A Little Gold and Cream Number

Now that my serger is back from the serger nursery for the SECOND time, I got right to work on a knit top I'd been planning for a few months.Using the Lady Skater pattern from kitschycoo, I made one of my favorite dresses back in the winter....more

What A Little Rain Does For Plants

Until today, we hadn't had rain for about a month and in the spring, that's a really big deal....more

A Radish Inspired Meal

After the glorious bounty of pretty radishes I grew last month, I planted a new kind called "white icicle"....more

Making Chinese Egg Roll Casserole

I have my usual stand bys for making quick meals that don't take a lot of fancy preparing or weird ingredients, but every so often, I come across another one to add to the repertoire....more

The Creamsicle Top Dilemma

When I first started sewing knits last summer, I found this fabric that I thought would make a very trendy, awesome top that I would wear forever....more

That Time I Was An Upholsterer

Here on Aunt Mildred's porch, I make a lot of things that surprise my friends and neighbors....more

Keeping All Of the Words A Secret

At the end of every school year, I take a survey among my students to find out what they loved, what they hated and what they tolerated....more

Bird's Nests With Greens For Supper

I made the bird's nest recipe that I found in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver one time and we didn't like it....more

Necessity Really Is the Mother of Invention

I'm so desperate to eat homegrown veggies right now, the radishes in my garden are the most enticing thing I can look at! I love how they pop up like gorgeous marbles when they are ready to be harvested.Radishes are the fastest growing vegetable I know....more