Dec 6, 2015

Sleighbell Weekend Fun

My BFF and I spent the weekend enjoying the holiday fun in Manistee during the Sleighbell Weekend.  We checked out the huge craft fair at the high school that wound around all the halls and into the ...
Nov 11, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins

Halloween is over and time to smash some pumpkins to make pumpkin puree for Thanksgiving’s pumpkin pie.  I’ll take you through the steps on how to make your own pumpkin puree for pies, br...
Oct 30, 2015

Happy Halloween

Ghost and goblins are waiting to come out for Halloween, but in Frankfort everyone comes to see the great pumpkins.  Ed Moody has been carving giant pumpkins for 25 years and is a local celebrity thi...
Jul 6, 2015

Life’s a Bowl of Cherries

The Cherry Festival is in full swing in Traverse City, Michigan and I celebrated the 4th of July with my favorite neice. We enjoyed the afternoon and evening at her home drinking in the beautiful...
Jun 17, 2015

Fiber, Friends and a Yak?

What a day of adventure I had this week when our spinning group gathered for our annual trek up to Thoreson Farm in the Port Oneida area of northern Michigan. The day was filled with fiber, friends an...
Jun 14, 2015

June Frost?

Holy cow…what happened to summer? Can you believe a patchy frost advisory was issued for June 1st? What’s up in northern Michigan? We purchased another addition for our fruit orchard this ...