Category Archives: Handmade


Have you’ve seen all the blue in the internet?  Maya is amazing.  And Amanda’s new quilt she started and posted on her blog recently? That’s what made me do it.  I want to have a blue quilt too.  I really love … Continue reading

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making : grape jammin’

We got a bunch of grapes from a neighbor who had extras.  I’ve realized I love grapes, and try to get them when they look good and are fresh.   So, we jumped to the occasion. We got lots!  We … Continue reading

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canning tomatoes

Our plants have done so well this year.  I can’t take any credit for the garden this year either, but it’s been fun seeing all the goods coming into our kitchen and into friends’s hands.   Look at this 1-pound … Continue reading

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Making : Sauerkraut

Few weeks ago we had some friends over for dinner and we realized we didn’t have any of our home-made sauerkraut.  Because we were grilling sausages, we had to go buy some, and I realized how much I prefer the … Continue reading

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Glass work

While my parents were visiting in the spring, I took my mom back to do some glass work at Kurumi’s studio, here in Portland.  Lucas had an idea on what he was going to work on.  (A favorite home team.) Siena … Continue reading

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roping around

So, have you’ve seen everyone making beautifully wonderful rope’s baskets? I love the ones Maya has made. And Amanda‘s baskets?  I searched online for a tutorial video a while back and I created my first basket. Do you see how … Continue reading

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the craft fair

Two weeks ago we went to the first of two craft fairs we’ll attend with a table of our handmade goods, this year.   We love to make things.  We like to craft, try new things, learn something new.  We are … Continue reading

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