of the fabric to fusable webbing then cut out the flowers.  The ric rac is vintage, I didn't want to machine sew it on, so it's handsewn on.  It is difficult to bead in the evening!  I'm going to save this for sitting and watching the kids swim!
Last month I found the handles on a bag at the second hand store....for .99 cents!  The bag had seen better days.  A few years ago, I found this fabric in Mendocino, CA.  I love it!

Monday, June 16, 2008

who knew macrame was cool again?

One of the lampwork guild members, Jeri Wiskus taught us how to make a macrame bracelet with a large lampwork piece.  Definately fun and great to use up little orphan beads, or big ones!  

Friday, June 13, 2008

Oh my goodness

Right after I snapped this picture, hubby and I said, oh my goodness, we better go to the basement!  It started to rotate, ever so slowly!  We were in the basement for about 3 hours.  My sister came out just before the storm and brought a chicken...we put the chicken in at 6pm, went to the basement at 6:15, ran upstairs about 7pm grabbed the chicken and had a little picnic in the "bat cave." I call that divine intervention!!!!  We continue to pray for the entire Boy Scout community.  We had a very personal connection to the camp, those boys and their families need to be lifted in prayer.

Speaking of picnic...has anyone checked out  Miss Jill showed me this website on Weds.  Oh so easy!

Monday, June 09, 2008

have you seen my puppy?

Oh my goodness, can you believe Carl is almost 6 months old?  This little guy wants 15 kittens and 15 puppies...we told him he will have to live on a farm.  Any ideas on how to get Carl to stop digging?  

Tuesday, June 03, 2008


This little man turned 13 last week, we had a great time celebrating his birthday!  I love this picture of him...he was one.  Oh my.