Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Since some folks don't quite understand this illness, I'd like to share my own info. Celiac disease is serious, it affects about 1% of the worldwide population with many people still undiagnosed. As one who lives with this each day, I'd like to add my thoughts so understanding can become … Continue reading Celiac Awareness Month

Happy Halloween and Blessed Samhain

Okay, Halloween is the best holiday of the year, hands down. When else can you decorate with vibrant hues, purple lights, dress up in crazy outfits, make green gooey cakes, and eat candy like its going out of style? Oh and trick-or-treating. Really, this is awesome. We sat out on our front drive this year … Continue reading Happy Halloween and Blessed Samhain

Holiday excitement! πŸŽƒπŸ•Έβ˜ οΈπŸ‘»

Oh yes, I'm excited for holiday season, but maybe not necesssarily the one you might be thinking of.... I'm excited for Halloween. All Hallows Eve. Samhain. DΓ­a de Muertos. I love this time of year. It has so many meanings, and not just buy an expensive one-use costume and eat spider cookies. I love the … Continue reading Holiday excitement! πŸŽƒπŸ•Έβ˜ οΈπŸ‘»

Life and food

As many of us have encountered, life gets in the way of our best laid plans. I did manage to finish the baby afghan, almost. I still need to weave in all the loose ends, but for all practical purposes it is done, and with a lovely boarder. I've tried 2x now to sit and … Continue reading Life and food

Fibers, spinners and yarn, oh my!

I must say, since moving to Texas, I've been to more bead markets, yarn stores, farmers markets and fiber festivals than I think I've ever been to before. Talk about Texas being bigger! They do it bigger and better here.Β This weekend I was thrilledΒ to travel to the Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta in Seguin, TX. … Continue reading Fibers, spinners and yarn, oh my!

Valentines Day (weekend)

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend and are celebrating in their own special way. It’s been a nice relaxing weekend here for a change. In addition to a lovely day, we were able to enjoy a great dinner out last night at a restaurant that completely understood the needs of folks with food allergies … Continue reading Valentines Day (weekend)