Mountain Huckleberry scones, better than blueberries

Mountain huckleberry scones make the perfect late summer treat. Mountain Huckleberries Have you ever had a mountain huckleberry before? They look similar to blueberries and, while they come from the same genus, they are not the same. Huckleberries have a more complex flavor, they are sweet but have a slight sourness to them without being tart. Learn all about the […]

Simple sweet cherry pie with home canned cherries

Delicious cherry pie recipe using home-canned sweet cherries. Canned cherry pie filling has a crazy amount of added sugar. You can avoid all that refined sugar by canning cherries in an ultra light syrup or water and using this recipe to make a quick, simple and very tasty pie. You can jump to the recipe here, or you can keep […]

Two ways to make your own simple linen tea towels

Make your own simple linen tea towels with endless options! Tea towels are a great beginner project and make wonderful gifts! I love linen! Wearing linen, using linen, sewing with linen, name it! To me linen feels like such a luxury, the smell the feel everything. I’ve been sewing with linen the last couple years, making clothes for myself and […]

How to paint a foam mat with acrylic paint

Foam mats are hugely versatile but they are usually either bright primary colours or a plain black. Surprisingly foam mats can easily be painted with acrylic paints and customized to completely change a space. I live in an apartment building in the city making our outdoor space limited. To satiate my desire to garden I have turned my deck into […]