Irish Moss Stitch Scarf

Five years ago my husband and I were talking about getting a few sheep to graze the driveway. We have had sheep in the past and really enjoyed them. They were however, breeds raised primarily for meat, not great wool producers. While trying to decide which breed we should purchase, I mentioned that I would…

Flowers for Pollinators!

Who doesn’t love a cute little honey bee? My honey bees are not very concerned with what looks pretty.  They are interested in food resources. Flowers provide pollen or nectar to hungry bees.  And some plants provide both! Good pollen sources help raise young bees and good nectar sources  are needed for bees to make honey….

Soft Pretzels

Ingredients 1 cup lukewarm water 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) melted butter, lukewarm 1 packet (2 1/4 teaspoons) active yeast 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons, dark brown sugar 3 cups bread flour or all-purpose flour* 1 large egg or (additional) 1/4 cup melted butter Steps Preheat oven to 450°F.  Line two baking sheets with parchment paper….