Kanopolis Lake After a Hard Freeze

We’ve had extremely cold temperatures the past couple of days; colder than any since we’ve moved here! With that in mind, and today being a balmy 10 degrees, we drove out to Kanopolis Lake to see it frozen. We were not disappointed. As I was putting these pictures together, I had a sense of déjà…

Garden Focaccia

I first started seeing these last year, and a few months ago made a half-hearted attempt, but nothing worth sharing. Today I was going to make another of my focaccia and upon a moment’s reflection realized I had enough ingredients to make a passable garden. So that’s what I did! Not bad, and worth another…

Great Horned Owl Jigsaw Puzzle

I wanted to share a fe photos of a puzzle I recently assembled. It’s a wooden puzzle of a Great Horned Owl. It was designed by Sue Coccia and created by Liberty Puzzles. As usual with Liberty Puzzles, this is a high quality puzzle with a number of specially cut pieces known as “whimsies.” This…

Swedish Tea Ring

Inspired by a friend’s Facebook post, I was inspired to try my hand at making a classic Swedish winter treat. I used the King Arthur recipe and if I do say so myself, I’m pretty pleased with the results of my first ever Swedish Tea Ring.