Fermented Dill Pickles

With summer arriving in full heat, so do the cucumbers.  Who doesn't love a crisp dill pickle?  Not to many people make brine or "crock" pickles anymore because they not only take several weeks to make, but many people today do not understand that the "stuff" that comes to the top, is good bacteria and … Continue reading Fermented Dill Pickles

The Art Of Bartering

Bartering has been around longer than any other form of exchange for goods. You have something I need/want, I have something you need/want. We trade in an honest transaction of similar value.

Traditional Chevron Baby Blanket

In my opinion one of the simplest beginner crochet blankets is the Traditional Chevron Pattern. My Momma states that its her favorite because she doesn't need a pattern, she can just take off and do it. By mixing up the colors, stripe widths and all kinds of fun variations, no 2 blankets have to look … Continue reading Traditional Chevron Baby Blanket